Economics Faculty Research

 

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Bhattacharya, Radha
Associate Professor - Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Fields: Macroeconomics, Econometrics

Bhattacharya R. and A. Lowenberg, 2009, “Empirical Evidence on Apartheid and Economic Growth in S. Africa,”  Forthcoming, Comparative Economic Studies.

Kim, S. W. and R. Bhattacharya. “Regional Housing Prices in the US:  An Empirical Investigation of Nonlinearity,” Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 2009, 38:443-460.

Stanley, D. and R. Bhattacharya. “The Informal Financial Sector in the US: The Role of Remittances,” Quantitative Review of Economics and Finance, 2006, 5, 43-58.

Bhattacharya, R. and D. Stanley. “The Unbanked Hispanic Community: Implications for the Banking Sector,” The Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2006, p. 43-5

Prediction Performance of a Hedonic Model for Housing, (with Jennifer Laurice), The Appraisal Journal, Forthcoming in Spring 2005 

Sources of Variation in Regional Economies, The Annals of Regional Science, 2003, 37: 291-302

Economic Impact of California State University at Fullerton, (with Lee Cockerill), April 2002

"Sources of Fluctuations in Output Evidence from Small, Open Economies of Asia," Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy (1997).

"The Exchange Rate and the Trade Balance of the U.S.," Journal of Economics (1997)

"Co-integrating Relationships in the Demand for Money in India," Indian Economic Journal (1995).

"Money, Output and Real Business Cycles in a Small Open Economy" (with S. Ahmed), Canadian
Journal of Economics (1994).


 

Brajer, Victor
Professor - Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Fields: Environmental Economics, Applied Microeconomics

“Valuing health effects: the case of ozone and fine particles in Southern California” (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), forthcoming at Contemporar Economic Policy, 2011.

“Yakity-yak: who talks back? An email experiment"(with A. Gill), Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 91, No. 4, December 2010.

“Air pollution, health and economic benefits—lessons from 20 years of analysis” (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Ecological Economics, Vol. 69, 2010.

“Adjusting Chinese income inequality for environmental equity” (with R. Mead and F. Xiao), Environment and Development Economics, Vol. 15, No. 3, June 2010.

“Ambient ozone concentrations and cardiac mortality in southern California: 1983-2000” (with K. Moore, et al.), American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 171, No. 11, June 2010.

The Benefits of Meeting Federal Clean Air Standards in the South Coast and San Joaquin Valley Air Basins (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, Fullerton, CA, 2008.

 “Ambient ozone concentrations cause increased hospitalizations for asthma in children: an 18-year study in southern California” (with K. Moore, et al.), Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 116, August 2008.

“The health benefits of tunneling through the Chinese Environmental Kuznets curve” (with R. Mead and F. Xiao), Ecological Economics, Vol. 66, July 2008.

“Environmental cleanup and health gains from Beijing's green Olympics” (with R. Mead), China Quarterly, Vol. 194, June 2008.

“Measuring the gains from improved air quality in the San Joaquin Valley” (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2008

Ambient Ozone Concentrations Cause Increased Hospitalizations for Asthma in Children: an 18-year Study in Southern California (with I. Tager, et al.), Environmental Health Perspectives, forthcoming, 2008.

Environmental Cleanup and Health Gains from Beijing's Green Olympics (with R. Mead), China Quarterly, forthcoming, 2008.

The Health Benefits of Tunneling through the Chinese Environmental Kuznets Curve (with R. Mead and F. Xiao), Ecological Economics, forthcoming, 2008.

Measuring the Gains from Improved Air Quality in the San Joaquin Valley (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Journal of Environmental Management, forthcoming, 2008.

Valuing the Health Effects of a Prescribed Fire (with W.E. Martin and K. Zeller), in Wildfire Risk: Perceptions and Management Implications, Wade E. Martin, Carol Raish, and Brian Kent, editors, Washington DC: Resources for the Future Press, 2007.

Valuing the Adult Health Effects of Air Pollution in Chinese Cities (with R. Mead), in Living in a Chemical World: Framing the Future in Light of the Past, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 1076, September 2006.

Blowing in the Wind: The Impact of Chinas Pearl River Delta on Hong Kong's Air Quality (with F. Xiao and R. Mead), Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 367, No. 1, 2006.

The Health and Related Economic Benefits of Attaining Healthful Air in the San Joaquin Valley (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, Fullerton, CA, 2006.

Rise of the Automobiles: The Costs of Increased NO2 Pollution in Chinas Changing Urban Environment (with R. Mead), Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 15, No. 47, 2006.

Valuing the Health Impacts of Air Pollution in Hong Kong (with R. Mead and F. Xiao), Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 17, No. 1, January-February 2006.

Protecting Chinas Children: Valuing the Health Impacts of Reduced Air Pollution in Chinese Cities (with R. Mead), Environment and Development Economics, December 2005.

Changes in the Distribution of Air Pollution Exposure in the Los Angeles Basin from 1990-1999 (with J. Hall), Contemporary Economic Policy, January 2005.

Remediating Prerequisite Deficiencies to Improve Success in Intermediate Microeconomics (with A. Gill), Exchanges: The On-Line Journal of Teaching and Learning in the CSU, 2004.

Valuing Air Pollution Mortality in Chinas Cities (with R. Mead), Urban Studies, July 2004.

