Economics

Department of Economics Publications 2014-2017

Members of the Department of Economics reported many journal articles during the 2014-2017 academic years, as well as books and multiple book chapters.

2014-2015

Sebastian Fossati, "Forecasting U.S. Recessions with Macro Factors" Applied Economics, 47(53):5726-5738, 2015.
 
Dmytro Hryshko
, "Correlated Income Shocks and Excess Smoothness of Consumption", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 48:41-62, 2014.
 
Haifang Huang and Eric Stephens, “From Housing Bust to Credit Crunch: Evidence from Small Business Loans”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 48(3):853-880, 2015.
 
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang and Shun Wang, "The Geography of World Happiness," Chapter 2 in Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs, eds., World Happiness Report 2015. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015.
 
Haifang Huang, Ke Pang and Yao Tang, "The Effects of Exchange Rates on Employment in Canada," Canadian Public Policy, 40(4):339-352, 2014.
 
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, Shawn Grover and Shun Wang. "Good Governance and National Well-being: What Are the Linkages?” October 2014, OECD Working Papers on Public Governance, No. 25, OECD Publishing.
 
John Helliwell, Haifang Huang and Shun Wang, an invited chapter on Well-being and Political Trust in the Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust, 2014-15.
 
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo Mialon and Michael A. Williams, “Leveling the Playing Field? The Role of Public Campaign Finance in Elections", American Law and Economics Review, 17(2):361-408, 2015.
 
Claudia M. Landeo and Kathryn E. Spier, “Stipulated Damages as a Rent-Extraction Mechanism: Experimental Evidence." Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics MICS, 172(2):235-273, 2015.  (The article also includes an online technical appendix, 80 pages.)
 
Stefan Ambec, Corinne Langinier and Philippe Marcoul, "Spatial Efficiency of Genetically Modified and Organic Crops", Strategic Behavior and the Environment, 5:31-59, 2015.
 
Joseph Marchand, ''The Distributional Impacts of an Energy Boom in Western Canada." Canadian Journal of Economics, 48(2):714-735, 2015
 
Joseph Marchand
, "Economic Windfall from Western Energy Boom May Have the Power to 'Lift All Boats', but Not Evenly." Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network, Labour Market Matters, 6(7), 2014.
 
Jonathan D. Fisher and Joseph Marchand, "Does the Retirement Consumption Puzzle Differ Across the Distribution?" Journal of Economic Inequality, 12(2): 279-296, 2014.
 
S. Azagba, Mesbah Fathy Sharaf and D. Hammond, “Association between Contraband Tobacco and Illicit Drug Use among High School Students in Canada”, The Journal of Primary Prevention, 36(2):71-78, 2015.
 
Yves Tehou Tekeng and Mesbah Fathy Sharaf, ''Fiscal Transparency, Measurement and Determinants: Evidence from 27 Developing Countries'', No. 2015-2, University of Alberta, Department of Economics, Date of publication: March 13, 2015.
 
Stuart Landon and Constance Smith, "Rule-Based Resource Revenue Stabilization Funds: A Welfare Comparison," The Energy Journal, 36(2):117-143, 2015.
 
Yanqin Chang and R. Todd Smith, "Feldstein-Horioka Puzzles." European Economic Review, 72:98-112, 2014.
 
Xuejuan Su, "Have Customers Benefited from Electricity Retail Competition?" Journal of Regulatory Economics, 47(2):146-182, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research” in The Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research, Chapter 81, 128-143, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak
, "A Pluralistic Approach to the Philosophy of Classification", Library Trends 63(3):591-614, 2015.  
 
Rick Szostak, "Classifying the Humanities", Knowledge Organization, 41(4):263-75, 2014.
 
Rick Szostak, “Seeking Common Ground on the Nature of lnterdisciplinarity" Constructivist Foundations. Nov 2014. http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivismfrournal/10/1.
 
Rick Szostak, "How universal is universality?" Knowledge Organization, 41(6): 468-70, 2014.
 
