Evangelos Falaris

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Title Professor of Economics
Email falaris@nospam66912bcf94d02.udel.edu
Office 458 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

  • “Labor Supply and Rainfall Shocks in Rural Ethiopia,” Journal of Developing Areas, 58, 3 (Summer 2024), pp. 115-135.
  • “Children’s School Attendance, Work, Health and Rainfall Shocks in Ethiopia” Applied Economics, 50, 40 (2023), pp. 4609-4624.
  • “Hours by Type of Work and Schooling in Ethiopia: Nonparametric and Parametric Estimates,” Asian Development Perspectives, 13, 1 (June 2022), pp. 70-84.
  • “Schooling and Cohort Size: Evidence from Vietnam, Thailand, Iran and Cambodia,” with Thuan Q. Thai, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 18, 4 (October 2018).
  • “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, 27, 7 (2018), pp. 652-669.
  • “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.

Curriculum Vitae

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