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Research Interests

Research Interests
Productivity; Trade and Investment; Technology Transfer; Innovation; Corporate Finance; Environmental Economics; Applied Microeconometrics

Biography

Biography

Mahmut Yasar is a Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is also a Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Prior to joining the UTA faculty in 2007, he taught at Emory University in the Department of Economics and Department of Finance (Goizueta Business School). He also taught at the Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland, National Taipei University of Technology, and Tongji University in China (UTA/Tongji EMBA Program). Dr. Yasar's primary research interests center around the productivity, microeconomics of trade and investment, knowledge and technology transfer, innovation, environmental economics, and applied microeconometrics. His research has appeared in various journals such as the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of International Economics, and Journal of Productivity Analysis. He is included in the Family Tree of Trade Economists. He served as an associate/co-editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and the International Economic Journal during 2007-2020. He has refereed articles for more than 50 academic journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, and Journal of Development Economics; served as a book reviewer for College Market Research, Routledge, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Pearson Prentice Hall, and South-Western/Thomson Learning; and reviewed grants for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

He has taught undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. level econometrics, empirical methods, forecasting, international finance, international trade, managerial economics, microeconomics, and statistics courses. He has served on about 90 Ph.D. dissertation, Master’s thesis, and honors thesis committees.

Dr. Yasar received various awards, including the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching- Tenured; the Outstanding Faculty Award “for his dedication and support of the Ph.D. program of the College of Business at UTA;” the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (College of Business, UTA); the Professor of the Year Medallion (Beta Gamma Sigma, UTA); the Campus Teaching Award (University of Illinois); Professor of the Year (Omicron Delta Epsilon, Emory University); the College of Business Research Award; the Dean’s Professional Development Award for recognition of research productivity; Departmental Outstanding Dissertation Award (University of Illinois). Based on statistics (produced using data from 50,559 authors) provided by RePEC (Research Papers in Economics) on August 05, 2017, he is in the top 14th percentile in terms of h-index; the top 13th percentile based on the breadth of citations across fields, and the top 14 percentile based on the average rank score (last 10 years).

You can learn more about his work on his website at https://blog.uta.edu/myasar.

Education

Education

    • 2002 PhD in Economics - Agriculture & Consumer
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
    • 1997 MBA
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997
    • 1996 MSBA in Economics
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996
    • 1992 BA in Business Administration
      Ankara University, Turkey, 1992

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2020 to Present Professor
      Economics, University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2018 to Present Faculty Fellow
      Beta Gamma Sigma, COBA, UTA
    • 2018 to Present Fellow of Gould/Mayfield Endowed Chair
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2018 to Present Research Associate
      Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    • 2017 to Present Adjunct Professor of Economics
      Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China (China)
    • 2006 to 2020 Adjunct Professor of Economics
      Emory University
    • Sept 2019 to Jan 2020 Visiting Research Scholar
      N. Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas
    • 2012 to 2019 Associate Professor of Economics
      Economics, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • June 2015 to June 2015 Visiting Professor
      School of Business and Management, Lappeenranta University of Technology, School of Business and Management, Finland (Finland)
    • 2007 to 2012 Assistant Professor of Economics
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2006 to 2007 Visiting Assistant Professor
      Emory University, Department of Finance, Goizueta Business School
    • Jan 2003 to Sept 2006 Visiting Assistant Professor
      Emory University Department of Economcs

