Current Research

Gentry, Matthew L., Timothy P. Hubbard, Denis Nekipelov, and Harry J. Paarsch (2018): “Structural Econometrics of Auction Data: A Review,” Foundations and Trends in
Econometrics, 9(2-4), 79-302.

Waldkirch, Andreas, “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment”, in Mariana Spatareanus, ed., Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise, Volume 3 of Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, ed., Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, Chapter 7, forthcoming 2018.

LaFave, Daniel R., Michael Doherty and Randy Nelson, “Race and Retention in a Competitive Labor Market,” Journal of Sports Economics 19(3), 2018, pp. 417-51.

Friedemann-Sanchez G., Capistrant BD, Ron J, Novak L, Zuijdwijk C, Ogle GD, Anderson B, Moran A, and Pendsey S, “Caregiving for Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Central India: The IDREAM Study,” Pediatric Diabetes, May 2018, 19(3), pp. 527-533

Franko, Patrice, “The Puzzle of Economic Development in Latin America”, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 4th edition, September 2018

Gunter, Samara R., “Child Support Wage Withholding and Father-Child Contact: Parental Bargaining and Salience Effects,” Review of Economics of the Household, 2018 June, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 427–452.

Park, Youngseok, “Rational Skeptics: On the Strategic Communication of Scientific Data,” Strategic Behavior and the Environment, forthcoming

Franko, Patrice, Herz, Monica, “Defense Industrialization in Latin America”, Comparative Strategy, forthcoming


2017 Research

Gunter, Samara R., “Dynamics of Urban Informal Labor Supply in the United States,” Social Science Quarterly, 2017, March 2017, Volume 98, Issue 1, pp. 16-36

Albano Amarante, Jose Carlos and Patrice Franko, “Defense Transormation in Latin America: Will it transform the technological base?” Democracy and Security March 2017 DOI: 10.1080/17419166.2017.1290527

Franko, Patrice, “Hard to Pick Fruit: Transforming the Landscape of Poverty in Brazil,” Chap. 13 in Latin America in the World, Edited by Daniel J. Greenberg, Routledge Press, 2017

Lester, Robert, “Are Supply Shocks Contractionary at the ZLB? Evidence from Utilization-Adjusted TFP Data (Joint with Julio Garin and Eric Sims), The Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.

Garín, Julio and Robert Lester, “The Opportunity Cost(s) of Employment and Search Intensity,” Macroeconomic Dynamics, Society for Economic Dynamics, forthcoming. .

De Silva, Dakshina G., Timothy P. Hubbard, Robert P. McComb, and Anita R. Schiller, “Entry, Growth, and Survival in the Green Industry,” Regional Studies 51(12), 2017, pp. 1774–1785.

LaFave, Daniel, and Michael Dalton, “Mitigating the Costs of a Health Condition: The role of Intra- and Interhousehold Assistance,” Journal of Health Economics, 2017, 53(May), pp. 38-52.

LaFave, Daniel R. and Duncan Thomas, “Height and Cognition at Work: Labor Market Productivity in a Low Income Setting,” Economics and Human Biology, 2017, 25(May), pp. 52-64. Previously issued as NBER Working Paper 22290.

LaFave, Daniel, and Duncan Thomas, “Extended Families and Child Well-being,” Journal of Development Economics, 2017, 126(May), pp. 52-65. Previously issued as NBER Working Paper 20702.

Barnatchez, Keith and Robert Lester, “The Relationship between Economic Freedom and Economic Dynamism,” Contemporary Economic Policy, April 2017, 35(2), pp. 358-372.

LaFave, Daniel R. “Family Support and Elderly Well-being in China,” Ageing International, 2017, 42(2), pp. 142-158.

Hickman, Brent R., Timothy P. Hubbard, and Harry J. Paarsch, “Identification and Estimation of a Bidding Model for Electronic Auctions,” Quantitative Economics 8(2), 2017, pp. 505–551.

Bellemare, Marc F., Cakir, Metin, Hanawa Peterson, Hikaru, Novak, Lindsey, and Rudi, Jeta, “On the Measurement of Food Waste,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1 October 2017, Volume 99, Issue 5, pp. 1148–1158

Bellemare, Marc F., and Novak, Lindsey, “Contract Farming and Food Security,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1 March 2017, Volume 99, Issue 2, pp. 357–378

Siodla, James, “Clean Slate: Land-Use Changes in San Francisco after the 1906 Disaster,” Explorations in Economic History, July 2017, Vol. 65, pp. 1-16


2016 Research

LaFave, Daniel R. and Duncan Thomas, “Farms, Families and Markets: New Evidence on Completeness of Markets in Agricultural Settings,” Econometrica 84(5), September 2016.

Cassey, Andrew, Katherine Schmeisser and Andreas Waldkirch, “Exporting Spatial Externalities“, Open Economies Review 27(4), September 2016, pp. 697-720.

Garín, Julio, Robert Lester and Eric Sims, “On the Desirability of Nominal GDP Targeting,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 69, August 2016, pp. 21-44.

Garín, Julio, Robert Lester and Eric Sims, “Are Supply Shocks Contractionary at the ZLB? Evidence from Utilization-Adjusted TFP Data,” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 22311, June 2016.

Garín, Julio, Robert Lester and Eric Sims, “Raise Rates to Raise Inflation? Neo-Fisherianism in the New Keynesian Model,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol 50(1), pages 243-259. Also National Bureau of Economic Research Working paper 22177, April 2016.

Huber, Arthur, Rebecca Newman and Daniel LaFave, “Cannabis Control and Crime: Medicinal Use, Depenalization and the War on Drugs,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2016, 16(4), pp. 1-36.

