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Bulletins

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Boris Gershman (with Quamrul Ashraf and Peter Howitt),  "Banks, Market Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance: An Agent-Based Computational Analysis," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, March 2017. 

Mary Eschelbach Hansen (with Michelle McKinnon Miller), "A New View of Women in Bankruptcy:Evidence from Maryland Since 1940," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal 34, November 2016.

Robert A. Blecker, "The US Economy Since the Crisis:Slow Recovery and Secular Stagnation," European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies:Intervention, 2016.

Robert A. Blecker, "Finance, Distribution, and the Role of Government: Heterodox Perspectives for Understanding the Crisis," Studies in Political Economy, 2016.

Gabriel Mathy, "Stock Volatility, Return Jumps and Uncertainty Shocks During the Great Depression", Financial History Review, July 2016.

Robert Feinberg, “The Determinants of Cartel Duration in Korea” (with Hyunchul Kim and Minsoo Park), Review of Industrial Organization, June 2016.

Robert Feinberg, “Anti-cartel Enforcement and Subsequent Mergers: State-level Evidence for the Health Professions,” Economics Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2016, pp. 365-372.

Boris Gershman, "Witchcraft Beliefs and the Erosion of Social Capital: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African and Beyond," Journal of Development Economics, May 2016.

Robert Blecker (with Carlos Ibarra), "Structural Change, the Real Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments in Mexico, 1960-2012," Cambridge Journal of Economics, published March 2016.

Daniel Kuehn (PhD Student), "Home Production, House Values, and the Great Recession," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, March 2016.

 

AU ECONOMISTS IN THE NEWS

Evan Kraft in The Hill
(2/18/17) "Yellen Rightly Defends Wall Street Reform Against House GOP Criticism"
(1/18/17) "Buyers Beware: Inflation Rising After Several Sluggish Years"
(12/27/16) "Trump Boosted Christmas Spending? Doubtful"
(12/15/16) "After Liftoff, Trump-fed Clash Could Be in the Offing in 2017"

Jon Wisman in E-International Relations (01/04/2017), "Exploding Inequality is Killing Democracy"

Jon Wisman in the Huffington Post (07/25/2016), "Can Trump Only Be Stopped by Sanders?"

Boris Gershman in 
AEHN (4/21/16), "Witchcraft Beliefs and the Erosion of Social Capital"
Live Science (5/12/16), "Why Belief in Witchcraft Can Do Harm"
International Business Times (5/10/16), "Witchcraft Belief Creates Antisocial Cultures That Are Bad For Business"
The Independent (5/10/16), "Believing in Witchcraft Can Slow Economic Progress, Researcher Discovers"
RCN Radio (06/21/2016), "Es la Creencia en la Brujeria Factor Desarrollo Economico?"

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

In May 2016, Xuguang Simon Sheng helped co-organize the second workshop on uncertainty, "Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy", in London.

Gabe Mathy's research on Huey Long was cited in JP Morgan Asset Management's "Eye on the Market" newsletter from March 16, 2016.

 

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