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Sujana Kabiraj


Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, UW-Stevens Point (2023-present)
  • Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point (2017-2023)
  • Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University (2012-17)

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth
  • Development Economics
  • Convergence
  • The Indian Economy

Professional Experience

  • Research Associate, Indian School of Business, India (2011-2012)
  • Project Associate, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, India (2010-2011)



  • Member, Diversity Task Force, College of Professional Studies, UW-Stevens Point (2020-present)
  • Library Liaison, School of Business and Economics, UW-Stevens Point (2020-present)
  • Presenter, Central Wisconsin Economic Research Bureau (CWERB), School of Business and Economics, UW-Stevens Point (2018)


  • Judge, Fort Atkinson Science Fair, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin (February 16, 2020)

Professional Community

  • Reviewer, Journal Article, SN Business & Economics (2020-present)
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Economic Inquir. (2020-present)
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Economic Modeling (2019-present)
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of International Development (2019-present)

Presentations and Publications


Fun Facts

Last book you read?

Sea of Poppies, Amitav Ghosh

Best advice you ever received?

Do what makes you happy.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A teacher.

Favorite Quote?

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school” – Albert Einstein (probably!)

One thing about your school that you are most proud of?

Excellent camaraderie. Very helpful and forward-looking colleagues.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

It is the best way to learn.

A piece of advice for students in your school?

Read as much as you can. There is no substitute for reading.

Sujana Kabiraj
Associate Professor - Economics
College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force

412 College of Professional Studies


Ph.D. in Economics
Louisiana State University, 2017

M.S. in Economics
Louisiana State University, 2014

M.A. in Economics
Delhi School of Economics, India, 2010

B.S. in Economics
Calcutta University, India, 2008