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Miles M. Finney
Professor


Office: 909 Simpson Tower
Phone: (323) 343-2937
FAX: (323) 343-5462
Email: mfinney@calstatela.edu



Course Website


EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, 1992
University of Houston, Texas

M.A. Economics, 1989
University of Houston, Texas

B.A. Economics, 1986
University of Texas - San Antonio


TEACHING

Statistics (Econ 209 and Econ 309)
Microeconomics (Econ 410)

Public Finance (Econ 433)
Environmental Economics (Econ 434)

Urban Economics (Econ 440)
Data Analysis, Reporting and Presentation (Econ 491)


 

RECENT RESEARCH

“Information and the Demand for Clean Air,” Contemporary Economic Policy (forthcoming)

“Interdependence in the Technology Adoption Decision among Municipalities,” Applied Economics, p. 4343-4352, 43 (28) 2011. (with Mann J. Yoon)

“Income Sorting and the Demand for Clean Air: Evidence from Southern California,” Land Economics, p. 19-27, 87 (1) 2011. (with Frank Goetzke and Mann J. Yoon)

“The Effect of Urbanization on Labor Turnover,” Journal of Regional Science, p. 311–328, May 2008. (with Janet E. Kohlhase)

 

“A Threshold Cointegration Analysis of Asymmetric Price Transmission From Crude Oil to Gasoline Prices,” Economics Letters, p. 233-239, November 2005. (with Li-Hsueh Chen and Kon S. Lai)

“Asymmetric Interdependence in the Provision of a Local Public Good: An Empirical Examination,” Public Finance Review,  p. 648-668, November 2003. (with Mann J. Yoon)