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Faculty's Recent Publications

Lee Alston

Lee Alston
“Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence,”(with Krister Andersson and Steven M. Smith), Annual Review of Resource Economics, forthcoming Volume 5 (2013) . Earlier version published as NBER Working Paper No. #18740 (January 2013)

"The Development of Property Rights on Frontiers: Endowments, Norms and Politics," (with Edwyna Harris, and Bernardo Mueller), Journal of Economic History (forthcoming September 2012). Earlier version published as NBER Working Paper No. #15264 (September 2009).

"Changing Social Contracts: Beliefs and Dissipative Inclusion in Brazil," (with Marcus Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos Pereira), Journal of Comparative Economics (forthcoming 2013). Earlier version published as NBER Working Paper No. #18588 (December 2012).

"Social Norms and Global Environmental Challenges: The Complex Interaction of Behaviors, Values, and Policy," (with Ann P. Kinzig, Paul R. Ehrlich, Kenneth Arrow, Scott Barrett, Timothy G. Buchman, Gretchen C. Daily, Bruce Levin, Simon Levin, Michael Oppenheimer, Elinor Ostrom, and Donald Saari), BioScience, 2013.

Beliefs, Leadership and Critical Transitions: Brazil 1964-2012, (with Bernardo Mueller, Marcus Melo and Carlos Pereira), forthcoming 2014 either Oxford University or Princeton University Press.

Fancisca Antman

Francisca Antman
"Gender, Educational Attainment and the Impact of Parental Migration on Children Left Behind," Journal of Population Economics, 25(4): 1187-1214, October 2012. (Lead Article)

Tania Barham

Tania Barham
“Living Longer: The Effect of the Mexican Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Elderly Mortality,” (with Jacob Rowberry) Journal of Development Economics, Volume 105: 226-236, November 2013.

“Boys’ Cognitive Skill Formation and Physical Growth: Long-term Experimental Evidence on Critical Ages and Early Childhood  Interventions,”
(with Karen Macours and John Maluccio) American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 103(3), 467-71, 2013.

“Development Effects of Electrification: Evidence from the Topographic Placement of Hydropower Plants in Brazil,”
(with Molly Lipscomb and Mushfiq Mobarak) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5(2): 200-231, April 2013.


 “Enhancing Cognitive Functioning: Medium-Term Effects of a Health and Family Planning Program in Matlab,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 4(1): 245-73, January 2012.

Martin Boileau

Martin Boileau
“Inventories, Sticky Prices, and the Propagation of Nominal Shocks,” (with Marc-André Letendre), Applied Economics. 43: 1161-1174, 2011.

"Do Tax Cuts Generate Twin Deficits? A Multi-Country Analysis," (with Michel Normandin), Canadian Journal of Economics, 45: 1667--1699, 2012.

Tania Barham

Brian Cadena
"Native Competition and Low-Skilled Immigrant Inflows," Journal of Human Resources, fall 2013.

"Can Self-Control Explain Avoiding Free Money? Evidence from Interest-Free Student Loans," (With Benjamin J. Keys) Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(4): 1117-1129, October, 2013.

"Recent Immigrants as Labor Market Arbitrageurs: Evidence from the Minimum Wage," Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.

Ann Carlos

Ann Carlos
"Native American Institutions and European Stategies,"
(with Frank Lewis) in The Cambridge History of Capitalism, vol. 1, The Rise of Capitalism, eds Larry Neal and Jeffery Williamson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2013.

"The Financing and Refinancing of the War of the Spanish Succession, and then Refinancing of the South Sea Company," (with Erin Fletcher, Larry Neal and Kirsten Wandschneider) in Credible Commitment, eds D'Maris Coffman and Larry Neal, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press 2013.

"Small pox and Native American Mortality: the 1780s Epidemic in the Hudson Bay Region," (with Frank Lewis) Explorations in Economic History, 49(3): 277-290, July 2012.

Yongmin Chen

Yongmin Chen
“Profitability of Product Bundling,”
(with Michael Riordan), International Economic Review, 54(1): 35-57, February 2013.