Memberships

    • June 2019 to Present European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis
    • 2014 to Present Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma
      Faculty Fellow
    • Nov 2006 to Present Southern Economic Association Conference
    • June 2006 to Present North American Productivity Workshop
    • 2005 to Present The International Study Group on Exports and Productivity (ISGEP)
    • June 2004 to Present International Conference on Panel Data
    • June 2004 to Present North American Econometric Society
    • May 2004 to Present Mid-West International Economics Group
    • Apr 2003 to Present International Industrial Organization
    • Jan 2003 to Present American Economic Association
    • 2000 to Present Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2020 Academy of Distinguished Teachers Inductee sponsored by UTA Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    • Jan  2020 Top 12% of Authors, Breadth of Citations Acsoss Fields sponsored by RePEC (Research Papers in Economics)
    • Jan  2020 Top 14% of Authors, H-Index sponsored by RePEC (Research Papers in Economics)
    • Jan  2020 Top 8% of Authors, Number of Downloads through RePec over the past 12 months sponsored by RePEC (Research Papers in Economics)
    • Dec  2019 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Nov  2018 Faculty Fellow sponsored by Beta Gama Sigma
    • Jun  2018 Fellow of Gould/Mayfield Endowed Chair sponsored by Gould/Mayfield Professorship in Real Estate
    • May  2018 The President's Award for Excellence in Teaching-Tenured sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Oct  2017 Nominated by the College of Business, UTA, for the 2013 University of Texas System Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by College of Business, University of Texas at Arlington
    • May  2017 2017 Professor of the Year Medallion, Beta Gamma Sigma sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Apr  2016 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award sponsored by College of Business
    • Dec  2014 Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma Induction sponsored by College of Business, Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma
    • Dec  2014 Outstanding Faculty Award for his dedication and support of the Ph.D. program sponsored by College of Business, UTA
    • Dec  2012 College of Business Research Grant Award / Summer Research Award sponsored by College of Business
    • Dec  2012 Lead Article sponsored by Journal of Productivity Analysis
    • May  2012 Who’s Who in America sponsored by Who’s Who
    • Dec  2011 Lead Article sponsored by Economics and Politics
    • Dec  2010 Dean’s Professional Development or Reserach Award sponsored by UTA
    • Dec  2010 Top 12% of Authors, Breadth of Citations Acsoss Fields sponsored by RePEC (Research Papers in Economics)
    • Dec  2010 Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education (WWSSHE) sponsored by Social Sciences Higher Education (WWSSHE)
    • Dec  2009 College of Business Research Grant Award / Summer Research Award sponsored by UTA
    • Dec  2009 Dean’s Professional Development or Reserach Award sponsored by College of Business
    • Dec  2008 Lead Article sponsored by Labour Economics
    • Dec  2008 Selected to be included in the Family Tree of Trade Economists sponsored by University of Michigan
    • Dec  2008 Who’s Who in America sponsored by Who’s Who in America
    • Apr  2008 Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education (WWSSHE) sponsored by Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education
    • May  2007 Phi Beta Kappa Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory
    • Dec  2006 Phi Beta Kappa Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory
    • Dec  2006 Professor of the Year sponsored by Omicron Delta Epsilon, Emory University
    • May  2006 Emory Scholars Program Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory
    • Dec  2005 Phi Beta Kappa Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory
    • Dec  2005 Advisor to the Best Undergraduate Paper (Honors Thesis) sponsored by International Atlantic Economic Society
    • Dec  2005 Invited to be one of the founders and members of the International Study Group on Exports and Productivity (ISGEP) sponsored by ISGEP
    • Dec  2005 Professor of the Year sponsored by Omicron Delta Epsilon, Emory University
    • Dec  2004 Phi Beta Kappa Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory University
    • Dec  2004 Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education (WWSSHE) sponsored by Who's Who in Social Sciences Higher Education (WWSSHE)
    • May  2004 Phi Beta Kappa Recognition for Excellent Teaching sponsored by Emory University
    • Dec  2003 Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award sponsored by University of Illinois
    • Dec  2002 List of Teachers Rated as Outstanding by Their Students sponsored by University of Illinois
    • Dec  2002 Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching sponsored by University of Illinois
    • Dec  2002 National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Award sponsored by NACTA
    • Dec  2001 List of Teachers Rated as Outstanding by Their Students sponsored by University of Illinois
    • Dec  2000 List of Teachers Rated as Outstanding by Their Students sponsored by University of Illinois
    • Dec  2000 Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Induction sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi
    • Dec  1994 Master of Business Management, Ankara University, finished the course work as the top student sponsored by Ankara University
    • Dec  1994 Turkish Ministry of Education Scholarship for Overseas Studies, 1994-1999 (ranked as 3rd among 455 individuals qualified to take the nationwide scholarship exam in Business Administration on February 13, 1994) sponsored by Turkish Ministry of Education

News Articles

News Articles

    • Dec 2015 MavWire
      https://www.uta.edu/enews/mavwire/2015/12/07.php

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • May 2020 to May 2023 Quantifying the Effects of Foreign Acquisitions in the U.S. Agrifood Industry sponsored by  -  $98994
      Mahmut Yasar (Funded)

Publications


      2013
      • Book Chapter
        Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from Indonesian Plant-Level Data
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Roy, Jayjit]. E. Guillon and L. Chauvet (ed.), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Policies, Economic Impacts and Global Perspectives. Hauppagge, NY: "Nova Science Publishers".

