The Department mourns the passing of Professor Emerita Barbara Bergmann. A memorial service will be held on the second floor of the American University Museum on April 28, 2015. Additional details will follow.
Robert Feinberg (with Thomas Husted and Florian Szucs), "Does State Antitrust Enforcement Drive Establishment Exit?" Journal of Competition Law & Economics, March 2015
Robert Feinberg (with PhD Student Daniel Kuehn, Signe-Mary McKernan, Doug Wissoker, and Sisi Zhang), "Explaining Variation in Title Charges: A Study of Five Metropolitan Residential Real Estate Markets," Review of Industrial Organization, March 2015
Robert Blecker, "Structural Change, the Real Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments in Mexico, 1960-2012" Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming 2015.
Boris Gershman, "The Economic Origins of the Evil Eye Belief" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, February 2015
Boris Gershman (with Quamrul Ashraf and Peter Howitt) "How Inflation Affects Macroeconomic Performance: An Agent-Based Computational Investigation," Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming 2015
Jon D. Wisman (with AU Alum Aaron Pacitti) "Ending the Unemployment Crisis with Guaranteed Employment and Retraining," Journal of Economic Issues, September 2014
Mary E. Hansen (with Bradley Hansen), “The Evolution of Garnishment and Wage Assignment Law in Illinois, 1880-1930.” Essays in Economic & Business History, May 2014.
Mary E. Hansen (with Ashley Provencher and Josh Gupta-Kagan), "The Standard of Proof at Adjudication of Abuse or Neglect: Its Influence on Case Outcomes at Key Junctures" Social Work and Social Sciences Review, October 2014.
AU ECONOMISTS IN THE NEWS
Mary Hansen in The Los Angeles Times (1/15/15), "Obama Pushes Paid Sick/Family Leave for Workers"
Boris Gershman in The Boston Globe (1/4/15), "The Case for the Evil Eye"
Mary Hansen in CNN (11/4/14) "Is Child Poverty Inevitable?"
Gabriel Mathy in the National Journal (10/17/14) "What Would an Ebola Travel Ban Actually Look Like?"
Robert Blecker in the Baltimore Sun (10/3/14) "Trade Deals Worsen Immigration Pressures"
Mary Hansen's research on "The Value of Adoption" is featured on the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives' website, and contributed to the passage of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act by the House and Senate.
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