Phanindra V. Wunnava

David K. Smith '42 Chair in Applied Economics
Warner Hall 502F
Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
Ph: (802) 443-5024
Fax: (802) 443-2185
email: wunnava@middlebury.edu


Research Fellow at IZA (Institute of Labor Economics), Bonn, Germany

Fellow, GLO (Global Labor Organization)


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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

I. Books:

Human Capital Investment A History of Asian Immigrants and Their Families (with Harriet Duleep, Mark Regets, and Seth Sanders) Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. Link to (Overview, Affiliation of Authors, Reviews by Klaus Zimmermann, Jagdish Bhagwati, and Katharine M. Donato). More details are available at the publisher's web site: https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030470821

Changing Role of Unions: New Forms of Representation. (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2004). This volume has been recognized by the Industrial Relations Section of Princeton University as one of the twelve Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics for 2004. Link to Table of Contents, Preface, Major Themes, and List of Contributors.

Immigrants and Immigration Policy Individual Skills, Family Ties, and Group Identities. Co-Editor: Harriet O. Duleep (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1996). Link to Table of Contents, List of Contributors, and Preface.

New Approaches to Economic and Social Analyses of Discrimination. Co-Editor: Richard C. Cornwall (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1991). Link to Table of Contents, Preface, and List of Contributors.

II. Articles and Chapters:

"Union Effects on Wages and Wage Growth" (with S. Polachek and M. Hutchins) Economics Letters, Vol. 21, 1986, pp. 297-303.

"Panel Estimates of Union Effects on Wages and Wage Growth" (with S. Polachek and M. Hutchins) Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 69, August 1987, pp. 527-31.

"Pooled Cross-section Time-series Examination of the Effects of Unemployment Insurance Compensation on Unemployment Rate and Unemployment Duration" (with J. Henley) Economics Letters, Vol. 25, 1987, pp. 367-371.

"Life Cycle Union Effects based on a Pooled Regression Technique: Evidence from PSID" Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 54, #4, April 1988, pp. 1020-26.

"A Note on Union-Nonunion Benefit Differential and Size of Establishment" (with D. Bramley and M. Robinson) Economics Letters, Vol. 30, 1989, pp. 85-88.

"Measuring Direct Discrimination in Labor Markets using a Frontier Approach: Evidence from CPS Female Earnings Data" (with M. Robinson) Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 56, # 1, July 1989, pp. 212-218. Abstracted also in the March 1990 issue of Journal of Economic Literature.

"An Empirical Study of the Life-Cycle Hypothesis with respect to Alumni Donations" (with K. Olsen and A. Smith) American Economist, Vol. 33, # 2, Fall 1989, pp. 60-63.

"Discrimination and Efficiency Wages: Estimates of the Role of Efficiency Wages in Male-Female Wage Differentials" (with M. Robinson) a chapter in New Approaches to Economic and Social Analyses of Discrimination. Edited by Richard Cornwall & Phanindra V. Wunnava (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1991).

"Union-Nonunion Compensation Differentials Across Plant Sizes: Evidence from CPS 1983" (with A. Okunade and M. Robinson) Small Business Economics, Vol. 2, 1990, pp. 313-317.

"Cross-sectional v/s Panel Estimates of Union Wage Effects: Evidence from PSID" (with A. Okunade) Economics Letters, Vol. 35, 1991, pp. 105-110.

"Plant Size, Tenure, and Discrimination in Internal Labor Markets: Evidence on Sex Differentials" (with M. Robinson) Economics Letters,Vol. 36, 1991, pp. 197-208.

"The Union-nonunion Wage Differential over the Business Cycle: Evidence from PSID" (with J. Honney) Economics Letters, Vol. 37, 1991, pp. 97-103.

"Union-Nonunion Compensation Differentials and Industry Structure" (with A. Okunade and M. Robinson) Economics Letters, Vol. 39, 1992, pp. 329-337.

"Male-Female Wage Differentials in Taiwan: A Human Capital Approach" (with C. Kao and S. Polachek) Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 42, # 2, January 1994, pp. 351-374.

