Houston H. Stokes
Professor - Head Department of Economics
Ph.D., University of Chicago,1969
Phone: (312) 996-2684 Fax: (312) 996-3344
Fields of Interest : Applied Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, International Trade, Statistical Software Development, Monetary Theory and Policy.
Selected Research :
"Cost-Effective Control of Urban Smog", with Richard Kosobud, Carol Tallarico and Brian Scott, Routledge, London & New York, 2006, pp. 1-177
"Density-dependent growth of Alaska sockeye salmon in relation to climate-oceanic regimes, population abundance and body size," with E. C. Martinson, J. H. Helle and D. L. Scarnecchia, Inter-Research Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 370, pp. 1925-1998, (October 2008) 1-18.
"A benchmark-free approach to access the accuracy of an OLS Model calculation in an econometrically uncertain world," Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 33, No. 1 (2008) pp. 1-17
"The Evolution of Econometric Software Design: A Developer's View,", Computational Econometrics: Its Impact on the Development of Quantitative Economics. Special Volume of Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2004, 29 No. 1-3, pp. 205-260
"Why are Postwar Cycles Smoother? Impulses or Propagation," (with Georgios Karras and Jin-Man Lee), Journal of Economics and Business, 2006, 58, pp. 392-406.
"Re-Examining 50 Year-Old Estimates of the Klein-Golberger Model," with B. D. McCullough and Charles G. Renfro, Statistia Neerlandica, 2006, 60, pp. 181-193.
Current Research Interests:
Working on Modeling Nonlinearity.
Developing Econometric Software.
Working on Energy Modeling.
Other Significant Accomplishments:
Director of Graduate Studies, 1974-1982.
Head, Department of Economics, 1982-1987, Acting Head, Spring 1992. 2010-
Senate Executive Committee 1987-1988, 1991-1992.
Chairman, Computer Policy Committee for Campus 1978-1988.
Developed B34S Data Analysis Program plus other software since 1972.
Active Navy Service 1962-1964. Reserves 1964-1984. Rank CDR-USNR-Ret.
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