 Economic Valuation of Ozone-Related School Absences in the South Coast Air Basin (with J. Hall and F. Lurmann), Contemporary Economic Policy, October 2003.

 Blue Skies in Beijing?  Looking at the Olympic Effect (with R. Mead), Journal of Environment and Development, June 2003.

"Baseball Stars and Baseball Cards: A new look at Monopsony in Major League Baseball" (with A. Gill), Social Science Quarterly (1994).

"Empirical Inflation Models in Developing Countries: Sensitivity to the Definition of Inflation," Journal of Development Economics (1992).

"Recent Evidence on the Distribution of Air Pollution Health Effects" (with J. Hall), Contemporary Policy Issues (1992).
"Hold Your Bets: Another Look at the Efficiency of the Betting Market for NFL Games"
(with R. Sauer et al.), Journal of Political Economy (1988)


Buzdar, Nek
Lecturer- Ph.D., University of Hawaii

Fields: Agricultural and Resource Economics, Economic Development

"The Mithawan Hill Torrent Pilot Project: Social Soundness Analysis," Institute for Development Anthropology, (Binghamton, New York, 1996)

"The Role of Institutions in the Management of Commonly Owned Rangelands in Baluchistan," in Sociology of Natural Resources in Pakistan and Adjoining Countries, by Dr. Michael Dove and Dr. Carol Carpenter, (Vanguard Press, Lahore, 1992)

"Lentil Production in Highland Baluchistan, Pakistan," in Lens Newsletter, Volume 17, No. 1, 1990, ICARDA, (University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 1990)

"Rain fed Agriculture in Highland Baluchistan: A Farming Systems Perspective," International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) Research Report No. 54, (Aleppo, Syria/ AZRI, Quetta, 1989)

"Animal Raising in Highland Baluchistan: A Socio-Economic Perspective," International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Research Report. No. 50 (Aleppo, Syria, 1989)

"Lentil Production In Highland Baluchistan: Current Status," International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Research Report. No. 55 (Aleppo, Syria 1989)

Socio-Economic Survey of the Makran Division of Baluchistan, (United States Agency for International Development, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1988)

Property Rights, Social Organization, and Resource Management in Northern Pakistan, (A publication of East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1988)

"Range Management and Shepherds in Baluchistan, Pakistan," in Rangelands, Volume 6, No. 6 (Denver, Colorado, 1984)

"Common Property Rights and Resource Use Problems in Baluchistan, Pakistan," in Development Anthropology Network, Volume 2, Nos. 1 and 2 (Institute for Development Anthropology, Binghamton, New York, 1984)


Dietz, James L.
Professor - Ph.D., U.C. Riverside

Fields: Economic Development, International Economics

The Process of Economic Development (London: Routledge, 1997; with James Cypher).  Second edition, 2004.

Puerto Rico: Negotiating Development and Change (Boulder, CO and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers,2003).

"Puerto Rico: The Three-Legged Economy," Integration and Trade 5 (Sept-Dec. 2001): 247-274. 

"Static and Dynamic Comparative Advantage: A Multi-Period Analysis with Declining Terms of Trade," Journal of Economic Issues 32 (June 1998): 305-314.

"North American Free Trade: Economic Restructuring and Export-Led Industrialization in the Caribbean," Caribbean Studies 29 (January-June 1996): 49-68. 

Latin America's Economic Development: Confronting Crisis, 2d. edition (Boulder, CO and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1995).

"Overcoming Underdevelopment: What Has Been Learned from the East Asian and Latin American Experiences?," Ch. 13 in Dietz, Latin America's Economic Development (1995).

"Neoliberal Policies and Caribbean Development: From the CBI to the North American Free Trade Agreement," 21st Century Policy Review 2 (Spring 1994): 17-40.  [with Emilio Pantojas-Garcia]

"Migration and International Corporations: The Puerto Rican Model of Development," in C.A. Torre, H. Rodrguez Vecchini and William Burgos (eds.), The Commuter Nation: Perspectives on Puerto Rican Migration (Ro Piedras: University of Puerto Rico Press, 1994), pp. 153-170.

"Development Policy," in Geoff Hodgson, Marc Tool and Warren Samuels (eds.), Handbook on Institutional and Evolutionary Economics 2 vols. (Hants, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers, 1994), vol. 1, pp. 139-145.

"The Crisis in Development Economics," in Marc R. Tool (ed.), Institutional Economics: Theory, Method, Policy (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993), pp. 270-281 .

"Operation Bootstrap and Economic Change in Puerto Rico," pp. 421-435 in Harry Beckles  and Verene Shepherd (eds.), Caribbean Freedom: Economy and Society from Emancipation to the Present (Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Publishers and London: James Curry Publishers, 1993)

"Puerto Rico's New Role in the Caribbean: The High Finance/Maquiladora Strategy," Chapter 7 in Edwin Melndez and Edgardo Melndez (eds.), Colonial Dilemma: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Puerto Rico (Boston: South End Press, 1993). [with Emilio Pantojas-Garca]

"La reinvencin del subdesarrollo: Fallos fundamentales del proyecto de industrializacin en los 50," pp. 179-205 in Mara Elena Rodrguez Castro and Silvia Alvarez Curbelo (eds.), Del nacionalismo al populismo (Ro Piedras: Ediciones Huracn, 1993). 

