Recent Faculty Publications



  • Fraser Summerfield and Ioannis Theodossiou (Aberdeen) (2017). "The Effects of Macroeconomic Conditions at Graduation on Overeducation." Economic Inquiry 55.3: 1370-1387.
  • Thomas Ochuodho (Kentucky),  Craig Johnston (Wisconsin) and Patrick Withey (2017). "Assessing Economic Impacts of Internet Adoption through Reduced Pulp and Paper Demand." Canadian Journal of Forest Research, forthcoming.
  • Teng Wah Leo (2017). “On the Asymptotic Distribution of (Generalized) Lorenz Transvariation Measures.” Metron, forthcoming.
  • Craig Johnston (Wisconsin) and Patrick Withey (2017) "Managing Forests for Carbon and Timber: A Markov Decision Model of Uneven-Aged Forest Management with Risk." Ecological Economics, forthcoming.
  • John W. Galbraith (McGill) and Greg Tkacz (2017) "Nowcasting with Payments System Data." International Journal of Forecasting, forthcoming.

  • Kris Inwood (Guelph), Chris Minns (London School of Economics) and Fraser Summerfield (2016). "Reverse assimilation? Immigrants in the Canadian labour market during the Great Depression." European Review of Economic History 20.3: 299-321.
  • Zeynep Özkök (2016) "Financial Harmonization and Financial Development: An Application of Europe's Financial Services Action Plan."  Applied Economics Quarterly, forthcoming.
  • Zeynep Özkök (2016) "Financing Education in Europe: The Globalization Perspective." Economics and Politics, forthcoming.

  • Zeynep Özkök (2015) "Financial Openness and Financial Development: An Analysis Using Indices." International Review of Applied Economics 29(5), 620-649.
  • Patrick Withey, Van Lantz (UNB) and T. Ochuodho (Virgina Tech) (2015) "Economic Costs and Impacts of Climate-Induced Sea-Level Rise and Storm Surge in Canadian Coastal Provinces: A CGE Approach." Applied Economics, forthcoming.
  • John W. Galbraith (McGill) and Greg Tkacz (2015) "Nowcasting GDP with Electronic Payments Data." European Central Bank, Statistics Paper Series No. 10, July.
  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto) and Teng Wah Leo (2015) "Quantifying the Progress of Economic and Social Justice: Charting Changes in Equality of Opportunity in the United States 1960-2000." Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, forthcoming.
  • Laura Corbett (StFX grad, currently at UVic) and Patrick Withey (2015) "The Economic Impact of the Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation in British Columbia: Provincial Estimates from a CGE Analysis." Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, forthcoming.

  • Patrick Withey (2014) "Energy Use, Income and Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Direct and Multi-Horizon Causality in Canada." International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy 4(2), 169-177.
  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto) and Teng Wah Leo (2014) "A Note on a Family of Criteria for Evaluating Test Statistics." Communications in Statistics  - Theory and Methods, forthcoming.
  • Patrick Withey and G. C. van Kooten (Victoria) (2014) "Wetlands Retention and Optimal Management of Waterfowl Habitat under Climate Change" Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 39(1), 1-18.
  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto), Teng Wah Leo and Robert Muelhaupt (Toronto) (2014) "Measuring Advances in Equality of Opportunity: The Changing Gender Gap in Educational Attainment in Canada in the Last Half Century" Social Indicators Research, forthcoming.

  • Greg Tkacz (2013) "Predicting Recessions in Real-Time: Mining Google Trends and Electronic Payments Data for Clues." C. D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 387, September.
  • Jonathan Rosborough (2013) "A Theory of Congregational Giving." Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming.
  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto) and Teng Wah Leo (2013) "An Empirical Examination of Matching Theories: The One Child Policy, Partner Choice and Matching Intensity in Urban China." Journal of Comparative Economics 41(2), 468-489.
  • Patrick Withey and G.C. van Kooten (Victoria) (2013) "The Effect of Climate Change on Wetlands and Waterfowl in Western Canada: Incorporating Cropping Decisions into a Bioeconomic model." Natural Resource Modeling, forthcoming.
  • O. A. Murphy, P. Wang (St FX Math & Stats), S. Wang (St FX Math & Stats) and Greg Tkacz (2013) "An Economic Efficiency Study on Different Regions of Ghana via Slack-based Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Regression Analysis." Applied Economics 45(34), 4773-4780.
  • John W. Galbraith (McGill) and Greg Tkacz (2013) "Analyzing Economic Effects of September 11 and Other Extreme Events using Debit and Payments System Data." Canadian Public Policy 39(1), 119-134.