"Charitable Giving of Alumni: Micro-data Evidence from a Large Public University." (with A. Okunade and R. Walsh, Jr.) American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 53, # 1, January 1994, pp. 73-84.

"The Effect of Unemployment Insurance on Unemployment Rate and Average Duration: Evidence from Pooled Cross-Sectional Time-Series Data." (with A. Mehdi) Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 1, July 1994, pp. 114-118.

"Countercyclical Union Wage Premium? Evidence for the 1980s" (with A. Okunade) Journal of Labor Research, Vol. XVII, Spring 1996, pp. 289-296.

"Individual Skills, Family Ties, and Group Identities" (with Harriet O. Duleep) a chapter in Immigrants and Immigration Policy Individual Skills, Family Ties, and Group Identities Edited by Harriet O. Duleep & Phanindra V. Wunnava (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1996).

"Union-Nonunion Differentials and Establishment Size: Evidence from the NLSY" (with B. Ewing) Journal of Labor Research, Vol. XX,Spring 1999, pp. 177-183 -- lead article.

"The Effect Marginal Tax Uncertainty on Union/Non-Union Wage Gap" (with K. Ramagopal) Journal of Business and Economic Studies, Vol. 5, Spring 1999, pp. 1-15 -- lead article.

"Factors affecting infant mortality rates: evidence from cross sectional data" (with M. Zakir) Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 6, May 1999, pp. 271-273.

"Union Wage Premiums by Gender and Race: Evidence from PSID 1980-1992" (with N. Peled) Journal of Labor Research, Vol. XX, Summer 1999, pp. 415-423.

"The Role of Foreign Capital in Domestic Manufacturing Productivity: Empirical Evidence from Asian Economies" (with R. Chamarbagwala and S. Ramaswamy) Applied Economics, Vol. 32, March 2000, pp. 393-398.

"Union-Nonunion Gender Wage and Benefit Differentials across Establishment Size" (with B. Ewing) Small Business Economics, Vol. 15, 2000, pp. 47-57.

Attitudes Toward Economic Inequality by E. Ladd & K. Bowman (Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 1998) Journal of Labor Research, Vol. XXII, Fall 2001, pp. 863-865 -- book review.

"Unit Roots and Structural Breaks in North American Unemployment Rates" (with B. Ewing) North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 12, November 2001, 273-282.

"Alumni Giving at a Small Liberal Arts College: Evidence from Consistent and Occasional Donors" (with M. Lauze) Economics of Education Review, Vol. 20, December 2001, pp. 533-543.

"Availability of Health Insurance and Gender Differences in 'Job-Lock' Behavior: Evidence from NLSY" (with A. Okunade) Journal of Forensic Economics -- an invited article in a special issue on fringe benefits, Vol. 15, #2, 2002, pp. 195-204 --appeared in print in Fall 2003.

"Alumni Giving at a Small Liberal Arts College: Evidence from Consistent and Occasional Donors" (with M. Lauze) an invited chapter in Progress in Economics Research, Vol. 5, Edited by A. Tavidze, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2003, pp. 145-164. Original version of this paper appeared in December 2001 issue of Economics of Education Review.

"Relative Development in Stock Markets: Empirical Evidence from Mainland China and Hongkong" (with D. Peterson and S. Pardee) Applied Finacial Economics, Vol. 13 (April 2003), pp. 309-316.

"The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: Empirical Evidence from EU Accession Candidates" (with H. Janicki) Applied Economics, Vol. 36 (March 2004), pp. 505-509.

"Union-Nonunion Wage Differentials and Macroeconomic Activity" (with B. Ewing) a chapter in Changing Role of Unions: New Forms of Representation, Edited by Phanindra V. Wunnava, Armonk, N. Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 2004, pp. 148-68.

"The Trade-Off between Supervision Cost and Performance Based Pay: Does Gender Matter?" (with B. Ewing) Small Business Economics, Vol. 23, # 5 (December 2004), pp. 453-460.

"The Effect of Political Regimes and Technology on Economic Growth" (with K. Jamali and K. Wandschneider) Applied Economics, Vol. 39 (June 2007), pp. 1425-1432.

