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Economics Faculty : Recent Achievements
Economics Faculty : Recent Achievements
Honors and Awards in 2020
Vivian Ho was elected to the National Academy of Medicine . Jeremy Fox was awarded the Shatto Endowed Chair of Economics .
Mallesh Pai won the 2020 award for the best paper published in the American Economic Journal : Microeconomics for his paper “ Discrimination via Symmetric Auctions ” ( with Rahul Deb ).
Michele Biavati won the 2020 Malcolm Gillis Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching in Economics . Rossella Calvi won the 2020 Ralph O ’ Connor Award for Distinction in Teaching and Research in Economics .
Articles Accepted or Published Since July 1 , 2020
Rossella Calvi , “ Why Are Older Women Missing in India ? The Age Profile of Bargaining Power and Poverty ,” Journal of Political Economy , July 2020 , pp . 2453-2501 .
Rossella Calvi , ““ The Protestant Legacy : Missions , Gender , and Human Capital in India ,” Journal of Human Resources , forthcoming ( with Lauren Hoehn-Velasco and Federico Mantovanelli ).
Hülya Eraslan , “ Learning While Setting Precedent ,” Rand Journal of Economics , forthcoming ( with Ying Chen ).
Hülya Eraslan , “ Dynamic Legislative Bargaining ,” forthcoming in Current Research and Future Directions in Bargaining , Kyle Hyndman and Emin Karagozoglu ( eds .), London : Palgrave Macmillan ( with Kirill Evdokimov and Jan Zapal ).
Yunmi Kong , “ Sequential Auctions with Synergy and Affiliation Across Auctions , Journal of Political Economy , forthcoming .
Yunmi Kong , “ Not Knowing the Competition : Evidence and Implications for Auction Design ,” Rand Journal of Economics , Fall 2020 , pp . 840-867 .
Ted Loch-Temzelides , “ Ecology and Economics for Pandemic Prevention ,” Science , July 2020 , pp . 379-381 ( with Andrew P . Dobson , Stuart Pimm , Lee Hannah , Les Kauffman , Jorge A . Ahumada , Amy W . Ando , Aaron Bernstein , Jonah Busch , Peter Daszak , Jens Engelman , Margaret Kinnaird , Binbin Li , Thomas Lovejoy , Katarzyna Nowak , Patrick R . Roehrdanz , and Mariana M . Vale ).
Ted Loch-Temzelides , “ A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Jones Act : The Case of Global Tankers ,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy , forthcoming ( with Igor Hernandez , Ken Medlock , and Anna Mikulska ).
Ted Loch-Temzelides , “ Hurricane Surge Risk Assessment of Petroleum Infrastructure under Changing Climate Conditions ,” Frontiers in Built Environment : Wind Engineering and Science , July 2020 ( with Majid Ebad Sichani , Katherine A . Anarde , Kendall Capshaw , Pedram Hassanzadeh , Rachel A . Meidl , Jamie E . Padgett , and Philip B . Bedient ).
Isabelle Perrigne , “ Econometrics of Scoring Auctions ,” Advances in Econometrics , 2020 , pp . 285-320 ( with Jean-Jacques Laffont , Michel Simioni and Quang Vuong ).
Robin Sickles , “ The Agency Problem Revisited : A Structural Analysis of Managerial Productivity and CEO Compensation in Large U . S . Commercial Banks ,” Empirical Economics , Special Issue in Honor of Badi Baltagi , forthcoming ( with Shasha Liu ).
Robin Sickles , “ Measuring the Productivity Growth and Technology Spillover through the Global Value Chain : The Impact of US- Sino Decoupling ,” in Essays in Honor of Hashem Pesaran , Advances in Econometrics , Volume 42 , Alexander Chudik , Cheng Hsiao , Allan Timmerman ( eds .), Bingley , UK : Emerald Publishing Ltd ., forthcoming , with ( W . Liu and H . Zhao ).
Xun Tang , “ Uncovering Heterogeneous Social Effects in Binary Choices ,” Journal of Econometrics , forthcoming ( with Zhongjian Lin and Ning Yu ).
Xun Tang , “ Estimating Unobserved Individual Heterogeneity through Pairwise Comparisons ,” Journal of Econometrics , forthcoming ( with Elena Krasnokutskaya and Kyungchul Song ).
Grants Awarded in 2020
Jeremy Fox , “ Repeated Matching Games : An Empirical Framework ,” National Science Foundation .
Books Published in 2020
Robin Sickles , Methodological Contributions to the Advancement of Productivity and Efficiency Analysis , Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics , New York : Springer , forthcoming ( co-edited with Christopher Parmeter ).
George Zodrow , Taxation in Theory and Practice : Selected Essays of George R . Zodrow , London : World Scientific Press .
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