Badi H. Baltagi

Distinguished Professor, Economics


Badi H. Baltagi is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University since 2005. He was George Summey, Jr. Professor of Liberal Arts, at Texas A&M University from 1993-2005. Professor Baltagi was also a visiting professor at the University of Arizona and the University of California, San Diego, and part-time chair at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom.

He is the author of several books including: Econometric Analysis of Panel Data, 5th edition (2013, Wiley); and Econometrics, 5th edition (2011, Springer), and editor of A Companion to Theoretical Econometrics (2001, Blackwell); Recent Developments in the Econometrics of Panel Data, Volumes I and II (2002, Edward Elgar); Nonstationary Panels, Panel Cointegration, and Dynamic Panels (2000, Elsevier); Panel Data Econometrics: Critical Concepts in Economics, Four Volumes, (2015, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group), and the Oxford Handbook of Panel Data (2015, Oxford University Press). Additionally, he is author or co-author of over 200 publications, all in leading economics journals, including: Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Political Economy, The Review of Economics and Statistics, International Economic Review, Econometric Theory, Journal of Applied Econometrics, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, to mention a few.

Professor Baltagi is editor of Economics Letters, and associate editor of Econometric Reviews. He was also editor of Empirical Economics, (1999-2018), Associate editor of Journal of Econometrics (1999-2018) and the replication editor for the Journal of Applied Econometrics (2003-2018). He is a fellow of the Journal of Econometrics as well as Econometric Reviews and a recipient of the Multa and Plura Scripsit Awards from Econometric Theory. Professor Baltagi is a fellow of the Advances in Econometrics and recipient of the Distinguished Authors Award from the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He is a Founding fellow and member of the Board of Directors of the Spatial Econometrics Association as well as a Founding Member and ex-director of the International Association for Applied Econometrics. Baltagi also received the Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, from the Association of Former Students, at Texas A&M University (2002). In 2018 he was the winner of the Kuwait Prize for Economics and Social Sciences. 

Professor Baltagi received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979.

Select Publications

Structural Changes in Heterogeneous Panels with Endogenous Regressors,” with Qu Feng and Chihwa Kao, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 34, Issue 6, (September/October 2019), 883-892.

The Effect of Education on Health: Evidence from the 1997 Compulsory Schooling Reform in Turkey,” with Alfonso Flores-Lagunes and Haci M. Karatas, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 77, (July, 2019), 205-221.

Robust Linear Static Panel Data Models Using ε-Contamination,” with Georges Bresson, Anoop Chaturvedi and Guy Lacroix, Journal of Econometrics. Volume 202, Issue 1 (January, 2018), pp. 108–123. 

Determinants of Firm-level Domestic Sales, Exports, and Foreign-firm Presence with Spillovers: Evidence from China,” with Peter H. Egger and Michaela Kesina, Journal of Econometrics, Volume 199, Issue 2, (August, 2017), pp. 184-201. 

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