Rick Szostak,  Reviews of Richard P. Smiraglia and Hur-Ii Lee, eds., Cultural Frames of Knowledge. Worzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2012. and Fidelia lbekwe-SanJuan and Thomas M Dousa, eds., Theories of Information, Communication and Knowledge: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Berlin: Springer, 2014. Knowledge Organization, 42:2, 129-33, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, Review of Acemoglu, Daron and James A. Robinson, "Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty," Canadian Studies in Population 42:1-2, 167-9, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research" invited chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research (chapter 81 pp. 128-43), 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "A Pluralistic Approach to the Philosophy of Classification", Library Trends, 63(3): 591-614, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "Classifying the Humanities", Knowledge Organization 41(4):263-75, 2014.
 
Rick Szostak, "Seeking Common Ground on the Nature of lnterdisciplinarity" Constructivist
Foundations, (Open Peer Commentary), Nov 2014.
 
Rick Szostak, "How universal is universality?" Knowledge Organization 41(6): 468-70, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Heterodoxy" for the Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics, Frederic Lee and Bruce Cronin eds., Edward Elgar Publishers. Publication scheduled for Fall, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "Extensional Definition of lnterdisciplinarity" Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, Advised to revise and resubmit. Resubmitted in June, 2015; Accepted, July 2015.
 
Rick Szostak – Website: About lnterdisciplinarity (2013), https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/rick-szostak/research/about-interdisciplinarity.  Though housed on my website while under construction, the website is linked to the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies website at (http://www.oakland.edu/ais/) and will eventually be moved there.
 
Ujjayant Chakrovorty, Martino Pelli and Beyza Ural Marchand, “Does the quality of electricity matter? Evidence from Rural India”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 107(PA):228-247, 2014.
 
Ana Dammert and Beyza Ural Marchand, “Privatization in China: Technology and Gender in the Manufacturing Sector”, Contemporary Economic Policy, 33(2):250-264, 2015.
 
Beyza Ural Marchand, Ujjayant Chackravorty and Marie Hubert, "Food for Fuel: The Effect of U.S. Energy Policy on Indian Poverty", CESifo Working Paper Series, No:3910, 2014-2015.
 
Beyza Ural Marchand, Ana Dammert and Chi Wan, "Globalization and Gender Inequality in China", IZA Discussion Papers, No: 7159, 2014-2015.
 
Yingfeng Xu, "International Coordination of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy", Chapter 4, in The Future Reform of the International Monetary System and the Internationalization of the RMB, Vol. II. Ed. by Ying Ii Pan. Shanghai, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 2014, 55-81 (in Chinese).
 
Yingfeng Xu, ''Where does the current international monetary system fail? Evidence from deviations from purchasing power parity", Chapter 9 in The Future Reform of the International Monetary System and the Internationalization of the RMB, Vol. I. Ed. by Ying Ii Pan. Shanghai, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 217-230, 2014 (in Chinese).
 
Yingfeng Xu, ''The Choice and Performance of the Exchange Rate Regime for Developing Economies", Chapter 10 in Asymmetry in Financial Globalization", Chapter 9 in The Future Reform of the International Monetary System and the Internationalization of the RMB, Vol. I. Edited by Yingli Pan. Shanghai, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 231-254, 2014 (in Chinese).
 
Yingfeng Xu
, ''The Asymmetry of the Global Financial System and the Options for Emerging Market Economies", Chapter 11 The Future Reform of the International Monetary System and the Internationalization of the RMB, Vol. I. Edited by Yingli Pan. Shanghai, Shanghai People's Publishing House, 255-270, 2014 (in Chinese).
 
Brad R. Humphreys and Li Zhou, "Loss Aversion, Team Relocations, and Major League Expansions", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 109(C):10-25, 2015.
 
Brad R. Humphreys and Li Zhou, ''The Louis-Schmelling Paradox and the League Standing Effect Reconsidered'', Journal of Sports Economics, forthcoming, 2014-2015.
 

2015-16

Dana C. Andersen, "Credit Constraints, Technology Upgrading, and the Environment," Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 3(2):283-319, 2016.
 
Dana C. Andersen, Supplementary Web Appendix for "Credit Constraints, Technology Upgrading, and the Environment, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2016, 19 pages.
 