De Silva, Dakshina G., Timothy P. Hubbard and Anita R. Schiller, “Entry and Exit Patterns of ‘Toxic’ Firms,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 98(3), 2016, pp. 881-909.

Hubbard, Timothy P. and Harry J. Paarsch, Auctions, MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016.


2015 Research

Hubbard, Timothy P. and Justin Svec, “A Model of Tradeable Capital Tax Permits,” Journal of Public Economic Theory 17(6), December 2015, pp. 916-942.

Norbäck, Pehr-Johan, Ayça Tekin-Koru and Andreas Waldkirch, “Multinational Firms and Plant Divestiture,” Review of International Economics 23(5), November 2015, pp. 811-845 (Lead Article).

Siodla, James, “Razing San Francisco: The 1906 Disaster as a Natural Experiment in Urban Redevelopment,” Journal of Urban Economics 89, September 2015, pp. 48-61.

Hickman, Brent R. and Timothy P. Hubbard, “Replacing Sample Trimming with Boundary-Correction in Nonparametric Estimation of First-Price Auction Models,” Journal of Applied Econometrics 30(5), August 2015, pp. 739-762.

LaFave, Daniel R., Sahan T.M. Dissanayake, Michael Donihue, Brendan Cosgrove, “The Economic Impacts of Shale Gas Development,” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 44(2), August 2015, pp. 20-39.

Donihue, Michael, Sahan T.M. Dissanayake, Lucy O’Keeffe, “A Case Study of the Economic Impact of Seasonal Visitors to a Lake Watershed Environment,” Athens Journal of Tourism 2(2), June 2015, pp. 81-91.

Franko, Patrice, “Brazil,” Chapter 16 in The Routledge Handbook of Global Economic Thought (editor: Vincent Barnett) NY:  Routledge Press, 2015.

Waldkirch, Andreas, “Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico,” Chapter 18 in: Handbook on Trade and Development. Oliver Morrissey, Ricardo Lopez and Kishor Sharma (Eds.). Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass., 2015, pp. 351-72.


2014 Research

Lester, Robert, “Home Production, Price Stickiness and Economic Fluctuations,” Journal of Macroeconomics 41, September 2014, pp. 107-121.

Hubbard, Timothy P., Harry J. Paarsch, “On the Numerical Solution of Equilibria in Auction Models with Asymmetries within the Private-Values Paradigm,” Chapter 2 of the Handbook of Computational Economics, Volume 3, edited by Kenneth L. Judd and Karl Schmedders, 2014. New York: Elsevier.

Hubbard, Timothy P., “Trade and Transboundary Pollution: Quantifying the Effects of Trade Liberalization on CO2 Emissions,” Applied Economics 46(5), 2014, pp. 483-502.

Lester, Robert, Michael Pries and Eric Sims, “Volatility and Welfare,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 38(1), January 2014, pp. 17-36.


2013 Research

Franko, Patrice “The Trilemma of Defense: Military Modernization in Brazil,” forthcoming INSS/National Defense University Policy Paper Fall 2013; also appearing in proceedings, Forte de Copacabana, 10th annual conference proceedings Fundação Konrad Adenauer, Fall 2013. (Both versions in both English and Portuguese)

Lester, Robert and Jonathan Wolff, “The Empirical Relevance of the Mises-Hayek Theory of the Trade Cycle,” Review of Austrian Economics 26(4), December 2013, pp. 433-461.

Gunter, Samara, “Effects of Child Support Pass-Through and Disregard Policies on In-Kind Child Support.” Review of Economics of the Household 11(2), June 2013, pp. 193-209.

Gunter, Samara, “State Earned Income Tax Credits and Participation in Regular and Informal Work.” National Tax Journal 66(1), March 2013, pp. 33-62.

Hubbard, Timothy P., René Kirkegaard, Harry J. Paarsch, “Using Economic Theory to Guide Numerical Analysis: Solving for Equilibria in Models of Asymmetric First-Price Auctions,” Computational Economics 42(2), 2013, pp. 241-66.


2012 Research

Waldkirch, Andreas, Peter Nunnenkamp, Maximiliano Sosa Andrés and Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, “What Drives India’s Outward FDI?” South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance 1(2), December 2012, pp. 245-279.

Findlay, David, John M. Santos, “Race, Ethnicity, and Baseball Card Prices: A Replication, Correction, and Extension of Hewitt, Munoz, Oliver, and Regoli,” Econ Journal Watch, May 2012, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 122-140.

Findlay, David, John M. Santos, “Supplement to ‘Race, Ethnicity, and Baseball Card Prices: A Replication, Correction, and Extension of Hewitt, Munoz, Oliver, and Regoli’,” Econ Journal Watch, May 2012, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. A1-A18.

Goltfelty, Robert, Randy Nelson, “Movie Stars and Box Office Revenues: An Empirical Analysis,” Journal of Cultural Economics 36(2), May 2012, pp. 141-66.

Donihue, Michael, Lois Lupica, Bodie Colwell, “The Consumer Bankruptcy Fee Study,” American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Vol. 20, Spring 2012.

Waldkirch, Andreas, Eckhardt Bode and Peter Nunnenkamp, “Spatial Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in US States,” Canadian Journal of Economics 45(1), February 2012, pp. 16-40.

Hickman, Brent R., Timothy P. Hubbard, Yiğit Sağlam, “Structural Econometric Methods in Auctions: A Guide to the Literature,” Journal of Econometric Methods 1(1), 2012, pp. 67-106.

Hubbard, Timothy P., Tong Li, Harry J. Paarsch, “Semiparametric Estimation in Models of First-Price, Sealed-Bid Auctions with Affiliation,” Journal of Econometrics 168(1), 2012, pp. 4-16.