Badi H. Baltagi
Research Fellow

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Baltagi Badi H. Baltagi is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Syracuse University and part time chair at the University of Leicester. He was previously Professor of Economics and holder of the George Summey, Jr. Professor Chair in Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University. He studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., 1979) and statistics at Carnegie-Mellon (M.S., 1975). He is co-editor of Economics Letters, co-editor of Empirical Economics, replication editor of Journal of Applied Econometrics, and associate editor of Journal of Econometrics and Econometric Reviews.
His research interests cover a broad range of topics in econometrics, especially panel data, specification testing, simultaneous equations, seemingly unrelated regressions, technical change, airlines efficiency, cigarette and liquor consumption, rational addiction, gasoline demand in the OECD and estimation of wage curves for Germany.
He has published in numerous leading journals including Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Econometric Reviews, Econometrics Journal and European Economic Review. He is the author/editor of several textbooks including a graduate textbook on panel data and another textbook on econometrics.
Badi H. Baltagi joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2002.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10926  Badi H. Baltagi
Ying Deng
Xiangjun Ma
Network Effects on Labor Contracts of Internal Migrants in China: A Spatial Autoregressive Model
8670  Badi H. Baltagi
Yin-Fang Yen
Welfare Reform and Children's Health
(published in: Health Economics, 2016, 26 (3), 277 - 291)
8661  Badi H. Baltagi
Georges Bresson
Anoop Chaturvedi
Guy Lacroix
Robust Linear Static Panel Data Models Using ε-Contamination
(Forthcoming in: Journal of Econometrics, 2017)
8468  Badi H. Baltagi
Bartlomiej Rokicki
Kênia Barreiro de Souza
The Brazilian Wage Curve: New Evidence from the National Household Survey
7812  Badi H. Baltagi
Bartlomiej Rokicki
The Polish Wage Curve: Micro Panel Data Analysis Based on the Polish Labor Force Survey
(published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2014,49, 36-47.)
6836  Badi H. Baltagi
Yusuf Soner Baskaya
Timur Hulagu
How Different Are the Wage Curves for Formal and Informal Workers? Evidence from Turkey
(published in: Papers in Regional Science, 2013, 92, 271-283.)
5633  Badi H. Baltagi
Yusuf Soner Baskaya
Timur Hulagu
The Turkish Wage Curve: Evidence from the Household Labor Force Survey
(published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 114 (1), 128-131.)
5545  Badi H. Baltagi
Francesco Moscone
Elisa Tosetti
Medical Technology and the Production of Health Care
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2012, 42 (2), 395-411)
5227  Badi H. Baltagi
Georges Bresson
Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Lagrange Multiplier Tests for Panel Seemingly Unrelated Regressions with Spatial Lag and Spatial Errors: An Application to Hedonic Housing Prices in Paris
(published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2011, 69 (1), 24-42)
4851  Badi H. Baltagi
Francesco Moscone
Health Care Expenditure and Income in the OECD Reconsidered: Evidence from Panel Data
(published in: Economic Modelling, 2010, 27 (4), 804-811)
4242  Badi H. Baltagi
Georges Bresson
Alain Pirotte
Forecasting with Spatial Panel Data
(published in: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2012, 56 (11), 3381–3397)
3433  Badi H. Baltagi
Uwe Blien
Katja Wolf
New Evidence on the Dynamic Wage Curve for Western Germany: 1980–2004
(published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (1), 47-51)
2134  Badi H. Baltagi
Ingo Geishecker
Rational Alcohol Addiction: Evidence from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey
(published in: Health Economics, 2006, 15 (9), 893-914)
841  Badi H. Baltagi
Daniel P. Rich
Skill-Biased Technical Change in U.S. Manufacturing: A General Index Approach
(published in: Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 126 (2), 549-570)