Published and Forthcoming Articles in Refereed Journals

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Relative Price Convergence Among US Cities: Does the Numeraire City Matter? (with Viera Chmelarova), Journal of Macroeconomics (2010)

Using annual consumer price index (CPI) data for 17 U.S. cities between 1918 and 2007,...

 

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Remittances and Relative Prices (with Carlos Vargas-Silva), Review of Development Economics (2010)

Using Mexican data, this article analyzes the impact of the workers’ remittances on the cross-section...

 

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Do regions matter for the behavior of city relative prices in the U. S.? (with Viera Chmelarova), The Empirical Economics Letters (2009)

This paper examines the importance of regions in the relative price behavior across the U.S....

 

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Country Risk Analysis: A Survey of the Quantitative Methods, Economia Internazionale/International Economics (2009)

With globalization and financial integration, there has been rapid growth of international lending and foreign...

 

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International Productivity Differences and Roles of Domestic Investment, FDI and Trade (with Halis M. Yildiz and Gouranga G. Das), International Economic Journal (2009)

This paper calculates Theil’s entropy index to measure the extent of productivity di¤erences across 92...

 

Proceedings

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Service Industries in Today's Information Economy (with Uday M. Apte), Proceedings of Service Operations Management Conference (1999)

This paper measures the size and structure of the U.S. information economy in 1992 and...

 

Book Chapters

The Size, Structure and Growth of the U.S. Information Economy (with Uday M. Apte), Managing in the Information Economy: Current Research Issues (2007)

This paper presents the results of our empirical research in measuring the size and structure...

 

The Rise of an Enclave Economy, India's Northeast: Development Issues in a Historical Perspective (2005)

Development theories of dual economy emphasize interactions between the modern sector and the traditional sector...