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Supriya Lahiri

Supriya Lahiri
Supriya LahiriProfessor, Department of Economics
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEconomics
  • Phone(978) 934-2789
  • EmailSupriya_Lahiri@uml.edu

Research Interests

Applied Macro and Micro Models, Energy & Environmental Economics, Economics of Occupational Health

Education

  • BA: Economics, University of Calcutta, Presidency College - Calcutta, India
    Supporting Area: Mathematics
  • MA: Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi School of Economics - Delhi, India
  • Ph D: Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi School of Economics - Delhi, India

Awards and Honors

  • Economics Department Teaching Award (2010), Teaching - Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Publications

  • Lahiri, S. (2016) "Cost–benefit analysis of overhead lift use peer coaching," Occupational and environmental medicine pp. oemed-2015-103416
  • Lahiri, S., Tempesti, T., Gangopadhyay, S. (2015) "Is There an Economic Case for Training Intervention in the Manual Material Handling Sector of Developing Countries?," Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 58:2 pp. 207-214
  • Lahiri, S., Latif, S., O’Brien, A. (2013) "The Total Economic Value of a Small Urban Wetland: Evidence from a New England City," Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law 2:4 pp. 63-80
  • Lahiri, S., Latif, S., Punnett, L. (2013) "An economic analysis of a safe resident handling program in nursing homes," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 56:4 pp. 469-478
  • Lahiri, S., Faghri, P.D. (2012) "Cost-effectiveness of a workplace-based incentivized weight loss program," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54:3 pp. 371-377
  • Lahiri, S., Low, C., Barry, M. (2011) "A Business Case Evaluation of Workplace Engineering Noise Control: A Net-Cost Model," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 53:3
  • Lahiri, S., Cherniack, M. (2010) "Barriers to implementation of workplace health interventions: An economic perspective," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 52:9 pp. 934-942
  • Lahiri, S., Moure-Eraso, R., Flum, M., Tilly, C., Massawe, E. (2006) "A review of employment conditions as social determinants of health part II: the workplace.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 16:4 pp. 429-448
  • Lahiri, S., Moure-Eraso, R., Flum, C.I., Tilly, C., Karasek, R., Massawe, E. (2006) "Analytic and Strategic Review Paper on Employment Conditions as Social Determinants of Health,"
  • Lahiri, S., Moure-Eraso, R., Flum, M., Tilly, C., Karasek, R., Massawe, E. (2006) "Employment Conditions as Social Determinants of Health Part I: The External Domain," NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 16:3 pp. 267-288
  • Lahiri, S., Gold, J., Levenstein, C. (2005) "Estimation of net-costs for prevention of occupational low back pain: Three case studies from the US," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48:6 pp. 530-541
  • Lahiri, S., Gold, J., Levenstein, C. (2005) "Net-cost model for workplace interventions," Journal of Safety Research 36:3 pp. 241-255
  • Lahiri, S., Levenstein, C., Nelson, D.I., Rosenberg, B.J. (2005) "The cost effectiveness of occupational health interventions: Prevention of silicosis," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48:6 pp. 503-514
  • Lahiri, S., Babiker, M., Eckaus, R.S. (2003) "The burden of emissions restrictions.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 13:3
  • Lahiri, S., Babiker, M.H., Eckaus, R.S. (2000) "The effects of changing consumption patterns on the costs of emission restrictions,"
  • Lahiri, S., Blitzer, C.R., Eckaus, R.S., Meeraus, A. (1992) "How restricting carbon dioxide and methane emissions would affect the Indian economy,"
  • Lahiri, S., Blitzer, C.R., Eckaus, R.S., Meeraus, A. (1992) "The potential for reducing carbon emissions from increased efficiency: a general equilibrium methodology," Indian Economic Review 27: pp. 199-214
  • Lahiri, S. (1990) "A Redefinition of Luxuries, Necessities, and Engel Goods - an Analysis of Egyptian Household Budget Data," Journal of Developing Areas 25:1

Presentations

  • An Economic Analysis of a Safe Resident Handling Program in Nursing Homes - 2012 Total Worker Health Symposium Safe, Healthy and Cost-Effective Solutions, November 2012 - The Marriott Hotel, Coralville, Iowa
  • Economic Evaluation Of Interventions To Reduce Ergonomic Injuries In Construction - PREMUS 2010: Seventh International Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2010 - Angers, France
  • Net costs of a No-Lift Intervention Program in a large chain of nursing homes - APHA 137th Annual meeting, November 2009 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • - Institute of Medicines Committee on Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace,, 2008 - Washington DC
  • Cost-Effectiveness Studies: Making the Business Case for Personal Protective Equipment across Occupations - The Institute of Medicine Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Workplace Safety and Health Meeting, October 2008 - The Keck Center of the National Academies, Washington DC
  • Cost Utility Models for Supporting Prevention through New Reimbursement Method - Protecting and Promoting Worker Health Symposium, September 2007 - Bethesda, Maryland
  • Economic Evaluation of Workplace Interventions to Reduce Low Back Pain and MSDs - PREMUS 2007, August 2007 - Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Role of Economic Analysis in Occupational Health and Safety, January 2006 - USONORA, Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Knowledge Network Hub on Employment Conditions Structural and Intermediate Determinants: Opportunities for Action, Social Determinants of Health, September 2005 - New Delhi, India
  • Network Hub on Employment Conditions: Reviewing Evidence and Promoting Action, September 2005 - Ahmedabad, India
  • - Economic Evaluation of Occupational Health and Safety at the Company level, November 2004 - Washington DC
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Health Interventions on Workers Health - Fundacentro, March 2004 - San Paulo Brazil

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Grant Number 1 U19 OH008857 (), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Lahiri, S. (Other), Punnett, L.
  • Economic Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Manual Material Handling Injuries (2011), -
    Lahiri, S. (Principal)
  • Economic Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Manual Material Handling Injuries in the Informal Labor Sector (2009), Sponsored Research - US Department of Health and Human Services and Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    Lahiri, S.
  • (2010), Sponsored Research - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Lahiri, S., Fhaghri, P.
  • Economic Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Manual Material Handling Injuries ($18,000) (2009), -
    Lahiri, S. (Principal)
  • (2003), Sponsored Research - The World Health Organization (WHO)
    Lahiri, S. (Principal)