Recent Publications by PhD Students (bold)


Tan, Li. Imputing Top-Coded Income Data in Longitudinal Surveys. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

Kaplan, David M. and Longhao Zhuo. Frequentist properties of Bayesian inequality testsJournal of Econometrics.

Ni, Shawn, Michael Podgursky, and Xiqian Wang. Teacher Pension Plan Incentives, Retirement Decisions, and Workforce Quality, Journal of Human Resources.

Haslag, Joe and Xue Li. On Phase Shifts in a New Keynesian Model EconomyMacroeconomic Dynamics.

Li, Diyi, Cheng Qian, and Cory Koedel. Non-Resident Postsecondary Enrollment Growth and the Outcomes of In-State StudentsContemporary Economic Policy.

Kim, Dongwoo, Cory Koedel, Wei Kong, Shawn Ni, Michael Podgursky, and Weiwei Wu. Pensions and Late Career Teacher Retention. Education Finance and Policy.

Kim, Dongwoo, Cory Koedel, and P. Brett Xiang. The Trade-off Between Pension Costs and Salary Expenditures in the Public Sector. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.


de Castro, Luciano, Antonio F. Galvao, David M. Kaplan, and Xin Liu. Smoothed GMM for quantile modelsJournal of Econometrics.

Noh, Sanha. Posterior Inference on Parameters in a Nonlinear DSGE Model via Gaussian-Based FiltersComputational Economics.

Koedel, Cory, Jiaxi Li, Matthew G. Springer, and Li Tan. Teacher Performance Ratings and Professional Improvement. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Parsons, Eric, Cory Koedel, and Li Tan. Accounting for Student Disadvantage in Value-Added Models. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics.

Tan, Li and Cory Koedel. The Effects of Differential Income Replacement and Mortality on U.S. Social Security Redistribution. Southern Economic Journal.


Kim, Taehwan. Price Competition and Market Segmentation in Retail Gasoline: New Evidence from South Korea. Review of Industrial Organization.


Koedel, Cory, Jiaxi Li, Matthew G. Springer, and Li Tan. The Impact of Performance Ratings on Job Satisfaction for Public School Teachers. American Educational Research Journal.

Li, Diyi and Cory Koedel. Representation and Salary Gaps by Race/Ethnicity and Gender at Selective Public UniversitiesEducational Researcher.

Koedel, Cory and P. Brett Xiang. Pension Enhancements and the Retention of Public Employees. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

Koedel, Cory, Diyi Li, Morgan S. Polikoff, Tenice Hardaway, and Stephani L. Wrabel. Mathematics Curriculum Effects on Student Achievement in California. AERA Open.

Li, Diyi and Cory Koedel. Representation and Salary Gaps by Race/Ethnicity and Gender at Selective Public Universities. Educational Researcher.


Backes, Ben, Dan Goldhaber, Cyrus Grout, Cory Koedel, Shawn Ni, Michael Podgursky, P. Brett Xiang, and Zeyu Xu. Benefit or Burden? On the Intergenerational Inequity of Teacher Pension Plans. Educational Researcher.

Ehlert, Mark, Cory Koedel, Eric Parsons, and Michael Podgursky. Selecting Growth Measures for Use in School Evaluation Systems: Should Proportionality Matter? Educational Policy.

Koedel, Cory and Jiaxi LiThe Efficiency Implications of Using Proportional Evaluations to Shape the Teaching WorkforceContemporary Economic Policy.

Miller, J. Isaac and Xi Wang. Implementing Residual-Based KPSS Tests for Cointegration with Data Subject to Temporal Aggregation and Mixed Sampling Frequencies. Journal of Time Series Analysis.

Geiguen Shin, Seung-Whan Choi, and Shali LuoDo Economic Sanctions impair Target Economies? International Political Science Review.


