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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

Book

Formal and Informal Social Safety Nets: Growth and Development in the Modern Economy (Mohammad Ashraf, June 2014, New York, NY, Palgrave Macmillan)

Journal Articles

  1. What Explains R&D Efficiency Differences across U.S. States. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Journal of Economics, XXXVII(1), 2011. pp.59-75.
  2. Output Convergence and the Role of Research and Developmet. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Annals of Economics and Finance, 11(1), 2010, pp. 35-71.
  3. Characteristics of Female Managers in the US Labor Market. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Applied Economics Letters,16(17), 2009, pp. 1683-1686..
  4. War and Regional Economic Growth: Winners and Losers. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Applied Economics Letters, 15(1), 2008, pp.19-22.
  5. Female Employment in Male-dominated Occupations: Evidence from the 1990 and 2000 Census Data. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Contemporary Economic Policy, 25(1), January 2007. pp. 119-130.
  6. The Inflation and Output-gap Tradeoff Debate Revisited. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Journal of Economics, Volume XXXII, No. 2, 2006. pp. 71-90.
  7. A Critical Look at the Use of Group Projects as a Pedagogical Tool. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Journal of Education for Business. 79(4), March/April 2004.
  8. The Phillips Curve Debate: Evidence from Two-Digit Industry-Level Data. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 10, Number 2, Fall 2003. pp. 14-25.
  9. Ricaridian Equivalence: Evidence from South American Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) International Business and Economics Research Journal, Volume 2, Number 10, October 2003. pp.73-79.
  10. Macro-Finance: Applications of Financial Economic Theory for Implementing Macroeconomic Policy. (Ronald W. Spahr, University of Illinois at Springfield; Nancy Scannell, University of Illinois at Springfield; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Yuri I. Korobov, Saratov State Socio-Economics University, Russia) The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, Volume 2, Number 2, March 2003. pp.581-592.
  11. A Panel Data Analysis of the Lucas Hypothesis. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Journal of Business and Economics Research. Volume 1, Number 2, February 2003, pp.33-41.
  12. Does R&D Affect Output Convergence? A Time Series Evidence from G-7 Countries. (University of North Carolina at Pembroke) The Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences. Volume 9, Number 1, Fall 2002, pp.13-26.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Proctored versus Un-proctored Testing: Does Cheating Really Help? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Proceedings of the Academy of Business Economics, April 2007.
  2. The perilous world of management fashion: An examination of their life cycles and the problem of scholarly lags. (William “Rick” Crandall, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Richard E. Crandall, Appalachian State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Proceedings of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 11-16, 2006.
  3. An Exploratory Comparison of Teaching Methods and Student Outcomes in the Undergraduate Marketing Principles Class: Chapter Tests versus Chapter Discussion Questions. (Lewis Hershey, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC; Mohammad Ashraf, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC; Paula Wood, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC). Proceedings of the American Marketing Association, 2006 Summer Educator’s Conference. August 4-7, 2006.
  4. Construct Validity Issues with the SIR II Evaluation System: Implications for
    Administrator Evaluations of Faculty Teaching. (Lewis B. Hershey, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC; Caroline Jewell, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC), Southwestern Review of Business Research, Volume 17 (1), eds. Kenneth Gray and Anisul Islam, 2006.
  5. The perilous world of management fashion: An examination of their life cycles. (William “Rick” Crandall, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Richard E. Crandall, Appalachian State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Proceedings of the Midwest Business Administration Association Conference. 2006.
  6. Implications of Game Theory Predictions for Group-based Projects in Undergraduate Marketing Classes. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Lewis B. Hershey, School of Business and Economics, Fayetteville State University). Proceedings of the 2004 Society for Marketing Advances Conference.
  7. Ricaridian Equivalence: Evidence From South American Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Proceedings of the European Applied Business Research Conference, June 9-13, 2003, Venice, Italy.
  8. Industry Level Wage Inflation: An Investigation. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 10th Annual Meetings, February 20-23, 2003.
  9. Macro-Finance: Applications of Financial Economic Theory for Implementing Macroeconomic Policy. (Ronald W. Spahr, University of Illinois at Springfield; Nancy J. Scannell, University of Illinois at Springfield; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Yuri I. Korobov, Saratov State Socio-Economics University, Russia) Proceedings of the Economics and International Business Research Conference, Miami, Florida, Volume 1, Number 2, December 2002. pp.66-77.
