Publications by the Economics Department faculty members are collected here.

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Submissions from 2019

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The Border Effects of Domestic Trade in Transitional China: Local Governments’ Preference and Protectionism, Yongliang Zhao and Jinlan Ni

Submissions from 2018

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Estimating state-industry employment, with an application to industrial localization, Andrew J. Cassey and Ben O. Smith

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Employment-based health insurance and aggregate labor supply, Zhigang Feng and Kai Zhao

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Compensation negotiation and corporate governance: the evidence from China, Xinjun Lyu, Christopher Decker, and Jinlan Ni

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Multiplatform software tool to disaggregate and adjust value-added learning scores, Ben O. Smith

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Adjusting for guessing and applying a statistical test to the disaggregation of value-added learning scores, Ben O. Smith and Jamie Wagner

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Create random assignments: A cloud-based tool to help implement alternative teaching materials, Jadrian J. Wooten and Ben O. Smith

Submissions from 2017

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Keeping Our Cool: In Defense of Air Conditioning, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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Review of Cord and Hammond, eds. Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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Micro-Data Evidence on Family Size and Chinese Household Saving Rates, Steven Lugauer, Jinlan Ni, and Zichao Yin

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Short vs. long: cognitive load, retention and changing class structures, Brandon Sheridan, Ben O. Smith, and Erin G. Pleggenkuhle-Miles

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Improved grade outcomes with an e-mailed “grade nudge”, Ben O. Smith, Dustin R. White, Patricia C. Kuzyk, and James E. Tierney

Submissions from 2016

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Employment-based health insurance and misallocation: Implications for the macroeconomy, David Chivers, Zhigang Feng, and Anne Villamil

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An Evaluation of Constitutional Constraints on Capital Taxation, Begoña Domínguez and Zhigang Feng

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Land Acquisition, Labor Allocation, and Income Growth of Farm Households, Qingjiang Ju, Jinlan Ni, Debing Ni, and Yu Wu

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Structural Breaks in Volatility: The Case of Chinese Stock Returns, Jinlan Ni, Mark E. Wohar, and Beichen Wang

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Giving away the store: How the zero price constraint results in fewer add-on features, Ben O. Smith

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Bazinganomics: Economics of The Big Bang Theory, James Tierney, G. Dirk Mateer, Ben O. Smith, Jadrian Wooten, and Wayne Geerling

Submissions from 2015

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A Practitioner’s Guide to Testing Regional Industrial Localization, Andrew J. Cassey and Ben O. Smith

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The Time-Inconsistency Problem of Labor Taxes and Constitutional Constraints, Begoña Domínguez and Zhigang Feng

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Time-consistent optimal fiscal policy over the business cycle, Zhigang Feng

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Indeterminacy in Stochastic Overlapping Generations Models: Real Effects in the Long Run, Zhigang Feng and Matthew Hoelle

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Revealing the Political Decision Toward Chinese Carbon Abatement: Based on Equity and Efficiency Criteria, Jinlan Ni, Chu Wei, and Limin Du

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Low-cost, Transportable Hydrogen Fueling Station for Early FCEV Adoption, Ian A. Richardson, Jacob T. Fisher, Jacob W. Leachman, Patrick E. Frome, Ben O. Smith, Shaotong Guo, Sayonsom Chanda, Mikko S. McFeely, and Austin M. Miller

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Social network, intra-network education spillover effect and rural–urban migrants' wages: Evidence from China, Chunchao Wang, Chenglei Zhang, and Jinlan Ni

Submissions from 2014

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Simulating Confidence for the Ellison-Glaeser Index, Andrew J. Cassey and Ben O. Smith

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The Creative Destruction of Labor Policy, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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Numerical Simulation of Nonoptimal Dynamic Equilibrium Models, Zhigang Feng, Jianjun Miao, Adrian Peralta-Alva, and Manuel S. Santos