      2006
      • Book Chapter
        The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Nelson, CarlH, Rejesus, RoderickM].

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Export Tax Rebates and Resource Misallocation: Evidence form a Large Developing Country
        [Weinberger, Ariel, Xuefeng, Qian, Yasar, Mahmut, ]. Canadian Journal of Economics. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditure: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
        [Banarjee, Soumendra , Roy, Jayjit, Yasar, Mahmut, ]. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        Impact of Helping Others in a Coopetitive Crowdsourcing Community.
        [Dissanayake, Indika , Nerur, Sridhar P, Wang, Jingguo, Yasar, Mahmut, Zhang, Jennifer ]. Journal of the Association for Information Systems. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        A Multilevel Investigation into the Effect of Cultural Distance on Bilateral Trade: The Roles of Product Type and Uncertainty Avoidance
        [Wang, Ying, Yang, Zhiyong , Yasar, Mahmut, ]. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. Accepted.
      • Journal Article
        Institutional Investors and Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: the 2000-2012 Period
        [Yang, Jinsuk, Hao, Qing, Yasar, Mahmut, ]. International Review of Finance. Revising to Resubmit.

      2020
      2019
      2018
      • Journal Article
        Strategic Effort Allocation in Online Innovation Tournaments
        [Dissanayake, Indika, Zhang, Jie, Yasar, Mahmut, Nerur, SridharP, ]. Information and Management. 55(3), 396-406.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Antecedents of Foreign Corporate Political Activities in United States Politics
        [Brown, Lee, Yasar, Mahmut, Rasheed, Abdul]. Global Strategy Journal. 8(3), 503-514.

      2016
      2015
      • Journal Article
        Direct and Indirect Exporting and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
        [Yasar, Mahmut]. Managerial and Decision Economics. 36(2), 109-120. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fut.20212

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Political Influence of Exporting and Import-Competing Firms: Evidence from Eastern European and Central Asian Countries
        [Yasar, Mahmut]. World Development. 51, 154-168. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.0
      • Journal Article
        Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from Plant-Level Data.
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Roy, Jayjit ]. Journal of Current Issues in Globalization. 6, 483-92.

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Firm Performance and Knowledge Spillovers from Academic, Industrial and Foreign Linkages: The Case of China
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Morrison Paul, CatherineJ]. Journal of Productivity Analysis. 38(3), 237-253. Lead Article. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11123-011-0262-y
      • Journal Article
        Bilateral Trade Impact of Temporary Business Immigration Policy: Evidence from the U.S. Visa Waiver Program
        [Yasar, Mahmut, LisnerD, RejesusR]. Review of World Economics/Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv.. 148(3), 501-521. Quality. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10290-012-0122-5.
      • Journal Article
        Sending Vietnamese Rice Farmers Back to School: Further Evidence on the Impacts of Farmer Field Schools
        [Yasar, Mahmut, RejesusR, MutucM., LapitanA, PallsF]. The Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 60(3), 407-426. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7976.2011.01242.x

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Political Influence of Firms in the Tradables and Non-Tradables Sectors: A Cross-Country Analysis
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Chakravorty, U, Chen, Y, Rejesus, R]. Economics and Politics. 23(3), 297-312. Lead Article. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0343.2011.00386.x

      2009
      • Journal Article
        Size and Foreign Ownership Effects on Productivity and Efficiency: An Analysis of Turkish Motor Vehicle and Parts Plants
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Paul, CatherineJ. Morrison]. Review of Development Economics. 13(4), 576-591. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9361.2009.00527.x

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Capital-skill complementarity, productivity and wages: Evidence from plant-level data for a developing country
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Paul, CatherineJ. Morrison]. Labour Economics. 15(1), 1-17. Lead Article. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2007.01.001
      • Journal Article
        Factors Influencing the Incidence of Bribery Payouts by Firms: A Cross-Country Analysis
        [Chen, Yanjing, Yasar, Mahmut, Rejesus, Roderick]. Journal of Business Ethics. 77(2), 231-244. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-006-9346-4
      • Journal Article
        Foreign Technology Transfer and Productivity: Evidence From a Matched Sample
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Paul, CatherineJ. Morrison]. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. 26(1), 105-112. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1198/073500107000000197
      • Journal Article
        Production Function Estimation in Stata Using the Olley and Pakes Method.
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Raciborski, Rafal, Poi, Brian, ]. Stata Journal. 8(2), 221-231. "Stata Journal".

