Research & Publications

Faculty in the Department of Economics pursue research on a range of critical issues and topics including economic development, growth, income inequality, the environment, education, housing, and competition policy. Recent faculty working papers are listed below.

The department also offers research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Some students may request funding, for certain types of research.

Research Opportunities for Students

2020 Faculty Working Papers

  1. STOREYGARD, Adam, J. Vernon HENDERSON, and David N. WEIL: Quality-adjusted Population Density
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  2. IOANNIDES, Yannis; and Azariadis, Costas; On The Dynamics of Corruption
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  3. ESPOSITO, Federico; ADAO, Rodrigo; and ARKOLAKIS, Costas; General Equilibrium Effects in Space: Theory and Measurement
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  4. ESPOSITO, Federico; BIANCONI, Marcelo; and SAMMON, Marco; Trade Policy Uncertainty and Stock Returns
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2019 Faculty Working Papers

  1. ESPOSITO, Federico; Demand Risk and Diversification through Trade
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  2. MASTERS, William A.; Robel Alemu; Yan Bai; Steven A. Block; Derek Headey; Cost and affordability of nutritious diets at retail prices: Evidence from 177 countries
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  3. KINNAN, Cynthia; Abhijit Banerjee; Emily Breza; Esther Duflo; Can Microfinance Unlock a Poverty Trap for Some Entrepreneurs?
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  4. KINNAN, Cynthia; Distinguishing barriers to insurance in Thai villages
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2018 Faculty Working Papers

  1. PEPALL, Lynne; and RICHARDS, Dan; Targeted Branding, Price Competition and Consumer Data
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  2. BROWN, Drusilla; DEHEJIA, Rajeev; and ROBERTSON, Raymond; The Impact of Better Work: Firm Performance in Vietnam, Indonesia and Jordan
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  3. CHAKRAVORTY, Ujjayant; Hubert, Marie-Hélène; and Marchand, Beyza Ural; Food for fuel: The effect of the US biofuel mandate on poverty in India
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  4. CHAKRAVORTY, Ujjayant; Boŝković, Branko; Pelli, Martino; and Risch, Anna; The Effect of Forest Access on the Market for Fuelwood in India
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  5. IOANNIDES, Yannis; and Konno, Tomohiko; The Exact Solution of Spatial Logit Response Games
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  6. IOANNIDES, Yannis; and ZABEL, Jeffrey; Housing and Labor Market Vacancies and Beveridge Curves: Theoretical Framework and Illustrative Statistics
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  7. STOREYGARD, Adam; Akbar, Prottoy A.; Couture, Victor; and Duranton, Giles; Mobility and Congestion in Urban India
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  8. MASTERS, William; and Finaret, Amelia B; Beyond Calories: The New Economics of Nutrition
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  9. MASTERS, William; Choudhury, Samira; and Headey, Derek D.; First Foods: Diet Quality among Infants aged 6-23 Months in 42 Countries
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  10. ESPOSITO, Federico; BIANCONI, Marcelo; and SAMMON, Marco; Trade Policy Uncertainty and Stock Returns
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2017 Faculty Working Papers

  1. MASTERS, William; Headey, Derek; and Larsen, Anna Folke; Misreporting Month of Birth: Implications for nutrition research
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  2. STOREYGARD, Adam; and Jedwab, Remi; The Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Transportation Investments: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa 1960-2010
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