"Reviewing and Renewing Puerto Rican and Caribbean Studies: From Dependency to    What?," Caribbean Studies 25 (January-June 1992): 27-48.

"Overcoming Underdevelopment: What Has Been Learned from the East Asian and Latin American Experiences?," Journal of Economic Issues 26 (June 1992): 373-383.  Translated and reprinted as "La superacin de subdesarrollo: lecciones del Sudeste Asitico," Coyuntura Agropecuara (Bogot, Colombia) 9 (Segundo trimestre 1992): 153-162.

Progress Toward Development in Latin America: From Prebisch to Technological Autonomy (Boulder, CO and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1990) [edited with Dilmus D. James, University of Texas, El Paso].

"Trends in Development Theory in Latin America: From Prebisch to the Present," Ch. 1 in Dietz and James, Progress Toward Development in Latin America [with Dilmus D. James].

"Technology Autonomy, Linkages and Development," Ch. 10 in Dietz and James, Progress Toward Development in Latin America.

"A Latin American Development Model for the Future," Ch. 11 in Dietz and James, Progress Toward Development in Latin America [with Dilmus D. James].

Historia econmica de Puerto Rico (Ro Piedras, PR: Ediciones Huracn, 1989).

"The Debt Cycle and Restructuring in Latin America," Latin American Perspectives 16 (Winter 1989): 13-30.         

"Radicals and Institutionalists: Holes, Wholes and Future Directions," Ch. 4 in William M. Dugger (ed.), Radical Institutionalism: Contemporary Voices (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1989).

Latin America's Economic Development: Institutionalist and Structuralist Perspectives (Boulder, CO and London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1987). 

Latin America's Economic Development,"  Chap. 1 in Dietz and Street, Latin America's Economic Development (1987).  [co-authored with James H. Street.]

"Debt and Development: The Future of Latin America," Chap. 18 in Dietz and Street, Latin America's Economic Development (1987).

"Debt, International Corporations, and Economic Change in Latin America and the Caribbean," Latin American Perspectives 14 (Fall 1987): 508-515.

Economic History of Puerto Rico: Institutional Change and Capitalist Development (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986).

"Debt and Development: The Future of Latin America," Journal of Economic Issues 20 (December  1986): 1029‑51. 

"The Latin American Economies and Debt: Institutional Development and Structural Change," Journal of Economic Issues 21 (June 1987): 827-836. 

"Stuck on Status: New Ideas About an Old Problem," (on Puerto Rico) Caribbean Review     14 (Summer 1985): 34‑37, 46‑47.

"Corporaciones Internacionales y Desarrollo Econmico en Puerto Rico," Homines [Puerto Rico] 8 (July 1984‑January 1985): 145‑149. 

"Puerto Rico's New History," Latin American Research Review 19 (1984): 210‑222.  [Previously published as a working paper by the Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Puertorriquea (CEREP) and included in materials provided to participants in the conference, "La nueva historiografa Puertorriquea," held at the CEREP, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 10‑12, 1983.]

"La Falacia del Desarrollo: Las Corporaciones Transnacionales en Puerto Rico,"Pensamiento Crtico [Puerto Rico] 5 (August 1982): 11‑16.

"Delusions of Development: International Firms in Puerto Rico," Revista/Review Interamericana XI (Winter 1981/82): 472‑475. 

"Puerto Rico in the 1970s and 1980s: Crisis of the Development Model," Journal of Economic Issues 16 (June 1982): 497‑506. 


 

 

Farka, Mira

Assistant Professor – Ph.D., Columbia University

Fields: Financial Economics, Applied Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy and Asset Pricing

“The Fed and the Stock Market: An Identification Based on Intraday Futures Data,” (with Stefania D’Amico), Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, forthcoming

“The Effect of Monetary Policy Shocks on Stock Prices Accounting for Endogeneity and Omitted Variable Biases,” Review of Financial Economics, January 2009, 18, 1, 47-55.

“The Asymmetric Impact of FOMC Statements on Asset Prices,” Contemporary Economic Policy, forthcoming

“Habit Formation in an Overlapping Generations Model with Borrowing Constraints,” (with Amadeu DaSilva and Christos Giannikos), European Financial Management, forthcoming  

“Financial Development, Crises and Growth,” (with Emmanuel Lartey), Applied Economic Letters, forthcoming.


Fleissig, Adrian
Professor Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Fields: Econometrics, Macroeconomics
 

“Substitution between monetary assets and consumer goods: New evidence on the monetary transmission mechanism,” (with Leigh Drake) Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 34, 11, 2010, 2811-2821.

 “Potential Biases in Substitution Estimates of Regularity Conditions,” (with Leigh Drake) Advances in Econometrics, 2009, vol 24, 27-60.

“Testing for Weak Separability,” (with Gerald Whitney) Advances in Econometrics, 2009, vol 24, 107-130

  “A nonparametric test of weak separability and consumer preferences,” Journal of Econometrics, 2008, 147(2), 2008, 275-281.

  “Monetary Policy and Monetary Asset Substitution,” (with Dutkowsky and Jones), Economics Letters,  99(1),  2008, 18-22.