      2007
      • Journal Article
        Firm Performance and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Transition Economies
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Morrison-Paul, CatherineJ]. Economic Bulletin. 15(2), 1-11. Lead Article.
      • Journal Article
        International linkages and productivity at the plant level: Foreign direct investment, exports, imports and licensing
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Paul, CatherineJ. Morrison]. Journal of International Economics. 71(2), 373-388. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2006.03.004
      • Journal Article
        Is there Evidence of Learning-by-Exporting in Turkish Manufacturing Industries?
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Garcia, Philip, Nelson, CarlH., Rejesus, RoderickM.]. International Review of Applied Economics. 21(2), 293-305. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02692170701189193

      2006
      • Journal Article
        Productivity and Exporting Status of Manufacturing Firms: Evidence from Quantile Regressions
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Nelson, CarlH., Rejesus, Roderick]. Review of World Economics. 142(4), 675-694. Quality. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10290-006-0088-2
      • Journal Article
        Plant-level Dynamics and Aggregate Productivity Growth in the Meat Processing Industry: Evidence from Longitudinal Data
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Rejesus, Roderick, Mintemur, Ilhami, ]. Agribusiness: An International Journal.

      2005
      2004
      • Journal Article
        Is there evidence of creative destruction in the Turkish manufacturing sector? Lessons from a cross-industry analysis of aggregate productivity growth
        [Yasar, Mahmut, Rejesus, RoderickM., Mintemur, Ilhami]. Applied Economics. 36(17), 1937-1945. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/000368404200068610