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The Determinants of Bankruptcy for Chinese Firms, Jinlan Ni, Wikil Kwak, Xiaoyan Cheng, and Guan Gong

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Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment: Evidence from China, Jinlan Ni, Guangxin Wang, and Xianguo Yao

Submissions from 2013

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Pundits: The confidence trick: Better confident than right?, Ben O. Smith and Jadrian Wooten

Submissions from 2012

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SELECTIVE ASYMMETRIC CAPITAL FINANCING BEHAVIOR: PREFERENCE TOWARDS EQUITY FINANCING, Donald Lien, Melody Lo, and Jinlan Ni

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Regional allocation of carbon dioxide abatement in China, Chu Wei, Jinlan Ni, and Limin Du

Submissions from 2011

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China’s Energy Inefficiency: A Cross-Country Comparison, Chu Wei, Jinlan Ni, and Manhong Sheng

Submissions from 2009

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The Impact of Military Forts on Agricultural Investments on the Great Plains in 1880, Christopher Decker and David T. Flynn

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Using Video Clips to Teach Creative Destruction, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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The effects of portfolio size on international equity home bias puzzle, Jinlan Ni

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Empirical Analysis of Provincial Energy Efficiency in China, Chu Wei, Jinlan Ni, and Manhong Sheng

Submissions from 2008

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A Long Spell of Uncertainty, John Austin, Chris Decker, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Bruce Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Ken Lemke, Franz Schwarz, Scott Strain, Eric Thompson, and Keith Turner

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Endogenous asymmetric information and international equity home bias: The effects of portfolio size and information costs, John M. Barron and Jinlan Ni

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Economics of Science, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP AND FIRM’S DIVIDEND POLICY, Jinlan Ni

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Testing the Pecking-Order Theory: Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies, Jinlan Ni and Miaomiao Yu

Submissions from 2007

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A Soft Landing and a Long Layover, John Austin, Chris Decker, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Philip Baker, Bruce Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Ken Lemke, Franz Schwarz, Scott Strain, and Eric Thompson

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Risk and Recovery, John Austin, Chris Decker, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Bruce Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Ken Lemke, Franz Schwarz, Scott Strain, Eric Thompson, and Keith Turner

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Thriving at Amazon: How Schumpeter Lives in Books Today, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

Submissions from 2006

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Manufacturing Rebounds, John Austin, Chris Decker, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Nick Hernandez, Bruce Johnson, Ken Lemke, Donis Petersan, Franz Schwarz, Eric Thompson, and Keith Turner

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A Soft Landing, Steady Growth, and Accelerating Farm Income, John Austin, Chris Decker, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Nick Hernandez, Bruce Johnson, Ken Lemke, Franz Schwarz, Scott Strain, Eric Thompson, and Keith Turner

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Schumpeter's Creative Destruction: A Review of the Evidence, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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Pillars of Growth in Nebraska's Non-Metropolitan Economy, Eric Thompson, Ernie Goss, Chris Decker, Cheryl A. Burkhart-Kriesel, Bruce Johnson, Ben Schmitz, Julian Neira, and Pavel Jeutang

Submissions from 2005

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Continued Growth in Nebraska, Saeed Ahmad, John Austin, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Bruce Johnson, Donis Petersan, Franz Schwarz, Eric Thomson, and Keith K. Turner

Submissions from 2004

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Sustained Growth in Nebraska, Saeed Ahmad, John Austin, Tom Doering, Ernie Goss, Bruce Johnson, Mike Lundeen, Donis Petersan, Franz Schwarz, Eric Thompson, and Keith K. Turner

Submissions from 1987

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The Intergenerational Invisible Hand: A Comment on Sartorius's "Government Regulation and Intergenerational Justice", Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

Submissions from 1984

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The State of Spencer, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

Submissions from 1980

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F. A. Hayek on Constructivism and Ethics, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

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Spencer's Tragedy, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.

Submissions from 1979

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Rothbard's Intellectual Ancestry, Arthur M. Diamond Jr.