  “A Note on the Policy Implications of Using Divisia Consumption and Monetary Aggregates,” (with Leigh Drake), Macroeconomic Dynamics, 12(01), 2008, 132-149.

  “Retail Sweep Programs and Monetary Asset Substitution,” (with Dutkowsky and Jones), Economics Letters, 99(1) 2008, 159-163.

  “Quantity Constraints and Violations of Revealed Preference,”  (with Gerald Whitney), International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics, Functional Structure Inference, edited by W. A. Barnett and A. Serletis, Elsevier Science, 2007, 23-32.

Testing additive separability (with Gerald Whitney), Economics Letters, 96(2), 2007, 215-220. 

Adjusted Monetary Aggregates and U.K. Inflation Targeting (with Leigh Drake), Oxford Economic Papers, 2006, vol. 58, 681-705. 

Testing for the Significance of Violations of Afriat's Inequalities, (with Gerald A. Whitney) 2005, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 23, No. 35, 355-362. 

Semi-Nonparametric Estimates of Currency Substitution: The Demand for Sterling in Europe (with Leigh Drake), Review of International Economics, 2004, vol 12(3).

"Are Consumption and Government Expenditures Substitutes or Complements?" (with Robert R. Rossana), Economic Inquiry, 2003, vol. 41, 132-146.

A New PC Based Test for Variants Weak Separability Test, (with Gerald Whitney), Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2003, 21(1), 133-144.

 A Semi-nonparametric Approach to the Demand for U.K. Monetary Assets, (with Leigh M. Drake and James L. Swofford), 2003, 70(277), Economica.

Semi-Nonparametric Estimates of Substitution between Canadian Monetary Assets, (with Apostolos Serletis), Canadian Journal of Economics, 35(1), 2002, 78-91.

Flexible Functional Forms and the Aggregate Consumption Function, (with Douglas Fisher and Apostolos Serletis), Journal of Applied Econometrics, 16, 2001, 51-80.

Panel Unit Root Tests of OECD Convergence, (with Jack Strauss), Review of International Economics, 9 (1), Feb 2001, 153-162.

"GARP, Separability and the Representative Agent," (with Alastair Hall and John J. Seater), Macroeconomic Dynamics, (2000).

"Evaluating the Performance of Semi-Nonparametric Functional Forms" (with Terry Kastens and Dek M. Terrell), Economics Letters (2000).

"Panel Unit Root Tests of Purchasing Power Parity for Price Indices" (with Jack Strauss), Journal of International Money and Finance (2000).

"Is OECD Real Per Capita GDP Trend or Difference Stationary? Evidence from Panel Unit Root Tests" (with Jack Strauss), Journal of Macroecnomics (1999).

"Are 'Risky' Assets Substitutes for 'Monetary' Assets? Evidence from an AIM Demand System" (with Leigh M. Drake and Andy Mullineaux), Economic Inquiry (1999).

"Monetary Aggregation and Demand for Assets" (with Douglas Fisher), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1997).

"The Dynamic Laurel Flexible Form and Long-Run Analysis", Journal of Applied Econometrics (1997).

"Dynamic Asymptotically Ideal Models and Finite Approximation" (with James L. Swofford), Journal of Business and Economics and Statistics (1997).

"Unit Root Tests on Real Wage Panel Data for the G7" (with Jack Strauss), Economics Letters (1997).

"The Consumer Consumption Conundrum: An Explanation", Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1997).

"Semi-nonparametric Estimates of Substitution Elasticities" (with Terry Kastens and Dek M. Terrell, Economics Letters (1997).

"A Dynamic Asymptotically Ideal Model of Money Demand" (with James Swofford), Journal of Monetary Economics (1996).


Gill, Andrew
Professor - Ph.D.,Washington State University

Fields: Labor Economics, Econometrics

These are selected articles.  The full list is available from Dr. Gill's CV found on his personal website.  (See faculty information and web pages.)

"The Effect of Community Colleges on Changing Students' Educational Aspirations" (with Duane Leigh), Economics of Education Review (forthcoming).

"Do the Labor Market Payoffs to Community Colleges Differ between Transfer and Terminal Training Programs?" (with Duane Leigh), The Journal of Human Resources (Winter 2003).

"Do Community Colleges Really Divert Students from Earning Bachelor's Degrees?" (with Duane Leigh), Economics of Education Review (February 2003).

"Community College Enrollment, College Major, and the Gender Wage Gap," (with Duane Leigh),
Industrial and Labor Relations Review (October 2000).

"Race and Ethnicity Assessments in Baseball Card Markets," (with Rodney Fort),
Journal of Sports Economics (February 2000).

"Labor Market Returns to Community College: Evidence for Returning Adults" (with D. Leigh),
Journal of Human Resources (1997).

"Incorporating the Causes of Occupational Differences in Studies of Racial wage Differentials," Journal of Human Resources (1994).

"Does Drug Use Lower Wages?" (with R. Michaels), Industrial and Labor Relations Review (1992).

"The Role of Discrimination in Determining Occupational Structure," Industrial and Labor Relations Review (1989).


Gratton-Lavoie, Chiara
Lecturer - Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Fields: Economics of Education, Industrial Organization, Information Economics

 Gratton-Lavoie, C., Gill, A. M. (2009). A Study of High School Economic Literacy in Orange County, California. Eastern Economic Journal, 35(4), 433-451.

