LaScala, Margaret E.

Area of Study: 
International Student Mobility: The Case of Students from Saudi Arabia in the U.S.
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Biography Margaret E. LaScala is a Ph.D. candidate at the Division of Global Affairs. Her research interests include the economics of higher education and internationalization of education, especially in the Arab Gulf States. She is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Business and Economics at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York. Ms. LaScala’s professional experience includes three years in international banking in Manama, Bahrain and thirteen years in trading and sales for a New York based investment bank. She holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Hofstra University and an M.S. in Global Affairs from Rutgers University. She was a 2005 scholarship recipient from the Executive Women of New Jersey.

Research Activities
Presentations

  1. "The New Division Monetary Aggregates: Design, Construction and Implication on Monetary Policy and Inflation Forecast,” Eastern Economic Association 39th Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 2013.
  2. "The Federal Reserve in the 21st Century," Symposium for College Professors, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, March 2013.
  3. "The Federal Reserve in the 21st Century," Symposium for College Professors, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, March 2012.
  4. “Women’s Economic Issues,” College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, New York, September 2010

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