Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy: Research

Oleksandr (Alex) Zhylyevskyy
Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy

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Curriculum vitae

Overview

My fields of research interest comprise labor economics, finance, and applied econometrics. More recently, I have developed an interest in selected topics in the economics of food consumption and food security, and in the topic of idiosyncratic stock volatility.

Research appointments

  • Special Sworn Status (SSS) Researcher, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, December 2017 to present
  • Research Economist, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), March 2016 to present

Peer-reviewed journal articles

Jensen, Helen H., Brent Kreider, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2019. "Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP," published online in the Southern Economic Journal in May 2019, DOI (article link): 10.1002/soej.12365.

Senia, Mark C., Helen H. Jensen, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2017. "Time in Eating and Food Preparation among Single Adults," Review of Economics of the Household, vol. 15 (2), pp. 399-432; DOI (article link): 10.1007/s11150-014-9258-5; an unpublished version circulated as CARD working paper 14-WP 549.

Khovansky, Serguey, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2017. "On the consistency of a cross-sectional GMM estimator in the presence of an observable stochastic common data shock," Statistics & Probability Letters, vol. 129 (October), pp. 196-202; DOI (article link): 10.1016/j.spl.2017.05.017.

Boyle, Glenn, Roger Stover, Amrit Tiwana, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2015. "The impact of deposit insurance on depositor behavior during a crisis: A conjoint analysis approach," Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol. 24 (4), pp. 590-601; DOI (article link): 10.1016/j.jfi.2015.02.001; Supplementary Online Appendix.

Khovansky, Serguey, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2013. "Impact of idiosyncratic volatility on stock returns: A cross-sectional study," Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 37 (8), pp. 3064-3075; DOI (article link, ScienceDirect): 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.02.034. Note. A working paper version of this article, entitled "Dissecting the idiosyncratic volatility premium," has been selected as a semifinalist for the Best Paper Award at the upcoming 2013 Financial Management Association (FMA) annual meeting.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr, Helen H. Jensen, Steven B. Garasky, Carolyn E. Cutrona, Frederick X. Gibbons. 2013. "Effects of Family, Friends, and Relative Prices on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption by African Americans," Southern Economic Journal, vol. 80 (1), pp. 226-251; DOI (article link): 10.4284/0038-4038-2011.277; Supplementary Appendix; an earlier version circulated as CARD working paper 10-WP 515.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr. 2012. "Joint Characteristic Function of Stock Log-Price and Squared Volatility in the Bates Model and Its Asset Pricing Applications," Theoretical Economics Letters, vol. 2 (4), pp. 400-407; DOI (article link, open access): 10.4236/tel.2012.24074.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr. 2012. "Spousal Conflict and Divorce," Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 30 (4), pp. 915-962; DOI (article link, JSTOR): 10.1086/666654. Note: this article is based on my Ph.D. dissertation entitled "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce" (University of Virginia, August 2008); full dissertation text: .pdf.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr. 2012. "Efficient Pricing of European-Style Options under Heston's Stochastic Volatility Model," Theoretical Economics Letters, vol. 2 (1), pp. 16-20; DOI (article link, open access): 10.4236/tel.2012.21003.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr. 2010. "The paradox of interest rates of the Greenback Era: A reexamination," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 57 (8), pp. 1026-1037; DOI (article link): 10.1016/j.jmoneco.2010.10.003.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr. 2010. "A fast Fourier transform technique for pricing American options under stochastic volatility," Review of Derivatives Research, vol. 13 (1), pp. 1-24; DOI (article link): 10.1007/s11147-009-9041-6.

Ramdas, Kamalini, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, William L. Moore. 2010. "A Methodology to Support Product Differentiation Decisions," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 57 (4), pp. 649 - 660; DOI (article link): 10.1109/TEM.2009.2035612; final working paper version (download at SSRN): link.

