Publications

This is a selection of recent SHaPE publications organized by year of publication and subdivided in:

 

Journal articles, books and book chapters

 

2010 and in press

A Two-Step Estimator for a Spatial Lag Model of Counts: Theory, Small Sample Performance and an Application (forthcoming) D.M. Lambert, J.P. Brown and R.J.G.M. Florax, Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Improving Energy Efficiency through Technology: Trends, Investment Behaviour and Policy Design (forthcoming) R.J.G.M. Florax, H.L.F. de Groot and P. Mulder (eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Zoning for Health: The Obesity Epidemic and Opportunities for Local Policy Intervention (in press) S.E. Chen and R.J.G.M. Florax, The Journal of Nutrition.

Does where you Live Make you fat? Obesity and Access to Chain Grocers (forthcoming) S.E. Chen, R.J.G.M. Florax, S.D. Snyder and C. Miller, Economic Geography.

Determinants of Investment Flows in U.S. Manufacturing (in press) J.P. Brown, R.J.G.M. Florax and K.T. McNamara, The Review of Regional Studies.

The Role of Human Capital in Language Acquisition among Immigrants in U.S. Metropolitan Areas (forthcoming) B.S. Waldorf, J. Beckhusen, R.J.G.M. Florax and T. de Graaff, Regional Science Policy and Practice.

Consequences of Effect Size Heterogeneity for Meta-Analysis: A Monte Carlo Study (in press) M.J. Koetse, R.J.G.M. Florax and H.L.F. de Groot, Statistical Methods and Applications.

Determinants of Variation in Population-Employment Interaction Findings: A Quasi-Experimental Meta-Analysis (in press) G.J. Hoogstra, J. van Dijk and R.J.G.M. Florax, Geographical Analysis.

Contracting in Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation: Are Spatial Effects Important? (in press) P.C. Anastasopoulos, R.J.G.M. Florax, S. Labi and M.G. Karlaftis, Transportation Research A.

Persistent Distance Decay Effects in the Space-Economy (in press) G.J. Linders, H.L.F. de Groot, R.J.G.M. Florax and P. Nijkamp, in: M.J. Jovanovic (ed.), International Handbook of Economic Integration, Volume II: Competition, Spatial Location of Economic Activity and Financial Issues, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

2009

Spatial Inequality and Economic Development in Africa: Neighborhood Effects in a Simultaneous Equation Framework (2009) G. Ngeleza, R. Florax and W. Masters, in: M. Gopinath and H. Kim (eds.), Globalization and the Rural-Urban Divide, Seoul: Seoul National University Press.

Becoming a US Citizen: The Role of Immigrant Enclaves  (2009) N.T. Duncan and B. Waldorf, CityScape 11(3), 52–8.

Is Human Capital Accumulation a Self-propelling Process? Comparing Educational Attainment Levels of Movers and Stayers (2009) B. Waldorf, Annals of Regional Science 43(2), 323–44.

Location Determinants of Food Manufacturers in the U.S., 2000–2004: Are Nonmetropolitan Counties Competitive? (2009) D.M. Lambert and K.T. McNamara, Agricultural Economics 40(6), 617–30.

Healthcare Accessibility and Health Outcomes (2009) B. Waldorf and S. Chen, in:  A. Páez, J. Le Gallo, R. Buliung and S. Dall’Erba (eds.), Progress in Spatial Analysis: Theory and Computation, and Thematic Applications, Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Flooding Risk and Housing Values: An Economic Assessment of Environmental Hazard (2009) V.E. Daniel, R.J.G.M. Florax and P. Rietveld, Ecological Economics 69(2), 355–65.

Floods and Residential Property Values: A Hedonic Price Analysis for the Netherlands (2009) V.E. Daniel, R.J.G.M. Florax and P. Rietveld, Built Environment 35(4), 563–76.

A Meta-Analysis of the Investment-Uncertainty Relationship (2009) M. Koetse, H.L.F. de Groot and R.J.G.M. Florax, Southern Economic Journal 76(1), 283–306.

Sustainability and Agri-Environmental Policy in the European Union: A Meta-Analytic Investigation (2009) K. Oltmer, P. Nijkamp, R.J.G.M. Florax and F. Brouwer, in: T. de Noronha Vaz, P. Nijkamp, J.-L. Rastoin (eds.), Traditional Food Production and Rural Sustainable Development: A European Challenge, Farnham: Ashgate, 27–55.

Meat Demand in China (2009) D.L. Ortega, H.H. Wang and J.S. Eales, China Agricultural Economics Review 1(4), 410–9.

FSA Gender Bias Claims (2009) C.L. Escalante, J.E. Epperson and U. Raghunathan, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 34(2), 332–49.

 

2008

Migration and Human Capital (2008) J. Poot, B. Waldorf and L. van Wissen (eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Loglinear Models (2008) B. Waldorf, in: W.A. Darity Jr. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

The Work Disincentive Effects of the Disability Insurance Program in the 1990’s (2008) S. Chen and H.W. van der Klaauw, Journal of Econometrics 142(2), 757–84.

Quality-of-life and the Migration of the College-educated: A Life-course Approach (2008) R. Whisler, B. Waldorf, G. Mulligan and D. Plane, Growth and Change 39(1), 58–94.

Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Income Inequality and Economic Growth (2008) L. de Dominicis, H.L.F. de Groot and R.J.G.M. Florax, Scottish Journal of Political Economy 55(5), 654–82.