Vera Brencic, "Employers' Effort to Deter Shirking in Teams", Labour: Review of Labor Relations, 29(1):55-78, 2015.
 
David Brown, Caprice Knapp, Kimberly Baker and Meggen Kaufmann, "Using Bayesian Imputation to Assess Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Performance Measures," Health Services Research, 51(3):1095 – 1108, 2015.
 
Mircea Marcu, Caprice Knapp, David Brown, Vanessa Madden and Hua Wang, "Assessing the Impact of an Integrated Care System on the Health Care Expenditures of Children with Special Health Care Needs”, The American Journal of Managed Care, 22(4):272-280, 2016.
 
David Brown and David Sappington, "On the Optimal Design of Demand Response Policies," Journal of Regulatory Economics, 49(3):265 -291, 2016.
 
David Brown and David Sappington, "Designing Compensation for Distributed Solar Generation: Is Common Net Metering Ever Optimal?" The Energy Journal, 38(3):1-32, 2016.
 
Mike Paulden, Valentina Galvani, Samprita Chakraborty, Benoit Kudinga, Christopher McCabe, and David Brown,  “Discounting and the Evaluation of Health Care Programs”, a report for the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. Commissioned report, 2016
https://www,cadth.ca/sites/default/files/pdf/CP0008 Economic Evaluation Guidelines Discount Rate Report.pdf  
 
Yuliya Demyanyk, Dmytro Hryshko, Daniel Kolliner, Maria Luengo-Prado and Bent Sorensen, “Why Has Consumption Been So Volatile in the New Millennium?" Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, July: 1-5, 2015.
 
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang and Shun Wang, "The Distribution of World Happiness," 2016. Chapter 2 in Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs, eds. 2016. World Happiness Report 2016 Update. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
 
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams, "The Business of American Democracy: Citizens United, Independent Spending, and Elections” Journal of Law and Economics, 59(1):1-43, 2016.
 
XiaoGang Che and Tilman Klumpp, "Entry Deterrence in Dynamic Second-Price Auctions", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2):168-201, 2016.
 
Tilman Klumpp
, Brief of Economists and Other Social Scientists as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents. Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Peg Bouaphakeo, et al. United States Supreme Court No. 14-1146, September 29, 2015. (The brief is authored by 24 economists. I was the main author and wrote Sections I, II, and half of the Introduction.)
 
Claudia M. Landeo and Kathryn E. Spier, “lncentive Contracts for Teams: Experimental Evidence." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 119(C):496-511, 2015.  (The article also includes an online technical appendix, 103 pages.)
 
Corinne Langinier and Philippe Marcoul. "The Search of Prior Art and The Revelation of Information by Patent Applicants," Review of lndustrial Organization, 49(3):399-427, 2016.
 
Joseph Marchand, ''The Distributional Impacts of an Energy Boom in Western Canada", Summary. In: D. Green, C. Riddell, and F. St-Hilaire, Eds., Institute for Research on Public Policy, Income Inequality: The Canadian Story, The Art of the State, Volume V: 239-24, 2016.
 
Joseph Marchand
and Timothy Smeeding, "Poverty and Aging", Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Eds. J. Piggott and A. Woodland. Elsevier, 2016.
 
Mesbah Fathy Sharaf
and Ahmed Shoukry Rashad, “Regional inequalities in child malnutrition in Egypt, Jordan and Yemen: a Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition analysis." Health Economics Review, 6(1): 1-11, 2015.
 
Mesbah Fathy Sharaf, “Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in Egypt: A Disaggregated Causality Analysis with Structural Breaks”, Topics in Middle Eastern and African Economies, 18(2):61-86, 2016.
 
Simona E. Cociuba, Malik Shukayev and Alexander Ueberfeldt, "Collateralized borrowing and risk taking at low interest rates," European Economic Review, Elsevier, 85(C): 62-83, 2016.
 
R. Todd Smith and Carmen Reinhard, "Temporary Controls on Capital Inflows", Chapter 30 in Capital Controls, Edward Elgar, 2015, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series, Edited by Jonathan D. Ostry, Deputy Director, International Monetary Fund, Atish R. Ghosh, Assistant Director, International Monetary Fund and Mahvash S. Qureshi, Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington, US. (Originally published in the Journal of International Economics, 57(2):327-51, 2002.)
 