"Long-Run Relationship between Union and Nonunion Wages--A Vector Error Correction Approach" (with B. Ewing) Empirical Economics Letters, Vol. 6, # 4 (July 2007), pp. 227-36.

"Financial Liberalization and Economic Growth: Lessons from the South African Experience" (with D. Tswamuno and S. Pardee) International Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 4, # 2 (September 2007), pp. 75-89.

"Working and Educated Women: Culprits of a European Kinder-Crisis?" (with E. DiCioccio) Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 34, # 2 (April 2008), pp. 213-222.

"Testing Mundell's Intuition of Endogenous OCA Theory" (with T. Warin and H. Janicki) Review of International Economics, Vol. 17, #1, (February 2009), pp. 74-89. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp3739.pdf

"Determinants of Inter-Country Internet Diffusion Rates" (with D. Leiter) American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 68, #2, (April 2009), pp. 413-426. Also can be downloaded at the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp3666.pdf

"The Value of Green: The Effect of Environmental Ranking on Market Cap" (with N. Blumenshine) Technology and Investment, Vol. 1 (November 2010), pp. 239-242.

"Economic impact of a private sector micro-financing scheme in South Dakota" (with D. Benson, A Lies, and A. Okunade) Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal Vol.36, #2, (2011), pp. 157-168. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp3933.pdf

"Southern African Economic Integration: Evidence from an Augmented Gravity Model" (with M. Herman, K. Wandschneider, T. Warin) African Finance Journal Vol. 13, #1, (June 2011), pp. 1-13 -- lead article. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp4316.pdf

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"Do Business Executives give more to their Alma Mater? Longitudinal evidence from a Large University" (with A. Okunade) The American Journal of Economics and SociologyVol. 72, #3 (July 2013), pp. 761-778. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp5428.pdf

"Financial Liberalization and the Selection of Emigrants: A Cross-national Analysis" (with A. Mitra and J. Bang) Empirical Economics Vol. 47, # 1 (August 2014), pp. 199-226. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp5953.pdf

"Globalization, Institutions, and the Ethnic Divide: Recent Longitudinal Evidence" (with A. Mitra and R. Prasch*) Social Science Quarterly Vol. 96, # 5 (November 2015), pp. 1475-1492. Wunnava and Mitra dedicate this article to the memory of thier late colleague Professor *Robert E. Prasch for his genuine friendship and inspiration. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp6459.pdf

"Financial Liberalization and Remittances: Recent Panel Evidence" (with J. Bang and A. Mitra) The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development Vol. 28, #8, (2015), pp. 1077-1102. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp7497.pdf

"Do Remittances Improve Income Inequality? An Instrumental Variable Quantile Analysis of the Kenyan Case" (with J. Bang and A. Mitra) Economic Modelling Vol. 58(2016), pp. 394-402.

"The Effect of Access to Information and Communication Technology on Household Labor Income: Evidence from One Laptop Per Child in Uruguay" (with J. Marandino) economies Vol. 5, 35, (2017), 1-10. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp8415.pdf

"Help Not Wanted: The Dismal Science of Youth Unemployment's Scarring Effect" (with J. Glatt) iBusiness Vol. 10, #2 (June 2018), pp. 51-84. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp10069.pdf

"Is there a link between Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job_Mobility? Evidence from NLSY79" (with B. Chute) OJHRM Vol. 1, #1 (2018), pp. 38-52. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp 8989.pdf

"Active Ingredients: Exploring the Key Factors Affecting the Rising Cost of Developing New Drugs" (with S. Fossett) International Journal of Health Sciences Vol. 7, #3 ( September 2019), pp. 1-18 [LEAD Article]. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp 10817.pdf

"Hollowing Out the Middle? Remittances, Poverty, and Income Inequality in Nigeria" (with J. Bang and A. Mitra) forthcoming in Migration and Development. Also an earlier version of this paper can be downloaded from the IZA (Institutite of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany) web site: http://ftp.iza.org/dp 11438.pdf

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