Deepraj Mukherjee has received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from the University of Memphis, USA. Before joining Kent State University, he served as a tenure-track faculty at Waldorf College in Iowa for two years.Deepraj Mukherjee’s areas of specializations are in international trade and business issues. His works have been published in well-known journals like Applied Economics Letters, Management Decision, European Business Review, Review of Development Economics among others. Dr. Mukherjee has been recognized as an excellent scholar related to the emerging markets /economies and has been invited as an affiliate member of Emerging Market Internationalization Research Group (EMIRG) at University of Sydney, Australia. This internationally-recognized group is tasked with looking at the entire economic future of several emerging markets around the world to determine steps to be taken in their international expansion.
Dr. Mukherjee was awarded two best track paper awards at International Conference on Business and Economic Development (ICBED) one in April 2014, and one in April 2016, for his papers “Preferential trade agreements and corruption: a cross-country panel study of pre-WTO agreements”, and “Understanding the international trade-corruption linkage: taking stock and moving forward”, respectively. ICBED is a conference related to international development and organized by the Academy of Business and Retail Management from the United Kingdom. Dr. Mukherjee has been recently awarded a grant to study the location strategies of the multinationals that come out of the emerging economies.
Dr. Mukherjee is on the Editorial Board of the journal of International Journal of Business and Economic Development for the last two years. This journal is published from the United Kingdom and is indexed by DOAJ, EBSCO Host, ProQuest, and Cabell`s Directory. He is also on the Editorial Board of Eastern European Business and Economics, published from Europe. His papers regularly get accepted at prestigious international conferences like International Atlantic Economic Conference, American Economic Association Annual Conference, and the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business. Mukherjee also contributed in the capacity of a reviewer for journals like Economic Change and Restructuring, Journal of World Business, and International Journal of Emerging Markets to name a few.
Ph.D., Business Administration with Economics, University of Memphis, 2010, M.A., Economics, University of Memphis, 2007, M.S., Applied Economics, University of Calcutta, Presidency College, India, 2005 , B.S., Economics Honors, Mathematics, Statistics, University of Calcutta, India, 2003
International Trade, Economic Development, Institutional Economics
“Corruption in International Business: Does Economic Globalization Help?” (2016) Global Business Review, Accepted and Forthcoming.
“Do Literacy and a Mature Democratic Regime Cure Corruption?” (2016) Journal of Economic Development, Volume 41, Issue 2, pages 1-26.