Tilman Klumpp and Xuejuan Su, “Strategic Investment under Open Access:  Theory and Evidence”, Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(3):495-521, 2015.
 
Walter Enders and Xuejuan Su, “Rational Terrorists and Optimal Network Structure”, Journal of Conflict Resolution, (2007) 51(1), February, 33-57. Reprinted in The Economics of Terrorism, Edited by Walter Enders, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series 314, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016.
 
Rick Szostak
, Claudio Gnoli, and Maria Lopez-Huertas, “Interdisciplinary Knowledge Organization”. Springer (Berlin), April, 2016.
 
Allen Repko and Rick Szostak, “Interdisciplinary Research: Process and Theory”. 3rd. ed. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2016.
 
Rick Szostak
, "Interdisciplinary Best Practices for Adapted Physical Activity." Quest 2016, 68(1), 69-90.
 
Rick Szostak, "Classifying Authorial Perspective”, Knowledge Organization. 42(7):499-507, 2015.
 
Rick Szostak, "An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Heterodoxy” for the Handbook of Research Methods and Applications In Heterodox Economics, Frederic Lee and Bruce Cronin eds., Edward Elgar Publishers, Chapter 3, 2016.
 
Rick Szostak, "Social and economic impacts of the automobile" ABC-Clio World History: The Modern Era Database [of “Enduring questions” essays accessible to students], 2015.
 
Rick Szostak
, Review of: Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte, Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, Canadian Studies in Population 42(3-4):112-3, 2015.
 
Jun Han, Runjuan Liu, Beyza Ural Marchand and Junsen Zhang, “Market Structure, Imperfect Tariff Pass-Through, and Household Welfare in Urban China",  Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, 100(C):220-232, 2016.
 
Li Zhou and Brad Humphreys, “Reference-Dependent Preferences, Team Relocations, and Major League Expansion”, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 109:10-25, 2015.
 
Li Zhou and Brad Humphreys, “Sports Facilities, Agglomeration, and Public Subsidies”, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 54:60-73, 2015.
 
Li Zhou and Brad Humphreys, “The Louis-Schmelling Paradox and the League Standing Effect Reconsidered”, Journal of Sports Economics, 16 (8): 835-852, 2015.
 

2016-17

Dana C. Andersen, "Do Credit Constraints Favor Dirty Production? Theory and Plant-Level Evidence, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 84(C):189-208, 2017.
 
Dana C. Andersen
, Supplementary Web Appendix for "Do Credit Constraints Favor Dirty Production? Theory and Plant-Level Evidence, 2017.
 
David Brown, Andrew Eckert and Heather Eckert, "Electricity Markets in Transition: Market Distortions Associated with Retail Price Controls." The Electricity Journal 30: 32-37, 2017.
 
David Brown and Andrew Eckert, "Electricity Market Mergers with Endogenous Forward Contracting," Journal of Regulatory Economics, 51(3): 269-310, 2017.
 
David Brown and Derek Olmstead, “Measuring Market Power and the Efficiency of Alberta’s Restructured Electricity Market: An Energy-Only Market Design," Canadian Journal of Economics, 50(3):838-870, 2017.
 
David Brown and Andrew Eckert, "Electricity Market Mergers with Endogenous Forward Contracting," Journal of Regulatory Economics, 51(3):269- 310, 2017.
 
David Brown, Heather Eckert and Andrew Eckert, “Electricity Markets in Transition:  Market Distortions Associated with Retail Price Controls”, The Electricity Journal, 30(5):32-37, 2017.
 
David Brown and Andrew Eckert, Comments on "Options for Enhancing the Design of the Regulated Rate Option (RRO)", Alberta Market Surveillance Administrator, 2017.
 
Andrew Eckert
, Tilman Klumpp and Xuejuan Su, "An Equilibrium Selection Theory of Monopolization" Southern Journal of Economics, 83:1012-1037, 2017.
 
Andrew Eckert
, Tilman Klumpp and Xuejuan Su, "An Equilibrium Selection Theory of Monopolization." Southern Economic Journal, 83:1012-1037, 2017.
 
