Dr. Melody Lo is an associate professor of economics in the College of Business. She received a Ph.D. and master’s in economics from Purdue University and a bachelor’s in economics from National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan. Lo joined the UTSA faculty in 2006 and has taught courses in financial economics and macroeconomics.
- Financial economics
- International finance
- Political economy
- Applied econometrics
“The Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models: Unifying Formal and Empirical Analysis in the Political, Social and Economic Science,” Cambridge University Press, New York, forthcoming.
“Modeling and Testing the Diffusion of Expectations: An EITM Approach,” with J. Granato and M.C. Wong, Electoral Studies, 2011.
“Not Even Wrong: Using the Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models to Maximize Falsification,” with J. Granato and M.C. Wong, Politica y Gobierno, Vol. XVII, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 25-57.
“A Framework for Unifying Formal and Empirical Analysis,” with J. Granato and M.C. Wong, American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 54, Issue 3, 2010, pp. 783-797.
“General-Interest Versus Specialty Journals: Using Intellectual Influence of Econometrics Research to Rank Economics Journals and Articles,” with Y. Bao and F. Mixon, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 25, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 345-353.
“What Explains Recent Changes in International Monetary Policy Attitudes Toward Inflation? Evidence from Developed Countries,” with J. Granato, Economics Letters, Vol. 100, 2008, pp. 411-414.
“Ranking Economics Journals, Economics Departments and Economists Using teaching-Focused Research Productivity,” with M.C. Wong and F. Mixon, Southern Economics Journal, Vol. 74, Issue 3, 2008, pp. 894-906.
“A Monte Carlo Power Comparison of the Classical and One-Sided Procedures for Testing Linear Inequalities,” with Y. Bao and F. Firoozi, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 6, No. 1 and 2, 2008, pp. 233–239.