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Badi Baltagi

Research Fellows

Distinguished Professor of Economics, Syracuse University

Areas of Interest:

  • International Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Productivity
  • Microeconometrics


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1979
  • M.S., Statistics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1975
  • B.A., Statistics, American University of Beirut, 1974


  • Distinguished Professor of Economics, Syracuse University, 2005- present
  • Part-time Chair in Economics, University of Leicester, 2004-present.
  • George Summey, Jr. Professor of Liberal Arts, Texas A&M University, 1993-2005.

Latest Publications:

  • “EC3SLS Estimator for a Simultaneous System of Spatial Autoregressive Equations with Random Effects,” with Ying Deng, Econometric Reviews, Vol. 34, Issue 6-10 (2015), 658-693. DOI:10.1080/07474938.2014.956030
  • “On testing for sphericity with non-normality in a fixed effects panel data model,” with Chihwa Kao and Bin Peng, Statistics and Probability Letters. Vol. 98 (March 2015), 123-130. doi:10.1016/j.spl.2014.12.017
  • “Hedonic Housing Prices in Paris: An Unbalanced Spatial Lag Pseudo-Panel Model with Nested Random Effects,” with Georges Bresson and Jean-Michel Etienne, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Volume 30, Issue 3 (April/May 2015), 353–528. ( DOI: 10.1002/jae.2377
  • “Why Do African Banks Lend So Little?” with Svetlana Andrianova, Panicos O. Demetriades, and David Fielding, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. Volume 77, Issue 3 (June 2015), 339–359. (Article first published online: 6 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/obes.12067)



Working Papers

The Turkish Wage Curve: Evidence from the Household Labor Force Survey

Abstract This paper examines the Turkish wage curve using individual data from the Household Labor Force ... read more

Working Papers

How Different Are the Wage Curves for Formal and Informal Workers? Evidence from Turkey

This paper estimates wage curves for formal and informal workers using a rich individual level ... read more


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