Hello!
Alex Whalley

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California - Merced
School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
P.O. Box 2039 · Merced, CA 95344
awhalley [at] gmail [dot] com


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Working Papers:

"Hierarchical Accountability in Government: Theory and Evidence"
with Razvan Vlaicu

"Research Proximity and Productivity: Long-Term Evidence From Agriculture"
with Shawn Kantor

"Are Program Participants Good Evaluators?"
with Jeffrey Smith and Nathaniel T. Wilcox

Publications:

"Knowledge Spillovers from Research Universities: Evidence from Endowment Value Shocks"
with Shawn Kantor, Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.

"Elected Versus Appointed Policymakers: Evidence from City Treasurers"
Journal of Law and Economics, forthcoming.
Media: The Economist   Governing   NBER Digest

"Spending Wisely? How Resources Affect Knowledge Production in Universities"
with Justin Hicks, Economic Inquiry, forthcoming.


"Green Infrastructure: The Effects of Urban Rail Transit on Air Quality"
with Yihsu Chen, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2012, 4(1): 5897. Supplemental Appendix

"Do Housing Bubbles Generate Fiscal Bubbles? Evidence From California Cities"
with Razvan Vlaicu
, Public Choice, October 2011, 149(1-2): 89-108.

"Education and Labor Market Risk: Understanding the Role of Data Cleaning"
Economics of Education Review, June 2011, 30(3): 528-545.

Teaching:

Organizational Strategy
Economic Geography

UC-Merced Economics