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Barbos, Andrei, 2013. "Project screening with tiered evaluation," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 66(3), pages 293-306.
Barbos, Andrei, 2013. "A reference-dependent representation with subjective tastes," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 111-123.
Barbos, Andrei, 2013. "An alternative interpretation of random noise in rank-order tournaments," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 326-329.
Ashraf, Quamrul H., David N. Weil, and Joshua Wilde. 2013. "The Effect of Fertility Reduction on Economic Growth," Population and Development Review, vol. 39(1), pages 97-130. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1728-4457.2013.00575.x/abstract
Marin v. Geshkov and Joseph S. DeSalvo, “The Effect of Land-Use Controls on the Spatial Size of U.S. Urbanized Areas,” Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 52, No. 4, October 2012, pp. 648–675.
For more on our faculty publications, please visit our research area.
Natalia Gray successfully defended her dissertation and became our first new PhD for the 2014/15 academic year. Congratulations Dr. Gray.
Two undergraduate Economics students were recently named 2014 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows. Administered for the U.S. Department of State by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships develop a source of men and women whose academic backgrounds fulfill the skill needs of the State Department and who are dedicated to representing America’s interests abroad. Our congratulations go out to Seniors Denise Marton Menendez and Hiram Rios for earning this prestigious award.
Three Assistant Professors from the Department of Economics received USF International Travel Grants this term.
Giulia La Mattima and Joshua Wilde both presented at The CSAE conference at Oxford University. The CSAE is a highly prestigious conference in the field of development economics, and the most prestigious annual conference in the subfield of African economic development.
Andrei Barbos will travel to Tokyo for the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory conference where he has organized a session and will also present. The SAET conference is the foremost international conference in the field of economic theory.
Congratulations to PhD student (now Dr.) Berna Colak for receiving the 2013-14 Provost’s
Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student. Berna was one of only four
Honorees University wide. Follow this link for more information about the award
Undergraduate Economics / Political Science double major Anthony Cilluffo won the
Best use of Library Resources Award for his project “Entertaining Government: A
Case Study of the Role of Government in the Tampa Entertainment Industry,” at the
2014 Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium.
Congratulations to Sophomore Economics major Martha Gonzalez for her appointment to the CAS Dean's Student Leadership Society.
Mark Herander was named Professor Emeritus upon his March 31st retirement. Congratulations Mark.
Brad Kamp assumed the position of Department Chair on April 1st.
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.
USF Economics had two PhD students on the 2014 Economics job market. Congratulations
to Natalia Gray for her appointment as Assistant Professor at Southeast Missouri
State University and also to Berna Colak
for her appointment as Assistant Professor at IMT Lucca in Italy.
Two new Assistant Professors will join the Economics Department in the fall. Xin
Jin is a labor economist who
is currently finishing her dissertation at Cornell University. Haiyan Liu
is finishing her dissertation in industrial organization at the University of Virginia.
We look forward to their August arrival.
Chris Thomas was chosen to serve as an editor of the Oxford Handbook of Managerial
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