Gratton-Lavoie, C., Stanley, D. L. (2009). Teaching and Learning Principles of Microeconomics Online: An Empirical Assessment. Journal of Economic Education, 40(1), 3-25.

Gratton-Lavoie, C., Stanley, D. L. (2003). Online Learning as an Improvement? The Case of Economic Principles. In C. L. Weigand (Ed.), From Email to Earthquakes: On Teaching and Learning with Technology in the California State University (pp. 270-285). Long Beach, CA: The California State University Press.

Gratton-Lavoie, C., Stanley, D. L. (2003). Online Learning as an Improvement? The Case of Economic Principles. In S. Reisman, D. Edge, & J. Flores (Eds.), Electronic Learning Communities. Current Issues and Best Practices (pp. 349-365). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

 Working Papers

Gratton-Lavoie, C., Gill, A. M. Retention of High School Economics Knowledge and the Effect of the California State Mandate (Revise & Resubmit at the Journal of Economic Education).

Gratton-Lavoie, C. Change in Ownership and Public Finances in the United Kingdom: An Empirical Assessment.

Gratton-Lavoie, C. Privatization, Diffusion of Share Ownership and Politics.


Hall, Jane
Professor - Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley

Fields: Ecological and Natural Resource Economics

“Air Pollution, Health and Economic Benefits – Lessons from 20 Years of Analysis,” Victor Brajer, Jane Hall and Frederick Lurmann, forthcoming, Ecological Economics.*

“Valuing Health Effects: the Case of Ozone and Fine Particles in Southern California,” Jane Hall, Victor Brajer and Frederick Lurmann, 2011, Contemporary Economic Policy.*

“Ambient Ozone Concentrations and Cardiac Mortality in Southern California 1983-2000:  Applications of a New Marginal Structural Model Approach,” Kelly Moore, Romain Neugebauer, Frederick Lurmann,  Jane Hall, Victor Brajer, Sianna Alcorn, and Ira Tager, American Journal of Epidemiology, Advance Access, May 3, 2010.*

“Ambient Ozone Concentrations Cause Increased Hospitalizations for Asthma in Children: an 18-year Study in Southern California,” K. Moore, R. Neugebauer, F. Lurmann, J. Hall, V. Brajer, S. Alcorn and I. Tager, August 2008, Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(8): 1063-1070.*

“Measuring the Gains from Improved Air Quality in the San Joaquin Valley,” Jane V. Hall, Victor Brajer and Frederick W. Lurmann, 2008, Journal of Environmental Management, 88:1003-1115.*

The Benefits of Meeting Federal Clean Air Standards in the South Coast and San Joaquin Air Basins, 2008, with Victor Brajer and Frederick Lurmann, Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies at California State University Fullerton, research funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

The Health and Related Economic Benefits of Attaining Healthful Air in the San Joaquin Valley, 2006, with Victor Brajer and Frederick Lurmann, Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, research funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

“Changes in Distribution of Air Pollution Exposure in the Los Angeles Basin from 1990-1999,” Victor Brajer and Jane V. Hall, January 2005, Contemporary Economic Policy, 23(1): 50-58.*

Air Quality Management in the United States, 2004, William Chameides, et al., Committee on Air Quality Management in the United States, National Research Council, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.*

“Economic Valuation of Ozone-Related School Absences in the South Coast Air Basin of California,” Jane Hall, Victor Brajer, and Frederick Lurmann, October 2003, Contemporary Economic Policy, 21(4): 407-417.*

"Contingent Valuation of Southern California Rocky Intertidal Ecosystems," Darwin C. Hall, Jane V. Hall, and Steven N. Murray, Fall 2002,  Natural Resources Modeling Journal, 15(3).*

“Challenges in Valuation: the Health Benefits of Reducing Air Pollutants,” Jane V. Hall and Victor Brajer, 2001, in Cost-Benefit Analysis with Reference to Environment and Ecology, K. Puttaswamaiah, Ed., Transactions Publishers, Rutgers University Press, NJ.*

Growth for Health:  the Zero Emission Vehicle and California’s Future Prosperity, 2000, with Anil Puri and Victor Brajer, Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, research funded by the W. Alton Jones Foundation.

Assessment of the Health Benefits of Improving Air Quality in Houston, Texas, November 1999, with Frederick Lurmann, et al., City of Houston, Office of the Mayor.*

"Challenges in Valuation: the Health Benefits of Reducing Air Pollutants," Jane V. Hall and Victor Brajer, 1998, Indian Journal of Applied Economics, 7(3): 347-366.*

"Thailand's Exchange-Rate Crisis: Relationships to East Asia and the Global Economy," Thomas R. Saving, Steven N.S. Cheung, Jane V. Hall, Masahiro Kawai, Anwar Nasution, Supachai Panitchpakdi, Wisarn Pupphavesa, Ammar Siamwalla, and John A. Tatom, 1998, Contemporary Economic Policy, 16(2): 136-156.*           

“Environmental Resource Scarcity and Conflict,” 1998, Jane V. Hall and Darwin C. Hall, Chapter 8 in The Political Economy of War and Peace, Murray Wolfson Ed., Kluwer.*