Presentations

    • November  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages, Technology Transfer, and the Skilled Labor Wage Share: Evidence from Plant-Level Data", Florida. (November , 2019).
    • November  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Effect of Cultural Distance on Bilateral Trade: Roles of Product Type and Uncertainty Avoidance", Florida. (November , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages and Female Share of Total Employment: Evidence from Plant-Level Panel Data". (October , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages, Technology Transfer, and the Skilled Labor Wage Share: Evidence from Plant-Level Data". (October 25, 2019).
    • September  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages, Technology Transfer, and the Skilled Labor Wage Share: Evidence from Plant-Level Data", Florida International University Seminar Series. (September 26, 2019).
    • June  2019
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Relationship Between Technology Transfer and Skill-Upgrading in Developing Countries: Evidence from Plant-Level Data", University of London. (June , 2019).
    • November  2018
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditures: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (November , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Bannister, JenniferL, Yasar, Mahmut, "U.S. Investor Reactions to IFRS Financial Statements: Evidence from Foreign Private Issuers". (August , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Banarjee , Saumendra , Yasar, Mahmut, "Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditures: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (March 3, 2018).
    • December  2017
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Export Tax Rebates, Markup and Resource Misallocation". (December 1, 2017).
    • November  2017
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditures: Evidence from Firm-Level Data", Tampa. (November 19, 2017).
    • November  2017
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Relationship Between Skill-Upgrading and International Linkages in Developing Countries: Evidence from Plant-Level Data", Tampa. (November 18, 2017).
    • November  2017
      Roy, Jayjit, Yasar, Mahmut, "Exporting and Pollution Abatement Expenditure: Evidence from Firm-Level Data", SMU. (November 11, 2017).
    • October  2017
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Export Tax Rebates, Markup and Resource Misallocation", Houston. (October 22, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Export Tax Rebates, Markup and Resource Misallocation", Washington, DC. (November 19, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Export Tax Rebates, Markup and Resource Misallocation", Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . (April 17, 2016).
    • December  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Diversification of Export Markets and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data", University of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma. (December 4, 2015).
    • November  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Diversification of Export Markets and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data", New Orleans. (November 21, 2015).
    • June  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Pollution, Development, and Trade", LUT School of Business and Management, Finland. (June , 2015).
    • April  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut (Discussant), "Trade, FDI, and IO Session (Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry?)". (April , 2015).
    • April  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Diversification of Export Markets and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (April 25, 2015).
    • March  2015
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Diversification of Export Markets and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data", North Carolina State University, North Carolina State University. (March 23, 2015).
    • November  2014
      Yasar, Mahmut (Discussant), "Analysis of Trade Issues Using Disaggregated Data: Labor Market Effects, Search Costs, and Policy Cyclicality Session (Does Binding Overhang Vary with the Business Cycle?)". (November , 2014).
    • November  2014
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Capital-Skill Complementarity and Imported Technology: Evidence from Firm-Level Data for a Developing Country". (November , 2014).
    • November  2013
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Import Competition, International Linkages and Political Influences: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (November , 2013).
    • November  2012
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Direct and Indirect Exporting and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (November , 2012).
    • November  2012
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Energy Efficiency, Exporting, and Productivity: Evidence from Firm Level-Data". (November , 2012).
    • June  2012
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Direct and Indirect Exporting and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (June , 2012).
    • March  2012
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Direct and Indirect Exporting and Productivity: Evidence from Firm-Level Data". (March , 2012).
    • June  2010
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology, Absorptive Capacity, and Firm Performance". (June , 2010).
    • January  2010
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology, Absorptive Capacity, and Firm Performance". (January , 2010).
    • November  2009
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology, Absorptive Capacity, and Firm Performance". (November , 2009).
    •  2008
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Firm Performance and Knowledge Spillovers". ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing and Technology Transfer". ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing and Technology Transfer". ( , 2008).
    • May  2008
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Firm Performance and Knowledge Spillovers". (May , 2008).
    • April  2008
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing and Technology Transfer". (April , 2008).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology Transfer and Productivity: Evidence from a Matched Sample". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology Transfer and Productivity: Evidence from a Matched Sample". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages and Productivity at the Plant Level: Foreign Direct Investment, Exports, Imports, and Licensing". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages and Productivity at the Plant Level: Foreign Direct Investment, Exports, Imports, and Licensing". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages and Productivity at the Plant Level: Foreign Direct Investment, Exports, Imports, and Licensing". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "International Linkages and Productivity at the Plant Level: Foreign Direct Investment, Exports, Imports, and Licensing". ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing, Productivity, and Input Composition at the Plant Level". ( , 2007).
    • April  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Factors Influencing the Incidence of Bribery Payouts by Firms: A Cross-Country Analysis". (April , 2007).
    • April  2007
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Input Composition and Capital-Skill Complementarity: Evidence from Plan-Level Data". (April , 2007).
    •  2006
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing, Productivity and Input Composition at the Plant Level". ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing, Productivity, and Input Composition at the Plant Level". ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing, Productivity, and Input Composition at the Plant Level". ( , 2006).
    • April  2006
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Outsourcing, Productivity, and Input Composition at the Plant Level". (April , 2006).
    •  2005
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology Transfer and Productivity: Evidence from a Matched Sample". ( , 2005).
    •  2005
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Foreign Technology Transfer and Productivity: Evidence from a Matched Sample". ( , 2005).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "Technology Transfer and Productivity at the Plant Level". ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2004).
    •  2004
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2004).
    •  2003
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2003).
    •  2003
      Yasar, Mahmut, "The Dynamics of Exports and Productivity at the Plant Level: A Panel Data Error Correction Model (ECM) Approach". ( , 2003).

