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Ariel Rene Belasen

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First Name:Ariel
Middle Name:Rene
Last Name:Belasen
RePEc Short-ID:pbe351


Department of Economics and Finance
Southern Illinois University

Edwardsville, Illinois (United States)
RePEc:edi:desiuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Peyton, Kyle & Belasen, Ariel, 2010. "The case for human development: a cross-country analysis of corruption perceptions," MPRA Paper 31385, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Belasen, Ariel R. & Polachek, Solomon, 2008. "How Hurricanes Affect Employment and Wages in Local Labor Markets," IZA Discussion Papers 3407, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Belasen, Ariel R. & Polachek, Solomon, 2007. "How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets: The Effects of Hurricanes in Florida," IZA Discussion Papers 2976, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Marlon Tracey & Alicia Plemmons & Ariel Belasen, 2022. "Throwing caution to the wind: How hurricanes affect COVID‐19 spread," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(6), pages 1258-1265, June.
  2. Holmes, Chanita C. & Tracey, Marlon R. & Belasen, Ariel R., 2020. "The value of early physical maturity to young adult labor market outcomes," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 37(C).
  3. Marlon R. Tracey & Ariel R. Belasen, 2020. "Heterogeneous parental impacts on infant health outcome," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(6), pages 461-465, March.
  4. Belasen, Ariel R. & Demirer, Rıza, 2019. "Commodity-currencies or currency-commodities: Evidence from causality tests," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 162-168.
  5. Belasen, Ariel R. & Kutan, Ali M. & Belasen, Alan T., 2017. "The impact of unsuccessful pirate attacks on financial markets: Evidence in support of Leeson's reputation-building theory," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 344-351.
  6. Ariel R. Belasen & Rik W. Hafer & Shrikant P. Jategaonkar, 2015. "Economic Freedom And State Bond Ratings," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(4), pages 668-677, October.
  7. Ariel Belasen & Chifeng Dai, 2014. "When oceans attack: assessing the impact of hurricanes on localized taxable sales," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 52(2), pages 325-342, March.
  8. Ayres, Kelly & Belasen, Ariel R. & Kutan, Ali M., 2014. "Does inflation targeting lower inflation and spur growth?," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 373-388.
  9. Belasen, Ariel R. & Hafer, R.W., 2013. "Do Changes in Economic Freedom affect Well-Being?," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 43(1).
  10. Kyle Peyton & Ariel R. Belasen, 2012. "Corruption in Emerging and Developing Economies: Evidence from a Pooled Cross-Section," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(2), pages 29-43, March.
  11. Ariel R. Belasen & Solomon W. Polachek, 2009. "How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets: The Effects of Hurricanes in Florida," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(1).
  12. Ariel R. Belasen & Solomon W. Polachek, 2008. "How Hurricanes Affect Wages and Employment in Local Labor Markets," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 49-53, May.


  1. Ariel R. Belasen & Solomon W. Polachek, 2013. "Natural disasters and migration," Chapters, in: Amelie F. Constant & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, chapter 17, pages 309-330, Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 2 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (2) 2007-09-02 2008-04-04
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2007-09-02 2008-04-04
  3. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (2) 2007-09-02 2008-04-04
  4. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (1) 2008-04-04


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