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Dr. Vipul Bhatt
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JMU Faculty Vipul Bhatt

Assistant Professor of Economics
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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, Behavioral Economics, Time Series Analysis, Economic Development

Teaching: Macroeconomics,  Econometrics, International Economics 

Current Courses Taught:

GECON 200: Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 385: Econometrics

Key Publications:

“Normative Behavioral Economics based on Unconditional Love and Moral Virtue” (with Masao Ogaki and Yuichi Yaguchi); forthcoming, Japanese Economic Review.

“Has the Wealth Effect Changed Over Time? Evidence from Four Industrial Countries” (with N. Kundan Kishor); in Recent Advances in Estimating Non Linear Models, edited by Jun Ma and Mark Wohar, Springer, 2014.

“Bank Lending Channel in India: Evidence from State-Level Analysis” (with N. Kundan Kishor); Empirical Economics, Volume 45(3), pp. December 2013, 1307-1331.

“Policy Evaluation Based on Moral Virtue Ethics in the Tough Love Model: A Progress Report” (with Masao Ogaki); Journal of Behavioral Economics and Finance, Proceedings, the 6th Annual Meeting, Volume 5, 2012, pp. 249-251.

“Tough Love and 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, Proceedings, the 2nd Annual Meeting, Volume 2, 2009, pp. 130-132.

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