List of Ph.D. Dissertations with K. Lahiri as Principal Advisor


  1. Jung Soo Lee, "Econometrics with Unobservable Variables: Four Essays in Monetary Economics," 1977.
  2. Daniel Egy, "Non-Spherical Disturbance and Functional Form Problems in Econometric Models." 1978.
  3. Young Lee, "Studies on the Econometric Implication of the Rational Expectations Hypothesis," (1980).
  4. C. C. Kinkley, "Econometric Studies on Three Commodity Markets: Resources Recovery, Disequilibrium Dynamics in the Aluminum Industry and Rational/Adaptive Expectations in the Supply of Wastepaper. 1981.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  5. Said Atri, "A Simultaneous Equation Model for the Demand for Hospital Care with Special Reference to Quality." 1983.
  6. Sung Whan Ju, "An Econometric Model of Congressman's Voting Behavior with Sample Selectivity." 1984.
  7. Myung Hun Kang, "A Study in Macroeconomic Causality: Vector Auto-regressive Approach." 1984.
  8. Mark Zaporowski, "Inflation, Expectations and the Real Interest Rate: An Econometric Analysis." 1985. Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  9. Christie Teigland, "An Econometric Analysis of ASA-NBER Data on Expectations," 1986. Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  10. Richard Numrich, "Dynamics of Urban Spatial Structure- Functional Form Analysis with Truncated Distribution." 1986.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  11. T. S. Chun, "Rationality in the Long-run: Some Empirical Tests Using Survey Data, 1987.
  12. D. S. Park, "Tests for Rationality and Asymmetric Loss Functions," 1988.
  13. Johnson Tseng, "A Macroeconometric Model for Developing Economies with Error Components and forward Looking Expectations," 1989.
  14. Jin Sakong, "A Panel Data Analysis of the Malpractice Insurance Crisis and Hospital Cost Inflation", 1989.
  15. Nita Thacker, "Risk Premia, Conditional Heteroskedasticity and Efficiency in the Forward Exchange Markets." 1990.
  16. Yoon Chul Kim, "Exchange Rate Volatility, Uncertainty and The Stock Market."1990.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  17. Maria Pangilinan, "Production and Cost Inefficiency and Flexible Cost Functions: The Case of New York State Hospitals,1981-1987." 1992.
  18. Mei Hsiu Lin, "A Study on the Importance of Liquidity Constraints in the Life-Cycle Consumption Theory Using Household Survey Data." 1992.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  19. Susmita Dasgupta, "Essays on the Use of Business-Survey and Expectations Data for Econometric Predictions."  1992.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  20. Qiang Xu, "On the Estimation of Persistence in the Context of General ARFIMA Processes."  1992.
  21. Nlandu Mamingi, "Aggregation and Tests for Unit Roots and Co-integration," 1992.
  22. Sanjay Shah, "Analysis of Macroeconomic Shocks and Their Volatility Using Panel Data on Survey Forecasts: 1969- 1991," 1993.
  23. Jiazhuo Wang, "On the Use of Markov Regime-Switching Model in Forecasting Business Cycles," 1993.
  24. Anthony Davies, "A New Framework for Analyzing Multi- Dimensional Panel Data of Survey Forecasts", 1994.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  25. Dale King,"Socio-economic Factors and the Odds of a Cesarean Delivery: An Econometric Investigation", 1995.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  26. Jianting Hu, "An Econometric Analysis of the Social Security Administration's Disability Determination Process: Evidence From the Matched 1990 SIPP Data", 1996.
  27. Manimoy Paul, "Relative Performance of Pre-test Estimators in the Presence of Misspecification and Unit Roots", 1997.
  28. James Jozefiwicz, "Estimating the Patent R&D Relationship with Count Panel Data", 1999
  29. Rita Ganguly, "An Empirical Analysis of Exchange Rates inTarget Zones", 1999.
  30. Jae G. Song, "An Econometric Study of the Effects of Smoking on Health and Longevity: The Role of Individual Risk beliefs". 1999.
  31. Jian Gao, "Monte Carlo Simulation Inference in Discrete Choice Models with an Application to the Co-payment Restructuring for Veterans' Health Care", 1999.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  32. Chuanming Gao, "Estimation of Limited Information Simultaneous Models with Weak Instruments". 2000.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  33. Detelina Ivanova, "Uncertainty, Sentiment, and Expectations: Essays in Econometric Forecasting", 2000.
  34. Michael Collins, “An Econometric Analysis of the Labor Supply of Disabled and Aged Individuals: Evidence from the New Beneficiary Data System, 2001.
  35. Guibo Xing, “An Econometric Analysis of Veterans’ Health Care Utilization”, 2002
  36. Wenxiong Yao, “Essays on Transportation and Business Cycles”, 2004.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  37. Jabonn Kim, “Essays on Identification and Inference in SimultaneousEquations Models with Weak Instruments”, 2004.
  38. Nandini Chatterjee, “Borrowing Constraints: Analysis Based onFinancial Survey of US Households”, 2004.
  39. Gultekin Isiklar, “ Essays on Macroeconomic Forecasting”, 2005.
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  40. Fushang Liu, "Asymmetric loss and Uncertainty in Economic Prediction". 2007.
  41. Zulkarnain Pulungan, “Between- and Within-Group Health Disparities: Determinants Across Race/Ethnicity and Regions in the U.S.”, 2008.
  42. Hua Lin, “ VA Medical Care and Health Disparity: An Econometric Study Based on National Survey of Veterans , 2008.
  43. Xuguang Sheng. “Uncertainty and Disagreement in Economic Forecasting”. 2009
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  44. Paul Norosky. “Self Assessed Health, Anchoring Vignettes, and Unobserved Heterogeneity in the Health and Retirement Study”. 2011
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  45. Heeso Joo. “Health Disparities among the US Elderly”. 2012
    Recipient of Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award.