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First Name:Georgios
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Last Name:Karras
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Location: Chicago, Illinois (United States)
Homepage: http://www.uic.edu/depts/econ/
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  1. Furceri, Davide & Karras, Georgios, 2010. "Tax Design in the OECD: A test of the Hines-Summers Hypothesis," MPRA Paper 23358, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Furceri, Davide & Karras, Georgios, 2010. "Average tax rate cyclicality in OECD countries: A test of three fiscal policy theories," MPRA Paper 22208, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Stephen G. Cecchetti & Georgios Karras, 1992. "Sources of Output Fluctuations During the Interwar Period: Further Evidence on the Causes of the Great Depression," NBER Working Papers 4049, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  1. Georgios Karras, 2014. "Is Fiscal Policy More Effective During Cyclical Downturns?," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(2), pages 255-271, June.
  2. Karras, Georgios, 2014. "Fiscal Policy Spillovers through Trade Openness," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 29, pages 563-581.
  3. Georgios Karras, 2013. "Inflation and the Great Moderation: Evidence from a Large Panel Data Set," International Journal of Business and Economic Sciences Applied Research (IJBESAR), Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology (EMATTECH), Kavala, Greece, vol. 6(3), pages 7-19, December.
  4. Georgios Karras, 2012. "Optimal stabilisation policy in a monetary union: implications of the Mankiw-Weinzierl model," International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 5(2), pages 139-152.
  5. Georgios Karras, 2012. "Trade openness and the effectiveness of fiscal policy: some empirical evidence," International Review of Economics, Springer, vol. 59(3), pages 303-313, September.
  6. Georgios Karras, 2011. "From Hero to Zero? The Role of the Euro in the Current Crisis: Theory and some Empirical Evidence," International Advances in Economic Research, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 17(3), pages 300-314, August.
  7. Karras, Georgios, 2011. "Exchange-Rate Regimes and the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 26, pages 29-44.
  8. Davide Furceri & Georgios Karras, 2011. "Tax Design in the OECD: A Test of the Hines-Summers Hypothesis," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 37(2), pages 239-247.
  9. Davide Furceri & Georgios Karras, 2011. "Average Tax Rate Cyclicality in OECD Countries: A Test of Three Fiscal Policy Theories," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 77(4), pages 958-972, April.
  10. Georgios Karras, 2010. "REGIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CONVERGENCE, 1950-2007: Some Empirical Evidence," Regional Science Inquiry, Hellenic Association of Regional Scientists, vol. 0(1), pages 11-24, June.
  11. Karras, Georgios, 2010. "Land and population growth in the Solow growth model: Some empirical evidence," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 109(2), pages 66-68, November.
  12. Georgios Karras, 2009. "Economic Growth Convergence in Asia, 1970-2003: Empirical Evidence from the Solow Model," The IUP Journal of Monetary Economics, IUP Publications, vol. 0(3-4), pages 73-84, August.
  13. Davide Furceri & Georgios Karras, 2008. "Business cycle volatility and country zize :evidence for a sample of OECD countries," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 5(3), pages 1-7.
  14. KARRAS, Georgios, 2008. "GROWTH AND CONVERGENCE, 1950-2003. What Can We Learn from the Solow Model?," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 8(1), pages 5-18.
  15. Davide Furceri & Georgios Karras, 2008. "Is the Middle East an Optimum Currency Area? A Comparison of Costs and Benefits," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 19(4), pages 479-491, September.
  16. D. Furceri & G. Karras, 2008. "Business-cycle synchronization in the EMU," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(12), pages 1491-1501.
  17. Georgios Karras, 2007. "How Productive Are Government Activities? Evidence from a Sample of OECD Countries," Applied Economics Quarterly (formerly: Konjunkturpolitik), Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 53(1), pages 71-86.
  18. Georgios Karras & Jin-Man Lee & Hugh Neuburger, 2007. "Unlocking the sources of the apparent episodic stationarity of the P/E ratio: Impulses or propagation?," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 6(3), pages 339-348, August.
  19. Georgios Karras, 2007. "Is Africa an Optimum Currency Area? A Comparison of Macroeconomic Costs and Benefits," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 16(2), pages 234-258, March.
  20. Furceri, Davide & Karras, Georgios, 2007. "Country size and business cycle volatility: Scale really matters," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 424-434, December.
  21. Furceri, Davide & Karras, Georgios, 2006. "Are the new EU members ready for the EURO?: A comparison of costs and benefits," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 25-38, January.
  22. Georgios Karras, 2006. "Foreign aid and long-run economic growth: empirical evidence for a panel of developing countries," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(1), pages 15-28.
  23. Karras, Georgios, 2006. "Trade Openness, Economic Size, and Macroeconomic Volatility: Theory and Empirical Evidence," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 21, pages 254-272.
  24. Karras, Georgios & Lee, Jin Man & Stokes, Houston, 2006. "Why are postwar cycles smoother? Impulses or propagation?," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 58(5-6), pages 392-406.
  25. Karras, Georgios, 2005. "Is there a yen optimum currency area? Evidence from 18 Asian and Pacific economies," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 456-469, December.
  26. Karras, Georgios & Lee, Jin Man & Stokes, Houston, 2005. "Sources of exchange-rate volatility: Impulses or propagation?," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 213-226.
  27. Georgios Karras, 2004. "Trade and Growth in Europe, Evidence from a Panel of 18 Countries," The IUP Journal of Applied Economics, IUP Publications, vol. 0(2), pages 19-30, March.
