Leonore Taga
Associate Professor Email: taga@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5531
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 373

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Associate Professor
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5531
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 373

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1979, University of California at Berkeley, Economics
  • Master of Arts, 1968, University of California at Berkeley, Economics
  • Bachelor’s of Arts, 1966, University of Michigan, Russian Studies


  • American Economic Association, 1988-Present
  • Association for Comparative Economic Studies, 1988-Present
  • Association for Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies, 1988-Present
  • Eastern Economic Association, 1988-Present

Refereed Articles

  • Meric, I., Gishlick, H. E., Taga, L. S., & Meric, G. (2013).  A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S., Canadian, and Mexican Manufacturing Firms.   International Journal of Economics and Finance, 5 (7), Online.
  • Meric, I., Gishlick, H., Taga, L., & Meric, G. (2011).  Risks, Returns, and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Country Index Funds in Bear and bull Markets.   Journal of Business and Economics Research, 2 (1).


  • 2008:  Summer Development Fellowship
  • 2004:  Faculty Advisor Appreciation Certificate
  • 2001:  Faculty Advisor Appreciation Certificate