• Associate Editor, Review of Keynesian Economics
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Economics Department
  • Associate Professor, Economics Department


  • Analytical Political Economy workshop, Queen Mary University of London. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/19/2012.
  • Eastern Economic Association. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/09/2012.
  • URPE/American Economic Association annual meeting, Chicago. Conference Paper, Presented, 01/2012.
  • Structuralism, Development, and International Institutions, A conference in honor of Lance Taylor Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development, New School for Social Research. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Economic Research Forum, 17th Annual Conference, Antalya, Turkey. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2011.
  • Center on Aging Research Retreat, U of Utah, invited talk on population aging in Romania. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Division of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, U of Utah, invited talk on population aging in Central and Eastern Europe. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2011.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • THE IMPACT OF MIGRATION OF ADULT CHILDREN ON WELL-BEING OF OLDER PARENTS IN ROMANIA. PI: Codrina Rada. College of Social and Behavioral Science, 09/01/2010 - 08/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00
  • THE IMPACT OF MIGRATION OF ADULT CHILDREN ON WELL-BEING OF OLDER PARENTS IN ROMANIA. PI: Codrina Rada. Co-PI(s): Zachary Zimmer. Center on Aging, 09/01/2010 - 08/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $20,000.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
  • Eastern Europe


  • Pension funding in a Keynesian model of growth, Review of Keynesian Economics. Accepted, 07/01/2016.
  • Time poverty and farm production: The effect of adverse shocks on labor allocation and farm output in Mozambique, Feminist Economics. Accepted, 03/01/2016.
  • Profit maximizing goes global: the race to the bottom, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 39(5): 1333-1350. Published, 09/30/2015.
  • Distribution-utilization interactions: a race to the bottom among OECD countries. Metroeconomica. Accepted, 03/31/2015.
  • Zimmer, Z., Rada C. and Stoica C. (2014). Migration, Location and Provision of Support to Old-Age Parents: The Case of Romania. Journal of Population Ageing, 7:161-184. Published, 09/2014.
  • Another such victory and we are undone'. Addressing fallacies of reasoning in contemporary policy making, Development and Change. Article, Refereed Journal, Published, 08/2014. - opens new window. Published, 08/2014.
  • ‘A note on growth and distribution dynamics in an economy with population aging’, inThe Political Economy of Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation: Essays in Honor of Jane D’Arista, edited by Gerald Epstein, Thomas Schlesinger, and Matías Vernengo. Cheltenham,UK, and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2014. Published, 04/2014.
  • India’s structural transformation and role in the world economy. Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 36(1): 1-23. Published, 10/2013.
  • Global Ageing in the 21st Century: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications. In McDaniel Susan A. and Zachary Zimmer (eds.), Economic Consequences of Population Aging: The Need for Sustained Productivity Growth. Ashgate Publishing. Published, 03/2013.
  • Structural Transformation in China and India. A note on Macroeconomic Policies. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Vol. 23(3): 264–275. Published, 09/2012.
  • 'Social security tax and endogenous technical change in an economy with an aging population', Metroeconomica, Vol. 63(4): 727-756. Published, 03/2012.
  • Labor Productivity and Energy Use in a Three Sector Model: An Application to Egypt,(with Rudi von Arnim) Development and Change, Vol 49, No.6. Published, 11/2011.
  • Formal and Informal Sectors in China and India, Economic Systems Research, Vol. 22(2): 129-153. Published, 06/2010.
  • Cycles and Trends in US Net Borrowing Flows, (with Nelson H. Barbosa-Filho, Lance Taylor, and Luca Zamparelli) Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Vol. 30(4), Summer 2008. Published, 07/2008.
  • Developing and Transition Economies in the Late 20th Century: Diverging Growth Rates, Economic Structures, and Sources of Demand’ (with Lance Taylor). In Jose Antonio Ocampo, Jomo K.S. and Rob Vos (eds.) Growth Divergences: Explaining Differences in Economic Performance, Zed Books, 2008. Published, 2008.
  • Bull-Bear Cycles in the 20th Century: Empirical Evidence and a Keynesian Model’, (with Lance Taylor). In Peter Flaschel and Michael Landesmann (eds.) Mathematical Economics and the Dynamics of Capitalism, Routledge Publishing House: London, 2008. Published, 2008.
  • Stagnation or transformation of a dual economy through endogenous productivity growth’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 31(5): 711-740. Published, 09/2007.
  • Can the Poor Countries Catch up? Guarded Assessments on Mainstream Assumptions for the Early 21st Century, (with Lance Taylor) – Metroeconomica, Vol. 58(1): 127-154. Published, 02/2007.
  • Empty Sources of Growth Accounting, and Empirical Replacements à la Kaldor with Some Beef, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 486-500, December 2006. Published, 12/2006.
  • Structural Change, Economic Policy, and Development’ (with Lance Taylor), Nordic Journal of Political Economy, 32 (2006). Published, 2006.
  • Heterodox Business Cycles’, (with Lance Taylor and Nelson H. Barbosa-Filho), Salvadori Neri (ed.), Economic Growth and Distribution: On the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, United Kingdom: 2006. Published, 2006.
  • Structuralist Economics: Worldly Philosophers, Models, and Methodology, (with Ravi Baghirathan and Lance Taylor), Social Research, Summer 2004. Published, 2004.