Students Supervised

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      Dissertation Committee Member
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      Wei Chen, (Accounting)
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      Yuan Zhang, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
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      Paige Gee, (Accounting)
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    • July 2019
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      Nitin Kumar, (Management)
    • Apr 2019
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      Yuan Shi, (Accounting)
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      Xiaoxiao Yu, (Accounting)
    • May 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Anna Obedkova, (Management)
    • Mar 2018
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      Wei Hsu, (Accounting)
    • Apr 2017
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      Samar Ashour, (Finance and Real Estate)
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      Bonnie Quilin, (Accounting)
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      Ryan Terry, (Management)
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    • Sept 2016
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      Sunil Madonu, Civil Engineering. (Other)
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      Yvonne Lee, (Accounting)
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      Maryam Zabihi, Civil Engineering. (Other)
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      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jennifer Yardley, (Accounting)
    • Mar 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mahmoud Fallatah, (Management)
    • Dec 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      John De Leon, (Management)
    • July 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Indika Dissanayake, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • Aug 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Michelle Andrews, Left UTA in August 2014 (after defending her dissertation proposal) when X. Luo (her advisor) left. (Marketing)
    • Aug 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jason Jiao, (Accounting)
    • July 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Riaz Uddin, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • June 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Amy Holmes, (Accounting)
    • May 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Lee Brown, (Management)
    • Apr 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ramya Rajajagadeesan, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • Apr 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mehdi Hossain, (Marketing)
    • Apr 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Linying Zhou, (Accounting)
    • Apr 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Yu Zhang, (Accounting)
    • Apr 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Keming Li, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • Nov 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Qunfeng Liao, (Accounting)
    • Nov 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Wenxiang Lu, (Accounting)
    • Sept 2013
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Min Tian, Visiting Ph.D. student from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P. R. China (March-September, 2013) (Other)
    • July 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Rajat Mishra, Can find the exact date in July (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • Nov 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Humnath Pant, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • Sept 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ehab Yamani, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • Aug 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alper Gormus, (Finance and Real Estate)
    • July 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Menna Bizuneh, Georgia State Univ. Department of Economics (Other)
    • Nov 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Francis Smith, Civil Eng. (Other)
    • June 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Stephen Armah, University of Illinois (Other)
    • May 2011
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Greg Phelan, (Economics)
    • May 2011
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Minjie Minjie Guo, (Economics)
    • May 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Darren Sheets, Do not remember the exact date for some of these. (Economics)
    • May 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Hoa Nguyen,
    • May 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Tuan Nguyen, (Economics)
    • Apr 2010
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jayjit Roy, Southern Methodist University, Economics (Other)
    • Nov 2008
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alysa Shcherbakova, Emory University (Other)
    • 2007
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Alysa Shcherbakova,
    • 2007
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Bogdana Georgieva,
    • Nov 2007
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jasminka Ninkovic, Economics (Other)
    • May 2007
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jigna Sampat, Emory University (Other)
    • 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Martin Dumov ,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Bruno de Camargo,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      David Lisner,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Jennifer Wunsch ,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Julia Nikitina ,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Lindsay Jones ,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Nyla Karsan,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Robert Allen,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Sinthu Satawiriya ,
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Zachary Craft ,
    • 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Robert Chaudoin ,
    • 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Stephen Armah ,
    • 2005
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Benjamin Cohen,
    • 2005
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Matthew Lilling ,
    • 2005
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Suzanne A. Zurkiya ,
    • May 2005
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jong Kim, Emory University (Other)
    • May 2005
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Yanjing Chen, Emory University (Other)
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Alina N. Polyakova,
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Meagan P. O’brien ,
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Michael Garvey,
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Minh Lee,
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Nahiyan Ahmad,
    • 2003
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Amanda Barnett ,

