Recent Faculty Publications


Besedes. T. (2019) "Optimizing Choice Architectures," Decision Analysis, forthcoming, joint with Mark Schneider, Cary Deck, Mike Shor, and Sudipta Sarangi

Dhongde, S., Pattanaik, P. and Xu Y. (2019) “Well-being, Poverty, and the Great Recession in the U.S.: A Study in a Multidimensional Framework,” Review of Income and Wealth, Article DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12411 

Johnson, E.P., & Oliver, M.E. (2019). Renewable generation capacity and wholesale electricity price variance. The Energy Journal 40(5): 143-168.

Oliver, M.E. (2019). Pricing flexibility under rate-of-return regulation: Effects on network infrastructure investment. Economic Modelling 78: 150-161. 

Toroghi, S.H., & Oliver, M.E. (2019). Framework for assessment of the direct rebound effect for residential photovoltaic systems. Applied Energy 251: 113391.


Belton, W. (2018). "Diversity and Social Capital in the U.S.A: A Tale of Conflict, Contact, or Total Mistruct." Review of Economics and Institutions forthcoming 

Baisa B., Burkett J., "Largr Multi-Unit Auctions with a Large Bidder," Journal of Economic Theory, 174, pp. 1-15, 2018.

Burkett J., Flanagan F.X., Griffith A.L., "Allocating Group Housing," Social Choice and Welfare, 50(4), pp. 581-596, 2018.

Burkett J., "Information Disclosure in Auctions with Downstream Competition," Economics Letters, 163, pp. 22-26, 2018. 

Cifci, E., & Oliver, M. E. (2018). Reassessing the Links Between Economic Growth, GHG Emissions, and the UNFCCC: A Difference-in-Differences Approach. Sustainability 10(2): 334. 

Kutlu Levent and Nair-Reichert Usha (2018) "Agglomeration Effects and Spatial Spillovers in Efficiency Analysis - A Distribution-Free Methodology" Regional Studies

Li, H., "Demand for MOOC-An Application of Big Data" (with Tingting Tong*), China Economic Review, Vol. 51, pp. 194-207, 2018. 

Li, H., "Human Capital Structure and Upgrading and Economic Growth: A Reconsideration of Disparities among China's Eastern, Central and Western Regions" (with Zhiyong Liu*, Yongyuan Hu, Chenhua Li) Economic Research Journal, in Chinese, Issue 3, pp. 50-63, 2018.

Li, H., 'Pricing Strategies in Online Book Industry: A Comparative Study (with Jifeng Luo*, Han Zhang), Information Systems and e-Business Management, Vol. 16(4), pp. 791-816, 2018.

Oliver, M. E., & Mason, C. F. (2018). Natural Gas Pipeline Regulation in the United States: Past, Present, and Future. Foundations and Trends® in Microeconomics 11(4): 227-288. 

Seung Hoon Lee and Yong Suk Lee, (2018) ''Political Influence and Trade Uncertainty: Evidence from Sanction Threats and Impositions'', Economics Bulletin, Volume 38, Issue 1, pages 367-372


Dhongde S. (2017) “A Multidimensional Analysis of the Elderly in the U.S.” in R. White (ed.) Measuring Multidimensional Poverty and Deprivation, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 255-270

Chambers D. and Dhongde S. (2017) “Are Countries becoming Equally Unequal?”Dhongde S. and Haveman R. “Multi-dimensional Deprivation in the U.S.” Social Indicators Research, Vol. 134, pp. 1-37 (2017)

Dhongde S.  “Measuring Segregation of the Poor: Evidence from India" World Development, Volume 89, pp. 111-123 (2017)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B, Rong Wang and Ken Caldeira. “Will the use of a carbon tax for revenue generation produce an incentive to continue carbon emissions?” Environmental Research Letters. 12.6 (2017)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B. “An Energy-centric Theory of Agglomeration.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Vol 84. 250-260. (2017)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B, Yuan Wang, Nan Lai, Guozhu Mao, Jian Zuo, and John Crittenden, Yi Jin. “Air pollutants emission from economic sectors in China: A linkage analysis” Ecological Indicators. Vol 77, 250-260. (2017)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B and Sjak Smulders. “Revisiting the economics of climate change: the role of geoengineering”. Research in Economics. Vol 71, 212–224. (2017).

