Department of Economics

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Honors Economics student Daniel Muise ('16) is working on an FAHSS Honors Co-op research contract with Gary Lyn, Ph.D. With Lyn and coauthor Jiaming Mao, Ph.D. he's now helping to create a nuanced model of high-skilled immigration's effect on native wages and life indicators.

Michael Carter comments on Bitcoin and the future of cryptocurrency.

Publications from the UMass Lowell faculty Symposium 

Lahiri, Supriya
Lahiri, S., & Faghri, P. D. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of a workplace-based incentivized weight loss program. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54(3), 371-377.

Lazonick, William
Lazonick, W. (2011). Comment on Nathan Rosenberg, "Was Schumpeter a marxist?". Industrial and Corporate Change, 20(4), 1229-1233.
Lazonick, W., & Tulum, Ö. (2011). US biopharmaceutical finance and the sustainability of the biotech business model. Research Policy, 40(9), 1170-1187.

Quayes, Shakil
Quayes, S. (2012). Depth of outreach and financial sustainability of microfinance institutions. Applied Economics, 44(26), 3421-3433.
Quayes, S., Jamal, A., & Hasan, T. (2012). The impact of foreign participation on stock prices in the united states. Applied Economics Letters, 19(18), 1841-1845.

Tempesti, Tommaso
Po'e, E. K., Neureiter, C., Escarfuller, J., Gesell, S. B., Tempesti, T., Widman, P., & Barkin, S. L. (2012). Systematic exposure to recreation centers increases use by latino families with young children. Childhood Obesity, 8(2), 116-123.

Turcotte, David
Johnson, M. P., Drew, R. B., Keisler, J. M., & Turcotte, D. A. (2012). What is a strategic acquisition? decision modeling in support of foreclosed housing redevelopment. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 46(3), 194-204.