Manijeh Sabi

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Manijeh Sabi is a Professor of Economics at The Sage Colleges located in Troy/ Albany New York. She received her Ph.D. from Northeastern University. She teaches variety of courses at undergraduate and MBA levels. Her current teaching responsibility includes: Managerial Economics, Statistics, Investments, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Principle of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

Currently she is involved with research regarding issues in microfinance in Central Asia. She has taught and conducted projects in Tajikistan, Azerbaijan Hungary, China, Turkey. Kazakhstan, Siberia, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, and Armenia.

 

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Activities (2)

Application of oral history to economics: Immigrant Economic Experiences part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
The purpose of this assignment is to apply an interdisciplinary approach to collect information regarding a variety of economic topics. The assignment will connect an oral history approach to the examination of economic development concepts such as push and pull factors related to immigration decisions, job opportunities in the host country, and issues related to brain drain. In addition, students will be able to explore other relevant migration concerns such as assimilation and discrimination. The project develops a student's ability to understand and integrate these concepts from a variety of perspectives and real world situations. In brief, students will interview local immigrants from less developed countries (LDCs) regarding their experiences in the process of resettlement. This activity is designed for an economic development course, but it can be easily adapted to other courses involved with immigration issues such as labor economics, international economics, and economies in transition.

Application of oral history to economics: Family Economic History part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
The purpose of this assignment is to apply an interdisciplinary approach to collect information regarding a variety of economic topics. The assignment will connect an oral history approach to the examination of economic concepts such as opportunity cost of attending school, economic crises (depression, recession, inflation and unemployment, etc.), and standard of living over time. Particularly, students will interview parents, grandparents, or family members from older generations regarding the types of work they performed, economic decisions they have made, and the economic conditions while they were growing up. The project develops a student's ability to understand and integrate these concepts from a variety of perspectives and real world situations.

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Manijeh Sabi part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:About this Project:Project Participants
Professor of Economics The Sage Colleges 65 First Street Troy, NY 12205 sabim@sage.edu Phone:518 244 2397 Background Information Manijeh Sabi is a Professor of Economics at The Sage Colleges located in Troy/ ...