School of Business and Economics

At the School of Business and Economics, our goal is to educate high-quality students who focus on innovation, new technologies, entrepreneurship, and business development. Our staff and faculty work closely with students, alumni, industry leaders, and business professionals to provide a unique and distinctive career path.

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Daya Muralidharan

Daya Muralidharan

PhD, Economics, University of California, Riverside

Contact

dmuralid@mtu.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Muralidharan earned her PhD in Economics from University of California, Riverside. She is currently researching efficiency and sustainability of the world’s natural resources with special interest in water shortages, pollution, and how they relate to agriculture and groundwater issues.  Dr. Muralidharan is also studying the impact of sustainable

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Andre Laplume

Andre Laplume

BS in Computer Science, University of Manitoba

Contact

906-487-3267
aolaplum@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of Management, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Laplume is interested in how entrepreneurs and organizations gain competitive advantage, the process and outcomes of innovation and technological change, as well as stakeholder management and environmental sustainability. His dissertation research examined how organizations balance exploration and exploitation over time in varying environments to achieve competitive advantage through

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Gary A Campbell

Ph.D. in Mineral Economics, The Pennsylvania State University

Contact

906-487-2808
gacampbe@mtu.edu

Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of Business and Economics

Gary Campbell began teaching in the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Tech in 1982. He helped establish the MS in Mineral Economics Program (currently named Applied Natural Resource Economics) which admitted its first students in 1983. He is currently acting as the coordinator of that MS program