I am currently an Assistant Professor at the Economics Department of Amherst College. My research is mainly on determinants of asset prices in dynamic economies, political monetary cycles and central bank independence, and determinants of business cycle fluctuations. Please click here for a copy of my CV. Below are my contact information, and links to my research papers. For teaching material, please login to the Blackboard site of Amherst College.
of Economics, Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst,
Phone: (413) 542-2271
Fax: (413) 542-2090
Economic Inquiry, forthcoming. (supplemental appendix)
Empirical Economics, forthcoming.
(joint with Kevin Kotze and Geoffrey Woglom) South African Journal of Economics, 2011, vol. 79(1), pp. 50-67.
(joint with Adrian Peralta-Alva) Review of Economic Dynamics, 2010, vol. 13(4), pp. 824-842.
(joint with Adam Honig) Journal of International Money and Finance, 2010, vol. 29(6), pp. 1003-1023.
(joint with Kevin Kotze and Geoffrey Woglom) South African Journal of Economics, 2010, vol. 78(2), pp. 170-191.
(joint with Adam Honig) Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2009, vol. 41(7), pp. 1365-89.
(joint with Adam Honig) under review.
(joint with Uluc Aysun) University of Connecticut Department of Economics, Working Paper 2010-20, under review.
(joint with Kevin Kotze and Geoffrey Woglom) Economic Research Southern Africa, Working Paper 174.
(joint with Geoffrey Woglom).