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

(with Mark Partridge)

Revision Requested at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

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

Revision Requested at Economics Bulletin

(with Jung Bae) (2021)

In press at Southern Economic Journal

(with Mark Partridge and Sydney Schreiner) (2021)

Accepted at Journal of Regional Science

(with Linda Lobao, Mark Partridge, Oudom Hean, Paige Kelly) (2021)

Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group

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

(with Mark Partridge) (2021)

Revision Requested at International Regional Science Review

(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 Applachia Coal Region: Some Factors Of Sucess

    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


  • Kinship Structure, Scientist Homophily, and Research Outcomes”

(with Jung Bae)

Under Review

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

  • “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”

  • “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)