"Product Innovation Incentives: Monopoly vs. Competition," Journal of Economics and management Strategy, forthcoming.

“Ex ante Investment, Ex post Remedy, and Product Liability,” (with Xinyu Hua), International Economic Review, Vol. 53: 845-866, 2012.

“Physical Capital, Knowledge Capital and the Choice between FDI and Outsourcing,” (with Ig Horstmann and James Markusen), Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

Philip Graves

Philip Graves

"Environmental Economics: An Integrated Approach," Boca Raton/London/New York: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014, 264 pp.

"Linking Regional Science and Urban Economics: Long-Run Interactions Among Preferences for Amenities and Public Goods, Modern Economy,"
Modern Economy, Vol 3, no. 3 (May 2012), 253-262.

"Benefit-Cost Analysis of Environmental Projects: A Plethora of Biases Understating Net Benefits," Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, manuscript 1041, August 2012.

"Spatial Equilibrium in the Labor Market," The Handbook of Regional Science, Chapter 19, Peter Nijkamp and Manfred Fisher (eds), section editors Alessandra Faggian and Mark Partridge, Springer, New York, in press, 2013.

"The Hedonic Method of Valuing Environmental Policies and Quality," The Handbook of Regional Science, Chapter 6, Peter Nijkamp and Manfred Fisher (eds), section editor, Amit Batabyal, Springer, New York, in press, 2013.

Jonathan Hughes Jonathan Hughes
"Carpooling and Driver Responses to Fuel Price Changes: Evidence from Traffic Flows in Los Angeles," (with Antonio Bento and Daniel Kaffine), Journal of Urban Economics, 77(1): 41-56, 2013.
Murat Iyigun

Murat Iyigun
"Social Organizations, Risk-Sharing Institutions and Industrialization," (with Avner Greif and Diego Sasson), American Economic Review, P & P, May 2013.

"Lessons from the Ottoman Harem on Ethnicity, Religion and War," Economic Development and Cultural Change, 61(4): 693-730, July 2013.

Jin-Hyuk Kim

Daniel Kaffine
"The Effects of Regulation in the Presence of Multiple Unpriced Externalities: Evidence from the Transportation Sector,”
(with Antonio Bento, Kevin Roth, and Matt Zaragoza), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.

“Greenhouse gas emissions, waste and recycling policy,” (with Kaylee Acuff), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 65(1): 74-86, 2013.

“Carpooling and driver responses to fuel price changes: Evidence from traffic flows in Los Angeles,” (with Antonio Bento and Jonathan Hughes), Journal of Urban Economics, 77(1): 41-56, 2013.

“Scrap prices, waste and recycling policy,”  Land Economics, forthcoming.

“Emissions savings from wind power generation in Texas,” (with Brannin McBee and Jozef Lieskovsky),  Energy Journal, 34(1):155-175, 2013.

Wolfgang Keller

Wolfgang Keller
"Shanghai's Trade, China's Growth: Continuity, Recovery, and Change Since the Opium War
," (with Ben Li and Carol H. Shiue), International Monetary Fund Economic Review,61: 336-378, 2013.

"The Gravity of Knowledge," (with Stephen Yeaple), American Economic Review, forthcoming.

"The Evolution of Domestic Trade Flows when Foreign Trade is Liberalized: Evidence from the Chinese Maritime Customs Service," (with M. Aoki, T. Kuran, and G. Roland (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan), Institutions and Comparative Economic Development, 2012.

Jin-Hyuk Kim

Jin-Hyuk Kim
“A Simple Model of Copyright Levies: Implications for Harmonization,”
International Tax and Public Finance, forthcoming, November 2012.

 “Does Competition Affect Evolutionary Dynamics? Evidence from a Collegiate University,” Applied Economics Letters, 20(8): 781-785, 2013.

“Team-Based Incentives in Problem-Solving Organizations,” (co-authored with Nick Vikander), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, forthcoming.

“Employee Poaching: Why It Can Be Predatory,” Managerial and Decision Economics, forthcoming.

