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Recent Faculty Publications

Barry J. (2021). Real wage growth in the U.S. health workforce and the narrowing of the gender pay gap. Human Resources for Health, 19:105.

Brent, R. J. (2018a). A cost–benefit analysis of hearing aids, including the benefits of reducing the symptoms of dementia. Applied Economics, 51(28), 3091-3103. 

Brent, R. J. (2018b). The value of a year’s general education for reducing the symptoms of dementia. Applied Economics, 50(25), 2812-2823. 

Brent, R. J. (2020). A CBA of corrective lenses, including the benefits for reducing the symptoms of dementia. Applied Economics, 52(48), 5218-5229. 

Collins, S. M., James, D., Servátka, M., & Vadovic, R. (2021). Attainment of equilibrium via Marshallian path adjustment: Queueing and buyer determinism. Games and Economic Behavior, 125(C), 94-106. 

Moore, Frances C., Arianna Stokes, Marc N. Conte, and Xiaoli Dong. "Noah’s Ark in a Warming World: Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss, and Public Adaptation Costs in the United States." Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 9, no. 5 (2022): 981-1015. (

Conte, Marc N., and David L. Kelly. "Understanding the Improbable: A Survey of Fat Tails in Environmental Economics." Annual Review of Resource Economics 13, no. 1 (2021): 289-310. (

Conte, Marc N., and Robert Griffin. "Private benefits of conservation and procurement auction performance." Environmental and resource economics 73, no. 3 (2019): 759-790. (

Swinehart, Stephanie, Richard Fuller, Rachael Kupka, and Marc N. Conte. "Rethinking aid allocation: Analysis of official development spending on modern pollution reduction." Annals of global health 85, no. 1 (2019). (

Banerjee, S. and M.N. Conte. 2018. Information Access, Conservation Practice Choice, and Rent Seeking in Conservation Procurement Auctions: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 100(5): 1407-1426. (

Conte, M.N. and P. Shaw. 2018. District Subdivision and the Location of Smallholder Forest Conversion in Sumatra. Land Economics 94(3): 437-458. (

Conte, M.N. and D. Kelly. 2018. An Imperfect Storm: FEMA, Private Climate Insurers, and Climate Change. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 92: 677-706. (

Dasgupta, U., Mani, S., Sharma, S., & Singhal, S. (In press). Effects of peers and rank on cognition, preferences, and personality. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1-47.   

Gomez-Gonzalez, P. (2019a). Inflation-linked public debt in emerging economies. Journal of International Money and Finance, 93(C), 313-334. 

Gomez-Gonzalez, P. (2019b). Public debt structure and liquidity provision. Journal of International Economics, 117(C), 51-60. 

Gomez-Gonzalez, P., & Rees, D. M. (2018). Same Spain, less pain? European Economic Review, 110(C), 78-107. 

Levine, D. I., Beltramo, T., Blalock, G., Cotterman, C., & Simons, A. M. (2018). What Impedes Efficient Adoption of Products? Evidence from Randomized Sales Offers for Fuel-Efficient Cookstoves in Uganda. Journal of the European Economic Association, 16(6), 1850-1880. 

Machado, E. A., Purcell, H., Simons, A. M., & Swinehart, S. (2020). The Quest for Greener Pastures: Evaluating the Livelihoods Impacts of Providing Vegetation Condition Maps to Pastoralists in Eastern Africa. Ecological Economics, 175(C). 

Yap, J., Vandana Chaudhry, Chandan Kumar Jha, Subha Mani, S. Mitra, (2020). Are responses to the pandemic inclusive? A rapid virtual audit of COVID-19 press briefings in LMICs.  World Development.  Vol. 136, December 2020, page 105122.

Majid, F., Behrman, J., & Mani, S. (2019). Short-term and long-term distributional consequences of prenatal malnutrition and stress: using Ramadan as a natural experiment. BMJ global health, 4(3), e001185. 

Mitra, S., J. Yap, J. Hervé, W. Chen (Forthcoming). Inclusive Statistics: Human Development and Disability Indicators in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Global Social Policy. Earlier version as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9626.

Mitra, S., W. Chen, J. Hervé, S. Pirozzi and J. Yap (Forthcoming). Invisible or Mainstream? Disability in Surveys and Censuses in  Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Social Indicators Research. Earlier version as World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9625.

