PhDs at UTD, 1986-2010

PhDs at UTD, 1986-2010

Name

Year

Thesis

Current Position

Emmanuel Alexandrakis

1992

Master Planning, Amenities and Property Values. The Relationships in North Suburban Dallas

Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of Athens and National Center for Public Administration, Athens, GREECE

Hassan Ballout

1992

Determinants of Executive Compensation

Professor of Economics and Business, Université Libanaise, Beirut, LEBANON

Charles C.L. Boortz

1994

Boom and Bust in Dallas 1983 to 1993. A Case Study

President, Boortz Associates Dallas, TX

Roberto Cavazos

1998

Determinants of Metropolitan Area Income Growth and Convergence

Associate Professor, Adelaide campus of H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie-Mellon University, AUSTRALIA

Gang Chang

1994

Savings, Investment and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Financial Repression Theory Reevaluated

Private business – Dallas

Byung Rok Choi

1997

High-Technology Development and Regional Economic Growth. Policy Implications of Dynamic Externalities

Director General of the Prime Minister’s Office, ROK, Seoul, KOREA

Jin-Suk Chun

1990

Interregional Migration and Regional Development

Dean of Office of International Affairs, The Catholic University, Seoul, KOREA

Kyoun-Sup Chung

1994

Hedonic Models of Housing Prices: A Critical Appraisal of the Assumptions

Assistant Professor, Pusan University, Pusan, KOREA

Santiya Eag-Ark

1993

Business Cycles and the Dynamics of the Housing Market: The Filtering Process in Dallas County, 1981-1990

Associate Professor, Kasetsart University, THAILAND

John R. Greer

2002

Equity in the Spatial Distribution of Municipal Services

City Planning Consultant, Dallas

James Sawalla Guseh

1991

The Impact of Government Size on Economic Growth: A Political Economy Framework

Professor and Chair, Dept. of Economics, North Carolina Central University

Rodolfo Hernandez Guerrero

2001

The Demographic Transition in Costa Rica and Venezuela

Head of Office of International Education and of the Center for Mexican-American Studies, UT-Dallas

Patricia Huesca Dorantes

2001

The Emergence of Multiparty Competition in Méxican Politics

Policy Analyst, City of Richardson, TX

James Gaius Ibe

1989

Political Instability and Economic Development: A Cross-National Analysis

Associate Professor, Sumter College, South Carolina

John Egbo-Chioma Ilokwu

1991

Privatization in Nigeria: An Assessment

Dallas Independent School District

Lyssa A. Jenkens

1995

Office Location in a Post-Industrial Urban Environment

Research Director, Dallas Women’s Foundation

Cheon-Kwuan Kim

1990

Diversity and Stability in the Growth of US Metropolitan Regions

Dean of Graduate School of Public Administration, Inha University, Inchon, KOREA

Eun Mi Kim

2001

The US Export Administration Act: Rationale and Role

Assistant Professor of Economics, Cheonbuk National University, Cheonju, KOREA

Hak-Min Kim

1994

Globalization of International Financial Markets: Causes and Consequences

Associate Professor of Law and Public Administration, Soonchunhyang University; CEO and President of Chungnam Techno Park, KOREA

Heja Kim

1991

Long-Wave Rhythms: The British Case

Senior Lecturer, The University of Texas at Dallas

Sung-Jong Kim

1991

Productivity of Cities: Theory, Measurement and Policy Implications

Associate Professor, Dept. of Public Administration and Director of Public Policy Research Center, Dankook University, Seoul, KOREA

Young Seok Kim

1997

Reappraisal of the Convergence Hypothesis from the Perspective of Endogenous Growth Theory

Assistant Professor, Soongshil University, Seoul, KOREA

Stephan Kiser

2008

Effect of Cross-Border Trade on the Texas Space Economy

Regional Economist, Dallas Division of Insurance and Research, FDIC, Dallas (SKiser@FDIC.gov)

Maria Elena Labastida Tovar

2009

Essays on Policies that Influence International Factor Mobility

Assistant Professor of Economics, Anahuac University, Mexico City

Stephanie Martin

2005

Determinants of the Well-being of Native Alaskans; Do Communities Matter?

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Alaska

Okeniyi Ayinla Oke

1994

Sources of Productivity Change in Nigerian Agriculture, 1966-1985

Stevens Institute, Richardson, TX

Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

2008

Subjective Wellbeing/Life Satisfaction/Happiness: Determinants of Values at the Individiual and Societal Levels

Harvard-MIT Data Center

James Owen

2001

Currency Devaluation and Developing Country Export Demand

Director, Bureau of Business and Government Research, Midwest State University

Christie Chilo Onwujaba

1994

Family Type Differentiation and Residential Choice, Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, 1990

Associate Professor, Southern University, Louisana

Chung-Ron Pi

1994

Expression of Culture in Economic Development

Senior Research Analyst, California Administrative Office of the Courts

Bobby F. Praytor

2008

Water for the Metroplex: An Assessment of the Planning and Forecasting Techniques of Dallas Water Utilities

Head of Long-Term Planning, Dallas Water Utilities

Alejandro Rostran

2001

The Inquiry into the Rationale for a Second Inter-Oceanic Canal in Central America

Ellen Safley

1996

Dynamics of Retailing in a Post-Industrial Metropolitan Region

Associate Director, McDermott Library, UT-Dallas

Pornpong Sumanun

1993

Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth and Modernization in Developing Countries: A Cross-National Analysis, 1961 to 1987

Associate Professor, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, THAILAND

Osvaldo Tello Rodriquez

2009

Globalization and Democracy in Latin America

Economic Commission of the Mexican House of Representatives, MEXICO

Jimmy Lynn Verner, Jr.

2009

A New Look at the Minimum Wage’s Effect on Employment

Attorney in private practice

Sunday O.S. Uzuh

1988

Regional Economic Integration: A Development Strategy in West Africa

Founder, Rosy Health Care Foundation, Austin, Texas

Paul Waddell

1989

Factors Determining Household Choice of Residence, Workplace and Housing Tenure: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, 1980

Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkley

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