Koedel, Cory, Eric Parsons, Michael Podgursky, and Mark Ehlert. Teacher Preparation Programs and Teacher Quality: Are There Real Differences Across Programs? Education Finance and Policy.

Hughes, Andrew, Cory Koedel, and Joshua A. Price. Positional WAR in the National Football LeagueJournal of Sports Economics.

Parsons, Eric, Cory Koedel, Michael Podgursky, Mark Ehlert, and P. Brett Xiang. Incorporating End-of-Course Exam Timing into Educational Performance EvaluationsJournal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Ehlert, Mark, Cory Koedel, Eric Parsons, and Michael Podgursky. A Research-Based Response to Federal Non-Regulatory Guidance on Growth Models. In Value Added Modeling and Growth Modeling with Particular Application to Teacher and School Effectiveness (eds. Hong Jiao and Robert W. Lissitz). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.


Ni, Shawn and Youn Seol. New Evidence on Excess Sensitivity of Household ConsumptionJournal of Monetary Economics.

Luo, Shali and J. Isaac Miller. On the Spatial Correlation of International Conflict Initiation and Other Binary and Dyadic Dependent VariablesRegional Science and Urban Economics.

Kang, Wensheng, Kiseok Lee, and Ronald A. Ratti. Economic Policy Uncertainty and Firm-Level InvestmentJournal of Macroeconomics.


Kang, Wensheng. The Impact of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on the Earnings-Returns RelationApplied Financial Economics.

Kang, Wensheng and Ronald A. Ratti. Structural Oil Price Shocks and Policy Uncertainty. Economic Modelling.

Chu, Shiou-YenCredit Frictions and Consumption Dynamics in an Open EconomyInternational Review of Economics and Finance.

Ehlert, Mark, Cory Koedel, Eric Parsons, and Michael Podgursky. The Sensitivity of Value-Added Estimates to Specification Adjustments: Evidence from School- and Teacher-Level Models in Missouri. Statistics and Public Policy

Liu, Wen-Hsien, Ching-Fan Chung, and Kuang-Liang Chang. Inventory Change, Capacity Utilization and the Semiconductor Industry CycleEconomic Modelling.

Zeng, Chenhang. Optimal Advance Selling Strategy under Price CommitmentPacific Economic Review.

Choi, Seung-Whan and Shali LuoEconomic Sanctions, Poverty, and International Terrorism: An Empirical AnalysisInternational Interactions.

Liu, Lin and X. H. Wang. Entry Bias and Product Substitutability. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics.

Koedel, Cory, Michael Podgursky, and Shishan Shi. Teacher Pension Systems, the Composition of the Teaching Workforce, and Teacher QualityJournal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Bhatt, Rachana, Cory Koedel, and Douglas LehmannIs Curriculum Quality Uniform? Evidence from FloridaEconomics of Education Review.

Liu, Lin and Anthony Dukes. Consideration Set Formation with Multiproduct Firms: The Case of Within-Firm and Across-Firm Evaluation CostsManagement Science.


Won, Seoung Joun and Jongick Jang. Nonlinear Income Inequality Effect on Software PiracyThe Korean Journal of Economics.

Chyi, Yih-Luan, Yee-Man Lai, and Wen-Hsien LiuKnowledge Spillovers and Firm Performance in the High-Technology Industrial ClusterResearch Policy.

Koedel, Cory, Rebecca LeathermanEric ParsonsTest Measurement Error and Inference from Value-Added ModelsThe B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.

Koedel, Cory and Teerachat TechapaisarnjaroenkitThe Relative Performance of Head StartEastern Economic Journal
(Awarded the Eckstein Prize for the best article published in the Eastern Economic Journal in 2011 and 2012.)

Koedel, Cory and Eric TyhurstMath Skills and Labor-Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Resume-Based Field Experiment. Economics of Education Review.

Liu, Lin, X. H. Wang, and Bill Yang. Strategic Choice of Channel Structure in an OligopolyManagerial and Decision Economics.