• “The Legacy of Taliban Occupation in Afghanistan: the Impact of Religious Extremism on Human Capital and Demographics”

(with Mark Partridge)

Accepted after Minor Revision at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

  • “The Impact of the Two Child Policy on China’s Fertility Rate”

In press at Economics Bulletin

(with Jung Bae) (2021)

Southern Economic Journal, 88(3), 951-990.

(with Mark Partridge and Sydney Schreiner) (2021)

Journal of Regional Science, 62(4), 1006-1031.

(with Min Zhang and Mark Partridge) (2020)

Regional Studies, 1-16

(with Mark Partridge) (2020)

Papers in Regional Science

(with Min Zhang) (2020)

Growth and Change, 51(4), 1657-1689

Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science, 4(1), 27-53

(with Mark Partridge) (2019)

The Annals of Regional Science, 63(3), 461-515

(with Jung Bae) (2019)

Growth and Change, 50(3), 969-1005

  • “Family Structure and Female Labor Participation: the Effect of Cohabitation with Parents”. (2014)

Korea Review of Applied Economics, 16(1), 65-85


  • Title : Socioeconomic Transition In the Appalachia Coal Region: Some Factors Of Success

    1. Sponsor : World Bank

    2. Years : 2020

    3. Budget : $41,296.93

  • Title : Impact of Marijuana Legalization on the Regional Economy (Co-PI)

  1. Sponsor : The Ohio State Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DEPC)

  2. Years : 2021

  3. Budget : $36,926


  • “Impact of Religion on Regional Economic Development: Evidence from 19th Century Prussia”

(with Mark Partridge)

Revision Requested at International Regional Science Review

  • Kinship Structure, Scientist Homophily, and Research Outcomes”

(with Jung Bae)

Revision Requested at Economics of Innovation and New Technology

  • “Legacy of Insurgent and Governmental Violence on Peruvian Regional Human Capital Development”

Revision Requested at Oxford Development Studies

  • “The Impact of Religion on Demographics in Pre-transition Regions and Countries: Evidence from 19th Century Prussia”.

  • “The Impact of Shale Oil and Gas Development on Regional Skill Aggregation Patterns and the Role of Labor Market Participation”

  • “Impact of Fundamentalism on Human Capital, Women’s Social Status and Demographics: Evidence from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq”

  • Impact of Islamist Uprising on Human Capital and Demographics: Evidence from Mali” (with Abdul Noury)

  • “The Impact of Natural Population Growth on Regional Employment and Population Growth: Test of SEM”

(with Mark Partridge)

  • “Local ability to “rewire” and socioeconomic performance: Evidence from US counties before and after the Great Recession”

(with Mark Partridge and Alexandra Tsvetkova)

  • “The Impact of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on Regional Labor and Housing Rental Markets”

  • “Impact of Higher Education Infrastructure on Urban Growth in China”

(with Min Zhang)


  • “Can religious authorities actively promote higher fertility in societies with Post-Demographic Transition Societies? Evidence from Georgia”

(with Lyman Stone, Neha Deopa and Kritika Saxena)

  • “The Impact of Electric Vehicle Charging Station on Local Business Pattern”

(with Elena Irwin)

  • “The Impact of New Urban Amenity Projects on Local Housing Development and Residential Patterns”

(with Elena Irwin)