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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6 due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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Associate Professor of Economics


Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (Energy and Environmental Economics)
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India (International Trade)
  • M.S., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India (Economics)

Teaching Specialties

  • Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Global Business Policies
  • Statistics, Econometrics, and Optimization
  • EBCA, EIA, I-O Analysis, CGE Modeling

Research Interests

  • Climate Change
  • Economic Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Valuation
  • Renewable Energy

Affiliations

  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Environmental Economics and Statistics
  • Assistant Editor, Journal of Economics
  • Reviewer, Southwestern Economic Review

Biography

Dr. Guha joined the faculty of Arkansas State University in 2002, with primary teaching responsibilities in the areas of environmental economics(Ph.D), managerial economics (MBA), and undergraduate business statistics. 

He has been the Associate Director of the International Business Research Center since July 2004, helping businesses in Arkansas prepare export plans and identify foreign markets.  In that regard, he has developed two new classes to strengthen the International Business curriculum. 

Dr. Guha is also a visiting professor at the Rovaniemi Polytechnic in Finland, the University of Caen in France, the University of Duisburg in Germany, and the University of Applied Science in Salzburg.  In August 2007, he was invited to present the Business Impacts of Climate Change at the Oxford Union to the Oxford Round table on global warming.  Earlier, Dr. Guha worked as an export executive for India's largest paint manufacturer; then as a director in the Indian Planning Commission; and as a consultant to the World Bank. 

Dr. Guha has published four books and many articles in international journals.  He has presented his research at international venues like Rio De Janeiro, Vancouver, Kathmandu, Ottawa, Quebec City, and Brussels.