Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 2003 – present.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1998 – 2003.
"The Structure of Unemployment," 2000, with David Papell and Hala Ghiblawi, The Review of Economics and Statistics 82, 809-815.
"The Uncertain Trend in U.S. GDP," 2000, with Charles Nelson, Journal of Monetary Economics 46, 79-96.
"Testing for Unit Roots in Panels in the Presence of Structural Change with an Application to OECD Unemployment," 2000, with David H. Papell, in Nonstationary Panels, Panel Cointegration and Dynamic Panels, Volume 15, 223-238, JAI Press.
"State-Space Modeling of the Relationship between Air Quality and Mortality," 2000, with Charles Nelson, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 50, 1075-1080.
"The Purchasing Power Parity Persistence Paradigm," 2002, with David Papell, Journal of International Economics 56, 1-19.
"Permanent and Transitory Components of Recessions," 2002, with Chang-Jin Kim, Empirical Economics 27: 163-183.
"The Great Depression and Output Persistence," 2002, with Charles Nelson, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 34: 1090-1098.
"Cyclical Properties of Baxter-King Filtered Time Series," 2003, The Review of Economics and Statistics 85: 472-476.
"The Great Depression and Output Persistence: A Reply to Papell and Prodan," 2004, Charles Nelson, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 36: 429-432.
"State of the Art Unit Root Tests and Purchasing Power Parity," 2005, with Claude Lopez and David Papell, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking 37: 361-369.
The Purchasing Power Parity Puzzle is Worse Than You Think, 2005, with David Papell, Empirical Economics 30: 783-790.
Do Panels Help Solve the Purchasing Power Parity Puzzle?, 2005, with David Papell, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 23: 410-415.
Research in Progress: Completed Papers
Median-Unbiased Estimation in DF-GLS Regressions and the PPP Puzzle, with Claude Lopez and David Papell, submitted.
Inflation Persistence and the Taylor Principle, with Oleksandr Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy and David Papell, submitted.
Manuscripts in Preparation
“Weak Idenfitication and Spurious Inference in Estimated Taylor Rules,” with Juan Urquiza.
“Median-Unbiased Estimation and Structural Change,” with Hatice Ozer-Balli and David Papell.
“The Relative Importance of Permanent and Transitory Components of Macroeconomic Time Series,” with Shushanik Papanyan.
“The Persistence of the Real Exchange Rate in Fixed and Floating Nominal Exchange Rate Regimes,” with Dmytro Hryshko.
Associate Editor, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2006 - 2009
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