Calorie and Gram Differences between Meals at Fast Food and Table Service Restaurants (2008) J.K. Binkley, Review of Agricultural Economics 30(4), 750–63.

Spatial Sorting of Immigrants across Urban and Rural Areas in the United States: Changing Patterns of Human Capital Accumulation since the 1990s (2008) B.S. Waldorf, R.J.G.M. Florax and J. Beckhusen, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 90(5), 1312–8.

Technological Leadership, Human Capital and Economic Growth: A Spatial Econometric Analysis for U.S. Counties, 1969–2003 (2008) V.O. Pede, R.J.G.M. Florax and H.L.F. de Groot, Annals of Economics and Statistics 87–88, 103–24.

Spatial Analysis of Yield Monitor Data: Case Studies of On-farm Trials and Farm Management Decision-making (2008) T.W. Griffin, T. Vyn, C.L. Dobbins, R.J.G.M. Florax and J. Lowenberg-DeBoer, Precision Agriculture 9(5), 269–83.

Capital-Energy Substitution and Shifts in Factor Demand: A Meta-Analysis (2008) M.J. Koetse, H.L.F. de Groot and R.J.G.M. Florax, Energy Economics 30(5), 2236–51.

 

 

Working papers

 

2010

A Two-Step Estimator for a Spatial Lag Model of Counts: Theory, Small Sample Performance and an Application (2010) D.M. Lambert, J.P. Brown and R.J.G.M. Florax, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #10–05.

Going West in the European Union: Migration and EU Enlargement (2010) B. Delbecq and B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #10–04.

Low Income and Poor Health Choices: The Example of Smoking (2010) J.K. Binkley, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #10–03.

Household Food Choice in Four Food Categories: Healthy or Unhealthy? (2010) J.K. Binkley and A. Golub, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #10–02.

High Skilled Immigrant Recruitment and the Global Economic Crisis: The Effects of Immigration Policies (2010) N.T. Duncan and B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #10–01.

 

 

2009

Copula Models for Spatial Patterns and Processes (2009) T. Kuethe, J.T. Hubbs and B. Waldorf, Third World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Barcelona, Spain.

Obesity in Urban Food Markets: Evidence from Georeferenced Micro Data (2009) S.E. Chen, R.J.G.M. Florax and S.D. Snyder, Ann Arbor: National Poverty Center, The University of Michigan, Working Paper.

Geography and Economic Transition: Global Spatial Analysis at the Grid Cell Level (2009) M. Motamed, R.J.G.M. Florax and W. Masters, 2009 Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Milwaukee.
 
Does where you Live Make you fat? Obesity and Access to Chain Grocers (2009) S.E. Chen, R.J.G.M. Florax and S.D. Snyder, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #09–11.

Determinants of Investment Flows in U.S. Manufacturing (2009) J.P. Brown, R.J.G.M. Florax and K.T. McNamara, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #09–10.

The Role of Human Capital in Language Acquisition among Immigrants in U.S. Metropolitan Areas (2009) B. Waldorf, J. Beckhusen, R.J.G.M. Florax and T. de Graaff, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #09–04.

A Spatial Econometric STAR Model with an Application to U.S. County Economic Growth, 1969–2003, V.O. Pede, R.J.G.M. Florax and M.T. Holt, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #09–03.

 

2008

Bandwidth Selection for Spatial HAC and other Robust Covariance Estimators (2008) D.M. Lambert, R.J.G.M. Florax and S.H. Cho, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #08–10.

Spatiotemporal Modeling of Agricultural Yield Monitor Data (2008) A. Nistor, R.J.G.M. Florax, J. Lowenberg-DeBoer and J.P. Brown, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #08–01.

Immigrant Assimilation: Do Neighborhoods Matter? (2008) N. Duncan and B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, Working Paper #08–14.

 

 

Extension publications

 

2009

Indiana in the 21st Century: Urban Growth and Rural Depopulation (2009) B. Waldorf and T. Lee, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER May 2009.

Immigrants in Indiana: Where they Live, Who they Are, and What they Do (2009) U. Baldos, T. Lee, D. Simone and B. Waldorf, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER February 2009.

 

2008

Health Care Access in Indiana (2008) E. Unal, S. Chen and B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University, Research Report PCRD–R–5.

 

2007

Unlocking Rural Competitiveness: The Role of Regional Clusters (2007) S.M. Cordes, C. Nolan, B. Waldorf, J. Conover, C. Rogers and T. Richey, Economic Development America, December 2007, 14–7.

How Accessible is Healthcare in your County? (2007) E. Unal, S. Chen and B. Waldorf, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER June 2007.

What is Rural and what is Urban in Indiana? (2007) B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University, Research Report PCRD–R–4.

Measuring Rurality (2007) B. Waldorf, INContext, January 2007, 5–8.

 

2006

No County Left behind? The Persistence of Educational Deprivation (2006) B. Waldorf, West Lafayette: Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University, Research Report PCRD–R–2. 

Indiana’s Egg Industry (2006) C.D. Mayén and K.T. McNamara, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER January 2006.

Economic Importance of the Indiana Poultry Industry (2006) C.D. Mayén and K.T. McNamara, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER August 2006.

Economic Importance of the Indiana Dairy Industry (2006) C.D. Mayén and K.T. McNamara, Purdue Agricultural Economics Report, PAER August 2006.