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Refereed Journal Publications

  1. With Karsten Jeske and Pedro Silos, “Productivity, Energy Prices and the Great Moderation: A New Link”, Review of Economic Dynamics, (13):715-724, 2010.
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  2. With Karsten Jeske, “Energy Price Shocks and the Macroeconomy: The Role of Consumer Durables”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 40(7):357-377, 2008.
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  3. With Karsten Jeske, “What Matters More for the Output Drop after an Energy Price Increase: Household or Firm Energy Share?”, Economics Letters, 10(3):202-205, 2008.
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  4. With M. Lieberman, “Assessing the Resource Base of US and Japanese Auto Producers: A Stochastic Frontier Production Approach,” Management Science, 51(7):1060-1075, 2005.
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  5. With J.T. Guo, “Declining Share of Small Firms in U.S. Output: Causes and Consequences,” Economic Inquiry, 39(3): 651-662, 2001.
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  6. “Firm Size and Productivity Differential: Theory and Evidence from a Panel of U.S. Firms,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 44(3):263-269, 2001.
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  7. With G. Gerdes, “Estimating Technological Change using a Stochastic Frontier Production Function: Evidence From U.S. Firm-Level data,” Journal of Productivity Analysis, 8: 431-446, 1997.
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  8. “Asymmetric Information and Debt Financing:  The Empirical Importance of Size and balance Sheet Factors,” International Journal of the Economics of Business, 4(2): 189-202, 1997.
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Refereed Professional and Conference Proceedings

  1. With M. Lieberman, “Assessing the Resource Base of U.S. and Japanese Auto Producers,”
    Best Paper Proceedings of the 2005 Academy of Management Meeting.
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  2. Economics at Work: Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center,” Business Economics, 39(1): 62-65, January 2004.
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Non-Refereed Journal Articles

  1. With Karsten Jeske, “How Resilient Is the Modern Economy to Energy Price Shocks”, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Economic Review, Third Quarter: 21-32,2006.
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Economic Impact Reports

  1. “Predicting Cable TV Industry Advertising Revenues.” (October 2004). Report prepared for Turner Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. With G.U. Krueger “Ventura County Housing in Short-Supply Squeeze: How Long Will it Last?” (2000). Report prepared for Amgen Corporation.
  3. With G. Freeman and K. Ackbarali, “Redeveloping Obsolete Industrial Land with Modern Manufacturing Facilities: The Job, Wage and Tax Implications for State and Local Government” (2000). LA Economic Development Corporation policy report.
  4. With L. Kimbell and T. Lieser, “An Analysis of the Impact of Aerospace Industry Downsizing on California’s Economy” (1996).  Report prepared for Northrop Corporation.
  5. With L. Kimbell and T. Lieser, “The Impact of Automobile Import Restrictions on the California Economy” (1996). Report prepared for California Automobile Import Alliance.
  6. With L. Kimbell and N. Pedrozo, “The Impact of Future Oil Price Shocks on the California Economy” (1994).  Report prepared for California Energy Commission.

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Book

  1. Firm Size, Financial Intermediation and Business Cycles, Commonwealth Publishers, London and New Delhi, 1996, 182 pages.
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Working Papers

  1. With G. Zilio,  “Chinese Global Connectivity: A Decade of Rapid Change”,  2014.
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  3. With Harold Vasquez, “U.S. Employment Growth and Tech Investment: A New Link”, 2010.
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  4. With Karsten Jeske, “Taylor Rules with Headline Inflation: A Bad Idea”, working paper #2007-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, July 2007.
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  5. With P. Jochumzen, “Stochastic Frontier Production Function with Errors-in-Variables,” working paper #99-07, Lund University, Sweden. Under review at Journal of Econometrics.
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  6. “Firm Size, Credit Market Imperfections and the Business Cycle.”
  7. “Credit Market Risk and Small Firm Share: A Numerical General Equilibrium Analysis.”
  8. With M. Lieberman, “Comparative Efficiency of U.S. and Japanese Automakers: A Stochastic Frontier Production Analysis,” working paper, Center for International Business Economic Research, Anderson Graduate School of Management.
  9. With J. Prabhu, “The Competitive Advantage of Being Small: A Strategic, Efficiency Versus Risk Approach.”