External funding

PI: Helen Jensen, Co-PIs: Brent Kreider and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. Awarded in March 2016. Investigating Causal Effects of SNAP and WIC on Food Insecurity Using FoodAPS. Award amount: $86,856.24, period: May 2016 to September 2019, grant institution: National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); awarded under the terms of the NBER Project on the Economics of Food Security, Nutrition, and Health: Insights from FoodAPS funded by the Economic Research Service (ERS), the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Kimberly Greder, Brent Kreider, John Pepper, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. Awarded in August 2016. Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Mitigating Role of SNAP. Award amount: $74,989, period: August 2016 to August 2018, grant institution: the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research (UKCPR); awarded under the terms of the UKCPR program Understanding the Relationships between SNAP, Food Security, and Health in the National Health Interview Survey funded by the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. Awarded in May 2012. The Effect of Household Financial, Time, and Environmental Constraints on Very Low Food Security among Children. Award amount: $99,593 (10% overhead), period: June 2012 to December 2013, grant institution: the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research (UKCPR); awarded under the terms of the UKCPR Research Program on Childhood Hunger funded by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Working papers

Helen H. Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2019. "Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP." NBER Working Paper No. 25587 (February).

Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. "Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation on Child Food Insecurity."

Glenn Boyle, Roger Stover, Amrit Tiwana, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. "Can Banks Placate Knowledgeable Depositors by Offering Higher Interest Rates During a Banking Crisis?"

Other publications

I list here works that appeared in conference proceedings, in print or on a CD. Although these works were pre-reviewed for inclusion in a conference, and pre-screened and edited for inclusion in the conference proceedings, they were not subject to a full formal peer-review process that would accompany a refereed journal article publication.

Khovansky, Serguey, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2012. "Estimating Idiosyncratic Volatility and Its Effects on a Cross-Section of Returns," in Proceedings of the 2012 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), Grand Valley State University.

Zhylyevskyy, Oleksandr, Serguey Khovansky. 2011. "Cross-sectional GMM estimation under a common data shock," in Book of Abstracts of the 5th CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (London, UK), Elsevier.

Khovansky, Serguey, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. 2011. "What Can We Learn from a Cross-Section of Returns? An Investigation of Idiosyncratic Volatility Range," in Proceedings of the 2011 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL).

Conference presentations

Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, November 2018. I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen, Kimberly A. Greder, Brent E. Kreider, and John V. Pepper "Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Role of SNAP." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Richard Akresh, Daniel Halim, and Marieke Kleemans "Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of Education: Evidence from School Construction in Indonesia." Download the discussion notes in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2018. I chaired a conference session Topics in Health. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen, Kimberly A. Greder, Brent E. Kreider, and John V. Pepper "Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Mitigating Role of SNAP." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Jens Ruhose, Stephan L. Thomsen, and Insa Weilage "Wider Benefits of Continuous Work-Related Training." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2017. I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen and Brent Kreider "Investigating Causal Effects of SNAP and WIC on Food Insecurity Using FoodAPS." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Niels-Hugo Blunch and Silvio H.T. Tai "Labor Unions and Wages in Brazil." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 2017. I chaired a conference session Applied Econometrics II. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen and Brent Kreider "Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation on Child Food Insecurity." Download the presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, April 2017. I chaired a conference session Trade in Asset Markets. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen and Brent Kreider "Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Peter Brummund and Michael R. Strain "Minimum Wage Heterogeneity: Examining Inflation-Indexing and Local Wages." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2016. I chaired a conference session Applied Econometrics. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen and Brent Kreider "Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation on Child Food Insecurity." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Andros Kourtellos, Christa Marr, and Chih Ming Tan "Local Measures of Intergenerational Mobility of: Income, Cognitive, and Noncognitive Skills." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2015. I chaired a conference session Asset Pricing I. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "Stock Delistings and Average Cross-Sectional Idiosyncratic Stock Volatility." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Sheng-Ping Yang and Thanh Nguyen "Implication of Preference for Positive Skewness to Asset Pricing: Evidence from the Japanese Stock Market." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2014. I chaired a conference session Improving Education Outcomes in Developing Countries. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "On the Link between New Stock Listings and Stock Delistings and Average Cross-Sectional Idiosyncratic Stock Volatility." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Mohammad Mainul Hoque, Elizabeth M. King, Claudio E. Montenegro, and Peter F. Orazem "How Life Expectancy at Birth Affects Schooling Investment and Lifetime Earnings: Evidence from Cross-Country Household Surveys." Download the discussion slides in .pdf. Furthermore, I discussed a paper by Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan and Ingrid H. Kvangraven "The African Debt Rush: Assessing Effects of Sovereign Bond Issuance in Sub-Saharan Africa." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, October 2014. I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "On the Link Between New Stock Listings and Stock Delistings and Average Cross-Sectional Idiosyncratic Stock Volatility." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. In addition, I discussed a paper by Sisir Debnath "Improving Maternal Health with Incentives to Mothers vs. Health Workers: Evidence from India." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Fifth Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, June 2014. I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen "Children's Food Insecurity, Food Preparation Time and the Effects of Food Environment." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. In addition, I discussed a paper by Lucie Schmidt, Lara Shore-Sheppard, and Tara Watson "The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2014. I chaired a conference session Social Interactions. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Mark C. Senia and Helen H. Jensen "Time in Eating and Food Preparation among Single Adults." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Brian J. Phelan "Labor Supply Substitution and the Ripple Effect of Minimum Wages." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2013. I chaired a conference session Firms, Workers, and Consumers. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Mark C. Senia and Helen H. Jensen "Time in Eating and Food Preparation among Single Adults." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Stacey Gelsheimer "Examining the effects of leadership humility and employee voice on continual improvement and firm performance: A pilot study." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2013. I chaired a conference session Topics in Financial and Time Series Methods. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen "Household Financial, Time, and Environmental Constraints and Low Food Security among Children." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by Nicole Hair and Kevin Hutchinson "Co-residential Informal Caregiving: Effects on Female Employment and Retirement Wealth." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2012. I chaired a conference session Topics in Finance and Taxation. In addition, I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "Impact of Idiosyncratic Volatility on Stock Returns: A Cross-Sectional Study." Download the presentation slides in .pdf. Also, I discussed a paper by J. Marcelo Ochoa "Labor Adjustment Costs and Expected Equity Returns." Download the discussion slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2012. I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "Estimating Idiosyncratic Volatility and Its Effects on a Cross-Section of Returns." Download the presentation slides in .pdf.

CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE'11), December 2011. I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "Cross-Sectional GMM Estimation under a Common Data Shock." Download the presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2011. I chaired a conference session on the Economics of Food, Obesity, and Family Assistance. Also, I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen, Steven B. Garasky, Carolyn E. Cutrona, and Frederick X. Gibbons "Fruit and Vegetable Choices of African American Youths." Download the presentation slides in .pdf.

Midwest Econometrics Group Meeting, October 2011. I presented a joint paper with Serguey Khovansky "Cross-Sectional GMM Estimation under a Common Data Shock." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, pre-conference workshop "Economics and Child Nutrition Programs," July 2011. I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen, Steven B. Garasky, Carolyn E. Cutrona, and Frederick X. Gibbons "Fruit and Vegetable Choices of African American Youths." Download workshop presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2011. I presented a joint paper with Helen H. Jensen, Steven B. Garasky, Carolyn E. Cutrona, and Frederick X. Gibbons "Effects of Family, Friends, and Relative Prices on Fruit and Vegetable Consumption by African American Youths." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2010. I presented a joint paper with S. Khovansky "Hidden Secrets of Idiosyncratic Risk Premia: An Investigation on Cross-Sections of U.S. Stock Returns." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Third World Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists and the Society of Labor Economists, June 2010. I presented a paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, March 2010. I presented a joint paper with S. Khovansky "A Stock Market Model with Systematic and Idiosyncratic Risks: A GMM Estimation Approach for Cross-Sectional Data." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, June 2009. I presented a paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, November 2007. I presented my job market paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

International Atlantic Economic Conference, October 2007. I presented my job market paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Model of Spousal Conflict." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance, June 2005. I presented a paper "Pricing American-style Derivatives under the Heston Model Dynamics: A Fast Fourier Transformation in the Geske-Johnson Scheme." Download conference presentation slides in .pdf.

