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Dr. Saharat "Oak" Pongsree
Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in Business

Why I Teach:

"Economics has taught me how the world works.  And, to me, nothing is more rewarding than trying to teach my students just that."

Contact Information

Slaybaugh 210
(302) 736-2595


Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University
M.A., Economics Michigan State University
M.B.A., Western Michigan University
B., Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

Professional Activities

Area(s) of Research:

Economic Philosophies, Microeconomic Theory, Economics of Information and Game Theory


  • "A Theory of Diet Crashing and Relapse in the Presence of Diet Uncertainty" at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, February 2011.
  • "Choice of Diet Adherence in the Presence of Boredom" at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA, March 2008.

Courses Taught

EC201 Principles of Microeconomics
EC202 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC309 Economic Principles and Issues
EC304 Intermediate Microeconomics
EC305 Intermediate Macroeconomics
EC312 World Economy and International Trade
BA310F - Special Topic - Environmental Economics   
EC461 History and Analysis of Economic Thought
BA505 Managerial Economics (MBA)