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Research & Impact

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.

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.

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.

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.

Working Papers

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

See our department Working Paper series, revamped and restarted in 2013 (below) for a selection of our most recent works.

2016-01 “Erst Kommt das Fressen”: The Neoliberal Restructuring of Agriculture and Food in Greece
by Charalampos Konstantinidis

2016-01 Household Borrowing and the Possibility of “Consumption-Driven, Profit-Led Growth”
by Mark Setterfield & Yun K. Kim

2015-03 An Evaluation of Factors Affecting Drug Quality: Evidence from the Antimalarial Market in Uganda
by Esther Atukunda & Anne Fitzpatrick
2015-02  A proposal for a federalized unemployment insurance mechanism for Europe
by Leila E. Davis & Charalampos Konstantinidis & Yorghos Tripodis
2015-01 Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care
by Julie A. Nelson

2014-11 Inequality, Debt Servicing, and the Sustainability of Steady State Growth
by Mark Setterfield & Yun K. Kim & Jeremy Rees
2014-10 Debt Servicing, Aggregate Consumption, and Growth
by Mark Setterfield & Yun K. Kim
2014-09 Authenticity, Innovation and the Geographical Indication in an Artisanal Industry: The Case of the Banarasi Sari
by Amit Basole
2014-08: Determinants and Impact of Subcontracting: Evidence from India's Informal Manufacturing Sector
By Amit Basole
2014-07: Informality and Flexible Specialization: Labour Supply, Wages and Knowledge Flows in an Indian Artisanal Cluster
By Amit Basole
2014-06: Sandwiched between Aging Parents and Boomerang Kids in Two Cohorts of American Women
By Emily E. Wiemers and Suzanne Bianchi
2014-05: The Effect of Unemployment on Household Composition and Doubling Up
By Emily E. Wiemers
2014-04: Can Improvements in Schools Spur Building Investments? Evidence from New York City
By Keren Mertens Horn
2014-03: Do Choice Schools Break the Link Between Public Schools and Property Values? Evidence from House Prices in New York City
By Amy Ellen Schwartz, Ioan Voicu and Keren Mertens Horn
2014-02:  Expanding Women's Healthcare Access in the United States: The Patchwork "Univers
By Randy Albelda and Diana Salas Coronado
2014-01: Capitalism in Green Disguise: The Political Economy of Organic Farming in the European Union
By Charalampos Konstantinidis


2013-07: The Power of Stereotyping and Confirmation Bias to Overwhelm Accurate Assessment: The Case of Economics, Gender, and Risk Aversion
By Julie A. Nelson. Published in Journal of Economic Methodology
2013-06: Not-So-Strong Evidence for Gender Differences in Risk Taking
By Julie A. Nelson.
2013-05: Assessing the Socio-Economic Consequences of the Rise of Organic Farming in the European Union
By Charalampos Konstantinidis
2013-04: Fearing Fear: Gender and Economic Discourse
By Julie A. Nelson. Published in Mind & Society
2013-03: An Empirical Investigation of the Calorie Consumption Puzzle in India
By Deepankar Basu and Amit Basole
2013-02: Relative Income and Indebtedness: Evidence from Panel Data
By Michael D. Carr and Arjun Jayadev
2013-01: Entitlement in a Real Effort Ultimatum Game
By Michael D. Carr and Phil Mellizo