Muna Sharma

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant

262-3 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602



Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Master of Science Statistics University of Georgia 2021
Master of Science Agriculture Economics University of Georgia 2017
Master of Science Agronomy Tribhuvan University 2013


Instructor: Consumer Decision Making (FHCE 3100E)

Teaching Assistant: Consumer Analytics: Evidence-Based Strategy (FHCE 4000/6000)

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
Statistical Consulting Center, UGA Statististical Consultant Aug 2020 - Present
Department of Agriculture, Nepal Agriculture Economist 2013 - 2015


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Anne and Earl Haltiwanger Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Science (UGA) 2020 - 2021
Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Award Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics (UGA) 2015
MS Thesis Grant International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) 2013
TIRI Nepal Young Scholar (LLCRSP) USAID (Colorado State University) 2012


Sharma, M., & Dahal, S. (2010). Assessment of impacts of climate change and local adaptation measures in agriculture sector and livelihood of indigenous community in high hills of Sankhuwasabha district. In F.P. Neupane & D.R. Bhuju (Eds.), Understanding climate change impact in Nepal: Some case studies (pp. 16-21). NAST special edition, Nepal Adaptation of Action (NAPA), Nepal.

Journal Articles

Sharma, M., & Chatterjee, S. (2021). Cognitive Functioning: An Underlying Mechanism of Age and Gender Differences in Self-Assessed Risk Tolerance among an Aging Population. Sustainability, 13(4), 2361.

Dahal, S., Mishra, K., Pun, U. K., Dhakal, D. D., & Sharma, M. (2014). Evaluation of Split Doses of Nitrogen at Different Growth Stages of Tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) for Improving Flowering and Vase-life. Nepal Journal of Science and Technology, 15(1), 23-30.

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