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Visiting Assistant Professor
Areas of Expertise:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy

Sarada is an Economist and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Anderson School of Business at UCLA. She has taught courses that range from entrepreneurial strategy and entrepreneurial finance to corporate finance and public policy. Her research focuses on topics in entrepreneurship and innovation. She studies the financial circumstances of entrepreneurial households, and the role business ownership has played in economic mobility. Her research also documents the demographics of inventors and entrepreneurs, and how public and private institutions influence who participates. Before coming to UCLA, Sarada was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Board, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University and an economic consultant at Cornerstone Research.

Education information

BS, Economics (honors) and Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2005)

PhD, Economics, University of California, San Diego (2011)