Courses

      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-900 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 5313-080 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 4318-001 ECON ANALYSIS CAPSTONE
        (Course Id: 112933)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-002 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-070 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-070 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-080 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5336-002 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-071 DECISIONS AND STRATEGY
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6317-002 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ECON 5313-080 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5313-080 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ECON 5336-002 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5313-070 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5313-080 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5313-080 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ECON 5336-002 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSAD 6317-002 ECON DATA ANALYSIS I
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5313-070 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5313-080 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BSAD 6318-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 112308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5339-001 APPL BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ECON 5336-001 APPLIED BUS/ECON DATA ANALYSIS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 5339-001 ECONOMETRICS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ECON 5336-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 5313-001 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • ECON 5339-001 ECONOMETRICS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ECON 5313-002 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5336-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5313-001 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • ECON 5382-002 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5382-003 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 4321-001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ECON 5313-001 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 6317-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100877)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5336-002 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5339-001 ECONOMETRICS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5313-002 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5382-003 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ECON
        (Course Id: 100631)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • ECON 4321-002 INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        (Course Id: 100579)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5313-002 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5698-003 THESIS
        (Course Id: 100634)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ECON 5339-001 ECONOMETRICS II
        (Course Id: 100627)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5313-001 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5398-001 THESIS
        (Course Id: 100633)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5313-001 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
        (Course Id: 100604)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 2306-005 PRIN MICRO ECO
        (Course Id: 100554)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ECON 5336-001 ECONOMETRICS
        (Course Id: 100624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ECON 5321-001 INTERNATL TRADE & GLOBAL MRKT
        (Course Id: 100612)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Jan 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      PhD Program Committee, College of Business
    • Apr 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Economics Field of Study Advisory Committee, Co-Chair
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Assembly Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Data/Business Analytics Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Digital Environment, Databases and Programs Committee
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Excellence, Research Colloquia Committee
    • Apr 2013 to  Present Program Organizer
      Research Incubator Seminar Series
    • 2011 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Grade Appeals Committee
    • 2011 to  Present Committee Member
      Mission and Strategic Management Committee
    • 2009 to  Present Committee Chair
      Graduate Studies Committee
    • 2003 to  Present Committee Member
      Research Committee
    • Past to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Past to  Feb 2020 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Abdullah Alshamrani
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Anh Tuan Nguyen
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Committee Chair
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Ankita Damani
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Nima Vafai
    • Past to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Pratima Pratima
    • July 2019 to  Oct 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Jan 2019 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Jan 2019 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics II
    • Sept 2018 to  Mar 2019 Committee Member
      Recruiting Committee for Faculty Positions
    • Sept 2018 to  Dec 2018 Committee Member
      Econometrics Core Exam Committee, Econometrics II
    • Sept 2018 to  Dec 2018 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics I
    • Past to  May 2018 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for M Tanzeeb. Hossain
    • 2017 to  2017
      Conducted peer observation of teaching for Tim Wunder
    • Past to  July 2017 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for B.J.B Koffi
    • Dec 2016 to  May 2017 Committee Member
      Search Committee Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position - Civil Engineering
    • Sept 2012 to  May 2017 Committee Member
      The College Undergraduate Curriculum
    • Apr 2017 to  Apr 2017 Committee Chair
      The College Research Publication Award Committee (substitute), April 2017
      Distinguished Research Publication Award Distinguished Professional Publication Award Distinguished Clinical Faculty Publication Award
    • Jan 2017 to  Feb 2017 Committee Member
      The College Research Committee (substitute), February 2017.
      Reviewing REP and FDL proposals
    • Past to  Dec 2016 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Rahul Dwivedi
    • Sept 2016 to  Dec 2016 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Sept 2016 to  Dec 2016 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics II
    • 2016 to  2016
      Conducted peer observation of teaching for Roger Wehr
    • 2014 to  2015 Faculty Mentor
      Mentoring Committee (mentored Taylor Johnson)
    • Past to  May 2015 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Adam Harper
    • Past to  Apr 2015 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Jinsuk Yang
    • Past to  Apr 2015 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Yiling Zhang
    • Past to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Linying Zhou
    • Past to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Samar Ashour
    • Past to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Trang Thai
    • Sept 2014 to  Dec 2014 Committee Member
      Econometrics Core Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • 2013 to  2014 Faculty Mentor
      Mentoring Committee (mentored Andreas Stavridis)
    • Past to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Amy Holmes
    • Past to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Indika Dissanayake
    • Past to  May 2014 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Jason Jiao
    • Past to  May 2013 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Michelle Andrews
    • Past to  May 2013 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Wenxiang (Lucy) Lu
    • Past to  May 2013 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Yu Zhang
    • Jan 2013 to  May 2013 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Sept 2012 to  Dec 2012 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics I
    • Sept 2012 to  Dec 2012 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics II
    • Jan 2012 to  May 2012 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics I
    • Jan 2012 to  May 2012 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics II
    • Sept 2011 to  Dec 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Past to  July 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Al Gormus
    • Past to  July 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Ehap Yamani
    • Past to  July 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Riyaz Uddin
    • Past to  May 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Ramya Rajajagadeesan
    • Jan 2011 to  May 2011 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Sept 2010 to  2010 Committee Member
      Student Records Data Set Analysis Group
    • Past to  May 2010 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Amir Khan
    • Jan 2010 to  May 2010 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Past to  Dec 2009 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Oral Exam Committee for Fahad Almudhaf
    • Sept 2009 to  Dec 2009 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Jan 2009 to  May 2009 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics
    • Sept 2008 to  Dec 2008 Committee Member
      Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam Committee, Econometrics

