Productivity & Production Analysis

Semi/Nonparametric Econometrics
Spatial and Panel Data Methods

Quantile Regressions

Industrial Organization

Financial Services Industry

Hedonic Valuation



"Cross-Firm Productivity Spillovers in the Presence of Foreign Investments", with S. Zhao, 2019, R&R (revised version coming soon)

"Proxy Variable Estimation of Multi-Product Production Functions" [Supplementary Appendix], with G. Lien, 2020, R&R [previously circulated under the title "Structural Estimation of Multi-Product Production Functions and Productivity"]

Off-Balance-Sheet Activities and Scope Economies in U.S. Banking”, with J. Zhang, 2020, R&R

Learning by Exporting and from Exporters in Chilean Manufacturing”, with J. Zhang, 2020

Locational Heterogeneity in Production”, with J. Zhang, S. Zhao and S.C. Kumbhakar, 2020

Firm Productivity, Heterogeneity and Exports” 2020

Crop Insurance Premium Subsidy and Irrigation Water Withdrawals in the United States”, with P. Ghosh and R. Miao, 2020


Product and Geographic Market Diversification in U.S. Banking[Supplementary Appendix], with J. Zhang and V. Hartarska, Finance Research Letters, forthcoming [working paper]

"Distributional and Temporal Heterogeneity in the Climate Change Effects on U.S. Agriculture", [Supplementary Appendixwith R. Miao and J. Zhang, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2020, 104, Article 102386 [working paper]

"Estimation of Firm-Level Productivity in the Presence of Exports: Evidence from China's Manufacturing",  [Supplementary Appendixwith S. Zhao and S.C. Kumbhakar, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2020, 35(4): 457-480 [working paper]

Smoothed LSDV Estimation of Functional-Coefficient Panel Data Models with Two-Way Fixed Effects[Supplementary Appendix], with S. Halder, Economics Letters, 2020, 192, Article 109239 [working paper]

"Endogenous Dynamic Efficiency in the Intertemporal Optimization Models of Firm Behavior", with E.G. Tsionas and S.C. Kumbhakar​, European Journal of Operational Research, 2020, 284(1): 313-324 [working paper]

"Economies of Diversification in Microfinance: Evidence from Quantile Estimation on Panel Data", with V. Hartarska and R. Mersland, Finance Research Letters, 2020, 34, Article 101246 [working paper]

"(Under)Mining Local Residential Property Values: A Semiparametric Spatial Quantile Autoregression", [Supplementary Appendix] with Y. Sun and D. Hite, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2019, 34(1): 82-109

[previously circulated under the title "The Value-Undermining Effects of Rock Mining on Nearby Residential Property"​, working paper]

"Endogenous Scope Economies in Microfinance Institutions", with V. Hartarska, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2018, 93: 162-182 [working paper]

"Estimation and Inference in Functional-Coefficient Spatial Autoregressive Panel Data Models with Fixed Effects", with Y. Sun, Journal of Econometrics, 2018, 203(2): 359-378 [working paper]

"An Internally Consistent Approach to the Estimation of Market Power and Cost Efficiency with an Application to U.S. Banking", with E.G. Tsionas and S.C. Kumbhakar, European Journal of Operational Research, 2018, 270(2): 747-760 [working paper]

"Nonparametric Estimates of the Clean and Dirty Energy Substitutability", with K. Sun and S.C. Kumbhakar, Economics Letters, 2018, 168: 118-122 [working paper]

"Heterogeneous Credit Union Production Technologies with Endogenous Switching and Correlated Effects", with D.A. Restrepo-Tobon and S.C. Kumbhakar, Econometric Reviews, 2018, 37(10): 1095-1119 [previously circulated under the title "Are All U.S. Credit Unions Alike? A Generalized Model of Heterogeneous Technologies with Endogenous Switching and Correlated Effects"​, working paper]

"A Hedonic Output Index based Approach to Modeling Polluting Technologies'', with R. Bokusheva and S.C. Kumbhakar, Empirical Economics, 2018, 54(1):  287-308 [working paper]

"Semiparametric Estimation and Testing of Smooth Coefficient Spatial Autoregressive Models", [Supplementary Appendix] with Y. Sun, Journal of Econometrics, 2017, 199(1): 12-34 [working paper]

"Economies of Diversification in the U.S. Credit Union Sector", [Supplementary Appendix] with S. Zhao and S.C. Kumbhakar, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2017, 32(7): 1329-1347 [working paper]​

"Dynamic Responses to Oil Price Shocks: Conditional vs. Unconditional (A)symmetry", [Supplementary AppendixEconomics Letters, 2016, 139: 31–35 [working paper version here]

"A Cost System Approach to the Stochastic Directional Technology Distance Function with Undesirable Outputs: The Case of U.S. Banks in 2001-2010", with S.C. Kumbhakar and E.G. Tsionas, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2016, 31(7): 1407-1429 [working paper version here]

"Varying Coefficient Panel Data Model in the Presence of Endogenous Selectivity and Fixed Effects", with S.C. Kumbhakar and Y. Sun, Journal of Econometrics, 2016, 190(2): 233–251 [working paper]

"How People Think about Distributing Aid", with N. Hassoun and N. Lubchenco, Philosophical Psychology, 2016, 29(7): 1029–1044

"Estimation of Input Distance Functions: A System Approach", with E.G. Tsionas and S.C. Kumbhakar, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2015, 97(5): 1478–1493 [working paper]

"Bayesian Approach to Disentangling Technical and Environmental Productivity", with S.C. Kumbhakar and E.G. Tsionas, Econometrics, 2015, 3(2): 443–465 [working paper]

"Estimation of Banking Technology under Credit Uncertainty",  with D.A. Restrepo-Tobon and S.C. Kumbhakar, Empirical Economics, 2015, 49(1): 185–211 [working paper]

"A Generalized Panel Data Switching Regression Model", with S.C. Kumbhakar, Economics Letters, 2014, 124(3): 353–357 [working paper]

"A Second Look at Sticky Wholesale Gasoline Prices", Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2011, 36(3): 227–235



"A Proportional Scale-Invariant Measurement of Heterogeneous Directional Distances to the  Technological Frontier", with E.G. Tsionas and D.A. Restrepo-Tobon, 2017 mimeo

"Are the Job Flow Responses to Oil Price Shocks Asymmetric?" [Appendix

2012 mimeo (last revised 2015)


Department of Economics

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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