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Dr. Siny Joseph

Associate Professor of Economics

Academic Department

  • Department of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Contact Information

  • Email: siny@k-state.edu
  • Telephone: 785-826-2902
  • Fax: 785-826-2627

2310 Centennial Road
Kansas State University Salina
Salina, KS 67401- 8196

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Environmentally Sustainable Computing
  • Food Policy


  • Ph.D. in Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.S. in Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.B.A. in Marketing, West Bengal University of Technology (India)
  • B.E. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Gujarat University (India)

Select Publications

  • Venkitachalam, V. S., Namboodiri, V., Joseph, S., Dee, E., and Charles A. Burdsal (2015). “What Consumers Want in new phones, Why, and How often with Implications for the Environment.” IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, in press

  • Joseph, S., Namboodiri, V., and Vishnu D. Cherusola (2014). “A Market-Driven Framework towards Environmentally Sustainable Mobile Computing.” ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 42, Issue 3, pp. 46-48, December

  • Joseph, S., Namboodiri, V., and Vishnu Dev (2014). “Towards Environmentally Sustainable Mobile Computing through an Economic Framework.” IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 212-224, June.

  • Joseph, S., Lavoie, N., and Julie A. Caswell (2014). “Implementing COOL: Comparative Welfare Effects of Different Labeling Schemes.” Food Policy, Vol. 44, pp. 14-25, February.

  • Namboodiri, V., Aravinthan, V., Joseph, S., Sawan, E., and Ward Jewell. (2013) “Five Heads are Better than One---An Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Course on Smart Grids: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities.” IEEE Power and Energy Society Magazine - Special Issue on Collaborative Smart Grid Education, pp. 44-50, January. 

  • Caswell, J. A., and Siny Joseph (2007). “Consumer Demand for Quality: Major Determinant for Agricultural and Food Trade in the Future?” Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 99-116.