Academic publications by our graduate students

This list includes only research which was started or completed while being an MA or PhD student at SFU. The students’ names are underlined.

2019 - 2021

Sun, Xiaolin, and Bertille Antoine, 2021. "Partially Linear Models with Endogeneity: a conditional moment based approach", The Econometrics Journal. https://doi.org/10.1093/ectj/utab025

Hetalo, Stanislav, Yevdokimov, Yuri, and Yuliya Burina, 2021. "Econometric evaluation of large weather events due to climate change: floods in Atlantic Canada", International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 43(2/3). https://doi.org/10.1504/IJGEI.2021.10037748

Yindok, Tenzin, 2021. "Entrepreneurship during an Economic Crisis: Evidence from Rural Thailand",  Economic Development and Cultural Change, 69(3): 1071-1113. https://doi.org/10.1086/704380

Akbari, Mahsa, Duman Bahrami-Rad, Erik Kimbrough, Pedro Romero, and Sadegh Alhosseini 2020. "An Experimental Study of Kin and Ethnic Favoritism", Economic Inquiry, 58 (4). https://doi.org/10.1111/ecin.12917

Djeutem, Edouard and Pierre Nguimkeu, 2020. “Robust learning in the foreign exchange market”, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics 20(1). https://doi.org/10.1515/bejm-2017-0117

Kimbrough, Erik, Kevin Laughren, and Roman Sheremeta, 2020. “War and Conflict in Economics: Theories Applications and Recent Trends”. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 178: 998-1013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2017.07.026

Lei, Xiaowen, Dong Lu and Kenneth Kasa, 2020. “Wait and See or Fear of Floating”, Macroeconomic Dynamics 1-52. https://doi:10.1017/S1365100520000383

Mokhtarzadeh, Fatemeh and Luba Petersen, 2020. “Coordinating expectations through central bank projections”. Experimental Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10683-020-09684-6

Zhou, Shiqu 2020, Dynamic incentives in microfinance with commitment‐type borrower, Canadian Journal of Economics, 53(3), https://doi.org/10.1111/caje.12456

Akbari, Mahsa, Duman Bahrami-Rad and Erik Kimbrough, 2019. "Kinship, Fractionalization and Corruption", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 166: 493-528. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.07.015

Arifovic, Jasmina, Joshua Boitnott, John Duffy, 2019. “Learning correlated equilibria: An evolutionary approach”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 157:171-190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2016.09.011

Chen, Xianjuan, 2019. “Born like China, Growing like China”, Pacific Economic Review 24(2): 325-347. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0106.12258

Lei, Xiaowen, 2019. “Information and Inequality”, Journal of Economic Theory 184 (104937). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jet.2019.08.007

Lei, Xiaowen and Michael Tseng, 2019. “Wait-and-See Monetary Policy”. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 23(5), 1793-1814. https://doi:10.1017/S1365100517000451

Schulz, Jonathan, Duman Bahrami-Rad, Jonathan Beauchamp, Joseph Henrich, 2019. “The Church, intensive kinship, and global psychological variation”, Science 366(6466), eaau5141; https://doi:10.1126/science.aau5141

2016 - 2018

Arifovic, Jasmina and Giuseppe Danese, 2018. “Homophily and Social Norms in Experimental Network Formation Games”, Games 9(4): 83. https://doi.org/10.3390/g9040083

Boichev, Georgi, 2018. “Does global titling sustain informal taxation? Evidence from Ecuadorian urban slums”, Environment and Development Economics 23(6):721-736. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1355770x18000293

Freeman, David, Erik Kimbrough, Garrett Petersen and Hanh Tong, 2018.  Instructions. Journal of the Economic Science Association, 4: 165–179,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40881-018-0059-0

Kasa, Kenneth and Xiaowen Lei, 2018. "Risk, uncertainty, and the dynamics of inequality," Journal of Monetary Economics, 94(C), 60-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2017.11.008

Battisti, Michele, 2017. “High Wage Workers and High Wage Peers”, Labour Economics 46: 47-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2017.02.002

Dow, Gregory and Leanna Mitchell and Clyde Reed, 2017. “The Economics of Early Warfare Over Land”. Journal of Development Economics. 127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.04.002.

