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Hu, Xuequn, Murat Munkin, and Pravin Trivedi, 2014. “Estimating Incentive and Selection Effects In the Medigap Insurance Market: An Application with Dirichlet Process Mixture Model,” Journal of Applied Econometrics
Kessler, Lawrence and Murat Munkin, 2014.
Bayesian estimation of panel data fractional response models with endogeneity: an application to standardized test rates Empirical Economics, August, pp. 1 – 34.
Sisinnio Concas and Joseph S. DeSalvo, 2014. “The Effect of Density and Trip-Chaining on the Interaction between Urban Form and Transit Demand,” Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2014, pp. 16–38.
Barbos, Andrei, 2014. “Imperfect Evaluation in Project Screening,” Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, pp. 31-46.
Bénédicte Apouey and Gabriel Picone, 2014. “Social Interactions and Malaria Preventive Behaviors In Sub-Saharan Africa,” Health Economics, vol.23, pp. 994–1012.
For more on our faculty publications, please visit our research area.
Spring 2015 Seminar Series: Professor Andrei Sirchenko, National Research University, Higher School of Economics, “Modeling Status Quo Decisions: A Cross-Nested Ordered Probit Model,” May 22, 2015, 11:00 am, CMC 209A
For the complete Spring 2015 Seminar Series schedule, please go to economics.usf.edu/events/
Phil Porter - NY Times
Congratulations to graduating Economics major Hiram Rios for being chosen as Outstanding Graduate for the Spring commencement.
Mike Loewy - Boston Globe
2014-2015 Ph.D. Job Market Candidates
Economics Department Alumna Aysegul Timur (PhD 2007) was recently named Dean of the Hodges University Johnson School of Business.
Economics Department Alumnus Marin Geshkov (PhD 2010) was named to the editorial board of the International Journal of Regional Development.
The Economics Department was well represented at USF’s Summer 2014 Commencement. Congratulations to Denise Marton Mendez (BA International Studies and Economics) who received the Outstanding Graduate Award. In addition Denise, along with Tyler Rehm (BS MIS and Economics; BS Finance), were named University of South Florida Undergraduate Scholars.
Congratulations to Sophomore Economics major Martha Gonzalez for her appointment to the CAS Dean's Student Leadership Society.
The Department of Economics is offering the following undergraduate electives during summer session C:
American Economic History (currently closed)
Economics of Sports
Sections of economic principles are offered during all three summer sessions. Intermediate macro is offered in session C, while intermediate micro (Price Theory) is offered in session B.
Students looking to complete their prerequisites in one summer may take Analytical Tools (the prerequisite for price theory) in session A, and Price Theory (the prerequisite for many electives) in session B.
Economics PhD students Joe Coleman and Olga Petrova were selected as one of the winners of the 7thAnnual Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Symposium here at USF. Their poster on their work with Gabriel Picone on Determinants and Prevention of Low Birth Weight in sub-Saharan Africa: The Effects of Bed Net Distribution earned a travel grant from the graduate school. Congratulations Olga and Joe!
In honor of Mark Herander’s 35 years of service to USF, upon his retirement Faculty, Staff and Friends of the Department of Economics funded a new Foundation Account. The Economics Department Dissertation Support Fund will provide assistance with travel and data needs for PhD students who have reached the dissertation stage of their program. Should you wish to make a donation to this worthy cause, please contact Shay Ferrell.
The Economics Department is happy welcome two new Assistant Professors to our faculty. Xin Jin is a labor economist who recently earned her PhD from Cornell University. Haiyan Liu is a University of Virginia PhD whose area of expertise is industrial organization.
NEW: Scheduled to begin in Spring 2015, please check out our brand new course offering: “ECO 4935, Analytical Tools for Economists.” and “ECO 4935, Forecasting and Time Series Analysis.”
Important Dates: Check the following links for confirmations and updates: Office of Registrars Calendar for students or USF Narrative Schedule
College of Arts and Sciences Economics Students Academic Advisor Ce’era Horton CMC 206B *(College of Arts and Sciences Multidisciplinary Complex (Previously Physics Building))
Please check e-scheduler for other appointment availability.
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Non USF Students