“Central versus Local Regulation of Gasoline-related Automobile Emissions: the Contrasting Cases of Lead, CO and Precursors,” 1998, Chapter 8 in Climate Change, Transport and Environmental Policy: Empirical Applications in a Federal System, Stef Proost and John B. Braden Ed., Kluwer.*

Air Pollution and Regional Economic Performance: A Case Study, Jane V. Hall, Ed., Volume 2 in Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources, 1997, JAI Press, Greenwich CN.*

“Economic Performance and Environmental Regulation: An Overview,” 1997, Chapter 1 in Air Pollution and Regional Economic Performance, Jane V. Hall, Ed., Volume 2 in Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources, Ed., JAI Press, Greenwich CN.*

“The Theoretical and Empirical Basis for Assessing Economic Impacts of Environmental Regulations,” 1997, Chapter 2 in Air Pollution and Regional Economic Performance, Jane V. Hall, Ed., Volume 2 in Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources, JAI Press, Greenwich CN.*

“Estimating the Benefits of Emissions Reductions in Complex Atmospheres,” Darwin C. Hall and Jane V. Hall, 1997, The International Journal of Global Energy, 4/5.*

The Value of Clean Air:  A Survey of Economic Benefit Studies from 1990-1996, 1997, Jane V. Hall and Victor Brajer, American Lung Association, New York, NY.

Evaluating Secondary Assessments of Proposals to Improve Visibility on the Colorado        Plateau,”  1996, Jane Hall and Anil Puri, for the Grand Canyon Visibility Transport             Commission, research funded by the Western Governor’s Association, Denver, CO.

“Estimating Environmental Health Benefits:  Implications for Social Decision-Making,” 1996, International Journal of Social Economics, 23:4/5/6:282-295.*

“Assessing the Health Effects of Air Pollution,” 1996, Atmospheric Environment, 30: 743-746.* 

Electric Vehicles and California’s Future Prosperity, 1995, Jane Hall, Anil Puri and Stephen Levy, Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, Fullerton, CA.

Comparative Static Effects of Albedo and Shade Demand Side Management Load Reductions on Air Pollution Emissions by Electric Utilities in California’s South Coast Air Basin, 1995, Jane V. Hall and Darwin C. Hall, Final Report to the California Institute for Energy Efficiency, Berkeley, CA 

The Automobile, Air Pollution Regulation and the Economy of Southern California 1965-1990, 1995, Jane Hall, Jo Anne Aplet, Stephen Levy, Gladys Meade and Anil Puri, Institute for Economic and Environmental Studies, Fullerton, CA, research funded by the W. Alton Jones Foundation.*

The Economic Value of Quantifiable Ozone and PM10-Related Health Effects in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1994, Jane Hall, Victor Brajer and Michael Kleinman, Final Report to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, San Francisco, CA.


Howard, Larry
Assistant Professor - Ph.D., University of Houston

Fields: Public Economics, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics 

See Larry's personal webpage for information on his current research projects and peer-reviewed publications: http://business.fullerton.edu/Economics/larryhoward/


Khalifa, Sherif
Assistant Professor - Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Fields: Development Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics

 “Heterogeneous Workers and Occupations: Inequality, Unemployment and Crowding Out.” Southern Economic Journal, 2009, 75 (4): 1141-1164.

Conditionality Covenants: Commitment Versus Discretion in Sovereign Credit Contracts" Journal of International Development, 2010, 22: 411-423.

“Heterogeneity in Ability and Inheritance, Disparities, and Development.” International Economic Journal, 2010, 24(2): 255-282.

“Income Disparities, Economic Growth, and Development as a Threshold.” Journal of Economic Development, 2010, 35(2): 23-36. (with Sherine El Hag)

“Undiscounted Optimal Growth with Consumable Capital: Application to Water Resources.” Journal of Applied Economics, forthcoming. (with Ihsan Hurçan)

“Job Competition, Crowding Out, and Unemployment Fluctuations.” Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming.

 “Offshoring and Wage Inequality in Developing Countries.” Journal of Economic Development. forthcoming (with Evelina Mengova)


Kleinjans, Kristin
Assistant Professor - Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Fields: Public Economics, Health Economics Applied Econometrics

An Economic Analysis of Identity and Career Choice (with Maria Knoth Humlum and Helena Skyt Nielsen) (forthcoming). Economic Inquiry.

Family Background and Gender Differences in Educational Expectations (2010). Economics Letters 107, 125-127.

Inter-temporal Consumption with Directly Measured Welfare Functions and Subjective Expectations
(with Arie Kapteyn and Arthur van Soest) (2009). Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 72, 425-437.

Do Gender Differences in Preferences for Competition Matter for Occupational Expectations? (2009). Journal of Economic Psychology 30(5), 701-710.

The Colombian Pension System After the Reform of 1994: Evaluation and Perspectives (2003).
International Social Security Review 56 (1), 31-52.


