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Ph.D. Graduate Program Third Year Papers

Submitted Fall 2016

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Jessica Santos Dutra Competitive Effects of Mergers   Tarun Sabarwal
Qing Han Incentive Compatibility of Financial Intermediaries Under Uncertainties   William Barnett
Fatim Hasan Financial Intermediaries   William Barnett
Jiacheng He

Job Polarization During Economic Expansion:2000-2006 Housing Boom and U.S. Labor Market Occupational Composition

  Donna Ginther
Jinan Liu Monetary Aggregation Under Risk   William Barnett

Submitted Fall 2015

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Alexander Castelanos Credit Markets with Collateral Constraints Contract Theory Mohamed El-Hodiri
Taylor Drane Time Varying Betas and the Modified Kalman Filter Asset Pricing William Barnett
Jinxian Hu Capital Control, Exchange Rage Regime and Monetary Policy: Indeterminacy and Bifurcation Macroeconomics William Barnett
Chaozheng Li The QE Effect of US Economy at Zero Lower Bound Macroeconomics William Barnett
Jessica McCloskey The Kansas Tax Experiment   Donna Ginther
Chen Sun Return of Owning Houses Real Estate William Barnett
Xunzhao Yin Contagian, Confidence and Business Cycle Macroeconomics William Barnett
Zhiyue Zhang International Reserve as a Policy to Stabilize Exchange Rate Macroeconomics Paul Comolli

Submitted Fall 2014

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Saleh Alodayni The Dynamic Effect of Different Oil Shocks on Monetary Policy, and Macroecnomic Aggregates Across Small Open Economies Econometrics
Financial Economics
Macroeconomics
John Keating
Soumya Bhadury Divisia Monetary Model of Exchange Rate Determination Macroeconomics William Barnett
Taufiq Dawood Monetary Policy, Balance Sheet Effects and Economic Fluctuations in a Small Open Economy with Limited Dollarization and Imperfect International Substitutability of Assets Macroeconomics John Keating
Yue Feng A Simplified Model of Bubbles and Crashes - Can Public Announcement Kill the Bubble? Micro Theory
Game Theory
Tarun Sabarwal
John Francois Foreign Official Holdings and the Long Term Interest: A New Keynesian Approach

Macroeconomics

Shu Wu
Akwasi Nti-Addae The Effects of Oil Market Shocks on Sub Ghana African Economies International Finance
Development
Shu Wu
Liting Su The Use of Divisia Monetary Aggregate to Target Nominal GDP Macroeconomics

William Barnett

Alex Teney Twin Deficit or Twin Divergence? Extending Kim and Roubini (2008) to a Panel of Countries Macroeconomics Shu Wu
Oguz Tumturk Exchange Rate Predictability and Monetary Fundamentals

Macroeconomics

Shigeru Iwata

Submitted Fall 2013

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Jennifer Boden The Equal Rights Amendment and Labor Market Outcomes for Women (PDF) Applied Microeconomics Donna Ginther
Rachel Childers Writing Tort Reform Laws: Do Details Matter? (PDF) Applied Microeconomics Donna Ginther
Shangwen Huang Monte Carlo Study: Compare Particle Filter to Kalman Filter with Examples of Estimating State Space Models (PDF)

Financial Economics

Shu Wu
Andrew Keinsley Do You Mind If I Round?: Eliminating the Penny A Structural Analysis (PDF) Macroeconomcis Shu Wu
Rina Na An Analsysis of Racial Differences in Education and Earnings between Asians and Whites (PDF) Labor Economics

Ron Caldwell

Erhan Oruc Exchange Rate Market Pressure: Empirical Applicaiotns on Canada Macroeconomics/Financial Economics Shigeru Iwata
Biyan Tang Nowcasting US Quarterly GDP (PDF)

Macroeconomics

William Barnett
Fan Wang Presidential Partisan Cycle? Presidential Election Cycle? Anomalies in Stock Markets? (PDF) Financial Economcs Shigeru Iwata
Boniface Yemba Welfare Maximixation Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Closed Economy (PDF) Macroeconomcs William Barnett

Submitted Fall 2012

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Kablan AlKahtani The Effect of Oil Prices Shocks on Saudi's GDP (PDF) Macroeconomics Mohamed El-Hodiri
Ryadh Alkhareif Divisia Monetary Aggrigates for the GCC Countries (PDF) Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics William Barnett
Salah Alsayaary On the Determinants of Growth in Middle east and North African Countries: How Relevant is Institutions? (PDF)

