Rajendra Kulkarni

Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU

Research Faculty

Founders Hall

3351 Fairfax Dr.

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Ideas:
“  A. Cryptocurrency/Stablecoin (eg., FB's Libra ) for inclusive economies and cross-border payments. B. ABM of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. C. Comparing US population diversity a century apart (1910 and 2010) with entropy models based on Shannon's Information Entropy and Gibbs/Boltzman Entropy. D. Examining emergence of organized crime in Mexico using social network analysis.  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Forecasting Housing Prices with Google Econometrics

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2009-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2015
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
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Case-Shiller Index, Granger Causality, Google econometrics, HPI, Search engine

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Cryptocurrency, Stablecoins and Blockchain: Exploring Digital Money Solutions for Remittances and Inclusive Economies

66th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International (13–16 Nov, 2019) in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2020
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, Schar School of Policy and Government, Schar School, GMU and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Stablecoin, Libra, Remittance, Inclusive Economy, Bitcoin

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Revisiting Night Lights as Proxy for Economic Growth: A Multi-Year Light Based Growth Indicator (LBGI) for China, India and the U.S.

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and George Mason University - School of Public Policy
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Economic Growth, Satellite Data, Night Lights, LBGI (Light Based Growth Indicator), India GDP, China GDP, USA

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Origins of Blockchain

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Rajendra Kulkarni
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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Blockchain, Cryptcurrency, Bitcoin, Digital Currency

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Light Based Growth Indicator (LBGI): Exploratory Analysis of Developing a Proxy for Local Economic Growth Based on Night Lights

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-31
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2010
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and George Mason University - School of Public Policy
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Economic Growth, Satellite Data, Night Lights, LBGI, Light Based Growth Indicator

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Regional Poverty Worsens Infectious Diseases: Evidence from COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2021
Florida Atlantic University, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU and George Mason University
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COVID-19, poverty, fixed effects, infections, fatalities

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Sensing 'Socio-Spatio-Temporal' Activity Patterns from Location Sharing Services Data

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2014
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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complexity, entropy, Twitter, “social network analysis”, spatio-temporal centrality, bipartite graph

8.

Environmental and Occupational Exposure to Toxic Industrial Chemicals and COVID-19: An Exploratory Analysis of United States Counties

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
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COVID-19, toxic industrial chemicals, environmental pollution, occupational health, metabolic syndrome, disinfectants

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Emergence of Cryptocurrencies

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Rajendra Kulkarni
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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Cryptocurrency, Digital Money, Bitcoin, Blockchain

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Exploratory Analyses of the U.S. Housing Bubble with Kolmogorov Entropy and Principal Component Analysis (PCA)

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Kolmogorov Entropy, K-Means Clustering, Principal Component Analysis

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Modeling Region Based Regimes for COVID-19 Mitigation: Inverse Gompertz function fitting to the Cumulative Confirmed Coronavirus infections in the U.S., New York and New Jersey

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2020
Kingsley E. Haynes and Rajendra Kulkarni
Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University and Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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Gompertz curve, COVID-19, Outbreaks, Mitigation, Lockdowns, Economic impacts, Social Distancing, Flattening-the-Curve, Exponential Curve

12.

The Spatial Aspects of the Foreclosure Crisis: A Look at the New England Region

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-28
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentNational Low Income Housing Coalition and Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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foreclosure, spatial association, contagion, residential structure, renters, New England

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The Impact of Differing COVID-19 Mitigation Policies: Three Natural Experiments

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, George Mason University and Florida Atlantic University
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COVID-19, US Infection rates, Difference-in-Difference Model, Mitigation Policies, Natural Experiments

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Determinants of Voluntary Compliance: COVID-19 Mitigation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2022
George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU and Florida Atlantic University
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COVID-19, Mitigation, Social Distancing, Shelter-in-Place, Pro-social Characteristics

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Effect of Gasoline Prices on VMTs (Vehicle Miles Travelled): An Exploratory Analysis of Northern Virginia Traffic Based on Granger Causality

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Rajendra Kulkarni, Kingsley E. Haynes and Roger R. Stough
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Granger causality, econometrics, VMT, ADMS

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Hierarchical Knowledge Relations and Dynamics in the 'Tower of Babel'

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-19
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2011
Laurie Schintler, Connie L. McNeely and Rajendra Kulkarni
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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digital knowledge divide, hierarchical knowledge relations,Tower of Babel

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An Application of Complex Network Theory to German Commuting Patterns

NETWORK SCIENCE, NONLINEAR SCIENCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS, pp. 165-183, T. Friesz, ed., Springer Publishing, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, University of Bologna - Department of Economics, VU University of Amsterdam - Department of Spatial Economics, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU and Steinbeis Transfer Centre Applied System Analysis (STASA)
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complex networks, commuting, infrastructure

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Messengers of a Drug War in the Cyberspace: The Case of Tamaulipas

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2021
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU and Schar School of Policy and Government
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Social Network Analysis, social media, Twitter, organized crime, Tamaulipas

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Exploring Region Classifier Based on Kolmogorov Complexity

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Kolmogorov Complexity, Regional classification, Hitech

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June 20/20 Interim Report: H-K COVID-19 Study

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jul 2020
Kingsley E. Haynes and Rajendra Kulkarni
Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University and Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU
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COVID-19, Seasonal Flu, FLI Mortality, Spatial Analysis

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Identifying Sleeping Beauties in the Lore of Regional Science

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 May 2018
Rajendra Kulkarni and Roger R. Stough
Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU and George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
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Delayed Recognition, Sleeping Beauties, Knowledge creation

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Cities and Businesses

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Roger R. Stough and Rajendra Kulkarni
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Schar School of Policy & Government, GMU

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U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic development, Firm centralization, Firm growth, High technology industries, Information & communication technologies, Public policies, Urban areas, Urban development