Hedieh Shadmani is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Fairfield University. She received a B.S. degree in Statistics from Allameh Tabatabai University in Iran in 2005, a M.A. degree in Economic Development and Planning from Alzahra University in Iran in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Kansas State University in 2015. Her primary research interests lie in the area of macroeconomics, with an emphasis on fiscal and monetary policy. Her work has appeared in Empirical Economics, Applied Economics Letters, and the Journal of Investing . She has also presented her research in regional, national, and international meetings, such as WEAI, SEA, EEA, and MVEA. In 2014, she was selected to attend the 5th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany. She has been selected as the recipient of the Graduate Student Teaching Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. She is also the former recipient of E.C. Harwood Fellowship Award (2011-12), Carroll B. Greene Award (2012), John A. Nordin Memorial Award (2012), and James Ragan Memorial Scholarship (2014) for outstanding academic achievement in the graduate program, and high potential for future achievement. Her teaching experience includes Introduction to Macroeconomics, Introduction to Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, and Money and Banking.