Research

Publications


The Heavy Tail in Finance: A survey in Econometrics: New Research, Santiago A. Mendez and Ana Maria Vega (eds.) Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY 2012 with Hamid Mohtadi

What have we Learned from the 2007-08 liquidity crisis? A Survey, Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 34, 2012, pp. 119-128, with Hamid Mohtadi

Using Reflection Papers in Principles of Macroeconomics classes, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research,  Vol. 14, Issue 1, 2013, with Jodi Olmsted

Intellectual Property Rights and Growth: Is there a threshold effect?, International Economic Journal, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 121-135, 2014, with Hamid Mohtadi

Impact of Automated Response Systems on Students’ Performance in Principles of Microeconomics, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p49, 2014

Oil, Taxation and Transparency, submitted to Economic Journal, Hamid Mohtadi and Michael L. Ross



Working Papers


Financial Cascades in the MENA Region: Theory, Empirics and Policy, Economic Research Forum Working Paper No.718, October 2012, with H. Mohtadi (list of ERF working papers)

Imitation, Innovation and Threshold Effects: A Game Theoretic Approach, with Hamid Mohtadi

Patent Pools, Product Lifecycles, and Innovation:  An Analysis of the Motion Pictures Patent Company during the early American Film Industry, with C. McChrystal and S. Wallace



Work in Progress


“Does Greater Transparency Reduce Financial Volatility?”, with H. Mohtadi (in progress)

“Private Information in Bank Lending”, with H. Mohtadi (in progress)

“Stock Markets and Economic Growth: Resolving Conflicting Evidence”, with H. Mohtadi (in progress)

“Do Natural Resources Inhibit Transparency?”, with H. Mohtadi and M. Ross (in progress)

“Third Context” of Intercultural Communication in Business Writing Classes”, with T.Batova (in progress)