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Student Publications

Current and former economics graduate students at Oklahoma State University have published research in many well respected journals in economics and related fields, both independently and with OSU faculty. Research profiles for many of our recent students can be found at Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).

A sample of recent student and alumni publications (with student names in bold) includes:

  • Al-Rashidi, Atef, and Bidisha Lahiri. (2013). The effect of exchange rate volatility on trade: correcting for selection bias and asymmetric trade flows. Applied Economics Letters, 20(11), 1121-1126.
  • Bishop, James M. (2017). Does cigarette smuggling prop up smoking rates? American Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming, doi: 10.1162/ajhe_a_00094.
  • Cai, Zhengyu, and John V. Winters. (2017). Self-employment differentials among foreign-born STEM and non-STEM workers. Journal of Business Venturing, 32(4), 371-384.
  • Chakrabarty, Durba, and Levent Kutlu. (2014). Competition and price dispersion in the airline markets. Applied Economics, 46(28), 3421-3436.
  • Davidsson, Michael, and Bienvenido Cortes. (2017). The role of the housing supply and the regulatory environment in economic growth of micropolitan statistical areas. Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, 47(1), 44-56.
  • Davidsson, Michael, and Dan S. Rickman. (2012). US micropolitan area growth: A spatial equilibrium growth analysis. The Review of Regional Studies, 41(2, 3), 179-203.
  • Ding, Hui, and Jaebeom Kim. (2012). Does inflation targeting matter for PPP? An empirical investigation. Applied Economics Letters, 19(18), 1777-1780.
  • Fufa, Tolina, and Jaebeom Kim. (2017). Stock markets, banks, and economic growth: Evidence from more homogeneous panels. Research in International Business and Finance, Forthcoming, DOI: 10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.120.
  • Kim, Jaebeom, and Hui Ding. (2017). Inflation targeting and real interest rate parity: A bias correction approach. Economic Modeling, 60, 132-137.
  • Ghosh, Sanchari, Maria Ibarraran, Keith D. Willett, and Gerardo Sanchez Torres. (2017). Water allocation and management along the Santa Cruz border region. Water Resources and Economics, 19, 1-17.
  • Ghosh, Sanchari, Kelly M. Cobourn, and Levan Elbakidze. (2014). Water banking, conjunctive administration, and drought: The interaction of water markets and prior appropriations in Southeastern Idaho. Water Resources Research, 50, 6927-6949.
  • Ghosh, Sanchari, and Keith Willett. (2012). Property rights revisited: An analytical framework for a groundwater permit market under the rule of capture. Journal of Natural Resource Policy Research, 4, 143-159.
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine, and Abdul Munasib. (2015). The impact of obesity on consumer bankruptcy. Economics & Human Biology, 17, 208-224.
  • Reimer, Matthew N., Mouhcine Guettabi, and Audrey-Loraine Tanaka. (2017). Short-run impacts of a severance tax change: Evidence from Alaska. Energy Policy, 107, 448-458.
  • Rickman, Dan S., and Mouhcine Guettabi. (2015). The Great Recession and nonmetropolitan America. Journal of Regional Science, 55(1), 93-112.
  • Lazarte Alcala, Naneida Regina, Lee C. Adkins, Bidisha Lahiri, and Andreas Savvides. (2014). Remittances and income diversification in Bolivia’s rural sector. Applied Economics, 46(8), 848-858.
  • Winters, John, and Yu Li. (2017). Urbanization, natural amenities, and subjective well-being: Evidence from U.S. counties. Urban Studies, 54(8), 1956-1973.
  • Kazianga, Harounan, and Francis Makamu. (2017). Crop choice, schooling participation and child labor in developing countries: Cotton expansion in Burkina Faso, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(1), 34-54.
  • Mitchell, David M., and Keith Willett. (2012). Modeling transactions costs in a regional transferable discharge permit system for phosphorus runoff. Journal of Regional Analysis & amp; Policy, 42(2), 126-138.
  • Osei, Michael, and Zhiguang Wang. (2015). Seasonality and stochastic volatility in wheat options. Journal of Economics, 41(1), 1-20.
  • Saing, Chan. (2017). Rural electrification in Cambodia: does it improve the welfare of households? Oxford Development Studies, Forthcoming, DOI:10.1080/13600818.2017.1340443.
  • Azam, Mehtabul, and Chan Saing. (2016). Assessing the impact of District Primary Education Program in India. Review of Development Economics, Forthcoming, DOI: 10.1111/rode.12281.
  • Currier, Kevin M., and Yanming Sun. (2014). Market Power and Welfare in Electricity Markets Employing Tradable Green Certificate Systems. International Advances in Economic Research, 20(2), 129-138.
  • Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, M. Rose Olfert, and Ying Tan. (2017). International trade and local labor markets: Do foreign and domestic shocks affect regions differently? Journal of Economic Geography, 17(2), 375-409.
  • Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, M. Rose Olfert, and Ying Tan. (2015). When spatial equilibrium fails: Is place-based policy second best? Regional Studies, 49(8), 1303-1325.
  • Partridge, Mark D., Dan S. Rickman, Ying Tan, and M. Rose Olfert. (2015). U.S. regional poverty post-2000: The lost decade. Economic Development Quarterly, 29(1), 38-48.
  • Munasib, Abdul, and Xi Tian. (2015). Impact of institutions on social network formation: Communist party membership and social network investment in China. Applied Economics, 47(45), 4829-4846.
  • Lahiri, Bidisha, and Xi Tian. (2013). Structural break between small and large firms’ behaviour in trade credit and bank credit: Evidence from India’s retail sector. Applied Economics Letters, 20(2), 199-202.
  • Rickman, Dan, Hongbo Wang, and John Winters. (2017). Relative teacher salaries and the decision to teach. Contemporary Economic Policy, 35, 542-550.
  • Rickman, Dan S., Hongbo Wang, and John V. Winters. (2017). Is shale development drilling holes in the human capital pipeline? Energy Economics, 62, 283-290.
  • Wang, Hongbo. (2016). Do mandatory U.S. state renewable portfolio standards increase electricity prices? Growth and Change, 47(2), 157-174
  • Rickman, Dan S., and Hongbo Wang. (2017). U.S. regional population growth 2000-2010: Natural amenities or urban agglomeration? Papers in Regional Science. 96, S69-S90.
  • Yu, Yihua, Jing Wang, and Xi Tian. (2016). Identifying the flypaper effect in the presence of spatial dependence: Evidence from education in China’s counties. Growth and Change, 47(1), 93-110
  • Yu, Yihua, Xinye Zheng, and Yi Han. (2014). On the demand for natural gas in urban China. Energy Policy, 70, 57-63.
  • Yu, Yihua, and Dan S. Rickman. (2013). US state and local fiscal policies and non‐metropolitan area economic performance: A spatial equilibrium analysis. Papers in Regional Science, 92(3), 579-597.