Kim, B. C., & Oliver, M. E. Taming Drillers through Legislative Action: Evidence from Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Industry. Resource and Energy Economics 50: 15-35. DOI: (2017)

Oliver, M. E., & Mason, C. F.  An Overview of Interstate Gas Pipeline Regulation in the United States. Ch. 4, in Progress in Economics Research, Vol. 39 (2017 – 4th Quarter), edited by A. Tavidze. NOVA Science Publishers, Inc. (2017)

Tong, Tingting. and Haizheng. Li. Demand for MOOC-An Application of Big Data. China Economic Review. (2017)


Dhongde S., Li Y.,  Pattanaik P. and Xu Y. (2016)“Binary data, Hierarchy of Attributes, and Multidimensional Deprivation” Journal of Economic Inequality, Volume 14, pp. 363-378 (2016)

Dhongde S. and Chambers D. “Convergence in Income Distributions: Evidence from a Panel of Countries” Economic Modelling, Volume 59, pp. 262-270 (2016)

Dhongde, Shatakshee and Jacques Silber. "On Distributional Change, Pro-Poor Growth and Convergence." The Journal of Economic Inequality 14.1 (2016): 1-19.

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B and Tony Harding. “Solar geoengineering: from incredible to inevitable and half-way back.” Earth’s Future. Vol 4, no 12, 569–577 (2016).

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B, Soheil Shayegh and Ken Caldeira. “Adapting to rates versus amounts of climate change: a case of adaptation to sea-level rise.” “Environmental Research Letters.” 11.10. (2016)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B, Garth Heutel and Soheil Shayegh. “Climate tipping points and solar geoengineering.” Forthcoming Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. (2016)

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B. M. Burke, M. Craxton, C. D. Kolstad, C. Onda, H. Allcott, E. Baker, L. Barrage, R. Carson, K. Gillingham, J. Graff-Zivin, M. Greenstone, S. Hallegatte, W. M. Hanemann, G. Heal, S. Hsiang, B. Jones, D. L. Kelly, R. Kopp, M. Kotchen, R. Mendelsohn, K. Meng, G. Metcalf, R. Pindyck, S. Rose, I. Rudik, J. Stock, R. S. J. Tol. “Opportunities for advances in climate change economics.” Science. 352, 292-293. (2016)


Klimenko, Mikhail, and Sergei Guriev. “Duration and Term Structure of Trade Agreements." The Economic Journal 125 (2015): 1818–1849.

Schaffer, William A., and John Josza. "A Pedagogical Note on the Interregional Economic Base Model: Canada, 2004." The Review of Regional Studies 45.3 (2015):  279-283.

Oliver, Matthew. "Economies of Scale and Scope in Expansion of the U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Network." Energy Economics 52 (2015):  265-276.

Yu, Xuewei, Juan Moreno-Cruz, and John C. Crittenden. "Regional Energy Rebound Effect: The Impact of Economy-Wide and Sector Level Energy Efficiency Improvement in Georgia, USA." Energy Policy 87 (2015):  250-259.

Oliver, Matthew E. and Jason F. Shogren. "Contests, Common Agency, and Corruption: Why the Green Candidate Seldom Wins." Strategic Behavior and Environment 5.2 (2015):  87-109.

Kerl, Paul Y., Wenxian Zhang, Juan B. Moreno-Cruz, Athanasios Nenes, Matthew J. Realff, Armistead G. Russell, Joel Sokol, and Valerie M. Thomas. "A New Approach for Optimal Electricity Planning and Dispatching with Hourly Time-Scale Air Quality and Health Considerations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112.35 (2015):  10884-10889.

Choi, Jay Pil, Doh-Shin Jeon, and Byung-Cheol Kim.  "Net Neutrality, Business Models, and Internet Interconnection." American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7.3 (2015): 104-141.

Macfarlane, Gregory S., Laurie A. Garrow, and Juan Moreno-Cruz.  "Do Atlanta Residents Value MARTA? Selecting an Autoregressive Model to Recover Willingness to Pay." Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 78 (2015):  214-230.