Mitra, S. Palmer, M. and Vuong, V.A. (2020). Development and interdisciplinarity: a citation analysis. World Development. Vol. 136, November 2020, page 1050-76.

Mitra, S., Brucker, D.L. and Jajtner, K. (2020).  Wellbeing at older ages: an inclusive and multidimensional measure. Disability and Health. Volume 13, Issue 4, page 1009-26.

Mitra, S. and Brucker, D.L. (2020). Disability and aging: from successful aging to wellbeing through the capability and human development lens. Disability and Health. Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages 100924.

Brucker, D.L. ,   Jajtner, K., Mitra, S. (Forthcoming). Does Social Security impact food security? Evidence for older Households. Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy.

Kim, H. and Mitra, S. (2022). Dynamics of Health and Labor Income in Korea. Journal of Economics of Aging. Vol. 21, 100351,520aPE5C

Jajtner, K., Brucker, D.L. ,  Mitra, S. (2021). Midlife Work Limitations are Associated with Lower Odds of Survival and Healthy Aging. Journal of Gerontology: Series B.

Mitra, S., Gao, Q., Chen, W. and Zhang, Y. (2020).  Health, work and income among adults: a panel analysis for China. Journal of Economics of Aging. Vol. 17.

Puliyel, G., Kim, H. and Mitra, S. (2020). Paid Maternity Leave and Child Mortality: The Asia-Pacific Experience. Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.27, No.1.

Jajtner, K., Fountain, C. and Nichols, A. and Mitra, S. (2020). Rising Income Inequality Through a Disability Lens: Trends in the United States 1981–2018. Social Indicators Research.  151, pages 81–114.

Mauro, J. and Mitra, S. (2020). Youth Idleness in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Before and After the 2009 Crisis. Applied Economics. Vol. 52 (15), pp. 1634-1655.

Palmer, M., Cuong, N., Mitra, S., Mont, D., and Groce, N. (2019).  Long-lasting consequences of war on disability. Journal of Peace Research. Vol 56 issue: 6, pp. 860-875.

Mitra, S. and D. Brucker (2019). Monitoring Multidimensional Poverty in the United States. Economics Bulletin. Vol. 39(20), pp. 1272-1293.

Mont, D., Palmer, M, Mitra, S., Groce, N. (2019). Disability identification cards: issues in effective design. Development. Vol. 62(1), pages 96-102.

Simeu, N. , Mitra, S. (2019) Disability and household economic wellbeing: evidence from Indonesian longitudinal data. Oxford Development Studies. Vol. 47(3), pp. 275-88.

Mitra, S. and T. Shakespeare (2019). Remodeling the ICF. Disability & Health journal. Vol 12, pp. 337-39.

Simons, A. M. (2020). Making Business Statistics Come Alive: Incorporating Field Trial Data from a Cookstove Study into the Classroom. Applied Economics Teaching Resources (AETR), 2(3). 

Vinod, H. D. (2020). Software-Illustrated Explanations of Econometrics Contributions by CR Rao for his 100-th Birthday. Journal of Quantitative Economics, 18(2), 235-252. 

Vinod, H. D., & Jr., J. B. Guerard (2020). Causality Studies of Real GDP, Unemployment, and Leading Indicators. In J. B. Guerard & W. T. Ziemba (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Investment Research (p. 691-724). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 

Vinod, H. D. (2022). Kernel regression coefficients for practical significance. Journal of Risk and Financial Management 15(1), 1-13.

Vinod, H. D. (2021). Generalized, Partial and Canonical Correlation Coefficients. Computational Economics 59, 1-28.

Rao, P. M. Rao, & H.D. Vinod (2021). Efficiency ranking of IT services producing firms: Case of Indian Multinationals. International Review of Business and Economics 5(1), 35-60.

Vinod, H.D. (2020). What’s the big idea? Ridge regression and regularization. Significance Royal Statistical Society UK 17(6), 41.

H. Karun, L. Chakraborty, & H.D Vinod (2020). Did Public Investment Crowd Out Private Investment in India? Economic and Political Weekly, issue 30, Month 25. Vol. 55, 21-25.

H.D. Vinod (2020). Updating Statistical Measures of Causal Strength. Science & Philosophy, 8(1), 3-20.