Development

Elizabeth Asiedu
Jing Fu Chinese Immigrants' Fertility: One or More? Labor Donna Ginther
Neepa Gaekwad-Babula Liquidity Effect: Comparing the simple Sum and Divisia Monetary Aggregates (PDF) Macroeconomics

William Barnett

Eric Hoffmann Incomplete Information in Games of Strategic Compliments (PDF) Game Theory Tarun Sabarwal
Lee Smith Are Monetary Aggregates Useful for Monetary Policy? Evidence from the Welfare Evolution of a DSGE Model with a Financial Sector (PDF)

Macroeconomics
Monetary Policy

John Keating
Toshiyuki Wakana No Economic Recovery from Crises? Panel State Space Approach (PDF) Macroeconomcis Shigeru Iwata
Zheng "Melody" Yin Modeling the Impact of Oil Prices on Stock Returns: Empirical Study for 13 Emerging Countries (PDF) International Finance Elizabeth Asiedu

Submitted Fall 2011

Name Title of Paper Field Faculty Mentor
Anne Barthel Extending the Scope of Monotone Comparative Static Results (PDF) Micro Tarun Sabarwal
Yusufu Kamara Financial Liberalization and the Composition of Capital Flows to Emerging Economies (PDF)

Financial Economcis, Econometrics

Shu Wu
Josephine Lugovskyy Estimating the Market Price of Terrorist Attack Risk (PDF) Financial Economics Shu Wu
Huy Nguyen Patterns and Influencing Factors of Consumption Risk Sharing (PDF) International Finance

Shigeru Iwata

 

Daria Stepanenko What [Socio-economic Factors] Can Make People Happy? Labor Donna Ginther

Submitted Fall 2010

Name

Title of Paper

Field

Faculty Mentor

Hajar Aghababa State-Space Time Series Approach to Aggregation Theory (PDF) Macro William Barnett
Julia Brandes Economics of Climate Change Environmental Economics Dietrich Earnhart
Peng Chen Comovement of Internatinal Stock Market Returns (PDF) International Economics Shu Wu
Taniya Ghosh Stability Analysis of Growth Models Macro William Barnett

Febrio Kacaribu

Dynamics of Inflation in U.S.: A non-Linear DSGE Model (PDF)

Macro

William Barnett

Isaac Kanyama

The Impact of Civil War and Sexual Violence on HIV/AIDS: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (PDF)

Development

Elizabeth Asiedu

Nadejda Kim Shocks, Monetary transmission: A Multi-Country Investigation Macro John Keating

Jia Liu

International Business Cycles (PDF) Macro Shigeru Iwata
Sasha Lugovskyy A New Approach for Testing the Variance-Convariance Matrix for Seriel Correlation (PDF) Econometrics Ted Juhl

Ryan Mattson

Application of Entropy Based Testing to Macroeconomics Time Series

Macro

John Keating

Andy Monaco

Strategic Complements and Substitutes (PDF)

Game Theory/Micro

Tarun Sabarwal

Hengwei Qi Time-Varying Coefficient Model with Gibbs Sampling Micro Jianbo Zhang

Kristen Regehr

Global Great Moderation

Macro

Shigeru Iwata

Submitted Fall 2009

Name

Title of Paper

Field

Faculty Mentor

Han Li

Had the Fed Driven Interest Rates Too Low For Too Long, Causing the Housing Bubble?

Macro

Shigeru Iwata

Sung Jin Lim

Multiples Structured Break Test: The Exchange RAte Between US Dollars and Koran Won

Macro

William Barnett

Hui Ma

Multiples Structural Change in Chinese Housing Expenditures

Macro

William Barnett

Mingming Zheng

Does Purchasing Power Parity Hold Globally for Post Bretton-Woods Period?

Macro

William Barnett

Submitted Fall 2008

Name

Title of Paper

Field

Faculty Mentor

Serena Haung  

Effect of H1B Visa Policy on Native Workers in Computer Science and Engineering (PDF)

Labor

Donna Ginther

Sanjibani Banerjee

Credit Rationing with Neoclassical Firms and Banks (PDF)

Macro

Bill Barnett

Unal Eryilmaz

Bifurcation Analysis in Dynamic Economic Systems: A Survey (PDF)

Macro

Bill Barnet

Ibrahima Diallo

Marital Structure, Religion, Ethnicity and HIV/AIDS: The Case of Ghana and Sengal (PDF)

Applied Micro

Elizabeth Asiedu

Danai Tanamee

Volatility of Exchange Rates (PDF)

International

Shigeru Iwata


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