Service to the Profession

    • Apr 2019 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
    • Aug 2020 to  Sept 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Borsa Istanbul Review    
    • Past to  July 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Energy Economics
    • Past to  June 2020
      (Classification: Basic or Discovery Scholarship)
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Empirical Economics
    • Mar 2020 to  Apr 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Economics Letters
    • 2018 to  2019
      Supervised visiting scholar Ping Feng
      Changsha School of Science and Technology
    • 2007 to  2019
      Editor, Associate Editor
      International Economic Journal
    • Sept 2019 to  Nov 2019
      (Classification: Basic or Discovery Scholarship)
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Resource and Energy Economics
    • May 2018 to  May 2018
      Conference-Related
      Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
      Invited participant
    • 2016 to  2017
      Supervised Prof. Wang Ying
      Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
    • Nov 2017 to  Nov 2017
      Discussant
      Southern Economic Association
      Discussant, International Trade II: Trade, Productivity, and Investment Linkages Session (The tariff-jumping effect revisited: regional economic integration, trade costs, and competition for FDI), Southern Economic Association Conference, November 2017
    • Nov 2017 to  Nov 2017
      Session Chair
      Southern Economic Association
    • 2015 to  2016
      Supervised Professor Chen Chun
      Law and Economics of Wuhan University of Science and Technology
    • 2015 to  2016
      Supervised Prof. Qian Xuefeng
      Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, Hubei, PR China
    • Nov 2016 to  Nov 2016
      Discussed the paper entitled, "Indian Firms Break Out into International Trade: Inputs, Productivity, Size and Ownership in the 2000s" at the Trade and IO Session
      Southern Economic Association Conference
    • Apr 2016 to  Apr 2016
      Discussed the paper entitled, "Exports and R&D: Evidence from Spanish Manufacturing."
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Apr 2016 to  Apr 2016
      Session Chair
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Nov 2015 to  Nov 2015
      Discussant, Trade, FDI, and IO Session; discussed the paper entitled, "Antidumping Echoing"
      Southern Economic Association
    • Apr 2015 to  Apr 2015
      Discussant, Trade, FDI, and IO Session; discussed a paper entitled, "Taste Heterogeneity, Trade Costs, and Global Market Outcomes in the Automobile Industry.:
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Apr 2015 to  Apr 2015
      Session Chair
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Past to  Nov 2014
      Participant (Tampa, Florida,
      AACSB Advisory Council Seminar
    • Nov 2014 to  Nov 2014
      Discussant, Analysis of Trade Issues Using Disaggregated Data: Labor Market Effects, Search Costs, and Policy Cyclicality Session (Does Binding Overhang Vary with the Business Cycle?)
      Southern Economic Association
    • Nov 2012 to  Nov 2012
      Discussant, Does Work Experience in Venture Capital or Private Equity Matter?
      Southern Economic Association
    • Nov 2012 to  Nov 2012
      Session Organizer: Political Economy of Trade, Outsourcing, and Corporate Governance
      Southern Economic Association
    • Nov 2012 to  Nov 2012
      Session Organizer: International Trade Issues
      Southern Economic Association Conference
    • Mar 2012 to  Mar 2012
      Discussant, Patenting Behavior and Implications Session (discussed the paper entitled, "Patent Races and Market Value")
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Jan 2012 to  Jan 2012
      Discussant, The Gravity of Knowledge, American Economic Assoc. Meeting,
      American Economic Association
    • Apr 2011 to  Apr 2011
      Discussant, Intellectual Property, Valuation, and Policy Session; discussed the paper entitled, "What's in a Name? First Estimates of Trademark Value Using Renewal Data."
      International Industrial Organization Conference
    • Sept 2010 to  Sept 2010
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      American Economic Review
    • Past to  Apr 2006
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Productivity Analysis
    • Past to  Jan 2006
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Applied Economics
    • Past to  May 2005
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Review of World Economics / Weltwirtschaftliches Ar