Date: June 18, 2007
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PNC Professor Earns Distinguished Research Award
WESTVILLE – Dr. Tantatape Brahmasrene, professor of Business and Economics in the Purdue University North Central College of Business recently received a 2007 Distinguished Research Award from the Academy of Economics and Economic Education at the Allied Academies International Conference.
Brahmasrene coauthored “Government Spending, Money Supply And Economic Growth: Evidence From Thailand” with Komain Jiranyakul of the National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand. The manuscript will be published in a future issue of the Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research. It explored the theory that more government expenditures can stimulate economic growth.
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Brahmasrene has taught various courses in finance, international business and economics. He is a 2001 J. William Fulbright Senior Scholar, a 2003 Fulbright Senior Specialist (Thailand) and has been selected for a 2007 Fulbright Senior Specialists project in Kazakhstan at the Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University.
In recent years, he was awarded the 2004 George C. Roberts Outstanding Paper Award from the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences; the Outstanding Educator Award from the Academy of Educational Leadership; the 2001 and 2003 Distinguished Research Award from Academy of Studies in International Business; a Sasakawa Fellowship from the Nippon Foundation; the Foundation for Economic Education Scholarship; Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grants 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007; Purdue University Summer Faculty Grant and Prochnow Educational Foundation Scholarship and the PNC Outstanding Teacher Award 1997 - 1998. He was an editor of Managerial Finance special issues in 2003 and 2004, he authors the publication, “Econtrends” and has published about 30 articles in various refereed journals.
He holds a B.S. from Kasetsart University, a M.S. from Indiana State University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati. He also earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant.