Distinguished Research Professor in Economics
Ph.D., Brown University, 1990; M.A., Brown University, 1985; B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
Labor economics; empirical microeconomics; econometrics; consumer choice behavior; marketing
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2006-present (Visiting Research Professor). Previous Appointments: Yale University, New York University, University of Minnesota Visiting Appointments: New York University, University of Alberta
ARC Federation Fellow and Distinguished Research Professor, University of Technology Sydney; Goldwater Chair in American Institutions, Arizona State University; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Choice, University of Technology Sydney.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Ken Arrow Award, Arizona State University, 2009; Fellow, Econometric Society; Research Associate NBER; Australian Federation Fellowship
Associate Editor, Econometrica; Associate Editor, Quantitative Marketing and Economics
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Peer Review Panel, National Institutes of Health; Member of the Institute for Research on Poverty Working Group on Problems of the Low Income Population
'Testing the Mechanisms of Structural Models: The Case of the Mickey Mantle Effect," with H. Fang, A. Khwaja, M. Salm and D. Silverman, American Economic Review, forthcoming.
"Accounting for the Growth of MNC-Based Trade Using a Structural Model of US MNCs," with S. Feinberg, American Economic Review, 96:5, 1515-58, 2006.
"Econometric Challenges in Estimating FDI Spillover Effects on Productivity, Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Development? Moran, Graham and Blomstrom (eds.), Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C., 179-191, 2005.
"A Political Economy Model of Congressional Careers," with D. Dieremeier and A. Merlo, American Economic Review, 95:1, 347-373, March 2005.
"Are Financial Analysts' Forecasts of Corporate Profits Rational?" with D. Runkle, Journal of Political Economy, 106:4, 768-805, 1998.
"The Career Decisions of Young Men," with K. Wolpin, Journal of Political Economy, 105:3, 473-522, 1997.