“Determinants of Post-Congressional Lobbying Employment,” Economics of Governance, 14(2), 2013, 107-126.

Carlos Martins-Filho

Carlos Martins-Filho
"High order conditional quantile estimation based on nonparametric models of regression,"
(with F. Yao and M. Torero) Econometric Reviews, forthcoming.

"On nonparametric estimation: with a focus on agriculture," (with R. Fare, S. Grosskopf and C. Pasurka), Annual Review of Resource Economics, forthcoming.

"Semiparametric stochastic frontier estimation via profile likelihood," (with F. Yao), Econometric Reviews, forthcoming.

"Kernel based estimation of semiparametric regression in triangular systems," (with F. Yao) Economics Letters, 115: 24-27, 2012.

"On asymptotic normality of the local polynomial regression estimator with stochastic bandwidths," (with P. Saraiva) Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 41: 1052-1068, 2012.

James Markusen

James Markusen
"Putting Per-Capita Income back into Trade Theory," Journal of International Economics, 90(2): 255-265, July 2013.

“Foreign Firms, Domestic Wages” (with Moeller, Nicholaj, and Bertel Schjerning), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, forthcoming.

"Expansion of Trade at the Extensive Margin: A General Gains-from-Trade Result and Illustrative Examples", Journal of International Economics, 89(1): 262-270, January 2013.

"Foreign Firms, Domestic Wages," (with Nikolaj Malchow-Mrller and Bertel Schjerning), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 115(2): 292-325, April 2013.

"International Welfare and Employment Linkages arising from Minimum Wages" (with Egger, Hartmut and Peter Egger), International Economic Review 53, 2012: 771-789.

“Physical Capital, Knowledge Capital and the Choice between FDI and Outsourcing” (with Ig Horstmann and Y. Chen), Canadian Journal of Economics 45, 2012: 1-15.

Keith Maskus

Keith Maskus
"Labor Skills and Foreign Direct Investment in a Dynamic Economy: Estimating the Knowledge-Capital Model for Singapore,"
(with Gnanaraj Chellaraj and Aaditya Mattoo) World Bank Policy Research Working Paper no.4950, Review of Development Economics, 2013, in press.

"Thailand-Cigarettes (Philippines): A More Serious Role for the Less Favourable Treatment Standard of Article III.4," (with William J. Davey ) World Trade Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2013, 163-193.

“Skilled Immigration and Innovation: Evidence from Enrolment Fluctuations in U.S. Doctoral Programmes” (with Eric Stuen and, Ahmed Mobarak) Economic Journal, Vol.122, No. 565, December 2012: 1143-1372 [lead article].

“Preferential Trade and Welfare with Differentiated Products” (with Denise Eby Konan), Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, No. 5, November 2012: 884-892.

“Knowledge Capital, International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment: A Sectoral Analysis” (with Titus O. Awukose, and Yiting), An Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, No. 3, July 2012: 707-723

Private Rights and Public Problems: the Global Economics of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century (Washington DC: Peterson Institute for International Economics), 2012.

Terra McKinnish

Terra McKinnish
“Who Marries Differently-Aged Spouses? Education, Occupation, Earnings, Ability and Appearance” (with Hani Mansour), Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.

Carol Shiue Scott J. Savage
"Effect of Network Unbundling on Retail Prices: Evidence from the Telecommunications Act of 1996,"
(with G. Rosston and B Wimmer), Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56, 487-519.

"Market Restructuring and the Efficiency of Electricity Generation: Plant Level Evidence From the United States 1995 to 2006," (with J. Dean Craig), The Energy Journal, 2013, 34(1), 1-31.

"Who Values the Media," (with D. Waldman), forthcoming in James Alleman and Paul rapporport (eds) Telecommunications Demand and Investment: The Road Ahead, Springer Publishing Company.
Carol Shiue Carol H. Shiue
"Shanghai's Trade, China's Growth: Continuity, Recovery, and Change Since the Opium War
," (with Wolfgang Keller and Ben Li), International Monetary Fund Economic Review,
61: 336-378, 2013.