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B. "Mitigation and the Geoengineering Threat." Resource and Energy Economics 41 (2015):  248-263.

Park, Hyunwoo, Jeongsik Lee, and Byung-Cheol Kim. "Project Selection in NIH: A Natural Experiment from ARRA." Research Policy 44 (2015):  1145-1159.

Nair-Reichert, Usha, and Richard J. Cebula. "Access to Higher Public Education and Location Choices of Undocumented Migrants: An Exploratory Analysis." International Advances in Economic Research 21.2 (2015):  189-199.

Ghosal, Vivek and Yang Ye. "Uncertainty and the Employment Dynamics of Small and Large Businesses." Small Business Economics 44 (2015): 529-558.

Shemyakina, Olga. "Exploring the Impact of Conflict Exposure during Formative Years on Labour Market Outcomes in Tajikistan." Journal of Development Studies 51.4 (2015):  1-25.

Xiao, Yuxi, Haizheng Li, and Belton M. Fleisher. "The Earnings Effects of Health and Health-Related Activities: A Panel Data Approach." Applied Economics 47.14 (2015):  1407-1423. 

Ghosal, Vivek. "Business Strategy and Firm Reorganization: Role of Changing Environmental Standards, Sustainable Business Initiatives, and Global Market Conditions." Business Strategy and the Environment 24 (2015):  123-144.


Ghosal, Vivek, and D. Daniel Sokol. "The Evolution of U.S. Cartel Enforcement." Journal of Law and Economics 57.S3 (2014): 51-65.

Li, Haizheng and Qinyi Liu. "Human Capital: Schooling." In Oxford Companion to the Economics of China, edited by Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, and Xiaobo Zhang, 465-471. Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2014.

Besedes, Tibor, Cary Deck, Sudipta Sarangi, and Mikhael Shor. "Reducing Choice Overload without Reducing Choices," Review of Economics and Statistics (2014).

Wang, Xiaojun, Belton M. Fleisher, Haizheng Li, and Shi Li. "Access to College and Heterogeneous Returns to Education in China." Economics of Education Review 42 (2014):  397-418.

Li, Haizheng, Qinyi Liu, Bo Li, Barbara Fraumeni, and Xiaobei Zhang. "Human Capital Estimates in China: New Panel Data 1985-2010." China Economic Review 30 (2014):  397-418.

McCarthy, Patrick. "US Airport Costs and Production Technology: A Translog Cost Function Analysis." Journal of Transport Economics and Policy 48.3 (2014):  427-447.

Oliver, Matthew, Charles Mason, and David Finnoff. "Pipeline Congestion and Basis Differentials." Journal of Regulatory Economics 46.3 (2014):  261-291.

Besedes, Tibor, Byung-Cheol Kim, and Volodymyr Lugovskyy. "Export Growth and Credit Constraints." European Economic Review 70 (2014):  350-370.

Nair-Reichert, Usha. "Location Decisions of Undocumented Migrants in the United States." Journal of Regional and Policy Analysis 44.2 (2014):  157-165.

Buviniç, Mayra, Monica Das Gupta, and Olga N. Shemyakina. "Armed Conflict, Gender, and Schooling." World Bank Economic Review 28 (2014):  311-319.

Hackl, Franz, Michael E. Kummer, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, and Christine Zulehner. "Market Structure and Market Performance in E-Commerce." European Economic Review 68.2 (2014):  199-218.

Johsnon, Erik. "The Cost of Carbon Dioxide Abatement from State Renewable Portfolio Standards."  Resource and Energy Economics 36.2 (2014):  332-350.

Li Haizheng, Bo Li, Yuefang Qiu, and Dazhi Guo. "China's Human Capital Measurement: Method, Results, and Application." Journal of Central University of Finance and Economics 1.5 (2014):  69-78. **This journal article is published in Chinese.

Minoiu, Camelia and Olga N. Shemyakina. "Armed Conflict, Household Victimization, and Child Health in Côte d'Ivoire." Journal of Development Economics 118 (2014):  237-255.

Oliver, Matthew E. "Linking Zebra Mussel Invasion and Waterborne Commerice in the USA." Water Policy 16.3 (2014):  261-291.

