Krisztina Nagy

Associate Professor of Economics

Krisztina Nagy

Office Location: Xavier Hall - 107

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Washington, 2011
  • M.A., Economics, University of Washington, 2003
  • M.S., International Economics, Suffolk University, 2000
  • B.A., International Economics, West University of Timisoara, Romania, 1998

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Financial Econometrics
  • Teaching Areas: Macroeconomics, International Economics, Managerial Economics, Statistics, and Econometrics


Krisztina Nagy (n-odge as in Dodge like the car) is an experienced teacher and researcher focusing on international economics and econometric analysis.  She is passionate about teaching her craft to both undergraduate and graduate students and she especially enjoys guiding students to see the interconnectedness of today’s world.  Dr. Nagy has taught at the University of Washington in the Economics Department, in the Foster School of Business, and at Seattle University.  She joined Pacific Lutheran University in 2013.  She has 15 years of multifaceted research experience in government bond markets, tax analysis, mortgage analysis, K-12 education financing, and cost-benefit analysis.  Dr. Nagy’s work experience includes such world-class organizations as Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Human Services Policy Center.  Additionally, Dr. Nagy worked in the mortgage analysis department of Washington Mutual prior to its collapse, and observed first hand the consequences of misguided hedging strategies.  She holds a B.A. in International Economics from University of Timisoara,  Romania, an M.S. in International Economics from Suffolk University, an M.A. in Economics from University of Washington, and a Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics at the University of Washington.  Her current research analyzes the government bond markets in emerging economies.  Dr. Nagy was born in Romania and is of Hungarian heritage.