Herman Sahni

Coordinator, Economics
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Herman Sahni

Herman SahniCoordinator, Economics
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Dr. Herman Sahni is coordinator of economics and associate professor of economics and finance at Baldwin Wallace University. She is an economics research scholar and a teacher interested in applied microeconomic applications, real-time data analysis, large data-sets, econometric modeling and higher education. Her research areas are in the field of labor economics, health economics and corporate governance. Her current research topics include analyzing the effects of Alzheimer's disease on family labor supply and gender differences in networking among CEOs and how it impacts their wages.

Sahni has presented her research at several conferences including the Midwest Economic Association, Financial Management Association, Southern Economic Association and Western Economic Association. During her tenure at Northern Illinois University, her research earned many accolades such as the Outstanding Graduate Research Scholar Award (2014) from the Division of Research, the La Tourette Scholarship Award in Economics (2014) and the Doctoral Completion Fellowship Award (2015).

Sahni received a doctorate in economics from Northern Illinois University in 2016. She has a Master of Arts in labor and employment relations from the University of Cincinnati (Ohio). She also holds a Master of Arts in business economics and a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting from the University of Madras (India).

Aside from researching and teaching, she is a member of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP), American Economic Association (AEA) and the Midwest Economics Association (MEA). She has served as conference session chairperson and paper discussant on various occasions.


Applied microeconomics (labor, health, and corporate governance) and applied econometrics

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