Working Papers

This section contains PDF files of recent papers in the Economics Department Working Paper Series. Papers from previous years are available through our IDEAS archive.
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2014

WP #Author(s) Title
14-11 Sang-Hyop Lee and Sumner La Croix Does Versatility Matter in Match-Play Sports? Evidence from Sumo Wrestling
14-10 Michael J. Roberts, Erik O’Donoghue, And Nigel Key Separating Moral Hazard from Adverse Selection: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program
14-9 Daniel Hellerstein, Nathaniel Higgins, Michael J. Roberts Using Quotas to Enhance Competition in Asymmetric Auctions: A Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Outcomes
14-8 Ming Liu, Sumner La Croix A Cross-Country Index of Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceutical Innovations
14-7 Ming Liu, Sumner La Croix The Impact of Stronger Property Rights in Pharmaceuticals on Innovation in Developed and Developing Countries
14-6 Sumner La Croix Land Confiscations and Land Reform in Natural-Order States
14-5 Davide Gandolfi, Timothy Halliday, Raymond Robertson Globalization and Wage Convergence: Mexico and the United States
14-4 Katerina Sherstyuk, Nori Tarui, Melinda Podor Wengrin, Jay Viloria, Tatsuyoshi Saijo Other-regarding behavior under collective action
14-3 Kohei Nitta The Effect of Income Heterogeneity in An Experiment with Global and Local Public Goods
14-2 Inna Cintina, Morgen S. Johansen The Effect OF Plan B on Teen Abortions: Evidence from the 2006 FDA Ruling
14-1 Byron S. Gangnes, Alyson C. Ma, Ari Van Assche Global value chains, Trade elasticities, Supply chain effect, Composition effect

2013

WP #Author(s) Title
13-21 Baybars Karacaovali Trade-Diverting Free Trade Agreements, External Tariffs, and Feasibility
13-20 Ekaterina Sherstyuk, Nori Tarui, Majah-Leah V. Ravago, and Tatsuyoshi Saijo Inter-Generational Games with Dynamic Externalities and Climate Change Experiments
13-19R Inna Cintina Behind-the-counter, but Over-the-border? The Assessment of the Geographical Spillover Effect of Increased Access to Emergency Contraception
13-18 Timothy Halliday and Sumner La Croix Sons, Daughters, and Labor Supply in Early Twentieth-Century Hawaii.
13-17 Morihiro Yomogida and Nori Tarui Emission Taxes and Border Tax Adjustments for Oligopolistic Industries
13-16R Peter Fuleky and Carl S. Bonham Forecasting with Mixed Frequency Factor Models in the Presence of Common Trends
13-15R Peter Fuleky, L. Ventura, and Qianxue Zhao Common Correlated Effects and International Risk Sharing
13-14R Peter Fuleky, Carl S. Bonham, and Qianxue Zhao Estimating Demand Elasticities in Non-Stationary Panels: The Case of Hawaii Tourism
13-13 Ming Liu and Sumner La Croix A Cross-Country Index of Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmaceutical Innovations
13-12 Sumner La Croix and Lauren Gabriel The Impact of Same-Sex Marriage on Hawai'i's Economy and Government: An Update After the U.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decisions
13-11R Alan Dye and Sumner La Croix The Political Economy of Land Privatization in Argentina and Australia, 1810-1850: A Puzzle
13-10 Inessa Love and Rima Turk Ariss Macro-Financial Linkages in Egypt: A Panel Analysis of Economic Shocks and Loan Portfolio Quality
13-9R Inna Cintina The Effect of Minimum Legal Drinking Age on the Incidence of First Pregnancy and Its Outcome
13-8 Inna Cintina Behind-the-counter, but Over-the-border? The Assessment of the Spillover Effect of Increased Availability of Emergency Contraception in Washington on Neighboring States
13-7 Yoshifumi Konishi and Nori Tarui Intra-Industry Reallocations and Long-run Impacts of Environmental Regulations
13-6 Theresa Greaney and Yao Li Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Wage Inequality in China: A Heterogeneous Firms Approach
13-5 Peter Fuleky and Carl S. Bonham Forecasting with Mixed Frequency Samples: The Case of Common Trends
13-4 Peter Fuleky, L. Ventura, and Qianxue Zhao Common correlated effects and international risk sharing
13-3 Carl S. Bonham, Peter Fuleky and Qianxue Zhao Estimating Demand Elasticities in Non-Stationary Panels: The Case of Hawaii Tourism
13-2 Sumner La Croix and Lauren Gabriel The Impact of Same-Sex marriage on Hawaii's Economy and Government
13-1 Anthony M. Kwasnica and Katerina Sherstyuk Multi-Unit Auctions

