Research and Publications

Our faculty are active researchers: Please see the individual faculty pages for more information on books, articles, policy reports and other publications by author.

Department of Economics Annual Faculty Publications: AY 2015-2016

Abel, G., Albelda, R., Khera, N., Hahn, T., Salas-Coronado, D., Odejide, O., Bona, K.  Tucker-Seeley, R., Soiffer, R. (2016). Financial hardship and patient-reported outcomes after hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 22(8): 1504-1510.

Albelda, R., Clayton-Matthews, A. (2016). Why Massachusetts can afford to require paid family and medical leave for all workers (pp. 2). Scholars Strategy Network.

Albelda, R., Clayton-Matthews, A. (2016). Family and Medical Leave in Massachusetts: A Current Snapshot (pp. 5). Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.

Albelda, R., Clayton-Matthews, A. (2016). It's About Time: Cost and Coverage of Paid Family and Medical Leave in Massachusetts (pp. 14). UMass Boston: Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and Center for Social Policy.

Conley, L., Holgate, B., Albelda, R., O'Malley, S. (2016). “Health and Income: The Impact of Changes to Boston’s Living Wage Ordinance on the Health of Living Wage Workers.” (pp. 83). Boston Public Health Commission.

Albelda, R. (2015). Book Review of "What Does the Minimum Wage Do?" (pp. 56-57, 95-96.). Perspectives on Work.

Basole, A. (2016). Informality and Flexible Specialization: Apprenticeships and Knowledge Spillovers in an Indian Silk Weaving Cluster. Development and Change.

Basole, A., Basu, D. (2015). Non-Food Expenditures  nd Consumption Inequality in India. Economic and Political Weekly, 50(36), 43-53.

Basole, A. (2016). The Agrarian Question in India. In Ravi Kumar (Ed.),Contemporary Readings in Marxism: A Critical Introduction. New Delhi, India: Aakar Books.

Basole, A., Ramnarain, S. (2016). Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods in Economics. In Frederick Lee and Bruce Cronin (Ed.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics. Northampton, USA: Edward Elgar.

Basole, A. (2016). Spare Change for Spare Time? Homeworking Women in Banaras. In Prof. Saraswati Raju (Ed.), Women Workers in Metro Cities of India. New Delhi, India: Cambridge University Press.

Carr, M., Jayadev, A. (2015). Relative Income and Indebtedness: Evidence from Panel Data. Review of Income and Wealth, 61(4), 759-772.

Carr, M., Mellizo, P. (2015). Workplace Democracy: Current State and Future Directions of the Literature. In Wilfred Dolfsma and John B. Davis (Ed.), The Elgar Companion to Social Economics, 2nd Edition (pp. 424-442). Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar.

Finnoff, K., Rao, S. (2015). Marriage Migration in India 1983-2008. Population and Development Review, 41(3), 22.

Ellen, I. G., Horn, K., Schwartz, A. E. (2016). Why Don't Housing Choice Voucher Recipients Live Near  Better Schools. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

O'Regan, K. M., Horn, K., Ellen, I. G. (2016). Using Tax Policy to Reduce Poverty Concentration: Evidence from the Low Income Housing Tax Credit. Journal of Housing Economics, 34, 49-59.

Jayadev, A., Reddy, S., Lahoti, R. (2016). The Global Consumption and Income Project (GCIP): An Overview. Journal of Globalization and Development, 7(1), 15.

Jayadev, A., Reddy, S., Lahoti, R. The Middle Muddle: Conceptualizing and Measuring the Global Middle Class. A Just World, Essays in honor of Joseph E Stiglitz (pp. 30). New York, United States: Columbia University Press.

Kim, M. (2015). Pay Secrecy and the Gender Wage Gap in the United States. Industrial Relations, 53(4), 648-667.

Kim, Yun K., (2016). Macroeconomic Implications of Household Debt. Review of Keynesian Economics, 4(2), 127—150.

Kim, Yun K., Setterfield, M. (2016). Debt Servicing, Aggregate Consumption, and Growth. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 36, 22-33.

Kim, Yun K., Setterfield, M., Rees, J. (2016). Inequality, Debt Servicing, and the Sustainability of Steady State Growth. Review of Political Economy, 28(1), 45-63.

Konstantinidis, C. (2016). Assessing the Socio-Economic Dimensions of the Rise of Organic Farming in the European Union. Review of Social Economy, 74(2), 172-193.

Timmons, D., Konstantinidis, C., Shapiro, A., Wilson, A. (2016). Decarbonizing Residential Building Energy: a Cost-Effective Approach. Energy Policy, 92 382-392.

Lemi, A. (2016). Trade Measures of OECD Countries and the Decline in Exports of Less Developed Countries: Is Murky Protectionism Responsible?. Journal of Global Economics, 4(1), 1-9.

Tesso, A., Negatu, W., Asfea, S., Lemi, A., Alemirew, B. (2015). Does Farmer Field School Training Improve Technical Efficiency? Evidence from Smallholder Maize Farmers in Oromia, Ethiopia. International Journal of African Development, 3(1), 23- 50.

Vakulabharanam, V., Motiram, S. (2016) Mobility and Inequality in Neoliberal India. Contemporary South Asia, 1-14.

Nelson, J. (2016). Not-So-Strong Evidence for Gender Differences in Risk Taking. Feminist Economics, 22(2), 114-142.

Nelson, J. (2016). Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 40(1), 1-15.

Nelson, J. (2016). Ethics and Climate Change Policy. In Elizabeth A.M. Searing and Donald R. Searing (Ed.), Practicing Professional Ethics in Economics and Public Policy. Springer.

Nelson, J. (2016). Poisoning the Well, or How Economic Theory Damages Moral Imagination. In George DeMartino and Deirdre McCloskey (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics (pp. 184-199). Oxford University Press.

Nelson, J. (2015). Empowering a balanced and useful economics of sustainability: the role of gender. In Jenny Hawley (Ed.), Why Women Will Save The Planet (pp. 68- 77). Friends of the Earth/Zed Books.

Nelson, J. (2015). Review of What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey (pp. 214-16). Feminist Economics.

Numa, G. (2016). The Monetary Economics of Jules Dupuit. The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 23(3), 53-477.

Timmons, D., Perumal, A. (2016). U.S. Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Choices: Demographic, Behavioral, and Culture Factors. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management.

Perumal, A., Timmons, D. (2015). Contextual Density and U.S. Automotive CO2 Emissions across the Rural-Urban Continuum. International Regional Science Review.

Timmons, D., Buchholz, T., Veeneman, C. H. (2016). Forest Biomass Energy: Assessing Atmospheric Carbon Impacts by Discounting Future Carbon Flows. GCB Bioenergy, 8(3), 631-643.

Friedman, E., Park, S., Wiemers, E. (2015). New Estimates of the Sandwich Generation in the 2013 Panel Study of Income Dynamics. The Gerontologist, 6.

Schoeni, R. F., Wiemers, E. (2015). The implications of selective attrition for estimates of intergenerational elasticity of family income. Journal of Economic Inequality, 351-372.