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Academic Activities

Conference Presentation 

  1. July 2010, Western Economic Association meetings, Portland.
  2. October 2008, 62nd AUBER fall conference, Bellingham.
  3. June 2008, Western Economic Association Meetings in Honolulu.
  4. July 2005, Western Economic Association Meetings in San Francisco.
  5. June 2001, 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting in ATlanta
  6. August 2000, 8th World Congress of the Econometric Society in Seattle.
  7. July 2000, Society for Computing in Economics and Finance meetings in Barcelona, Spain.
  8. August 1999, 12th World Congress of the International Economic Association in Argentina.
  9. October 1998, Third Biennial Georgia Productivity Workshop at University of Georgia.
  10. June 1998, North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society in Montreal.
  11. May 1998, EKONOMETRGAR 98 (Econometrics Conference) at University of Lund, Sweden.
  12. July 1997, Western Economic Association Meetings in Seattle.
  13. January 1997, Winter Meetings of the Econometric Society in New Orleans.
  14. December 1996, South-East Asian Econometric Meetings in India.
  15. August 1995, 7th World Congress of the Econometric Society in Tokyo.
  16. June 1994, Society for Economic Dynamics and Control meetings in Los Angeles.

Refereed For

  1. Contemporary Economic Policy
  2. International Journal of the Economics of Business
  3. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
  4. Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization
  5. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  6. Journal of Financial Research
  7. Pacific Basin Finance Journal
  8. Management Science
  9. Review of Development Economics
  10. Southern Economic Journal

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Economic Thoughts

Newspaper Columns

  • Recovery won’t hit hot pace this year (article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), June 4, 2011.
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  • Economy slides if oil prices stay high (article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Rajeev Dhawan), March 5, 2011.
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  • Gauging the cost of snow days (article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Rajeev Dhawan), February 6, 2011.
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  • Investing in Tech helps jobs (article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Rajeev Dhawan), October 31, 2010.
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  • Global pains hit home (article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Rajeev Dhawan), September 28, 2010.
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Op-Ed Pieces

  • “Airline Service: Delta Buyout Bid Bodes Well For City”, published in the Atlanta Journal – Constitution, January 18, 2007.
  • “Big Airlines Ought to Stop Flying Solo”, published in the Atlanta Journal – Constitution, December 9, 2004.

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Technical Notes

  • “Elasticity of Hiring at Firm Level”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, November 2004.
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  • “What Produces Jobs: A Statistical Analysis”, excerpt from Forecast of the Nation, August 2004.
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Opinions

     2006

  • “An Afterthought on GM”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, August 2006.
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  • “Bet on the Stewardship of the Fed”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, August 2006.
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  • With Kristin W. Diver “Why Georgia Depends on Delta”, August 2006.
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  • “Why are Oil Prices So High?”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation,May 2006.
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  • “Why Haven’t High Oil Prices Produced a Recession”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, May 2006.
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    2005

  • “Oil Shocks and Energy Conservation,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, November 2005.
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  • “Housing Bubble Myths: Florida and California,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, November 2005.
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  • With Kristin W. Diver “Delta: Past, Present and Future,” November 2005.
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  • “A Quick and Dirty Analysis of the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the US, the Southeast and Georgia,” September 2005.
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  • “Oil: Myths, Realities and Conjectures,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, August 2005.
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  • “Housing Bubble: Reality and Solutions,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, August 2005.
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  • “Who is engaged in a Trade related Faustian Bargain?,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, June 2005.
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  • “Is GM Just in Business to Pay their Workers’ Pension?”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, June 2005.
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  • “Portfolio Implications from the May 2005 Forecast,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, June 2005.
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  • “Why Outsourcing Scares the Middle Class?,” excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, February 2005.
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  • With Kristin W. Diver: “BRAC 2005: The Looming Georgia Storm,” excerpt from the Forecast of Georgia and Atlanta, February 2005.
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2004

  • “Bill Gross and His Beef with the CPI Index”, excerpt from the Forecast of the Nation, November 2004.
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  • “Will Any President Before 2012 Solve the Deficit Problem?”, excerpt from the Nation, November 2004.
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