 Lartey, Emmanuel
Assistant Professor - Ph. D., Boston College
Fields: International macroeconomics, Monetary economics

 

"Financial Openness and the Dutch Disease," (2011) Review of Development Economics 15:3, 556–568

"Financial Development, Crises and Growth," with Mira Farka, (2011) Applied Economics Letters 18:8, 711-714

"A Note on the Effect of Financial Development on Economic Growth", (2010) Applied Economics Letters 17:7, 685-687

"Remittances and the Dutch Disease", with Pablo A. Acosta and Federico S. Mandelman, (2009) Journal of International Economics 79:1, 102-116

"Capital Inflows, Resource Reallocation and the Real Exchange Rate", (2008) International Finance 11:2, 131-152

"Capital Inflows, Dutch Disease Effects and Monetary Policy in a Small Open Economy", (2008) Review of International Economics 16:5, 971-989

 Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate: An Empirical Study of Sub-Saharan Africa", (2007) Journal of International Trade and Economic Development 16:3, 337-357


Mead, Robert
Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Fields: Economic Development, Asian Studies (China), Comparative Economic Systems

Adjusting Chinese Income Inequality for Environmental Equity (with Victor Brajer and Feng Xiao),  Environment and Development Economics, (2010)

Environmental Cleanup and Health Gains from Beijing's Green Olympics (with Victor Brajer),  The China Quarterly (2008)

 Health benefits of tunneling through the Chinese environmental Kuznets curve (EKC), (with Victor Brajer and Feng Xiao), Ecological Economics  (2008)

Blowing in the wind: the impact of Chinas Pearl River Delta on Hong Kongs Air Quality, (with Victor Brajer and Feng Xiao), Science of the Total Environment (2006).

 Valuing the Health Impacts of Air Pollution in Hong Kong, (with Victor Brajer and Feng Xiao), Journal of Asian Economics (2006).

 Rise of the automobiles: the costs of increased NO2 pollution in Chinas changing urban environment, (with Victor Brajer), Journal of Contemporary China (2006).

  Protecting Chinas Children: Valuing the Health Impacts of Reduced Air Pollution in Urban China, (with Victor Brajer), Environment and Development Economics (2005).

 Evolution of China's U.S. Policy (1965-72):Prelude to the Economic Reform? (with Jack W. Hou and Hiro Nagahashi), American Journal of Chinese Studies (2005).

 Valuing Air Pollution Mortality in Chinas Cities, (with Victor Brajer), Urban Studies (2004).

 Blue Skies in Beijing?  Looking at the Olympic Effect, (with Victor Brajer), Journal of Environment and Development (2003).

 A Revisionist Look at Chinese Agricultural Productivity? Contemporary Economic Policy (2003).

 An Examination of China's Agricultural Reforms: The Importance of Private Plots, China Economic Review (2000).

 On the Track of China's Phantom Farmers, (with Thomas Rawski), World Development (1998).


Michaels, Robert
Professor - Ph.D., UCLA

Fields: Industrial Organization, Microeconomics

"MW Gamble: The Missing market for Capacity," The Electricity Journal (1997).

"Market-based Rates for Interstate Gas Pipelines: The Relevant Market and the Real Market" (with A.S. DeVany) Energy Law Journal (1995).

"The Cost of Rent-Seeking: Evidence from Cellular Telephone License Lotteries" (with T. Hazlett) Southern Economic Journal (1993).

"Whats Legal and Whats Not: The Regulation of Opiates in 1912," Economic Inquiry (1993).


Naish, Howard
Professor - Ph.D., University of Southern California

Fields: Macroeconomics, International Trade

"Linear Quadratic Inventory Model as a Micro Foundation for Keynesian Theories of the
Business Cycle," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1998).

Keynesian Real Business Cycles in a Neoclassical Framework," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (1995).

"On the Infrequent Adjustment of Prices," Economic Inquiry (1994).

"Production Smoothing in the Linear Quadratic Inventory Model," Economic Journal (1994). "Real Business Cycles in a Keynesian Macro Model," Oxford Economic Papers (1993).


Pan, Huiran
AssistantProfessor - Ph.D., U.C. Davis

Fields: Economic Development, International Economics


Purkayastha, Dipankar
Professor - Ph.D., Washington State University

Fields: Economic Development, International Economics

"Child Labor, Human Capital, and the Role of Parental Power in Poor Households," Journal of Economic Development (1998).

"Infrastructure Development, Spill-over Effects and the Strategic Adoption of New Technologies in the LDCs" (with P. Bose), International Economic Journal (1998).

"Rural-Urban Wage Differential in a Lewis-Type Economy with Overlapping generations," Journal of Economic Development (1996).

"Firm-Specific Advantages, Multinational Joint Ventures and Host Country Tariff Policy," Southern Economic Journal (1993).


Rahmatian, Morteza
Professor Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Fields: Environmental Economics

“Economic Valuation of Air Pollution Health Impact in the Tehran Area, Iran”.  With H. Karimzadegan, D. Farhud and M. Yunesian.  Iranian Journal of Public Health.  Vol. 37, No. 1, 2008, PP. 20-30

Valuing Forests and Rangelands Ecosystem Services.  With H. Karimzadegan, M. D. Salmasi, R. Jalali and A. Shahkarami.  International Journal of Environmental Research.   Fall 2007, Volume 1, Number 4, PP368-377.

Estimate and Statistical Value of Human Life in Environmental Studies.  With H. Karimzadegan.  Science & Biology.  Summer 2007.  Volume 1, Number 1, PP 45-52.

Economic Valuation of Premature Mortality and Morbidity.  With H. Karimzadegan, D. Farhood, and M. Yunesian.  International Journal of Environmental Research.   Spring 2007, Volume 1, Number 2, PP 128-136.

