“Reassessing Co-movements among G7 Equity Markets: Evidence from iShares”, Applied Financial Economics, 2008, 18, 863-77 (with B.M. Lucey, and S. Voronkova).
“Management of Supply Chain: An Alternative Modeling Technique for Forecasting”, Journal of Operational Research Society, 2007, 58, 1459-1469 (with S. Datta, C. W. J. Granger*, and T. Gibbs). *(coauthor shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Economics)
“Production decisions under Joint Price and Production Uncertainty”, 2009, European Journal of Operational Research, 197, 84-92 (with M. Alghalith).
Book Review, The Economics of Microfinance, by Beatriz Armendariz de Aghion and Jonathan Morduch, Journal of Economic Issues, 2007, v.41 n. 3, 873-875.
“Analysis of the Economic Effects of Low Income Housing Tax Credits”, forthcoming, Journal of Business and Economics Research (with Russell McKenzie), forthcoming.
“An Examination of the Impact that Classroom Based Experiments have on Learning Economic Concepts,” 2008, Journal of Economics 34(1), 21-34.
“Value and Beauty in Great Basin National Park’s Night Sky”, 2007, The Midden: The Resource Management Newsletter of Great Basin National Park, 7(2), Fall/Winter, pg. 1 (with Terrel Gallaway and Reed N. Olsen).
“Cost/Benefit Analysis of the Missouri Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program”, 2007, Missouri Housing Development Commission, Department of Economic Development of the State of Missouri (with John Cook and Bernard McCarthy).
“Marital Earnings Premiums: Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status”, forthcoming, Journal of Developing Areas (with Addington Coppin)
“The Impact of More Complex Family Structure upon Marital Earnings Premiums”, forthcoming, International Review of Applied Economics.
“Marital Status in a Developing Economy: Gender, Ethnicity and Family Structure”, Applied Economics, December 2007 (electronic), January 2009 (print), 41 (2), 151-169.
“Value and Beauty in Great Basin National Park’s Night Sky”, Fall/Winter 2007, 7 The Midden: The Resource Management Newsletter of Great Basin National Park, issue no. 2 (with Terrel Gallaway and David Mitchell).
"Public vs. Private Sector Earnings Differentials in the Caribbean Region: Evidence from the Economy of Trinidad and Tobago", Spring 2007, Journal of Developing Areas, 40 (2): 51-74. (with Addington Coppin).
“Developing Countries and Fertility: Role of Agricultural Technology”, 2008, International Journal of Development Issues, 7(1), 62 –75.
“Modernization, Inter-Caste Marriage, and Dowry: An Analytical Perspective”, 2009, Journal of Asian Economics, 20, 69-76 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Gender Development, Institutions, and Level of Economic Development”, 2009, Review of Development Economics, 13(2), 319-332 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Gender Bias In Education: The Role of Coordination Problems, Dowry and Other Social Institutions” 2007, Review of Development Economics, 11(4), 591-606 (with Sajal Lahiri).
“Examining the Link between Japan’s Development and Education of Females” (with Richard Grabowski), 2008, Pacific Economic Review, Volume 13, Number 3, 279 -288.
“Economic Development: The Role of Agricultural Technology”, May 2007, Agricultural Economics, 36(3), 395-404(10) (with Richard Grabowski).
“Agricultural Development, State Effectiveness and Long-Run Economic Development, December 2006, Journal of Economic Development, 31(2), 73-90 (with Richard Grabowski).
Economic Development: A Regional, Institutional, and Historical Approach, January 2007. M. E. Sharpe, Armonk, New York (with Mike Shields and Richard Grabowski).
“Exogamy and Endogamy in India,” 2007, in: K. Basu (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Economics in India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press), (with Sajal Lahiri).
Recent Conference Presentations
“Creating an Effective Learning Environment for International Students”, 39th Decision Science Institute Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2008 (with Corinne Karuppan).
“Co-movements Among G7 Equity Markets: Evidence from iShares”, VII Workshop on Quantitative Finance, University of Perugia. Italy, January 2006 (with B. M. Lucey and S. Voronkova).