Kimbrough, Erik, Nikolaus Robalino and Arthur Robson, 2017. “Applying “Theory of mind”: Theory and experiments”, Games and Economic Behavior 106, 209-226, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geb.2017.10.008.

Li, Meiyu and Ramazan Gençay, 2017. “Tests for serial correlation of unknown form in dynamic least squares regression with wavelets”, Economics Letters 155:104-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2017.03.021

Mahmoodzadeh, Soheil and Ramazan Gençay, 2017. “Human vs. high-frequency traders, penny jumping, and tick size”, Journal of Banking & Finance 85:69-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2017.08.015

Riahi, Ideen, 2017. “Colonialism & Genetics of Comparative Development”. Economics and Human Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehb.2017.05.001

Battisti, Michele, 2016. “Individual Wage Growth: the Role of Industry Experience”, Industrial Relations Vol. 55(1), 40-70. https://doi.org/10.1111/irel.12125

Li, Meiyu, Ramazan Gençay and Yi Xue, 2016. “Is it Brownian or fractional Brownian motion?”, Economics Letters 145:52-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.05.012

Robalino, Nikolaus, and Arthur Robson, 2016. "The Evolution of Strategic Sophistication." American Economic Review, 106 (4): 1046-72. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20140105

2013 - 2015

Arifovic, Jasmina, B. Curtis Eaton, Graeme Walker, 2015. “The coevolution of beliefs and networks”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 120:46-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2015.08.011

Gençay, Ramazan, Daniele Signori, Yi Xue, Xiao Yu and Keyi Zhang, 2015. “Economic links and credit spreads”, Journal of Banking & Finance 55:157-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.02.007

Javdani, Mohsen, 2015. “Noise or News? Learning About the Content of Test-Based School Achievement Measures,” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 15(3): 1417-1453. https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2014-0052

Javdani, Mohsen, 2015.  “Glass Ceilings or Glass Doors? The Role of Firms in Male-Female Wage Disparities,” Canadian Journal of Economics, 48(2): 529-560. https://doi.org/10.1111/caje.12135

Signori, Daniele and Ramazan Gencay, 2015. “Multi-scale tests for serial correlation”, Journal of Econometrics 184(1):62-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeconom.2014.08.002

Wang, Xuefei, Yu Benjamin Fu, Zhe George Zhang, 2015. “Population growth and the environmental Kuznets curve”, China Economic Review 36:146-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2015.08.012

Javdani, Mohsen and Krishna Pendakur, 2014. “Fiscal Transfers to Immigrants in Canada,” Journal of International Migration and Integration, 15(4):777-797. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-013-0305-5

Battisti, Michele, Jane Friesen and Brian Krauth, 2014. “English as a Second Dialect Policy and Achievement of Aboriginal Students in British Columbia”, Canadian Public Policy 40(2), 182-192. https://doi.org/10.3138/cpp.2012-093

Djeutem, Edouard 2014, “Model uncertainty and the Forward Premium Puzzle”, Journal of International Money and Finance 46:16-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2014.03.001

Dong, Mei and Janet Huang, 2014. “Money and price posting under private information”, Journal of Economic Theory 150:740-777. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jet.2013.12.005

Nguimkeu, Pierre, 2014. “A Structural Econometric Analysis of the Informal Sector Heterogeneity“, Journal of Development Economics 107, 175-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2013.12.001

Nguimkeu, Pierre and Pascal Lavergne, 2014. “Uniform-in-Bandwidth Tests of Specification for Conditional Moment Restrictions Models”, in Econometric Methods and Their Applications in Finance, Macro and Related Fields, K. Haddri and W. Mikhail (eds), World Scientific Publisher & Imperial College Press, 223-241. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789814513470_0009

Wang, Xuefei, 2014. “The Effect of Parental Migration on the Educational Attainment of Their Left-Behind Children in Rural China”, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 14(3):1037-1080. https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2013-0067

Xue, Yi, Ramazan Gençay and Stephen Fagan, 2014. “Jump detection with wavelets for high-frequency financial time series”, Quantitative Finance 14(8):1427-44. https://doi.org/10.1080/14697688.2013.830320

Allen, Douglas and Vera Lantinova, 2013. The Ancient Olympics As a Signal of City-State Strength” Economics of Governance 14(1), 23–44. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10101-012-0119-5

