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Lisa D. Cook

Associate Professor; Co-Director of the AEA Summer Program
Ph.D. , University of California, Berkeley

Address: 106 Old Botany
Tel: 517.432.7106 or 517.432.1838
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: lisacook@msu.edu
Web: http://lisadcook.net/

Curriculum Vitae


  • Economic growth and development, including emerging markets
  • Macroeconomic policy
  • Property rights, including intellectual property rights
  • Violence and economic activity
  • Financial institutions, markets, and international crises
  • “The mortality consequences of distinctively black names,” with Trevon Logan and John Parman, Explorations in Economic History, Volume 59, January 2016, pp. 114-125.
  • “Violence and Economic Growth: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870-1940,” Journal of Economic Growth, June 2014, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 221-257.
  • “Distinctively black names in the American past,” with Trevon Logan and John Parman, Explorations in Economic History, Volume 53, July 2014, pp. 64-82.
  • “Were the Nigerian Banking Reforms of 2005 a Success…And for the Poor?” in Edwards, Johnson, and Weil, editors, African Development Successes, NBER/University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • Metals or Management? Explaining Recent Economic Growth in Africa,” with Laura N. Beny, American Economic Review, Vol.99, No. 2 (May), 268- 74, 2009.

Please see the faculty member's web site for a copy of the paper in pdf format.

  • “Segregation and Southern Lynching,” with Trevon Logan and John Parman, August 2016.
  • “The National Lynching Database,” Michigan State University, August 2015.
  • “Bad International Relations but Better Science? The Impact of the Boycott of the Moscow Olympics on International Technological Flows,” with Maksym Ivanya, March 2014.
  • “A Green Light for Red Patents: New Evidence from Soviet Innovation Abroad, 1933 to 1991,” 2013.
  • “The Idea Gap in Pink and Black,” with Chaleampong Kongcharoen, NBER Working Paper No. 16331, September 2010.

Please see the faculty member's web site for a copy of the paper in pdf format.


 
Michigan State University Department of Economics