Miscellaneous presentations

Labor-Public Economics Workshop, Iowa State University, November 2018. I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen and Brent Kreider "Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

FoodAPS and NHIS grant report conference, ERS Headquarters, Washington, DC, October 2017. I presented a draft final report on a joint grant project with Helen H. Jensen (PI), Kimberly A. Greder, Brent E. Kreider, and John V. Pepper entitled "Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Mitigating Role of SNAP." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Human Resources Workshop, Iowa State University, December 2016. I presented a joint paper with Helen Jensen and Brent Kreider "Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation on Child Food Insecurity." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

"No Free Lunch" Workshop, Iowa State University, April 2016. I presented (jointly with Brent Kreider) early results from three research projects on the effects of participation in multiple food assistance programs on health-related outcomes. Download presentation slides in .pdf.

University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research (UKCPR) and Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) symposium on the UKCPR research program on childhood hunger, FNS Headquarters, Alexandria, VA, June 2014. I presented the final report on a joint grant project with Helen H. Jensen (PI) entitled "The Effect of Household Financial, Time, and Environmental Constraints on Very Low Food Security among Children." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research (UKCPR) grant progress report conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2013. I presented a report on the progress of a joint grant project with Helen H. Jensen (PI) "Household Financial, Time, and Environmental Constraints and Low Food Security among Children." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Department Seminar, Iowa State University, March 2010. I presented early results for a joint research project with Serguey Khovansky "What Can We Learn from a Cross-Section of Returns?" Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Department Seminar, Iowa State University, February 2008. I presented my job market paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Department Seminar, Vanderbilt University, January 2008. I presented my job market paper "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Structural Estimation Model of Spousal Conflict and Divorce." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Public Economics Workshop, University of Virginia, September 2007. I presented an early version of my job market paper under the title of "A Bad Peace or a Good War: A Model of Spousal Conflict." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Brown Bag Workshop, University of Virginia, June 2007. I presented an early version of my job market paper under the title of "A Bad Peace Is Better Than A Good War: A Structural Model of Marital Disagreements." Download presentation slides in .pdf.

Brown Bag Workshop, University of Virginia, April 2005. I presented early results for a research project "The Mystery of the 'Greenback Era' Interest Rates: What Does the New York Money Market Have to Tell?" Download presentation slides in .pdf. See also the accompanying research note in .pdf.

Internal funding

  • LAS Research & Travel Grants Program, ISU, November 2018: a small grant ($1,250) to support travel to the MVEA 2018 conference
  • Ivy College of Business, ISU, Spring 2018: a $4,000 grant obtained by Roger Stover (co-author) to support data collection for a joint research project on deposit insurance
  • LAS Research & Travel Grants Program, ISU, October 2017: a small grant ($1,150) to support travel to the MVEA and SEA 2017 conferences
  • PI: Brent Kreider, Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. Awarded in February 2017. How Does Participation in Multiple Food Assistance Programs Affect Food Security and Mental Health? Award amount: $8,000 (+$1,000 in matching funds); period: July 2017 to June 2018; awarded under the terms of the LAS Seed Grants for Social Science program
  • Faculty resources grant, the LAS college, ISU, October 2016: a small grant ($1,000) to support travel to the SEA 2016 conference
  • Co-PIs: Helen H. Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy. Awarded in November 2013. Food Assistance Programs: Quantifying Causal Effects of Multiple Program Participation. Award amount: $25,918; period: January 2014 to June 2015; awarded under the terms of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Special Projects program
  • Faculty resources grant, the LAS college, ISU, October 2012: a small grant to support travel to the SEA 2012 conference
  • Faculty resources grant, the LAS college, ISU, September 2009: a small grant to support a research project on child support enforcement
  • Faculty development grant, Office of Vice President of Research and Economic Development, ISU, September 2008: a supercomputer access grant to work on the spousal conflict and divorce research

Grant applications

"How Does Participation in Multiple Food Assistance Programs Affect Food Security and Mental Health?" (Iowa State University [ISU], College of Liberal Arts and Sciences [LAS]: LAS Seed Grants for Social Science; PI: Brent Kreider; Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), February 2017. Disposition: selected for funding.

