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Dr. Vipul Bhatt
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JMU Faculty Vipul Bhatt

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D. in Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2010
M.A. in Economics, The Ohio State University, June 2005
M.A. in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, April 2001
B.A.(Honors) in Economics, University of Delhi, 1999

Professional Interests:

Research: Macroeconomics, Household Behavior and Family Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Labor Economics

Teaching: Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, and International Economics

Current Courses Taught:
GECON 200: Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 385: Econometrics

Key Publications:
"Bank Lending Channel in India: Evidence from State-Level Analysis" (with N. Kundan Kishor)-forthcoming, Empirical Economics.

"Tough Love & Intergenerational Altruism" (with Masao Ogaki)-International Economic Review, Volume 53(3), pp. August 2012, 791-814.\Adolescent Alcohol Use and Intergenerational Transfers: Evidence from Micro Data"-Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Volume 32, Number 2, June 2011 , pp. 296-307(12).

"Tough Love, Intergenerational Altruism, and Worldviews" (with Masao Ogaki), Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance, Vol.2, 2009.

"Impact of Tari Reforms on Indian Industry: Assessment based on a Multi-sector Econometric Model" (with Arvind Virmani, B. N. Goldar, and C Veeramani). Published in Propelling India from Socialist Stagnation to Global Power, Volume 1: Growth Process by Arvind Virmani, Academic Foundation, 2006.