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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


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)


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)