  10. A Panel Data Analysis of the Lucas Hypothesis” Proceedings of the 2002 International Business and Economic Research Conference, October 7-11, 2002 (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University).
  11. On the Output Responses of Durable and Non-Durable Goods Industries to Monetary Shocks. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Proceedings of the 2002 International Business and Economic Research Conference, October 7-11, 2002.
  12. A Macro-Finance Explanation for Standard of Living Differences Between Russia and the United States: Economics Policy Implications. (Ronald W. Spahr, University of Illinois at Springfield; Robert G. Schwebach, Colorado State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Nancy Scannell, University of Illinois at Springfield) Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Public Sector Transition, Association for Studies in Public Sector, May 24-25, 2002, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  13. Does R&D Affect Output Convergence? A Time Series Evidence From G-7 Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 9th Annual Meetings, February 2002, Vol. 9, No. 1. pp.87-95.
  14. The Central Bank, Banking Competition and Economic Development: The US and Russian Experience. (Ronald W. Spahr, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Robert G. Schwebach, Colorado State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Yuri I. Korobov, Saratov State Socio-Economics University, Russia) Proceedings of the International Banking Conference at Saratov, Russia. November 2000.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. The Changing Relationship Dynamics of Capital, Labor, and Energy as Production Inputs (Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Accepted for presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 23-25, 2014.
  2. Females in Male-Dominated Occupations: Findings Using the PUMS Dataset (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Accepted for presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 23-25, 2014.
  3. Females in Male-Dominated Occupations: What Has Changed Since 2000? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 89th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, scheduled for June 27-July 1, 2014.
  4. Social Safety Nets, Innovation, and Economic Growth (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 88th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 28-July 2, 2013.
  5. The Changing Relationship Dynamics of Capital, Labor, and Energy as Production Inputs (Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 88th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 28-July 2, 2013.
  6. Social Safety Nets and Innovation (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, May 9-11, 2013.
  7. Capital and Energy Relationship Revisited (Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, May 9-11, 2013.
  8. Capital and Energy: Production Complements or Substitutes? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 87th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 29-July 3, 2012.
  9. Do Social Safety Nets Promote Innovation? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, March 9-11, 2012.
  10. Social Safety Nets and Innovation. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 86th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International meetings, June 29-July 3, 2011.
  11. R&D Efficiency Convergence among OECD Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 86th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International meetings, June 29-July 3, 2011.
  12. Is the R&D Efficiency Gap Closing? Evidence from the OECD Data. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, February 25-27, 2011.
  13. What Makes an Economy an Efficient User of R&D Funds? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 85th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International meetings, June 29-July 3, 2010.
  14. An Inquiry of Factors Affecting the Efficient Use of R&D Funds. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, February 26-28, 2010.
  15. What Explains R&D Efficiency Differences across States. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 22-24, 2009.
  16. Possible Effects of Student Evaluation on Pedagogy: A Review Essay. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 22-24, 2009.
  17. State-Level Output Convergence and R&D. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 83rd Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 29-July 03, 2008.
  18. A Contribution to the Output Convergence Debate. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the at the 2008 Midwest Economic Association conference, March 14-16, 2008.
  19. The Behavior of Utility Maximizing Members in a Classroom Group Project: Implications of the Envelope Theorem. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 2008 AEA/ASSA annual meetings, January 4-6, 2008.
  20. Output Convergence Debate and the Role of R&D. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 82nd Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 29-July 3, 2007.
  21. Proctored versus Un-proctored Testing: Does Cheating Really Help? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 2007 Midwest Business Economics Association conference, March 28-30, 2007.
