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Economics | Faculty Research Interests

Robert Blecker

International trade policy, open economy macroeconomics, the value of the dollar and the US trade deficit, the Mexican economy, and NAFTA



Jeremiah Dittmar

Institutional and technological determinants of economic growth, economic history, political economy, and economic geography

Robert Feinberg

Market entry and exit, patterns and determinants of US and global antidumping actions, competitive interactions between banks and credit unions in local consumer lending markets, Australian antitrust policy, and development of markets in Central and Eastern Europe



Maria Floro

Economic problems and concerns of vulnerable groups, especially women, small farmers and urban poor, in developing countries



Amos Golan

Information, information processing and optimal decision rules based on efficient use of information (Info-Metrics)

 

Caren Grown

Assets and women's well-being, gender equality and public finance, trade liberalizatioin and gender, and measurement of women's status



Mary Hansen

Child welfare policy and economic history

 

Alan Isaac

Agent-based simulation, with an emphasis on macrodynamics, the intergenerational transmission of wealth inequality and the growth of effects of open innovation, growth theory, with an emphasis on Post Keynesian models of the distributional effects of macroeconomic policy




Robert Lerman

Employment, income support, and youth development, especially as they affect low-income populations

 

Daniel Lin

Industrial organization of entertainment industries, the theory of the firm, and the antitrust implications of various theories of competition

 

Subodh Mathur

Econometrics, Economic Development, climate change

 

Mieke Meurs

Comparative systems, heterodox microeconomics, transition economies, economics of gender



Walter Park

Intellectual property rights, research and development, technological progress



Arturo Porzecanski

International finance, emerging markets, and Latin American economics and politics



Kara Reynolds

Political economy of trade protection, antidumping protection, the impact of trade liberalization

 

Natalia Radchenko

Microeconometrics, labor economics, public policy evaluation



Larry Sawers

Economic development, macroeconomic policy, U.S. economics history



Xuguang (Simon) Sheng

Econometric theory, applied econometrics, empirical macroeconomics, economic and financial forecasting



Ralph Sonenshine

Antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, international trade and finance, and economic history

 

Martha Starr

Consumption, saving, wealth, macroeconomics, monetary policy, developing and emerging-market countries, and social economics



John Willoughby

Political economy of globalization in the Middle East and South Asia

 

Paul Winters

Impact evaluation of development projects, rural poverty, migration and remittances, fertility, cash transfer programs in developing countries, rural livelihood strategies, tourism and smallholder agriculture



Jon Wisman

History of economic thought, methodology, history, introductory macroeconomics

 

Mahmud Yesuf

Poverty, environment and development issues in low income countries, with a special focus on households' behavioral issues (such as risk aversion)