“Why Does Marriage Increase Labor Market Earnings? The Impacts of Socioeconomic Status and Spouse’s Labor Force Status,” presented at the March 2008 Midwest Economics Association Conference, Chicago, IL and at the July 2007 Western Economic Association International Conference, Seattle, WA. (with Reed Olsen).
“Economic Development, Microfinance, and Safe Drinking Water: An Integrated Methodology,” Presented at Universidad de San Carlos-Quetzaltenango (CUNOC), Guatemala, March 2007.
“Point-of-Use Water Filtration: An Institutional Approach to Economic Development Public Policy,” presented at the January 2007 Association of Evolutionary Economics conference, Chicago, IL.
“Estimating the Willingness to Pay for Dark Skies”, presented at the 83rd Annual Meetings of the Western Economic Association International, July 2008.
“Do Low Income Housing Tax Credits Alter the Supply of Housing? Federal Versus State Credits”, presented at the 44th Annual Meetings of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 2007.
“The Economics of Light Pollution in the United States and the World”, presented at the 82nd Annual Meetings of the Western Economic Association, July 2007 (with Terrel Gallaway and Reed N. Olsen)
“A University by any other name…Deriving the Impact of University name changes”, presented at the 71st Annual Meetings of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2007.
“Estimating the Willingness to Pay for Dark Skies”, presented at Oklahoma State University, Department of Economics, Stillwater, Oklahoma, April 2008 and at the Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2008.
“Why Does Marriage Increase Labor Market Earnings? The impact of Parents’ Educational Status”, presented at the Midwest Economics Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, March, 2008 and at the Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, Seattle, Washington, July 2, 2007.
“The Economics of Light Pollution in the United States and the World”, presented at the Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, Seattle, Washington, July 2, 2007.
"The Post-9/11 Labor Markets for "Muslims" in the West - Evidence from the US and the UK", presented at the Southern Economics Association meetings in November 2008.
“Relative Gender Differentials and Islam in Non-Arabic Nations: A Regional Analysis”, Missouri Economics Conference, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. March 27th, 2009 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Mother’s Education and Early Childhood Education: Case Study of two Northern States in India”, International Association for Feminist Economics Conference, Torino, Italy, June 19th 2008 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Agricultural Technology and Child Labor: Evidence from India”, revised version, Missouri Economics Conference sponsored by the University of Missouri and St. Louis Fed, Columbia, MO, March 29th, 2008 and at the Western Economics Association conference, Seattle, WA, July 3rd, 2007 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Developing Countries and Fertility: Role of Agricultural technology”, Missouri Valley Economics Association conference, Kansas City, October 27th, 2007 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Gender Development, Institutions, and Level of Economic Development”, Eastern Economics Association conference, New York, February 23rd, 2007 (with Richard Grabowski).
“Relative Gender Performance and Islam”, Midwest Economics Association conference, Minneapolis, March 23rd, 2007 (with Richard Grabowski).
CHPA Incentives Initiatives Grant $763.55 (PI). “Stata Software to Enhance Research and Teaching.” Awarded September 2008.
National Science Foundation Planning Grant (NSF 04-035), $18,222 (co-PI). “US-Brazil Visit: Planning Visit for Rural Drinking Water Research in Amazonia Brazil.” Awarded May 07, 2008.
Grant from Provost Fellow for Public Affairs for Light Pollution Panel, $2,200.
CHPA Incentive Grant for Light Pollution Panel (along with representatives of the MSU Environmental Focus committee), $1,250.
CHPA Incentive Grant for “Placing the Cenlim Program into C++ and Java.” $750.
CHPA Incentive Grant for hiring student workers for the Bureau of Economic Research, $2,000.
Faculty Research Grant, Light Pollution, Missouri State University. 2007-2008.
U.S. Department of Education, American History Educational Enhancement Program, $900,000 (with Marc Cooper). 2005-2007.
CHPA Incentive Grant for funding travel for students presenting papers at the Missouri Valley Economics Association Conference. $1,350.
Travel grant from International Programs and Affairs for presenting paper in Italy, $1000.