Department of Economics Research Updates for Fall 2020
November 20, 2020
BATON ROUGE- This semester, four faculty members in the Department of Economics were successful in having their research papers accepted for publication in top scholarly journals. In addition, a PhD student also had his paper accepted for publication from a scholarly journal.
- Assistant Professor Philip Marx had two papers:
"An Absolute Test of Racial Prejudice" has been accepted at the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.
"Revenue from Matching Platforms," co-authored with James Schummer, was
accepted at Theoretical Economics.
- Assistant Professor Eunseong Ma had two papers:
“Entrepreneurship and Income Distribution Dynamics: Why Is the Income Share
of Top Income Earners Acyclical over the Business Cycle?” (with Dr. Noh-Sun Kwark),
accepted for publication by International Economic Review.
“Homeownership and Housing Transitions: Explaining the Demographic Composition”
(with Sarah Zubairy), was accepted for publication at the International Economic Review.
- Professor Naci Mocan had two papers:
"Racial Bias and In-group Bias: Evidence from Virtual Reality Courtrooms,"
co-authored with Samantha Bielen and Wim Marneffe, was accepted for publication in The Journal of
Law and Economics.
“Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of
Dragon Children of China” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Human Capital.
*Mocan is ranked within the top four percent amongst the 59,326 publishing economists all around the world according to Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).
- Assistant Professor Barton Willage had one paper:
"Can Female Doctors Cure the Gender STEMM Gap? Evidence from Exogenously-assigned General Practitioners," co-authored with Julie Riise and Alexander Willén, was accepted by The Review of Economics and Statistics.
- PhD student Edward Seyler had one paper:
“English learners’ reclassification and academic achievement: Evidence from Minnesota,” co-authored with Masa Onda, was accepted for publication in the Economics of Education Review.
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