Dr. Shakya is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and a Research Fellow of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation at West Virginia University.
Dr. Shakya an applied economist specializing in healthcare provider labor, licensing, and regulation markets. Dr. Shakya is passionate about finding solutions that improve healthcare access and quality at reduced costs.
Dr. Shakya uses various applied econometric, spatial, and policy evaluation techniques and supplement my empirical knowledge with the practice of technology-driven methods such as data-scrapping, big data, predictive, and causal machine learning approaches.
Dr. Shakya has been published in numerous peer-reviewed academic journals, including the World Development, Annals of Regional Science, Energy Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Spatial Economic Analysis, Applied Economics Letters, Journal of Labor Research, and others.
Dr. Shakya has taught Regional Economics, Economic Analysis of Big Data, Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Business Data Visualization, and Elementary Business & Economic Statistics.