Miller Mini Bio

Dr. Melinda Miller is an applied microeconomist who conducts research on economic history, demography and labor economics. Specifically, focusing on the origins of economic racial inequality in the United States examining how postbellum land policy could have potentially altered the course of American racial economic inequality. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve […]

Melinda Miller

Assistant Professor Pamplin 3032 540-231-4348 Email Dr. Miller Office Hours: Wed 2:00-3:30pm & Thurs 3:00-4:30pm Specializations: Economic History, Demography, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics Webpage Vitae

Job Market

Job Market Candidates Name Job Market Paper Documents Md Yasin Arafat Inequality in Educational Opportunity in USA CV Jae-Yoon Kim DSGE-VAR(λ) for a Model Evaluation Revisited CV Bowen Shi Information Sharing in Networks CV Karo Solat 1) Generalized Principal Component Analysis: modeling temporal/contemporaneous dependence using non-Gaussian distributions 2) Forecasting Exchange Rates with Generalized Principal Components […]


News & Faculty Happenings March 21, 2018 – Thank you to everyone who helped the Department of Economics rise to the challenge for #VTGivingDay!! We had a total of 118 gifts for $6,373.30, finishing in 2nd and 4th place (out of 11) in the College of Science gifts and amount raised.  Our donations also helped […]