Strong, Aaron and Matthew E. Oliver. "General Equilibrium Ecosystem Modeling with Alternative Preference Specifications." Natural Resource Modeling 27.2 (2014): 197-215.

Besedes, Tibor, Cary Deck, Sarah Quintanar, Sudipta Sarangi, and Mikhael Shor. "Effort and Performance: What Distinguishes Interacting and Non-interacting Groups from Individuals?" Southern Economic Journal 81, no. 2 (2014):  294-322.

Hackl, Franz, Michael E. Kummer, and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer. "99 Cent: Price Points in E-Commerce." Information Economics and Policy 26 (2014): 12-27.

Cebula, Richard J., Usha Nair-Reichert, and Christopher K. Coombs. "Total State In-Migration Rates and Public Policy in the United States: A Comparative Analysis of the Great Recession and the Pre- and Post-Great Recession Years." Regional Studies, Regional Science 1 (2014):  102-115.


Ho, Chun-Yu, Patrick McCarthy, Yi Yang, and Xuan Ye. "Bankruptcy in the Pulp and Paper Industry: Market's Reaction and Prediction." Empirical Economics 45.3 (2013):  1205-1232.

Moreno-Cruz, Juan B. and David W. Keith. "Climate Policy Under Uncertainty: A Case for Solar Geoengineering." Climate Change 121.3 (2013):  431-444.

Ghosal, Vivek, and D. Daniel Sokol. "Compliance, Detection, and Mergers and Acquisitions." Managerial and Decision Economics 34 (2013):  514-528.

Jeitschko, Thomas D. and Byung-Cheol Kim. "Signaling, Learning, and Screening Prior to Trial: Informational Implications of Preliminary Injunction." Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 29.5 (2013):  1085-1113.

Shemyakina, Olga N., and Anke C. Plagnol. "Subjective Well-Being and Armed Conflict: Evidence from Bosnia-Herzegovina." Social Indicators Research 113.3 (2013):  1129-1152.

Shemyakina, Olga. "Patterns in Female Age at First Marriage and Tajik Armed Conflict." European Journal of Population 29.3 (2013):  303-343.

Tittle, Derek, Patrick McCarthy, and Yuxi Xiao. "Airport Runway Capacity and Economic Development: A Panael Data Analysis of Metropolitan Statistical Areas." Economic Development Quarterly 27.3 (2013):  230-239.

Besedes, Tibor.  "The Role of NAFTA and Returns to Scale in Export Duration."  CESifo Economic Studies 59 vol. 2 (2013):  306-336.

Li, Haizheng, Yunling Liang, Barbara M. Fraumeni, Zhiqiang Liu, and Xiaojun Wang. "Human Capital in China, 1985-2008). Review of Income and Wealth 59.2 (2013):  212-234.

Dhongde, Shatakshee and Camelia Minoiu. "Global Poverty Estimates: A Sensitivity Analysis" World Development 44 (2013): 1-13.

Fritz, Richard and Paul Kutasovic. "Aggregate Output, Prices, and Economic Growth." In Economics for Investment Decision Makers: Micro, Macro, and International Economics, edited by Christopher D. Piros, Jerald Pinto, and Larry Harris, 197-278. Hoboken: Wiley, 2013.

Fritz, Richard and Michele Gambera. "The Firm and Market Structures." In Economics for Investment Decision Makers: Micro, Macro, and International Economics, edited by Christopher D. Piros, Jerald Pinto, and Larry Harris, 143-196. Hoboken: Wiley, 2013.

Goeschl, Timo, Daniel Heyen, and Juan Moreno-Cruz. "The Intergenerational Transfer of Solar Radiation Management Capabilities and Atmospheric Carbon Stocks." Environmental and Resource Economics 56.1 (2013):  85-104.

Ricke, Katharine L., Juan Moreno-Cruz, and Ken Caldeira. "Strategic Incentives for Climate Geoengineering Coalitions to Exclue Broad Participation." Environmental Research Letters 8.1 (2013):  014021.

Lee, Jeongsik, and Byung-Cheol Kim. "The Relationship between Innovation and Market Shares:  Evidence from the Global LCD Industry." Industry and Innovation 20.1 (2013):  1-21.