Peter F. Orazem Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)
University Professor of Economics,
Ph.D. Yale, 1983
M. Phil. Yale, 1980
B.A. with distinction,
Selected Books and Chapters:
|Orazem, Peter F., Guilherme Sedlacek and Zafiris Tzannatos. 2009||Child Labor and Education in Latin America: An Economic Perspective||
|Orazem, Peter F. and Elizabeth M. King. 2008|| “Schooling in Developing Countries: The Roles of Supply,
Demand and Government Policy.” Chapter 55 in T. P. Schultz and
John Strauss, eds. Handbook
of Development Economics, Volume 4.
|Huffman, Wallace and Peter F. Orazem.2007|| “Agriculture and Human Capital in Economic Growth: Farmers,
Schooling and Health.” Chapter 43 in R. E. Evenson and P. Pingali,
of Agricultural Economics Vol. 3.
|Orazem, Peter F., Paul Glewwe, and Harry Patrinos. 2009||“The Benefits and Costs of Alternative Strategies to Improve Educational Outcomes.” Chapter 4 in Bjorn Lomborg, ed. Global Crises, Global Solutions, 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2009. pp. 180-214.|
|Orazem, Peter F. 2007.||“Lack of Education.” Chapter 15 in Bjorn Lomborg, ed. Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2007. pp. 241-262, 2007.|
|Orazem, Peter F. 2013.||
“Education: the case for improving school quality and student health as a development strategy ” Chapter 5 in Bjorn Lomborg, ed. Global Problems, Smart Solutions Costs and Benefits Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2013. pp. 273-304, 2013.
|Orazem, Peter F. 2014||
Selected Articles (CV):
“Entrepreneurship over the Business Cycle.” Economics Letters.122 (2) (2014): 105–110. (with Li Yu and Robert W. Jolly).
“Student and Teacher Attendance: The Role of Shared Goods in Reducing Absenteeism”, Economics of Education Review 31(5) (2012):563-574 (with Ritwik Banerjee, Elizabeth M. King, and Elizabeth M. Paterno).
“Economic Freedom, Human Rights, and the Returns to Human Capital: An Evaluation of the Schultz Hypothesis.” Economic Development and Cultural Change. 61(1) (2012): 39-72. (with Elizabeth M. King and Claudio E. Montenegro).
“Why do rural firms live longer?” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93(3) (April 2011): 673-692 (with Li Yu and Robert Jolly).
“Lifetime Health Consequences of Child Labor in Brazil.” In Research in Labor Economics, Vol 31: Child Labor and the Transition Between School and Work, edited by R.K.Q.Akee, E.V. Edmonds and K. Tatsiramos. (2010) :99-133. (with Chanyoung Lee)
“Do Market Pressures Induce Economic Efficiency: The Case of Slovenian Manufacturing, 1994-2001.” Southern Economic Journal. 76(2) (October 2009):553-576.(with Milan Vodopivec)
“"Does Local School Control Raise Student Outcomes?: Evidence on the Roles of School Autonomy and Parental Participation," Economic Development and Cultural Change 58(1) (October 2009): 25-52. (with Victoria Gunnarsson, Peter F. Orazem, Mario Sanchez and Aimee Verdisco)
Labor and School Achievement in
“Cyclicality and the Labor Market for Economists.” Southern Economic Journal. 72 (October 2005):284-304. (with Craig Gallet and John List)
"Long-term Attachments and Long-Run Firm Rates of Return."Southern Economic Journal 71 October 2004. (with Marvin Bouillon and B. Michael Doran).
Wage Effects on Hours, Employment and Number of Firms: The
Quality, School Cost, and the Public/Private School Choices of Low Income
Mandates and Local Incentives: The
"Empirical Tests of Efficiency Wage Hypotheses,"Economica, February 1998. (with T.L. Huang, J.A. Hallam and E.M. Paterno)
"Male-Female Supply to State Government Jobs and Comparable Worth,"Journal of Labor Economics, January 1998. (with J. Peter Mattila)
and Losers in Transition: Returns to Education, Experience and Gender in
"Human Capital, Uncertain Wage Distributions, and Occupational and Educational Choices," International Economic Review, February 1991. (with J. Peter Mattila)
"The Implementation Process of Comparable Worth: Winners and Losers," Journal of Political Economy, February 1990. (with J. Peter Mattila)
Honors and Past Assignments:
Data Sets and Appendices
Stata data set used for Artz, Hoque,Orazem and Shah. "Urban-Rural Wage Gaps, Inefficient Labor Allocations, and GDP per Capita." Urban-Rural Wage Inequality Data Please contact Peter Orazem at firstname.lastname@example.org if you encounter difficulties.
Stata data set used for Kuchibhotla, Orazem and Ravi.The Scarring Effects of Youth Joblessness in Sri Lanka." Review of Development Economics. Sri Lanka Data Please contact Peter Orazem at email@example.com if you encounter difficulties.
EXCEL data set used for Green, Orazem and Swepston. "College Quality as Revealed by Willingness-to-Pay for College Graduates" ” Data set 1: Main data set Data Set 2: Supplemental Institutional ranking data set Please contact Peter Orazem at firstname.lastname@example.org if you encounter difficulties.
Life Beyond Economics
|What's going on at the Iowa State Center? Ask Patti!||
|Stand-up Career 1|
|Stand-up Career 2|
|Stand-up Career 3|
|Economics Department Skits, 1988-2007|