Dr. Mijid's Biography
Dr. Naranchimeg (Nara) Mijid has been an Assistant Professor of Economics at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) since August 2009. Currently she is a faculty advisor to the CCSU’s Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) International Honor Society in Economics. Prior to coming to CCSU, she taught at Colorado State University as an instructor and Front Range Community College as an adjunct faculty.
Professor Mijid received her Ph.D. in Economics from Colorado State University in 2009. Her dissertation is on "Gender, Race, and Credit Rationing of Small Businesses". She is the recipient of dual masters’ degrees in Economics and Finance from the University of Colorado at Denver (2001). She also possesses nine years of working experience in commercial banking.
She is a winner of the 2008 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Award. Her research and teaching focus is on gender issues, small business financing, financial institutions, financial system, monetary policy, economics education and online learning. She recently presented her research at the 2015 American Economics Association Annual Conference, the top conference for economists and only the best papers are selected. Her work has been published in the Social Science Journal, Review of Social Economy and Derivatives Use, Trading and Regulation. She is currently working on several studies related to small businesses in Connecticut and nationwide (see her CV on the right).