Professor of Economics
Phone: 860-768-4409, Room 412A
Bharat R. Kolluri is Professor, Department of Economics, Finance, and Insurance at the University of Hartford. He also taught at Andhra University in India and at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Kolluri has presented papers in a
Research Interests and Working Papers:
Selected Scholarship Books and Articles:
“Stock Returns and Expected Inflation: Evidence from an Asymmetric Test Specification”, with Dr. Wahab – Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol. 22, 2008, pp. 371-395.
“Antimicrobial Stewardship Stabilizes Resistance Patterns in a Behavioral Health Setting”, with Dr. Freedman and Ms. Neudecker, Connecticut Medicine, a journal of the Connecticut State Medical Society, volume 71, No. 8 September 2007, pp 457-460. ("Connecticut Medicine is widely circulated, with almost all physicians in Connecticut receiving copies. It is peer reviewed and cited on Pubmed.")
“Determinants of household saving in the G-7 countries: recent evidence”, with Professor Cohn, Applied Economics, Vol 35, 2003, pp. 1199-1208.
"Social Security and Household Wealth Accumulation: Refined Microeconometric Evidence," with Dr. Gullason and Dr. Panik, Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 75, No. 3, 1993, pp. 548-551.
Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Business: Textbook under progress, with Prof. Panik and Prof. Singamsetti
Recent Achievements and Honors:
The 2008 article from the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting was reviewed and abstract was published in the CFA Digest, November 2008 Vol. 38, No. 4:17-19.
Dr. Kolluri’s comments were published in the lead article “Six Defenses Against Inflation” for Forbes’ special issue on “Intelligent Investing”. Forbes, Nov 10, 2008.
External Examiner for a PhD thesis entitled “Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Sri Lankan Listed Companies 2006-2010, The University of Waikato, New Zealand, Spring 2012.
Based on the recommendation of the Faculty Committee, the University bestowed the prestigious Bent Award for Scholarship/Creativity to Dr. Kolluri at Commencement on May 16, 2004.
Served as the department Chair at Barney for about 20 years 3/1990-12/2010.