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Faculty Publications

Recent and past publications by members of the Economics Department are listed. The date headings below refer to one year's output, starting July 1 and ending June 30.

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2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009
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1995-1996 | 1994-1995



Bhatia, K. B. 2012. Review of Globalization and the Poor Periphery Before 1950 by Jeffrey Williamson. Canadian Studies in Population 39 (1-2): 148-150. Book review.


Burgess, D. F., and R. O. Zerbe. 2011. Calculating the Social Opportunity Cost Discount Rate. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 2 (3) Article 8: 1-8. doi: 10.2202/2152-2812.1106.


Conley, T. G., C. B. Hansen, and P. E. Rossi. 2012. Plausibly Exogenous. Review of Economics and Statistics 94 (1): 260-272. doi: 10.1162/REST_a_00139.

Bester, C. A., T. G. Conley, and C. B. Hansen. 2011. Inference with Dependent Data Using Cluster Covariance Estimators. Journal of Econometrics 165 (2): 137-151. doi: 10.1016/j.jeconom.2011.01.007.


Burbidge, J. B., K. A. Collins, J. B. Davies, and L. Magee. 2012. Effective Tax and Subsidy Rates on Human Capital in Canada. Canadian Journal of Economics 45 (1): 189-219.

Davies, J. B., and S. L. Winer. 2011. Closing the 49th Parallel: An Unexplored Episode in Canadian Economic and Political History.  Canadian Public Policy 37 (3): 307-334.

Shorrocks, A., J. Davies, and R. Lluberas. 2011. Global Wealth Databook 2011, Zurich: Credit Suisse Research Institute. pp. 155.

Shorrocks, A., J. Davies, and R. Lluberas. 2011. Global Wealth Report 2011, Zurich: Credit Suisse Research Institute. pp. 56.


Goltsman, M. 2011. Optimal Information Transmission in a Holdup Problem. Rand Journal of Economics 42 (3): 495-526.


Estrin, S. , D. Laidler, and M. Dietrich. 2012. Microeconomics. 6th ed. Harlow, UK: Pearson. xxiv, 633.

Laidler, D. 2012. Competing Monetary Explanations of Macroeconomic Instability before 1936 (Chapter 6). Macroeconomics and the History of Economic Thought: Festschrift in Honour of Harald Hagemann. H. Kramer, H. D. Kurz, and H.-M. Trautwein. Routledge Studies in the History of Economics. London, UK: Routledge.

Laidler, D. 2011. The Monetary Economy and the Economic Crisis. The International Monetary Scene: What Do We Know and What Can We See? J. Noguera. Santiago, Chile: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.

Laidler, D. 2011. Natural Hazards: Some Pitfalls on the Path to a Neutral Interest Rate. C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder; 140. Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute. pp. 12. Monetary Policy.


Lester, B., N. Persico, and L. Visschers. 2012. Information Acquisition and the Exclusion of Evidence in Trials. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 28 (1): 163-182. doi: 10.1093/jleo/ewp040.

Lester, B., A. Postlewaite, and R. Wright. 2011. Information and Liquidity. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 43 (s2): 355-377.


Lochner, L. 2011. Education Policy and Crime (Chapter 10). Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs. P. J. Cook, J. Ludwig, and J. McCrary. National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 465-515. Conference held January 15-16, 2010.

Lochner, L., and A. Monge-Naranjo. 2011. The Nature of Credit Constraints and Human Capital. American Economic Review 101 (6): 2487-2529.

Lochner, L. 2011. Nonproduction Benefits of Education: Crime, Health, and Good Citizenship (Chapter 2). Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 4. E. Hanushek, S. Machin, and L. Woessman. Handbooks in Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B.V. 183-282.


MacDonald, L. 2011. Connect. Toronto, Ontario: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. Online resource to accompany Microeconomics, First Canadian Edition by B. D. Bernheim, M. D. Whinston, and P. M. Martin.


MacGee, J. 2012. The Rise in Consumer Credit and Bankruptcy: Cause for Concern? C.D. Howe Institute Commentary; 346. Toronto, Ontario: C.D. Howe Institute. pp. 20.


