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Publications, Reports, Posters

2017

Burton, P., Chen, K., Lethbridge, L. and Phipps, S. (2017) ‘Child Health and Parental Paid Work.’ Review of Economics of the Household. 15(2): 597-620 [doi: 10.1007/s11150-014-9251-z]

Güneralp, B., Zhou, Y., Ürge-Vorsatz, D., Gupta, M., Yu, S., Patel, P.L., Fragkias, M., Li, X. and Seto, K.C. (2017) ‘Global scenarios of urban density and its impacts on building energy use through 2050’ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [doi: 10.1073/pnas.1606035114]

Frantzeskaki, N., Haase, D., Fragkias, M., Elmqvist, T. (2017) ‘Editorial overview: System dynamics and sustainability: Urban transitions to sustainability and resilience’, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 22,  iv-viii.

Fragkias, M. and Boone, C.G., (2017), ‘Modern political economy, global environmental change and urban sustainability transitions’, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 22, 63–6.

Goetzke, F. and Islam, S. (2017) ‘Testing for spatial equilibrium using happiness data’, Journal of Regional Science, 57(2): 199-217. [doi10.1111/jors.12311]

2016

Fragkias, M., Lobo, J. and Seto, K.C. (2016) ‘A comparison of nighttime lights data for urban energy research: Insights from scaling analysis in the US system of cities.’ Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science [

2015

Chen, K., Fortin, N. and Phipps, S. (2015) ‘Young in Class: Implications for Inattentive/Hyperactive Behavior of Canadian Boys and Girls.’ Canadian Journal of Economics, 48 (5):  1601–1634.

Chen, K., Osberg, L., and Phipps, S. (2015) ‘Inter-generational effects of disability benefits: evidence from Canadian social assistance programs.’ Journal of Population Economics. 28 (4): 873-910.

Hansen, Z., K., Owan, H., and Pan, J. (2015) ‘The Impact of Group Diversity on Knowledge Spillover: Evidence from College Classroom’, Education Economics, 23 (2): 238-258.

Black, G., Taylor, M. A.; Solan, D.; and Shropshire, D. (2015) ‘Carbon Free Energy Development and the Role of Small Modular Reactors: A Review and Decision Framework for Deployment in Developing Countries’, Sustainable Energy Reviews, 43, 83-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.11.011

2014

Black, G., Dalton, D.A., Islam, S. and Batteen, A. (2014) ‘The Coasean Framework of the New Your Watershed Agreement.’ Cato Journal, 34 (1).

Xu, W., Adams, R. and Lowe, S.E. ‘Climate Change, Water Rights, and Water Supply: The Case of Irrigated Agriculture in Idaho.’ Water Resources Research. 50 (12): 9675-9695.

Lowe, S.E., Xu, W., and Zhang, S. (2014) ‘An Analysis of Irrigated Agricultural Outcomes Under the Prior Appropriation Doctrine: Hypotheses and Applications.’ Applied Economics. (2014). Vol. 46 (22): 2639-2652.

Lowe, S.E., Terpend, R. and Gattiker, T. (2014) ‘Electronic Textbooks: Antecedents of Student’ Adoption and Learning Outcomes.’ Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. 12 (2): 149-173.

Lowe, S.E., Hansen, Z. and Xu, W. (2014) ‘Long-term Impacts of Major Water Storage Facilities on Agriculture and the Natural Environment: Evidence from Idaho (U.S.)’ Ecological Economics. 100: 106-118.

Black, G., Holley, D., Solan, D., Bergloff, M. (2014) ‘Fiscal and economic impacts of state incentives for wind energy development in the Western United States.’, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 34: 136-144

Boone, C.G., Fragkias, M., Buckley, G.L., Grove, J.M., (2014) ‘A long view of polluting industry and environmental justice in Baltimore.’, Cities, 36: 41-49

Wentz, E., Anderson, S., Dell’Acqua, F., Fragkias, M., Netzband, M., Mesev, V., Myint, S., Quattrochi, D., Rahman, A., Seto, K., (2014) ‘Supporting global environmental change research: a review of trends and knowledge gaps in urban remote sensing’, Remote Sensing, 6(5): 3879-3905. [doi:10.3390/rs6053879]

 2013

Cobourn, K., Islam, S., Mooney, S. and Young, D. (2013) ‘Multidisciplinary Research: Implications for Agricultural and Applied Economists.’ Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.  45 (2): 187-202.

Hansen, Z.K., Owan, H., Pan, J., and Sugawara, S. (2013) ‘Contractual Arrangements and Impact on Group Performance: Evidence from College Classroom.” Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. 30(3): 463-492.

Boone, C. and Fragkias, M. (Eds). (2013) ‘Urbanization and Sustainability: Linking urban ecology, environmental justice and global environmental change.’ Springer Verlag.

Elmqvist, T., Fragkias, M., Goodness, J., Guneralp, B., Marcotullio, P., McDonald, R., Parnell, S., Schewenius, M., Sendstad, M., Seto, K.C. and Wilkinson, K. (Eds.) (2013) ‘Global urbanization, biodiversity and ecosystem services.’ Springer Verlag.

