Chih Ming Tan

University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics

Professor and Page Endowed Chair in Applied Economics

293 Centennial Drive Stop 8369

Grand Forks, ND 58202-8369

United States

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1.

Empirics of Growth and Development

INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, Vol. 1, Amitava Dutt and Jaime Ros, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Growth empirics, Economic growth, Development

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Is God in the Details? A Reexamination of the Role of Religion in Economic Growth

Journal of Applied Econometrics, 27(7), p. 1059-1075, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Religion, Model Uncertainty

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Structural Threshold Regression

Econometric Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Andros Kourtellos, Thanasis Stengos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of Guelph - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Threshold regression, nonlinear regression, instrumental variables

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The Effect of Public Debt on Growth in Multiple Regimes

Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 38, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2013
Andros Kourtellos, Thanasis Stengos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of Guelph - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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parameter heterogeneity, public debt, debt threshold, threshold regression

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No One True Path: Uncovering the Interplay between Geography, Institutions, and Fractionalization in Economic Development

Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 25, No. 7, 2010.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Chih Ming Tan
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Data mining, regression trees, institutions, geography, fractionalization, economic growth, Africa

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Are Any Growth Theories Robust?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Economic growth, Total Factor Productivity, Model Uncertainty

Are Any Growth Theories Robust?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 118, Issue 527, pp. 329-346, March 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Is the Relationship Between Aid and Economic Growth Nonlinear?

Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2012
Andros Kourtellos, Chih Ming Tan and Xiaobo Zhang
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Economic Growth, Aid, Threshold Regression, Regression Trees, Bayesian model averaging

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Understanding Preferences for Income Redistribution

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Louise C. Keely and Chih Ming Tan
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Data mining, classification and regression trees, redistribution preferences, welfare, identity

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Economic Growth Nonlinearities

NEW PAGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS, Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf, eds., Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2012
Chih Ming Tan
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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balanced growth, diffusion of technology, economic growth, endogenous growth, growth take-offs, structural change

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Determinants of Systemic Risk and Information Dissemination

International Review of Economics & Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2015
Marcelo Bianconi, Xiaxin Hua and Chih Ming Tan
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Clark University - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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conditional value-at-risk, VIX, externality, consumer sentiment

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The Long-Term Cognitive Consequences of Early Childhood Malnutrition: The Case of Famine in Ghana

Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), p. 1013-1027, 2013.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2013
Samuel Kofi Ampaabeng and Chih Ming Tan
IMPAQ International, LLC and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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cognitive development, early childhood malnutrition, famine, Bayesian model averaging, Ghana

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Sins of the Fathers: The Intergenerational Legacy of the 1959-61 Great Chinese Famine on Children's Cognitive Development

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Chih Ming Tan, Tan Zhibo and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, Fudan University - School of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Famine, Health, China, Intergenerational Transmission, Epigenetics

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Robust Determinants of Intergenerational Mobility in the Land of Opportunity

European Economic Review, Vol. 18, 2016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Andros Kourtellos, Christa Marr and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, Fitchburg State University and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, income persistence, BMA, model uncertainty.

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Status Traps

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 35(2), p. 265-287, 2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
University of Chicago, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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intergenerational mobility, threshold regression, inequality, poverty traps

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Evaluating the Instantaneous and Medium-Run Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Firm Values

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Marcelo Bianconi and Chih Ming Tan
Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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EV/EBITDA, treatment effect, DID estimation, propensity score matchings

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Do the Lessons from Micro-Conflict Literature Transfer to High Crime Areas?: Examining Mexico’s War on Drugs

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Muhammad Nasir, Marc Rockmore and Chih Ming Tan
Clark University - Department of Economics, Clark University - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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violence, risk aversion, social capital, mental health, Mexico

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Do Institutions Rule? The Role of Heterogeneity In The Institutions Vs. Geography Debate

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 1710-1719
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Andros Kourtellos, Thanasis Stengos and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of Guelph - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Threshold Regression, Endogenous Threshold Variables, Growth, Institutions, Geography

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Do Political Institutions Yield Multiple Growth Regimes?

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 32 No. 2 pp. 1442-1454
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2012
David Coyne and Chih Ming Tan
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Economic Growth, Institutions, Threshold Regression, Regression Trees, Bayesian Model Averaging

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Failure to Launch? The Role of Land Inequality in Transition Delays

European Economic Review, Vol. 62, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Andros Kourtellos, Ioanna Stylianou and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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growth takeoffs, schooling, duration analysis, model uncertainty

The Impact of Sustained Attention on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Ghana

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Chih Ming Tan and Dhanushka Thamarapani
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and California State University, Chico
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Ghana, Executive Function, Cognitive and Noncognitive Abilities, Education, Occupational Choice

The Impact of Sustained Attention on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Ghana

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 155-171, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Chih Ming Tan and Dhanushka Thamarapani
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics and California State University, Chico
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cognitive and noncognitive abilities, education, executive function, Ghana, occupational choice

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Local Intergenerational Mobility

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Andros Kourtellos, Christa Marr and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, Fitchburg State University and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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intergenerational income mobility, varying coefficient models, non-cognitive skills, cognitive skills

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Understanding Changes in Attitudes towards Redistribution and Government after the Great Recession

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2014
Christa Marr and Chih Ming Tan
Fitchburg State University and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Finite Mixture Models, Redistribution Preferences, Confidence in Government, General Social Survey, Panel Data

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More Credit, More Problems? Federal Student Loan Limits and Education Outcomes

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Cullen F. Goenner and Chih Ming Tan
University of North Dakota - Department of Economics and Finance and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Borrowing constraints, government student loans, education outcomes

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It's All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Chih Ming Tan, Xiao Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, University of Science and Technology of China and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Cognitive Skills, Noncognitive Skills, Parental Investments, Zodiac Signs, China

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Positive Early Life Rainfall Shocks and Adult Mental Health

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Mar 2018
Mochamad Pasha, Marc Rockmore and Chih Ming Tan
World Bank, Clark University - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Fetal Origins, Early Life Shocks, Rainfall, Mental Health, Climate Change, Indonesia

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Hits and Runs: Determinants of the Cross-Country Variation in the Severity of Impact from the 2008-9 Financial Crisis

Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 42, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2014
Shane Dwyer and Chih Ming Tan
Clark University - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Financial Crisis, Contagion, Bayesian Model Averaging, Latent Class Models

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Robust Multiple Regimes in Growth Volatility

Empirical Economics, 48, p.461-491, 2015.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Andros Kourtellos, Ioanna Stylianou and Chih Ming Tan
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, University of Cyprus - Department of Economics and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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growth volatility, multiple regimes, threshold regression

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It's All in the Stars: The Chinese Zodiac and the Effects of Parental Investments on Offspring's Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills Development

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1708
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Mar 2018
Chih Ming Tan, Xiao Wang and Xiaobo Zhang
University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics, University of Science and Technology of China and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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CHINA, cognitive development, child development, economic development, human capital, parental investments, zodiac signs, early childhood educational investments