Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2002
5426 Friedmann Hall
Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
Areas of teaching interests include: panel data modeling, semiparametric and nonparametric modeling, limited dependent variables and bootstrapping.
Areas of research interests include: econometrics (panel data modeling, nonparametric and semiparametric econometrics, binary choice models, count data models, applied Bayesian models); applied development economics; applied international economics, applied health economics.
"Exchange-Rate Volatility and Trade: A Semiparametric Approach" with S. Pozo, accepted, Applied Economics.
"Semiparametric Binary Regression Models under Shape Constraints with an Application to Indian Schooling Data" with M. Banerjee and S. Mishra, Journal of Econometrics 2009, 149(2).
"Foreign Aid, Growth, Policy and Reform" with E. Alvi and E. K. Shukralla, Economics Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 15(6).
"Aid, Policies and Growth in Developing Countries: A New Look at the Empirics" with E. Alvi and E. K. Shukralla, Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 74(3).
"Do Patent Protection and Technology Transfer Facilitate R & D in Developed and Emerging Countries? A Semiparametric Study" with E. Alvi and A. Eid, Atlantic Economic Journal, 2007, Vol. 35.
"Do Income and Education Really Affect HIV and AIDS in India? A Critical Note", Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 2007, Vol. 6(1).
"Is the Rate of 'Convergence' Always Constant? Some Empirical Evidence from Sector Level Data in 56 Countries, 1975-99", Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, 2006, Vol. 6(2).
"A Note on Polio Count: Some Empirical Evidence from India", Applied Econometrics and International Development, 2006, Vol. 6(3).
"Feasible Estimation of Nonparametric Generalized Random Effect Model: An Application", Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2006, Vol. 4(1).
"New Economic Reform and Sector-wise Convergence of Indian States", Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 2006, Vol. 5(1).
"Nonparametric Sharpe Ratio" with A. Ullah, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2004, Vol. 2(2).
"Consistent Estimation of Regression Coefficients in Replicated Data with Non-Normal Measurement Errors" with Shalabh and A. Ullah, Annals of Economics and Finance, 2001, Vol. 2.