  22. The Behavior of Utility Maximizing Members in a Classroom Group Project: Implications of the Envelope Theorem. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 26-28, 2006.
  23. The perilous world of management fashion: An examination of their life cycles and the problem of scholarly lags. (William “Rick” Crandall, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Richard E. Crandall, Appalachian State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 11-16, 2006.
  24. “High-Influence” Occupations and Female Employment. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke). Presented at the 81st Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 29-July 3, 2006.
  25. Are Cash Payments a Better Way to Help Out Victims of Natural Disasters than Rebuilding Infrastructure? An Investigation. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 81st Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, June 29-July 3, 2006.
  26. The Permanent Income Hypothesis Debate Revisited. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economic Association, March 24-26, 2006.
  27. OECD Countries and the Permanent Income Hypothesis: An Investigation. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 2006 Eastern Economic Association conference, February 23-26, 2006.
  28. The Permanent Income Hypothesis Debate: Evidence from the G-8 Countries Using the Panel Data Approach. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 75th Annual Conference of Southern Economic Association, November 18-20, 2005.
  29. “High-Powered” Occupations and Female Employment: An Investigation. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 27-29, 2005.
  30. Asymmetric Effects of War on Regional Growth. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 27-29, 2005.
  31. The Efficacy of the Phillips Curve: Evidence from the G-7 Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the Western Economic Association International 80th Annual Conference, July 4-8, 2005.
  32. Proctored versus Un-proctored Testing: Does Cheating Really Help? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the Academy of Economics and Finance Meeting, February 2005.
  33. Group Projects in the Classroom: Implications of the Envelope Theorem. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 2005 AEA/ASSA meetings, January 7-9, 2005.
  34. Regional Differences in the Employment of Females in Male-Dominated Occupations. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 14-16, 2004.
  35. Factors Affecting Female Employment in Male Dominated Occupations: Evidence from the 1990 and 2000 Census Data. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 79th Annual Meetings of the Western Economic Association International held in Vancouver, Canada, June 29-July 03, 2004.
  36. Wage Inflation and Output-gap: Phillips Curve Revisited. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University).  Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 19-21, 2004.
  37. The Inflation and Output-gap Tradeoff Debate Revisited. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University). Presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economics Association, February 26-28, 2004.
  38. A Comparison of Test Scores Using Proctored Versus Un-proctored Testing Techniques. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 2004 AEA/ASSA meetings, January 3-5, 2004.
  39. Groups and Group Projects as Pedagogical Tools: An Analysis Using Game Theory. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the 2003 AEA/ASSA meetings, January 3-5, 2003.
  40. Output Response of Durable and Non-Durable Goods Industries to Monetary Shocks. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Presented at the Eastern Economic Association meetings, March 15-17, 2002.
  41. Monetary Shocks and Output Changes: A Test of the New Classical Hypothesis. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Presented at the Midwest Economics Association, March 14-16, 2002.
  42. A Critique of U.S. and Russian Central Bank Practices as Determinants of Economic Prosperity. (Co-authors: Ronald W. Spahr, University of Illinois at Springfield; Robert G. Schwebach, Colorado State University; Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Yuri I. Korobov, Saratov State Socio-Economics University, Russia) Presented at the Southern Finance Association Meetings, November 28-December 01, 2001.
  43. The Lucas Hypothesis: An Evidence from the U.S. Manufacturing Sector Panel Data. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Presented at the Southern Economic Association meetings, November 17-19, 2001.
  44. The Impact of R&D on Convergence: A Time Series Evidence From G-7 Countries. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the Midwestern Economics Association meetings, March 2001.
  45. The Response of the U.S. Manufacturing Sector to Nominal Shocks: A Test of the Lucas Hypothesis Using Two-Digit Industry Level Data for 1977-97. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke; Khan A. Mohabbat, Northern Illinois University) Presented at the Eastern Economic Association meetings, February 2001.
  46. Convergence and R&D: A Time-Series Analysis. (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the Eastern Economic Association meetings, March 2000.
  47. The Response of Different Size Firms to Monetary Shocks: Do Knowledge and Experience Count? (Mohammad Ashraf, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke) Presented at the Eastern Economic Association meetings, March 1999.

(Updated: July 16, 2014)