The Providence of Nature: Valuing Ecosystem Services.  With Robert Voeks. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Summer 2004, Volume 1, No. 2, PP 159-171.

 Airport Noise and Residential Housing Valuation in Southern California:  A Hedonic Pricing Approach.  With Lee Cockerill, International Journal of Environmental Science & Technology.  Spring 2004 Volume 1, No. 1, PP. 19-28

 Investigating Methods of Resolving Conflict Resolution Across Ethnic-Racial and Gender Groups.  With Golnaz Sadri.  Journal of Equal Opportunities International.   2003, Volume 22, No. 2. PP. 25- 40.

Environmental Impact Assessment of Alborz Industrial City in Iran.  With M. Borgheai, P. Nassiri, and S. Asghari .  Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology. Summer 2002, No. 13, PP 13-33.

"Valuing Reduced Morbidity:  A Case Study of the Persian Gulf Environmental Damages.  Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology.  Spring 2002.  No. 12.  Islamic Azad University.

Valuation of Environmental Assets of Grebygan Manmade Forest by Using Extended Linear Expenditure System Model (ELES).  With H. Karimzadegan.  Journal of Environmental Studies.  March 2001.  Volume 26, PP. 51-60.

"A Spatially Autoregressive Median Voter Model of Recreation Expenditures" (with J. Murdoch), Journal of Public Finance Quarterly (1993).

"The Benefits of Reduced Exposure to waste Sites: A Hedonic Housing Value Approach" (with M. Thayer), The Journal of Real Estate Research (1992).

"A Demand Analysis for Environmental Goods: A Theoretical Approach," Journal of Environmental Management (1992).

"The Economic Incidence of Environmental Degradation: A Case Study of Acid Mine Drainage," Journal of Environmental Management (1990).

"Risk Adjusted Performance Measures for Diversified Public Utility Firms: Theoretical and Empirical      Analysis, and Implications for Applied Regulatory Economics".  With Howard L. Brewer.  Journal of Energy and Development.  Spring 1987: Vol. 12 #2, PP. 185-201.

"Valuing Public Goods Using the Linear Expenditure System Approach",  Journal of Environmental Management.  April 1987, 24, pp. 225‑236.

"Component Value Analysis:  Empirical Evidence from a Case Study of Air Quality at Grand Canyon National Park".  Journal of Environmental Management.  April 1987, 24, pp. 217‑223.

"Country Size and "Insulation" from External Disturbances".  With Jagdeep Bhandari.  De Economist, December 1986, Vol. 134 No. 4.

"Extensions of the Disaggregate Bid Experiment:  Variations in Framing", Journal of Environmental Management.  April 1986, 22, vol. 3, p. 191‑202.


Stanley, Denise
Associate Professor Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Fields: Economic Development, Environmental Economics

Stanley, D. “Employment and Migration in a Central American Export Region.” Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 11: 315-337, 2010.

 Gratton-Lavoie, C. and Stanley, D. “Teaching and Learning Principles of Microeconomics Online: an Empirical Assessment.” Journal of Economic Education 40: 3-26, 2009.

Online Learning as an Improvement: Evidence from a 2-year Experiment at CSUF. Journal of Economic Education, forthcoming.

The Informal Financial Sector in the US: The Role of Remittances. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Finance, 48:1-21, 2008.

Risk Management in Extractive Economies. Journal of Development Studies 43: 1009-1036, 2007.

The Unbanked Hispanic Community: Implications for the Banking Sector. With Radha Bhattacharya, Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance 5: 43-58, 2006. Edited from report prepared for the Orange County Business Journal.

Public Perceptions on Public Goods: An Assessment of Willingness to Pay for Endangered Species Recovery in an Economic Downturn. Contemporary Economic Policy 23: 165-179, 2005.

"The Economic Impact of Mariculture on a Small Regional Economy". World Development 31: 191-210, 2003.

"Efficiency and equity tradeoffs: incentive-compatible contracts revisited". Journal of Development Economics 67: 309-331, 2002.  (Article received the Drouillard Award)

"Determinants of Intra-Industry Trade Between Developing Countries and the United States" (with D. Clark), Journal of Economic Development (1999).

"Non-Traditional Agricultural Exports as a Stabilization Strategy", Journal of Developing Areas (1999).

"Labor Market Structure, New Export Crops, and the Poor", Economic Development and Cultural Change (1999).

"Strategies and Tips for Graduate Students Entering the Academic Job Market" (with G. Shivley), Review of Agricultural Economics (1999)."

"Explaining Persistent Conflict Among Resource Users -- The Case of Honduran Mariculture", Society and Natural Resources (1998).


Wong David
Professor - Ph.D., U.C. Santa Barbara

Fields: Economic Theory, Game Theory, Comparative Economic Systems

"A Theory of Petty-Trading: The Jamaican Higgler," Economic Journal (1996).

"Uncertain Environmental Costs and the Optimum Rate of Oil Recovery," Journal of
Environmental Management (1995).

"Family Time Use: Leisure, Home Production, and Work-Related Travel Time" (with E. Solberg), Journal of Human Resources (1992).

"A Two-Period Model of the Socialist Labor-Managed Firm," Journal of Comparative Economics (1986).


Xiao, Feng
Associate Professor - Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Fields: Economic Development, Environmental Economics

 




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