Fragkias, M., J. Lobo, D. Strumsky, and K.C. Seto. (2013) ‘Does size matter? Scaling of CO2 emissions and U.S. urban areas.’ PLoS ONE. 8 (6): 1-8

Heinrichs, D., Fragkias, M., and Krellenberg, K. (2013) ‘Urban responses to climate change: Theories and governance practice in cities of the Global South.” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 37 (6): 1865-78.

Lowe, S.E., Bento, A., and Henry, E. (2013) ‘The Determinants of Credit Allocations in a Market-Based Trading System: Evidence from the RECLAIM Program’. The Review of Regional Studies. 43 (1): 51-80.

2012

Loucks, C.A., and Bennett, R.W. (2012) “Health Industry Political Action Committee Contributions to U.S. Senators.” Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives. 39 (2): 94-105.

2011

Auffhammer, M., Bento, A.M. and Lowe, S.E. (2011) ‘The City-Level Effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments.’ Land Economics. 87 (1): 1-18.

Hansen, Z.K., Libecap, G.D. and Lowe. S.E. (2011) ‘Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States.’ The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 253-280.

Black, G.A., M. Taylor, and W. Wojtkowski, (2011) ‘On the Broader View of the Open Source Paradigm: The Case for Agricultural Biotechnology’, in Buchalcevova, A. and H. Palovskaeds., Information Systems Development: Advances in Theory,Practice, and Education, Springer-Verlag.

Loucks, C.A., and Bennett, R.W. (2011) ‘The Importance of Committee Assignment: Health Care Industry Political Action Committee Contributions and the House of Representatives.’ Contemporary Economic Policy. 29 (2): 163-177.

Loucks, C.A., and Bennett, R.W. (2011) ‘Financial Services Industry PAC Contributions and Senate Committee Membership.’ Atlantic Economic Journal. 39 (3): 203-216.

2010

Law, M.T., and Hansen, Z.K. (2010) ‘Medical Licensing Board Characteristics and Physician Discipline: An Empirical Analysis.’ Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. 35 (1): 63-93. Also available as NBER Working Paper No: 15140.

McIntosh, J. C. and Islam, S. (2010) ‘Beyond the Veil: The Influence of Islam on Female Entrepreneurship in a Conservative Muslim Context.’ International Management Review. 6 (1): 103-109.

Black, G.A., D. Solan, M. Louis, S. Peterson, L. Carter, S. Peterson, R. Bills, B. Morton, and E. Arthur. (2010) ‘Economic and Employment Impacts of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors.’ Economic Policy Series, Center for Advanced Energy Studies.

Seto, K.C., R. Sanchez-Rodriguez, and Fragkias, M. (2010) ‘The new geography of contemporary urbanization and the environment.” Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources. 35: 167-194.

2009

Williams, J, S. Mooney, and J. Peterson. “What is the Carbon Market: is there a final answer?” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. (2009). Vol. 64 (1): 27-35.

Lowe, S. and Islam, S. “Impact of Air Quality Regulations on Entrepreneurial Activity.” Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship. (2009). Vol. 2: 71–95.

Islam, S. and Goetzke, F. “Correcting Sample Selection in FARS data to Estimate Seatbelt Use.” Journal of Safety Research. (2009). Vol. 40 (5): 389-93.

Islam, S. “An Examination of the Differential Impact of Highway Capital Investment on Economically Disparate Appalachian Counties.” Transportation Planning and Technology. (2009). Vol. 33 (5): 453.

Lowe, Scott E., Maximilian Auffhammer, and Antonio Bento. “Measuring the Effects of Environmental Regulations: The critical importance of a spatially disaggregated analysis.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. (2009). Vol. 58: 15-26.

2008

Black, G. and Loucks, C. with Marley, C. and Vergne, A. “Pre-Kindergarten Education in Idaho.” Center for Business and Economic Research. (2008). Boise State University.

Hansen, Z. and Law, M. “The Political Economy of Truth-in-Advertising Regulation during the Progressive Era.” The Journal of Law and Economics. (2008) Vol. 51 (2): 251-269.

Twight, C. “Sovereign Impunity.” The Independent Review. (2008) Vol. 12 (4): 485-517

2007

McIntosh, J. C., Winter, G. and Islam, S. “Entrepreneurship through an Islamic Lens: The Influence of Shari’a and Islamic Institutions on Female Entrepreneurship in the Middle East,” Journal of Advances in Global Business Research, Conference Proceedings. (2007). Vol. 4 (1).

2006

Black, G., D. Holley and J. Church. “Idaho National Laboratory Impacts 2006: An Analysis of INL’s impact on the Idaho Economy.” Idaho National Laboratory. (2006).

Jackson, R.W., Schwarm, W.R., Okuyama, Y., and Islam, S. “A Method for Constructing Commodity by Industry Flow Matrices.” The Annals of Regional Science. (2006). Vol. 40 (4): 909-920.

Twight, C. “Limited Government: Ave Atque Vale.” The Independent Review. (2006). Vol. 10 (4): 485-510.