2012

WP #Author(s) Title
12-21 Randall Q. Akee, Timothy J. Halliday, Sally Kwak The Social Impact of Fiscal Crisis: Investigating the Effects of Furloughing Public School Teachers on Juvenile Crime in Hawaii
12-20R Baybars Karacaovali Trade Policy Determinants and Trade Reform in a Developing Country: The Case of Colombia
12-19 John Lynham How Have Catch Shares Been Allocated?
12-18 John Lynham Ecomarkets For Conservation And Sustainable Development in the Coastal Zone
12-17 John Lynham, Ilan Noy Disaster in Paradise: A Preliminary Investigation of the Socio-Economic Aftermaths of Two Coastal Disasters in Hawaii
12-16 John Lynham, Ilan Noy, Jonathan Page The 1960 Tsunami in Hawaii: Long Term Consequences of Costal Disaster
12-15 Shawn Arita, Sumner La Croix, James Mak How China's Approved Destination Status Policy Spurs and Hinders Chinese Travel Abroad
12-14 Timothy J. Halliday Unemployment and Mortality: Evidence from the PSID
12-13 Yothin Jinjarak, Ilan Noy, Huanhuan Zheng Capital Controls in Brazil - Stemming a Tide with a Signal
12-12 Shawn Arita, Sumner La Croix, and James Mak How Big? The Impact of Approved Destination Status on Mainland Chinese Travel Abroad
12-11 James Roumasset and Christopher Wada The Economics of Groundwater
12-10R Timothy J Halliday, Hui He, and Hao Zhang Health Investment over the Life-Cycle
12-9 Timothy J Halliday A Note on the Asymptotic Variance of Sample Roots
12-8 Gerard Russo, Jaclyn R.K. Lindo, Sang-Hyop Lee, Rui Wang,
Thamana Lekprichakul, and Abdul Jabbar
The Impact of State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Expansion on Health Insurance Coverage in Hawaii
12-7 Alan Dye
Sumner La Croix
The Political Economy of Land Privatization in Argentina and Australia, 1810-1850.
12-6 Inna Cintina The Effect of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Restrictions on Teenage Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes
12-5 Olga Bogach
Ilan Noy
Fire-Sale FDI? The Impact of Financial Crisis on Foreign Direct Investment
12-3R Ruben Juarez
Rajnish Kumar
Implementing Efficient Graphs in Connection Networks
12-2 Ruben Juarez Group Strategyproof Cost Sharing: The Role of Indifferences
12-1 Ilan Noy Natural Disasters and Economic Policy for the Pacific Rim

2011

WP #Author(s) Title
11-19 Byron Gangnes
Ari Van Assche
Product Modularity and the Rise of Global Value Chains: Insights from the Electronics Industry
11-18 Katerina Sherstyuk
Nori Tarui
Tatsuyoshi Saijo
Payment Schemes in Infinite-Horizon Experimental Games
11-17 Timothy J. Halliday Earnings Growth and Movements in Self-Reported Health
11-16 Ming Liu
Sumner LaCroix
The Impact of Stronger Property Rights in Pharmaceuticals on Innovation in Developed and Developing Countries
11-15 Baybars Karacaovali Trade Policy Determinants and Trade Reform in a Developing Country
11-14 Sumner LaCroix
Akihiko Kawaura
Integration of North and South American Players in Japan's Professional Baseball Leagues
11-13 Liang Wang Inflation and Welfare with Search and Price Dispersion
11-12 Kimberly Burnett
Lee Endress
Majah-Leah Ravago
James Roumasset
Christopher Wada
Islands of Sustainability in Time and Space
11-11 Peter Fuleky On the Choice of the Unit Period in Time Series Models
11-10 Peter Fuleky
Carl Bonham
Forecasting Based on Common Trends in Mixed Frequency Samples
11-9 Peter Fuleky
Eric Zivot
Indirect Inference Based on the Score
11-8 Timothy Halliday Health Inequality over the Life-Cycle
11-7 Baybars Karacaovali Turkey: Temporary Trade Barriers as Resistance to Trade Liberalization with the European Union?
11-6 Sun-Ki Chai
Dolgorsuren Dorj
Katerina Sherstyuk
Cultural values and behavior in dictator, ultimatum, trust games: an experimental study
11-5R James Roumasset
Christopher Wada
Ordering Renewables: Groundwater, Recycling, and Desalination
11-4 Olga Bogach
Andreas Leibbrandt
An Experimental Study on the Relevance and Scope of Culture as a Focal Point
11-3 Akihiko Kawaura Corporate Failure, Supply Shocks and Government Bailouts: A Case Study of Aloha Airlines
11-2 Katerina Sherstyuk
Nori Tarui
Majah-Leah Ravago
Payment Schemes in Random-Termination Experimental Games
11-1 Denise Eby Konan
Keith E. Maskus
Preferential Trade and Welfare with Differentiated Products

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