Department of Economics

Constant Tra

  • Graduated: 2002
  • Field: University Professor

”Since graduating from Chico State summa cum laude in 2002, Constant Tra went to graduate school at the University of Maryland where he completed his PhD work in 2007.   He joined the Economics Department at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas as Assistant Professor upon completion of his doctorate.  He was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 2012.  Constant also has a concurrent appointment as Associate Director of the Center for Business and Economics Research.

In a recent email, Constant stated, “I would say that economics at Chico State gave me a great foundation which has allowed me succeed in graduate school and in my current job as an economics faculty. The enthusiasm of the professors made me want to learn more about economics. I will forever be grateful to Chico state Economics!”

Portrait of Constant Tra