Zinnia Mukherjee, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics, Simmons College
Dr. Zinnia Mukherjee is an associate professor of economics at Simmons University in Boston. She earned a BS and a MS from the University of Calcutta, India, and a PhD in economics from the University of Connecticut. Mukherjee's research focuses on various topics within the realm of environmental and resource economics such as the economics and management of marine resources, the design and effects of incentive-based environmental policies, and behavioral environmental economics. Articles emerging from her research have been published in various journals including Marine Resource Economics, Marine Policy, Journal of Policy Modeling, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, and Resources Policy. Her paper "TED Regulation and Shrimp Harvest: The Role of Behavioral and Market Responses," received the 2011 Marine Resource Economics Outstanding Article Award. She has taught several courses such as microeconomic theory, environmental economics, economics of sustainability and resource use, economics of ecosystem services, public economics, industrial organization, econometrics, and urban economics


  • PhD University of Connecticut