Professor Bob Reed
Professor in Economics
B.A. (Economics) ( Temple University) 1979
Ph.D. (Economics) (Northwestern University) 1985
Business and Law Rm 426C (4th floor west)
Phone: +64 3 369 3726
Internal Phone: 93726
Department of Economics and Finance
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Professor Reed joined the Economics Department at Canterbury in June 2006. He previously held appointments at the University of Oklahoma (1992-2006) and Texas A&M University (1984-1992) in the United States. He is listed on RePEc/IDEAS as W. Robert Reed, and on Web of Science as Reed WR. His research has been cited approximately 450 times in peer-reviewed, SSCI journals.
- Applied Public Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- “The Effect of Exchange Rates and Tariffs on Chinese Imports: A Dual Margin Approach”
- “A Monte Carlo Analysis of the FAT-PET-PEESE Procedure”
- “A Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Taxes on Economic Growth in U.S. States”
- “A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship Between FDI and Chinese Economic Growth”
- “Can Baumol’s Cost Disease Explain Rising Health Expenditures in OECD Countries?”
- “Testing for Unit Roots with Cointegrated Data”
- “On the Practical Importance of Hurwicz Bias in Models with Lagged Dependent Variables”
- “A Re-Analysis and Extension of ‘Which Panel Data Estimator Should I Use?’”
- “Bootstrapping the Parks Model”
Replications Editor, Public Finance Review
Co-Editor, Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal
Co-Organizer, The Replication Network website
(Selected outputs for last six years)
- “A Time Series Paradox: Unit Root Tests Perform Poorly When Data Are Cointegrated” with Aaron Smith. Economics Letters, (2017): forthcoming.
- “Did FDI Really Cause Chinese Economic Growth? A Meta-Analysis” with Phillip Gunby and Yinghua Jin. World Development, Vol. 90 (2017): 242-255.
- “The Relationship between Social Capital and Self-Reported Health in China” with Xindong Xue and Erxiao Mo. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 10 (2016-13): 1-44.
- “A Replication of ‘Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Fiscal Policies on Long-run Growth” (European Journal of Political Economy, 2005)” with Nurul Sidek. Public Finance Review Vol. 44, No. 3 (2016): 397-405.
- “A Replication of ‘The Political Determinants of Federal Expenditure at the State Level” (Public Choice, 2005),” with Stratford Douglas. Public Finance Review, Vol. 44, No. 4 (2016): 549-558.
- “Does Financing of Chinese Mergers and Acquisitions have ‘Chinese Characteristics’?” with Lulu Gu. Economics Letters Vol. 139 (2016): 11–14.
- “A Monte Carlo Analysis of Alternative Meta‐Analysis Estimators in The Presence Of Publication Bias.” Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (2015): forthcoming.
- “Replication in Economics: A Progress Report,” with Maren Duvendack and Richard Palmer-Jones.” Econ Journal Watch Vol. 12, No.2 (2015): 164-191.
- “On the Practice of Lagging Variables to Avoid Simultaneity.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics (2015): forthcoming.
- “A Replication of ‘Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Fiscal Policies on Long-run Growth’ (European Journal of Political Economy, 2005)” with Nurul Sidek. Public Finance Review (2015): forthcoming.
- “A Replication of ‘The Political Determinants of Federal Expenditure at the State Level’ (Public Choice, 2005),” with Stratford Douglas. Public Finance Review (2015): forthcoming.
- Mercer, R. and Reed, W.R. (2013) A replication of “Economic development and the impacts of natural disasters” (Economics Letters, 2007). Public Finance Review, forthcoming.
- Gu, L. and Reed, W.R. (2013) Chinese overseas M&A performance and the Go Global policy.Economics of Transition 21(1): 157–192. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecot.12007
- Gu, L. and Reed, W.R. (2013) Information Asymmetry, Market Segmentation, and Cross-Listing: Implications for Event Study Methodology. Journal of Asian Economics Forthcominghttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asieco.2013.04.009
- Reed, W.R. (2013) Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. Yale University Press, New Haven (2008). Journal of Economic Psychology 34(1): 302-303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2012.09.011
- Castle, J.L., Qin, X. and Reed, W.R. (2013) Using model selection algorithms to obtain reliable coefficient estimates. Journal of Economic Surveys 27(2): 269-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6419.2011.00704.x
- Hickson, S., Reed, W.R. and Sander, N. (2012) Estimating the Effect on Grades of Using Multiple-Choice Versus Constructive-Response Questions: Data from the Classroom. Educational Assessment17(4): 200-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10627197.2012.735915
- Gu, L. and Reed, R. (2011) Do Chinese Acquirers Fail in Overseas M&As? (in Chinese). Economic Research Journal 46(7): 116-129. http://en.cnki.com.cn/Journal_en/J-J000-JJYJ-2011-07.htm>
- Reed, W.R. and Webb, R.S. (2011) Estimating Standard Errors for the Parks Model: Can Jackknifing Help? Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal 5(2011-1): online.http://dx.doi.org/10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2011-1
- Hickson, S. and Reed, B. (2011) More Evidence on the Use of Constructed-Response Questions in Principles of Economics Classes. International Review of Economic Education 10(2): 28-49.http://www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/iree/v10n2/hickson.pdf
- Reed, W.R., Rogers, C.L. and Skidmore, M. (2011) On Estimating Marginal Tax Rates for U.S. States.National Tax Journal 64(1): 59-84. http://ntj.tax.org/wwtax%5Cntjrec.nsf/11C4ED677B69AB198525784E0075BB42/$FILE/A03-Rogers.pdf
- Ding, S., Meriluoto, L., Reed, W.R., Tao, D. and Wu, H. (2011) The impact of agricultural technology adoption on income inequality in rural China: Evidence from southern Yunnan Province. China Economic Review 22(3): 344-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2011.04.003
- Reed, W.R. and Ye, H. (2011) Which panel data estimator should I use? Applied Economics 43(8): 985-1000. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00036840802600087