Raymond G. Batina
- 1985 PhD, Economics, Minnesota (2/1985)
- 1980 MA, Economics, Minnesota
- 1978 BS, Economics (magna cum laude), Purdue
FIELDS OF INTEREST
- Public Economics
(open economy tax theory, public capital, social security, taxes and temptation.)
- Applied Macroeconomics
- 2002-2004 Consultant Kansai Institute for Social and Economic Research, Osaka, Japan on fiscal policy issues.
- 2000 Full Professor, WSU
- 1991 Associate Professor, WSU
- 1991 Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue
- 1987 Consultant to the Institute for Public Policy at Evergreen College, Olympia for a project entitled “The stability of state tax revenues in the State of Washington.”
- 1985 Assistant Professor, WSU
RECENT TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS
- Econs 583 Graduate Public Economics
- Econs 420 Monetary Economics
- Econs 322 Public Economics
- Econs 320, Money and Banking
- Econs 305 Intermediate Microeconomics
- 1997 Summer Research Grant, College of Business and Economics, WSU
- 1993 Seafirst Distinguished Faculty Award, CBE, WSU
- 1992 Shell Instructional Excellence Award, CBE, WSU
- 1978 Phi Kappa Phi
- 1975 Freshmen Men’s Honor Society
Books and Edited Volumes
The Use of Consumption Taxation in Response to the Great Recession, 2017, an edited volume for a special issue of Public Finance and Management, (Editor).
Public Goods: Theories and Evidence, with Toshihiro Ihori, 2005, Germany: Springer-Verlag.
Public Capital and Public Finance, 2001, an edited volume for a special issue of Public Finance and Management. (Editor)
Consumption Tax Policy and the Taxation of Capital, with Toshihiro Ihori, 2000, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
“On the Interpretation of the Modified Samuelson Rule for Public Goods in Static Models with Heterogeneity,” 2005, John Cunningham Wood and Michael McClure, eds., Paul Samuelson: Critical Assessments of Contemporary Economists, Second Series, Routledge, New York. (First published: Journal of Public Economics, 1990, 42, 125-133.)
“Public Goods and Dynamic Efficiency: The Modified Samuelson Rule,” 2005, John Cunningham Wood and Michael McClure, eds., Paul Samuelson: Critical Assessments of Contemporary Economists, Second Series, Routledge, New York. (First published: Journal of Public Economics, 1990, 41, 389-400.)
“Sustainability and Intergenerational Transfers,” with Jeffrey Krautkraemer, 2001, John C. V. Pezzey and Michael A. Toman, eds, The Economics of Sustainability, International Library of Environmental Economics and Policy. (First published: Land Economics, 1999, 75, 167 – 184.)
“On the Long Run Effect of Public Capital on Aggregate Output: Estimation and Sensitivity Analysis,” 2001, Robin Boadway, Baldev Raj, eds, Advances in Public Economics, Germany: Springer-Verlag. (First published: Empirical Economics, 1999, vol 24, 165-171.)
Recent Journal Articles
“Do gender gaps in education and health affect economic growth? A cross-country study from 1975 to 2010,” with Bidisha Mandel and Wen Chen, Health Economics, 2018. (Article first published online January 8, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/hec.3636.)
“A Replication of ‘Is Public Expenditure Productive?’ (Journal of Monetary Economics, 1989),” with Christopher A. Clarke, Public Finance Review, 2017. (Article first published online November 10, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/1091142117736606.)
“Is Policy Coordination a Good Idea? Public Inputs and Policy Harmonization with Skilled and Unskilled Workers,” Public Finance Review, May, 2017, 45, 423-440. (Article first published online April 26, 2016, doi: 10.1177/1091142116644777.)
“The Spillover Effects of Good Governance in a Tax Competition Framework with a Negative Environmental Externality,” with Gregmar Galinato, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017, 67, 701–724. (Article first published online January, 7, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s10640-015-9995-9.)
“Capital Tax Competition and Social Security,” International Tax and Public Finance, 2012, 19, 819-843.
“Local Capital Tax Competition and Coordinated Tax Reform in an Overlapping Generations Economy,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2009, 39, 472 – 478.
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