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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Evangelos Falaris

Title Professor of Economics, Associate Chair - Graduate Programs
Office 410 Purnell Hall


  • Ph.D. in economics, University of Minnesota, 1979
  • M.A. in economics, University of Minnesota, 1975
  • B.A. in economics, University of Chicago with General Honors, 1973

Select Publications

  • “Diffusion of Steam-Powered Firefighting Equipment in the United States: Innovation Adoption at the Municipal Level ” with James G. Mulligan and Burton A. Abrams, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, (forthcoming).
  • “Financial System Development and Economic Growth in Transition Economies: New Empirical Evidence from the CEE and CIS Countries,” with Laura Cojocaru, Saul D. Hoffman and Jeffrey B. Miller, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 52, 1 (2016), pp. 223-236.
  • “Child Schooling, Child Health and Rainfall Shocks: Evidence from Rural Vietnam,” with Thuan Q. Thai,Journal of Development Studies, 50, 7 (July 2014), pp. 1025-1037.
  • “Misclassification of the Dependent Variable in Binary Choice Models: Evidence from Five Latin American Countries,” Applied Economics, 43, 11 (2011), pp. 1315-1327.
  • “Vintage Effects and the Diffusion of Time-Saving Technological Innovations,” with Nilotpal Das and James G. Mulligan, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 9, 1 (Advances), Article 23, (2009).
  • “A Quantile Regression Analysis of Wages in Panama,” Review of Development Economics, 12, 3 (August 2008), pp. 498-514.
  • “Private and Public Sector Wages in Bulgaria,” Journal of Comparative Economics, 32, 1 (March 2004), pp. 56-72.
  • “The Effect of Survey Attrition in Longitudinal Surveys: Evidence from Peru, Côte d’Ivoire and Vietnam,” Journal of Development Economics, 70, 1 (February 2003), pp. 133-157.
  • “Survey Attrition and Schooling Choices,” with H. Elizabeth Peters, Journal of Human Resources, 33, 2 (Spring 1998), pp. 531-554.
  • “Responses of Female Labor Supply and Fertility to the Demographic Cycle,” with H. Elizabeth Peters,Research in Population Economics, 8 (1996), pp. 63-89.

Curriculum Vitae

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