Brock, W. A., J. Cooley, S. N. Durlauf, and S. Navarro. 2012. On the Observational Implications of Taste-based Discrimination in Racial Profiling. Journal of Econometrics 166: 66-78.

Durlauf, S. N., C. Fu, and S. Navarro. 2012. Assumptions Matter: Model Uncertainty and the Deterrent Effect of Capital Punishment. American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 102 (3): 487-492.


Parkin, M., and R. Bade. 2012. Economics: Canada in the Global Environment. 8th ed. Toronto: Peason Education. 840 pp. Includes MyEconLab multimedia resource.

Parkin, M. 2011. Overnight Moves: The Bank of Canada Should Start to Raise Interest Rates Now. Backgrounder; 139. Toronto: C.D. Howe Institute. pp. 9.


Kahn, S., M. Pononmareva, and E. Tamer. 2011. Sharpness in Randomly Censored Linear Models. Economics Letters 113 (1): 23-25. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2011.05.017.

Ponomareva, M., and E. Tamer. 2011. Misspecification in Moment Inequality Models: Back to Moment Equalities? Econometrics Journal 14 (2): 186-203. doi: 10.1111/j. 1368-423X.2010.00332.x.


Arellano, C., and A. Ramanarayanan. 2012. Default and the Maturity Structure in Sovereign Bonds. Journal of Political Economy 120 (2): 187-232.


Abrevaya, J., and Y. Shin. 2011. Rank Estimation of Partially Linear Index Models. Econometrics Journal 14 (3): 409-437.


Dong, Y., and J. Whalley. 2012. How Large Are the Impacts of Carbon Motivated Border Tax Adjustments.” Climate Change Economics 3 (1), pp. 28.

Dong, Y., and J. Whalley. 2012. Joint Non-OPEC Carbon Taxes and the Transfer of OPEC Monopoly Rents. Journal of Policy Modeling 34 (1): 49-63.

Egger, P., and J. Whalley. 2012. Global Constraints on European Integration over the Next Few Decades (Chapter 3). The Continuing Evolution of Europe. T. Buettner and W. Ochel. CESifo Seminar Series. Cambridge MA: MIT Press. 33-52.

Huang, H., and J. Whalley. 2012. The Form of Money Demand Function and the Welfare Costs of Inflation. Applied Economics 44 (9): 1091-1092.

Li, C., and J. Whalley. 2012. Rebalancing the Chinese VAT: Some Numerical Simulation Results. China Economic Review 23 (2): 316-324.
doi: 10.1016/j.chieco.2011.12.002

Whalley, J. (Editor). 2012. General Equilibrium Global Trade Models. The Tricontinental Series on Global Economic Issues. Singapore: World Scientific. xix, 426.

Whalley, J. (Series Editor). 2012. The Tricontinental Series on Global Economic Issues. Singapore: World Scientific. Vol. 1 published 2012; Vol. 2 forthcoming.

Whalley, J., J. Yu, and S. Zhang. 2012. Trade Retaliation in a Monetary-Trade Model. Global Economy Journal 1 (2), Article 2: 1-27.

Dong, Y., and J. Whalley. 2011. Carbon Motivated Regional Trade Arrangements: Analytics and Simulations. Economic Modelling 28: 2783-2792.

Dong, Y., and J. Whalley. 2011. Optimal Tariff Calculations in Tariff Games with Climate Change Considerations. Applied Economics Letters 18: 1431-1435.

Poutvaara, P., M. Dahlberg, G. Peri, and J. Whalley (Editors). 2011. CESifo Economic Studies 57 (3 and 4), pp. 403-788.

Riezman, R., J. Whalley, and S. Zhang, 2011. Distance Measures between Free Trade and Autarky for the World Economy. Economic Modelling 28 (4): 2000-2012. doi: 10.1016/j.econmod.2011.03.03.

Walsh, S., H. Tian, J. Whalley, and Manmohan Agarwal. 2011. China and India's Participation in Global Climate Negotiations. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics 11 (3): 261-273.

Whalley, J. 2011. What Role for Trade in a Post-2012 Global Climate Policy Regime. World Economy 34 (11): 1844-1862. Paper presented at the conference 'Climate Change Policies and the World Trading System: The Challenges Ahead', 24 June 2011, Paris.