  28. Karras, Georgios, 2003. "How homogenizing are monetary unions?: Evidence from the U.S. states," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 381-397, December.
  29. Karras, Georgios, 2003. "Trade Openness And Economic Growth Can We Estimate The Precise Effect?," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 3(1).
  30. Karras, Georgios, 2002. "Costs and Benefits of Dollarization: Evidence from North, Central, and South America," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 17, pages 502-516.
  31. Karras , Georgios, 2001. "Is Growth Endogenous or Neoclassical? Evidence from Fifty-Six Countries and Five Continents," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio di Genova, vol. 54(2), pages 203-217.
  32. Georgios Karras, 2001. "Openness to Trade and the Potency of Monetary Policy: How Strong is the Relationship?," Open Economies Review, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 61-73, January.
  33. Karras Georgios, 2001. "Long-Run Economic Growth In Europe: Is It Endogenous Or Neoclassical?," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(2), pages 63-76, June.
  34. Karras, Georgios & Stokes, Houston H., 2001. "Time-varying criteria for monetary integration: evidence from the EMU," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 171-185.
  35. Georgios Karras, 2000. "Private and Government Employment in the OECD: Productivities and Wages," Economic Notes, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, vol. 29(2), pages 267-279, 07.
  36. Georgios Karras, 1999. "Taxes And Growth: Testing The Neoclassical And Endogenous Growth Models," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 17(2), pages 177-188, 04.
  37. Karras Georgios, 1999. "Monetary Policy and the Exchange Rate: The Role of Openness," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(2), pages 75-88.
  38. Karras, Georgios & Stokes, Houston H., 1999. "Why are the effects of money-supply shocks asymmetric? Evidence from prices, consumption, and investment," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 713-727.
  39. Georgios Karras & Houston Stokes, 1999. "On the asymmetric effects of money-supply shocks: international evidence from a panel of OECD countries," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(2), pages 227-235.
  40. Karras, Georgios, 1999. "Openness and the effects of monetary policy," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 13-26, January.
  41. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1998. "Liquidity Constraints and the Substitutability between Private and Government Consumption: The Role of Military and Non-military Spending," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 36(2), pages 203-14, April.
  42. Karras, Georgios, 1997. "On the Optimal Government Size in Europe: Theory and Empirical Evidence," The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, University of Manchester, vol. 65(3), pages 280-94, June.
  43. Karras, Georgios, 1997. "Is Government Investment Underprovided in Europe? Evidence from a Panel of Fifteen Countries," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio di Genova, vol. 50(2), pages 223-235.
  44. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1997. "International integration of capital markets and the cross-country divergence of per capita consumption," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 681-697, September.
  45. Karras, Georgios, 1997. "Economic Integration and Convergence: Lessons from Asia, Europe and Latin America," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 12, pages 419-432.
  46. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Private and government consumption with liquidity constraints," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 15(2), pages 255-266, April.
  47. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Do Economies Converge? Evidence from a Panel of U.S. States," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 78(3), pages 384-88, August.
  48. Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Are the Output Effects of Monetary Policy Asymmetric? Evidence from a Sample of European Countries," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 58(2), pages 267-78, May.
  49. Karras, Georgios & Song, Frank, 1996. "Sources of business-cycle volatility: An exploratory study on a sample of OECD countries," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 18(4), pages 621-637.
  50. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Convergence revisited," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(2-3), pages 249-265, April.
  51. Ayal, Eliezer B. & Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Bureaucracy, investment, and growth," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 233-239, May.
  52. Karras, Georgios, 1996. "The Optimal Government Size: Further International Evidence on the Productivity of Government Services," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 34(2), pages 193-203, April.
  53. Karras, Georgios, 1996. "Why are the effects of money-supply shocks asymmetric? Convex aggregate supply or "pushing on a string"?," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 18(4), pages 605-619.
  54. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Is government capital productive? Evidence from a panel of seven countries," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 271-279.
  55. Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Sources of business cycles in Europe: 1960-1988. Evidence from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 38(9), pages 1763-1778, December.
  56. Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Government Spending and Private Consumption: Some International Evidence," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 26(1), pages 9-22, February.
  57. Cecchetti, Stephen G & Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Sources of Output Fluctuations during the Interwar Period: Further Evidence on the Causes of the Great Depression," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 76(1), pages 80-102, February.
  58. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Are Government Activities Productive? Evidence from a Panel of U.S. States," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 76(1), pages 1-11, February.
  59. Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Macroeconomic effects of budget deficits: further international evidence," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 190-210, April.
  60. Karras, Georgios, 1994. "Sources of Macroeconomic Fluctuations in a Small Open Economy: The Case of Greece," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio di Genova, vol. 47(1), pages 34-50.
  61. Karras, Georgios, 1993. "Sources of U.S. macroeconomic fluctuations: 1973-1989," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 47-68.
  62. Karras, Georgios, 1993. "Employment and Output Effects of Government Spending: Is Government Size Important?," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 31(3), pages 354-69, July.
  63. Evans, Paul & Karras, Georgios, 1993. "Do standards of living converge? : Some cross-country evidence," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 149-155.
  64. Karras, Georgios, 1992. "Investigation of the long-run Quantity Theory of Money relationship," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 159-168.
  65. Chiswick, Carmel U. & Chiswick, Barry R. & Karras, Georgios, 1992. "The impact of immigrants on the macroeconomy," Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 279-316, December.
2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (2) 2010-04-24 2010-06-26. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2010-04-24. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2010-04-24 2010-06-26. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2010-06-26. Author is listed
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