Research Interests: Macroeconomics / Development / Defence Economics
Copies of Some of My Papers
Macroeconomic Shocks and Racial Labour Market Differences (with Kuhelika De, Dan Giedeman, and Gary Hoover). CESifo Working Paper Series. 2019. Paper.
Paying for Freedom: Indentured Labour and Strategic Default (with Pinaki Bose and Arnab Basu). Economic Modelling. Forthcoming. Paper.
Racial Differentials in the Wealth Effects of the Financial Crisis and Great Recession (with Leslie Muller and Dan Giedeman). Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy.2018. Paper
Banking and Inequality: US State Evidence (with Chen Xu, Daniel Giedeman, and Gary Hoover). The Social Science Journal. 2018. Paper
Steam Engines of Credit: The Role of Banks in Switzerland’s Economic Development (With Dan Giedeman). Essays in Economic and Business History. 2018. Paper
More on the Impact of Economic Freedom on the Black-White Income Gap (with Gary Hoover and Dan Giedeman). Public Finance Review. 2018. Paper
A Note on Economic Freedom and Political Ideology (with Ji Gu, Gary Hoover and Dan Giedeman). Applied Economics Letters. 2017. Paper
Military Spending and Growth: The Role of Institutions (with Bryan Paterson). Defence and Peace Economics. 2016. Paper
The Impact of Economic Freedom on the Black/White Income Gap (with Gary Hoover and Daniel Giedeman). American Economic Review. 2015. Paper
Economic Freedom and Social Capital. (with Art Carden and Jeremy Jackson).Applied Economics. 2015. Paper
A Distributional Analysis of the Benefits of Economic Freedom. (With Dan Giedeman and Gary Hoover). European Journal of Political Economy. 2014. Paper
Panel Evidence on Economic Freedom and Growth in the United States. (With Dan Giedeman and Gary Hoover). European Journal of Political Economy. 2011. Paper
War! What is it Good For? A Deep Determinants Analysis of the Cost of Interstate Conflict. (with Steve Yamarik and Noel Johnson). Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy. 2010. Paper
Investing in Institutions. (with Noel Johnson and Dan Giedeman). Economics and Politics. 2010. Paper