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


  • Arora, D. and Rada, C. (2017). Time poverty and farm production: The effect of adverse shocks on labor allocation and farm output in Mozambique, Feminist Economics. 23(2): 93-119. Published, 04/2017.
  • Rada, C. (2017). Pension funding in a Keynesian model of growth, Review of Keynesian Economics, 5(1): 94-106. Published, 01/2017.
  • Rada, C. and Kiefer, D. (2016). Distribution-utilization interactions: a race to the bottom among OECD countries. Metroeconomica, 67(2): 477-498. Published, 03/2016.
  • Kiefer, D. and Rada, C. (2015). Profit maximizing goes global: the race to the bottom, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 39(5): 1333-1350. Published, 09/30/2015.
  • 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.
  • Rada, C. (2014). Another such victory and we are undone'. Addressing fallacies of reasoning in contemporary policy making, Development and Change, 45(5): 1172-1192. Article, Refereed Journal, Published, 08/2014. - opens new window. Published, 08/2014.
  • Rada, C. (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.
  • Rada, C. and von Arnim, R (2013). India’s structural transformation and role in the world economy. Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 36(1): 1-23. Published, 10/2013.
  • Rada, C. 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.
  • Rada, C. and von Arnim, R (2012). Structural Transformation in China and India. A note on Macroeconomic Policies. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Vol. 23(3): 264–275. Published, 09/2012.
  • Rada, C. (2012). Social security tax and endogenous technical change in an economy with an aging population, Metroeconomica, Vol. 63(4): 727-756. Published, 03/2012.
  • von Arnim, R. and Rada, C. (2011). Labour productivity and energy use in a three-sector model: An application to Egypt.Development and Change, 42(6):1323–1348. Published, 11/2011.
  • Rada, C (2010). Formal and Informal Sectors in China and India, Economic Systems Research, Vol. 22(2): 129-153. Published, 06/2010.
  • Ocampo, JA, Rada, C. and Taylor, L. (2009). Growth and Policy in Developing Countries. Published, 11/01/2009.
  • Barbosa-Filho, N. H., von Arnim, C. R., Taylor, L., and Zamparelli, L. (2008). Cycles and trends in US net borrowing flows. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 30(4):623–648. Published, 10/2008.
  • 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.
  • Rada, C. (2007), Stagnation or transformation of a dual economy through endogenous productivity growth.Cambridge Journal of Economics, 31:711–40. Published, 09/2007.
  • Taylor, L and Rada, C (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.
  • Rada, C and Lance Taylor (2006). 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.
  • Taylor, L. and Rada, C. (2006). Structural change, economic policy, and development. Nordic Journal of Political Economy, 32. Published, 06/2006.
  • 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.


  • University Economic Development Association Annual Summit Project Sustainability for the Long Haul: Engaging our Institutions and Internal Partners Office of Economic Adjustment - US Department of Defense Beyond our fundraising challenges, most of us are also engaged in convincing our own institutions to support and promote outreach to defense communities. How can we get fellow faculty to research issues and publish on topics related to the defense sector? How can we align the OEA mission with faculty promotion & tenure metrics? How can get our university leadership to embrace our dual roles of advancing knowledge and providing value added services to local business and communities? Panel, Presented, 10/02/2017.
  • 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