  • Jonathan Rosborough (2012) "On the Robustness of Strategic Experimentation to Persuasive Cheap Talk." Theoretical Economics Letters 2(5), 524-529.
  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto), Teng Wah Leo and Oliver Linton (LSE) (2012) "A Polarization-Cohesion Perspective on Cross-Country Convergence." Journal of Economic Growth 17, 49-69.
  • Joe Amoako-Tuffour and Roberto Martinez-Espineira (2012) "Leisure and the net opportunity cost of travel time in recreation demand analysis: An application to Gros Morne National Park," Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 25-49.
  • Santo Dodaro and Leonard Pluta (StFX, retired) (2012) The Big Picture: The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 424 pp.

  • Fuchun Li (Bank of Canada) and Greg Tkacz (2011) "A Consistent Test for Multivariate Conditional Distributions." Econometric Reviews 30, 251-273.
  • Patrick Withey and G.C. van Kooten  (2011) "The Effect of Climate Change on Optimal Wetlands and Waterfowl Management in Western Canada."  Ecological Economics, 70: 798-805.
  • G.C. van Kooten, Patrick Withey and L. Wong (2011) "Bioeconomic Modeling of Wetlands and Waterfowl in Western Canada: Accounting for Amenity Values." Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 59 (2): 167-183.

  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto), Ying Ge (UIBE) and Teng Wah Leo (2010) "Distributional Overlap: SImple, Multivariate, Parametric and Non-Parametric Tests for Alienation, Convergence and General Distributional Issues." Econometric Reviews 29, 247-275.
  • Greg Tkacz (2010) "An Uncertain Past: Data Revisions and Monetary Policy in Canada." Bank of Canada Review Spring, 41-51.
  • Joe Amoako-Tuffour and Joyce Owusu-Ayim (2010) "An Evaluation of Ghana's Petroleum Fiscal Regime", Ghana Policy Journal, Vol. 4, December, pp. 7-34.
  • Marc-Andre Gosselin (Bank of Canada) and Greg Tkacz (2010) "Using Dynamic Factor Models to Forecast Canadian Inflation: The Role of U.S. Variables." Applied Economics Letters 17, 15-18.
  • Joe Amoako-Tuffour (2010) "How Ghana Plans to Manage its Petroleum Revenues: A Step Towards Transparency, Accountability and Governance Standards", IEA Monograph No. 26, Institute of Economic Affairs, Ghana, 27 pages.

  • Gordon Anderson (Toronto) and Teng Wah Leo (2009) "Child Poverty, Generational Mobility and the One Child Policy in Urban China." Review of Income and Wealth 55, 607-629.
  • Miroslav Misina (Bank of Canada) and Greg Tkacz (2009) "Credit, Asset Prices, and Financial Stress." International Journal of Central Banking 5, 95-122.
  • Roberto Martinez-Espineira and Joe Amoako-Tuffour (2009) "Multi-Destination and Multi-Purpose Trip Effects in the Analysis of the Demand for Trips to a Remote Recreational Site," Environmental Management, 43, pp. 1146-1161.

  • Greg Tkacz and Carolyn Wilkins (Bank of Canada) (2008) "Linear and Threshold Forecasts of Output and Inflation Using Stock and Housing Prices." Journal of Forecasting 27, 131-151.
  • Roberto Martinez-Espineira and Joe Amoako-Tuffour (2008) "Recreation demand analysis under truncation, overdispersion, and endogenous stratification: An application to Gros Morne National Park," Journal of Environmental Management, 88, pp. 1320-1332.

  • John W. Galbraith (McGill) and Greg Tkacz (2007) "Forecast Content and Content Horizons for Some Important Macroeconomic Variables." Canadian Journal of Economics 40, 935-953.

  • Fuchun LI (Bank of Canada) and Greg Tkacz (2006) "A Consistent Bootstrap Test for Conditional Density Functions with Time-Series Data." Journal of Econometrics 133, 863-886.