"Investigating Causal Effects of SNAP on Food Insecurity When Program Participation is Self-Reported and Verified" (University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research [UKCPR]: FoodAPS Research Initiative: Understanding SNAP, Food Security, and Geographic Factors in Food Purchase and Acquisition Decisions; PI: Helen H. Jensen; Co-PIs: Brent Kreider, John Pepper, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), March 2016. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Causal Effects of Participation in Multiple Food Assistance Programs on Food Insecurity and Mental Health" (Iowa State University [ISU], College of Liberal Arts and Sciences [LAS]: LAS Seed Grants for Social Science Research Initiative; PI: Brent Kreider; Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), March 2016. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Mitigating Role of SNAP" (University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research [UKCPR]: Understanding the Relationships between SNAP, Food Security, and Health in the National Health Interview Survey; PI: Helen H. Jensen; Co-PIs: Kimberly Greder, Brent Kreider, John Pepper, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), March 2016. Disposition: selected for funding.

"Investigating Causal Effects of SNAP and WIC on Food Insecurity Using FoodAPS" (National Bureau of Economic Research [NBER]: NBER Project on the Economics of Food Security, Nutrition, and Health: Insight from FoodAPS; PI: Helen Jensen, Co-PIs: Brent Kreider and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), January 2016. Disposition: selected for funding.

"Quantifying Causal Effects of SNAP on Adult Mental Health and Other Outcomes" (University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research [UKCPR]: Understanding the Relationships between SNAP, Food Security, and Health in the National Health Interview Survey; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Brent Kreider, John Pepper, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), April 2015. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Food Insecurity among Children: Causal Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation and Local Food Environment" (Institute for Research on Poverty [IRP, University of Wisconsin-Madison] RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research, 2014-2015 Small Grants Program; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Brent Kreider and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), May 2014. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Food Purchase Behaviors, Shopping Practices, and Food Environment" (University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research [UKCPR], FoodAPS Research Initiative: Understanding SNAP, Food Security, and Geographic Factors in Food Purchase and Acquisition Decisions; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), February 2014. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Food Assistance Programs: Quantifying Causal Effects of Multiple Program Participation" (Center for Agricultural and Rural Development [CARD] at Iowa State University, CARD Special Projects program; Co-PIs: Helen H. Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), November 2013. Disposition: selected for funding.

"Food Insecurity among Children: The Effects of Multiple Food Assistance Program Participation and Local Food Environment" (Institute for Research on Poverty [IRP, University of Wisconsin-Madison] RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research, 2013-2014 Small Grants Program; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Brent Kreider and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), April 2013. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"The Effect of Household Financial, Time, and Environmental Constraints on Very Low Food Security among Children" (University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research [UKCPR], UKCPR Research Program on Childhood Hunger funded by the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), February 2012. Disposition: selected for funding.

"Social Network Effects and Health Investment Behaviors of African Americans" (National Institutes of Health [NIH]: Social Network Analysis and Health; PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, Co-investigators: Helen H. Jensen and Steven B. Garasky, Advisor: Carolyn E. Cutrona, Consultant: Frederick X. Gibbons), May 2011. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Food Choices of African American Youths: Food Program, Family and Neighborhood Environment Effects" (Economic Research Service, USDA: Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Programs [FANRP]; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy and Steven B. Garasky), April 2011. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Facilitating Healthy Eating by African American Youths through Social, Neighborhood and Market Environments" (The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity, Round 6 grant; PI: Helen H. Jensen, Co-PIs: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy and Steven Garasky), March 2011. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Empirical Examination of the Term Structure of Market Volatility and Idiosyncratic Risk Premium" (Inquire Europe Grant Competition; PI: Serguey Khovansky, Co-investigator: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), February 2010. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Social Influences, Socioeconomic Status, and Health Behaviors of Youths" (PSID Small Grant Competition, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), June 2009. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"Social Network Effects and Health Behaviors of Youths" (Recovery Act Limited Competition: National Institutes of Health [NIH], Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research; PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, Co-investigators: Helen Jensen and Steven Garasky), April 2009. Disposition: not selected for funding.

"An Experimental Study of Matching Mechanisms" (Early Career Researcher Grant, Australian School of Business; PI: AJ Bostian, Co-PI: Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy), October 2008. Disposition: not selected for funding.