Pinar Geylani is an Associate Professor of Economics and was the inaugural holder of the H. J. Halliwell Faculty Fellow at Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.
Her research interests center on the economics of productivity and innovation, competitiveness and growth, environmental economics, applied econometrics, microeconomics of trade and investment, and related economic policy issues. She develops economic models of firm behavior and uses a variety of econometrics and statistical techniques to analyze large databases. Pinar received various research grants from Federal government and international agencies. She has been a researcher utilizing micro-level confidential datasets from the US Census Bureau. Currently, she conducts research supported by a USDA grant at the Federal Statistical Research Data Center at Pennsylvania State University. Her research has been published extensively in various high quality scholarly journals including Small Business Economics, Operational Research, Journal of Economics and Finance, Empirical Economics, Applied Economics, Land Economics, Business Ethics, Journal of Productivity Analysis, among others. Pinar’s teaching interests include microeconomics theory, econometrics, environmental economics and policy, and managerial economics.
Pinar earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Pennsylvania State University. Prior to joining Duquesne University, she held visiting affiliations at the U.S. Census Research Data Centers in Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan.