Research & Publications

Selected Faculty Publications


Hussey, Andrew with Sheena Murray and Wendy Stock “Gender, Coauthorship, and Scholarly Productivity in Economics,” Economic Inquiry. 

Hussey, Andrew with Jobu Babin and Marine Foray “Shelter-in-Place Orders, Loneliness, and Cooperative Behavior” 2021. Economics & Human Biology 43: 101056. 

Hussey, Andrew with Michael Jetter and Dianne McWilliam “The Fundamental Determinants of Economic Inequality in Average Income Across Countries: The Declining Role of Political Institutions,” Review of Income and Wealth 61(1): 104-133. 

Kemme, David with Thomas McInish and Jiang Zhang “Market Fairness and efficiency: Evidence from the Tokyo stock exchange,” Journal of Banking and Finance,” Vol. 134. 

Kemme, David with Bhavik Parikh and Tanja Steigner “Inequality, Autocracy and Sovereign Funds as determinants of Foreign Portfolio Equity Flows," Journal of Financial Research

Lee, J. with Sunghoon Chung "The Price Effect of China Tire Safeguard", Applied Economics


Hussey, Andrew with Jobu Babin, Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy and David Taylor. "Beauty Premiums Among Academics" Economics of Education Review, 78: 102019

Kemme, David with Saktinil Roy. "The run-up to the global financial crisis: A longer historical view of financial liberalization, capital inflows and asset bubbles," International Review of Financial Analysis, 69 (2020)

Kemme, David with Bhavik Parikh and Tanja Steigner. "Tax Morale and International Tax Evasion," Journal of World Business, 55 (2020) 101052. 

López, José Joaquín with Jesica Torres "Size-dependent policies, talent misallocation, and the return to skill" Review of Economic Dynamics, Volume 38, 2020.

Speer, Jamin D. with Leighton, Margaret. "Labor market returns to college major specificity." European Economic Review, 128 (2020).

Astorne-Figari, C. and J. Lopez, with A. Yankelevich "Advertising for Consideration" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 157, issue C, 653-669

Astorne-Figari, C. and J. Lee. "An empirical investigation on the transfer of expatriates within MNCs from a knowledge perspective," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 81, issue 4

Lee, J., with J. Han and H. Lee. "The role of foreign affiliate productivity in the integration strategies of the multinational firm," World Economy, 42, issue 5

Okunade, Albert A., with Osmani, Ahmad R. “Cancer survivors in the labor market: Evidence from recent US micro-panel data.” Economic Modelling 80, Aug., (2019): 202-221. 


Astorne-Figari, C. and J. Speer. "Drop Out, Switch Majors, or Persist? The Contrasting Gender Gaps" Economics Letters 164, p. 82-85, March 2018

Cunningham, J., with R. Gillezeau. "Racial Differences in Police Use of Force: Evidence from 1960s Civil Disturbances."  2018. American Economic Association, Paper and Proceedings. 108: 217-21

Okunade, A., with T. Getzen. "Symposium Introduction: Papers on 'Modelling National Health Expenditures," Health Economics 26 (July): 827-833.

Lopez, J. "A Quantitative Theory of Tax Evasion," Journal of Macroeconomics, 23, 107-126.

Lopez, J. "Financial Frictions and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico," Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 66, 294-301

Kemme, D., with K. Koleyni, "Exchange rate regimes and welfare losses from foreign crises: the impact of the US financial crisis on Mexico", Review of International Economics, 25, 132-147.

Kemme, D., with B. Parikh and T. Steigner, "Tax havens, tax evasion, and tax information exchange agreements in the OECD", European Financial Management, 23, 519-542.

Speer, J. "The Gender Gap in College Major: Revising the Role of Pre-College Factors", Labour Economics 44, p. 69-88.

Speer, J. "Pre-Market Skills, Occupational Choice, and Career Progression", Journal of Human Resources 52(1), p. 187-246.

Okunade, A., with X. You, "Income and Technology as Drivers of Australian Healthcare Expenditures", Health Economics, 26, 853-862.


Okunade, A., with T. Niango, W. Chen, and D. Fofana, "Determinants of U.S. Prescription Drug Utilization Using County Level Data," Health Economics, 25, 606-619

Okunade, A., with V. Murthy "Determinants of U.S. Health Expenditure: Evidence from Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) approach to cointegration", Economic Modelling, 59, 67-73.

Lee, J., with S. Chung and T. Osang, "Did China Tire Safeguard Save U.S. Workers?"  European Economic Review, 85, p.22-38, 2016

Speer, J. with J. Altonji and L. Kahn, "Cashier or Consultant? Entry Labor Market Conditions, Field of Study, and Career Success," Journal of Labor Economics, 34(S1), p. S361-S401, 2016

Speer, J. "How Bad is Occupational Coding Error? A Task-Based Approach", Economics Letters, 141, p.166-168, 2016

Speer, J. "Wages, Hours, and the School-to-Work Transition: The Consequence of Leaving School in a Recession for Less-Educated Men", The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 16(1), p.97-124, 2016

Before 2016
Nocetti, D.  and W.T. Smith, "Changes in Risk and Strategic Interaction," Journal of Mathematical Economics, 56 (2015): 37-46

Eckel, C. and W.T. Smith, "The Discriminating Beta: Prices and Capacity with Correlated Demands," Southern Economic Journal, 81 (2014): 56-67

Altonji, J.G., L.B. Kahn, and J. Speer. "Trends in Earnings Differentials Across College Majors and the Changing Task Composition of Jobs," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 104(5), p.387-393, May 2014

Astorne-Figari C. and A. Yankelevich. "Consumer Search with Asymmetric Price Sampling," Economics Letters 122 (2014), p.331-333.

Chen, W., A. Okunade, and G. Lubiani. “Quality-Quantity Decomposition of Income Elasticity of U.S. Hospital Care Expenditure Using State-level Panel Data,” Health Economics (2014).

Grove, W., and A. Hussey. "Returns to MBA Quality: Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns to Peers, Faculty, and Institution Quality," Labor Economics 26 (2014): p.43-54

Grove, W., and A. Hussey. “Affirmative Action in MBA Programs: Investigating the Mismatch Hypothesis for Race and Gender,” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Advances) (2014) 14(3)  613-668.

Hussey, A., Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, A., and J. Walker, "AIDing Contraception: HIV and Recent Trends in Abortion Rates," Applied Economics 46 (2014) : 1788-1803.

Han, J., H. Lee, and J. Lee, “How and where to Offshore: a Productivity Comparison at the Firm Level,” Applied Economics 46 (2014): 1704-1715.

Lee, J. "The Transfer of Workers within Multinationals and Ownership of Foreign Affiliates," Economics Letters 125 (2014), p.149-152

Arcidiacono, P., E. Aucejo, A. Hussey, A., and K. Spenner. “Racial Segregation Patterns in Selective Universities,” Journal of Law and Economics 56.4 (2013): 1039-60.

Debaere, P., H. Lee, and J. Lee. “Language, Ethnicity, and Intra Firm Trade,” Journal of Development Economics 103 (2013): 244-253.

Dyer, J., W.T. Smith, and J. Schneider. “Saving-Based Asset Pricing,” Journal of Banking & Finance 37 (2013), 3704-3715.

Jetter, M., Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, and W.T. Smith. “The Effects of Wage Volatility on Growth,” Journal of Macroeconomics 37 (2013): 93-109.

Lubiani, G. and A. Okunade. “Production Cost Structure in U.S. Outpatient Physical Therapy Health Care,” Health Economics 22 (2013): 212-223.

Chen, W., W. Grove and A. Hussey, A. “The Payoff to School Selectivity: An Application of Dale and Krueger’s Method to MBA Programs,” Economics Letters 116.2 (2012): 247-249.

Hussey, A. “Human Capital Augmentation versus the Signaling Value of MBA Education,” Economics of Education Review 31.4 (2012): 69-83.

Kemme, D. and S. Roy. “Did the Recent Housing Boom Signal the Global Financial Crisis?” Southern Economic Journal 78.3 (2012): 999-1018.

Kemme, D. and S. Roy. “Causes of Banking Crises:  Deregulation, credit booms, and asset bubbles, then and now,” International Review of Economics and Finance, 24: 270-294. (2012)

Echazu, L., D, Nocetti, and W.T. Smith. “A New Look at the Determinants of the Ecological Discount Rate: Disentangling Social Preferences,” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Advances (2012).

Chang, C., T.M. Waters, W.T. Cecil, P. Kasteridis, and D.M. Mirvis. “Impact of Consumer Directed Health Plans on Healthcare Utilization and Costs,” Health Services Research 46, (2011) 155-172.

Grove, W. and A. Hussey. “Returns to Field of Study versus School Quality: MBA Selection on Observed and Unobserved Heterogeneity,” Economic Inquiry 49.3 (2011): 730-749.

Grove, W., M. Jetter, and A, Hussey. “The Gender Pay Gap Beyond Human Capital: Heterogeneity in Noncognitive Skills and in Labor Market Tastes,” Journal of Human Resources, 46.4 (2011): 827-874.

Hussey, A. “The Effect of Ethics on Labor Market Success: Evidence from MBA Graduates,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 80.1 (2011): 168-180.

Hussey, A. and O. Swinton. “Estimating the Ex Ante Expected Returns to College,” American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings 101, 3 (2011): 598-602.

Kemme, D. and S. Roy. “What is Really Common in the Run-up to Banking Crises?” Economic Letters 113.3 (2011): 211-214.

Kemme, D. and G. Lyakir. “From Peg to Float:  Exchange Market Pressure and Monetary Policy in the Czech Republic,” Review of International Economics, 19(1), 93-108. (2011). 

D. Nocetti and W.T. Smith. “Price Uncertainty, Saving, and Welfare,” Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control 35 (2011): 1139-1149.

D. Nocetti and W.T. Smith. “Precautionary Saving and Endogenous Labor Supply with and without Expected Utility,” Journal of Money, Credit & Banking 43 (2011): 1475-1504.

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