Rebecca NeumannRebecca Neumann

Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Bolton Hall, Room 828
Phone: (414) 229-4347
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Ph.D., Economics, University of Colorado-Boulder
M.A., Economics, University of Colorado-Boulder
M.S., Finance, University of Arizona
B.A., International Relations and Business Studies, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Research Interests:

Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Finance, International Trade, Macroeconomics, Public Finance

Current Projects:

"Public Information and Foreign Direct Investment," (with Laurel Adams).

"Explaining the Trend and Diversity in the Evolution of the Stock Market," (with Niloy Bose).

"Real and Perceived Losses from Unemployment: A Cross-Country Study," (with Keith A. Bender, and John D.F. Skåtun).

Selected Publications:

"An Explanation for the Diversity of Financial Structure," Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming (with Niloy Bose).

"How National and International Financial Development Affect Industrial R&D," European Economic Review, 56(1), Jan 2012: 72-83 (with Keith E. Maskus and Tobias Seidel).

"Globalization and Tax Policy," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 20(2), 2009: 193-211 (with James Alm and Jill A. Holman).

"Volatility of Capital Flows and Financial Liberalization: Do Specific Flows Respond Differently?" International Review of Economics and Finance, 18, 2009: 488-501 (with Ron Penl and Altin Tanku).

"The Effects of Capital Controls on International Capital Flows in the Presence of Asymmetric Information," Journal of International Money and Finance, 25(6), 2006: 1010-27.

"Unemployment and Other Measures of Labor Market Inefficiency: The Evolution of US and UK Labor Markets 1931-1996," Economic Inquiry, 44(4), October 2006: 629-43. (with Keith Bender and John Skåtun)

"International Capital Flows under Asymmetric Information and Costly Monitoring: Implications of Debt and Equity Financing," Canadian Journal of Economics, 36(3), August 2003: 674-700.

"Compositional Effects of Capital Controls - Theory and Evidence," The World Economy, 26(7), July 2003: 957-973 (with M.K. Campion).