Sebastian Fossati, "Dating US Business Cycles with Macro Factors," Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, 20(5):529-547, 2016.
 
Sebastian Fossati
, "Output Growth and Structural Reform in Latin America: Have Business Cycles Changed?” Contemporary Economic Policy, 35:62-75, 2017.
 
N. Cao, V. Galvani and S. Gubellini, “Firm-specific Stock and Bond Predictability:  New Evidence from Canada”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 51:174-192, 2017.
 
Pinar M. Gunes, "The Effects of Teenage Childbearing on Long-Term Health in the US: A Twin-Fixed-Effect Approach," Review of Economics of the Household, 14(4):891-920, 2016.
 
Pinar M. Gunes
, "Supplementary Web Appendix for “The Effects of Teenage Childbearing on Long-Term Health in the US: A Twin-Fixed-Effect Approach," Review of Economics of the Household, 2016.
 
Resul Cesur, Pinar Gunes, Erdal Tekin and Aydogan Ulker, “The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Mortality Rates in Turkey," Journal of Public Economics, 150(C), 75-93, 2017.
 
Yuliya Demyanyk, Dmytro Hryshko, Maria Luengo-Prado, and Bent Sorensen, "Moving to a Job: The Role of Home Equity, Debt, and Access to Credit." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 9(2):149-181, 2017.
 
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang and Shun Wang, "The Social Foundations of World Happiness," 2017. Chapter 2, in Helliwell, John F., Richard Layard, and Jeffrey Sachs, eds. 2017. World Happiness Report 2017. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 40 pages.
 
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, and Shun Wang. "New Evidence on Trust and Well-Being." The Oxford Handbook of Social and Political Trust, Edited by Eric M. Uslaner, Online Publication in Advance of Print Publication: Mar 2017. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190274801.013.9.
 
Tilman Klumpp, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams, ''The Business of American Democracy: Citizens United, Independent Spending, and Elections." Journal of Law and Economics, 59(1):1-43, 2016.
 
Stuart Landon and Constance Smith, "Does the Design of a Fiscal Rule Matter for Welfare?" Economic Modeling, 63(C):226-237, 2017.
 
Corinne Langinier
and Philippe Marcoul, "The Search of Prior Art and The Revelation of Information by Patent Applicants," The Review of Industrial Organization, 49(3):399-427, 2016.
 
Christian Belzil, Jorgen Hansen and Xingfei Liu, "Dynamic Skill Accumulation, Education Policies and the Return to Schooling," Forthcoming in Quantitative Economics; Final Acceptance Date: Jan, 2017.
 
Joseph Marchand and Timothy Smeeding, “Poverty and Aging”, Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Eds. J. Piggott and A. Woodland, Elsevier, Chapter 15: 905-950, 2016.
 
Joseph Marchand, “Thinking about Minimum Wage Increases in Alberta: Theoretically, Empirically, and Regionally”, C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, Issue 491, 2017.
 
Joseph Marchand, "Alberta's Minimum Wage Should Move with Increases in Labour Demand (i.e. Energy Prices}." C.D. Howe Institute Intelligence Memo, September 20, 2016.
 
R. Todd Smith and Xun Xu, “A Good Pair: Alternative Pairs-Trading Strategies” Financial Markets and Portfolio management, 31(1):1-26, 2017.
 
Allen Repko, Rick Szostak and Michelle Phillips Buchberger, Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies, 2nd Edition, Thousand Oaks: Sage.
 
Rick Szostak, "Interdisciplinary research as a creative design process," Creative Design Thinking from an Interdisciplinary Perspective, Frederic Darbellay, Zoe Moody, Todd Lubart, Eds, Springer. 2017.
 
Rick Szostak, "Facet Analysis without Facet Indicators" in Dimensions of Knowledge: Facets for Knowledge Organization.  3rd Edition, Eds  Richard Smiraglia and Hur-Ii Lee. Wurzburg: Ergon, 2017.
 
Rick Szostak, "What is Lost?" Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2016, 34:209-213.
 
Beyza Ural Marchand
, "How does International Trade affect Household Welfare?”, IZA World of Labor, August 2017:378.