Arifovic, Jasmina, James Bullard, Olena Kostyshyna, 2013. “Social Learning and Monetary Policy Rules”, Economic Journal 123(567):38-76. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0297.2012.02525.x

Arifovic, Jasmina, Janet Hua Jiang, Yiping Xu, 2013. “Experimental evidence of bank runs as pure coordination failures”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 37(12):2446-2465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2013.06.016

Djeutem, Edouard and Kenneth Kasa, 2013. “Robustness and exchange rate volatility”, Journal of International Economics 91(1): 27-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2013.05.003

Robalino, Nikolaus and Arthur Robson, 2013. “Genes, Culture, and Preferences”. Biological Theory 8, 151–157, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13752-013-0108-0

2010 - 2012

Arifovic Jasmina and Michael Maschek, 2012. “Currency crisis: Evolution of beliefs and policy experiments”, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 82(1):131-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2012.01.001

Battisti, Michele, Jane Friesen and Ross Hickey, 2012. “How Student Disability Classifications and Learning Outcomes Respond to Special Education Funding Rules: Evidence from British Columbia”, Canadian Public Policy, 38(2): 147-166. https://doi.org/10.3138/cpp.38.2.147

Chen, Bo and David Jacks, 2012. “Trade, Variety and Immigration.” Economics Letters 117, 243-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.007

Friesen, Jane, Mohsen Javdani, Justin Smith and Simon Woodcock, 2012. “How do School ‘Report Cards’ Affect School Choice Decisions?” Canadian Journal of Economics 45(2), 2012: 784-807. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-5982.2012.01709.x

Friesen, Jane, Jasmina Arifovic, Stephen C. Wright, Andreas Ludwig, Lisa Giamo and Gamze Baray, 2012. “Ethnic identity and discrimination among children”, Journal of Economic Psychology 33: 1156-1169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2012.08.003

Robalino, Nikolaus, and Arthur Robson, 2012. “The economic approach to 'theory of mind'.” Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences vol. 367(1599): 2224-33. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2012.0124

Xue, Yi and Ramazan Gençay, 2012. “Hierarchical information and the rate of information diffusion”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 36(9): 1372-1401, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2012.03.001.

Xue, Yi and Ramazan Gençay, 2012. “Trading frequency and volatility clustering”, Journal of Banking & Finance, 36(3), p. 760-773, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2011.09.008.

Battisti, Michele, Mark Campbell, Jane Friesen and Brian Krauth, 2011. “Non-Standard English Dialects and the Effect of Supplementary Funding on Educational Achievement” Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 35(2), 190-197.

Xia, Bianjun, 2011. "A simple explanation of some key time preference anomalies," Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 44(2), pages 695-708. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-5982.2011.01650.x

Nguimkeu, Pierre and Marie Rekkas, 2011. “Third-order Inference for Autocorrelation in Nonlinear Regression Models”, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 141, 3413-3425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2011.04.019

Dong, Mei, 2010. “Inflation and Variety”, International Economic Review 51(2):401-420. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2354.2010.00585.x

Dong, Mei and Janet Huang, 2010. “One or two monies?”, Journal of Monetary Economics 57(4):439-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2010.04.002

Xia, Bianjun, 2010. "Status, Inequality and Intertemporal Choice" The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, vol. 10, no. 1, https://doi.org/10.2202/1935-1704.1606

Arifovic, Jasmina and Michael K. Maschek, 2006. “Revisiting Individual Evolutionary Learning in the Cobweb Model – An Illustration of the Virtual Spite-Effect”, Computational Economics 28(4):333-354. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-006-9053-3

2000 and earlier

Easton, S., C. Reed and W. Gibson, 1988. "Tariffs and Growth: The Dales' Hypothesis", Explorations in Economic History 25 (1988): 147-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/0014-4983(88)90014-9

Busche, K. and S. Easton, 1984. Focus on Worldwide Inflation, Fraser Institute, pp. 46

Callier, P., S. Easton and H. Grubel, 1977. "Nominal and Real Yields on International Reserve Assets, 1952-1974", Kyklos Vol. 30, Fasc. 4: 637-656. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6435.1977.tb02693.x