Sourushe Zandvakili

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Sourushe Zandvakili, PhD

Professor, Department of Economics

325 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-2629

Professor of Economics, areas of expertise include Labor Economics (Economics of Human Resources), Public Economics and Policy and Applied Microeconomics. Research has been published in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Economica, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Economics Letters, Empirical Economics, Review of Social Economy, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Income Distribution and Research on Economic Inequality.

Teaching Interest

Undergraduate:  Introduction to Microeconomics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Managerial Economics and Organizational Strategy.

Graduate:  Foundations in Economics (MBA), Managerial Economics (MBA), Economics of Human Resources (MA HR).

Research Interest

Labor Economics (Human Resources Management)

Public Economics and Policy.

Assignments

Department Chairperson

Dates: 2008-01-01 - 2012-12-31

Director, Applied Economics Research Institute

Dates: 2006-01-01 - 2008-12-31

Director, Graduate Studies

Dates: 1995-01-01 - 1997-12-31

Awards | Honors

Organization: Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program, The Office of Ethnic Programs and Services, University of Cincinnati

Name: Faculty Teaching Award

Year Received: 2007

Organization: Taft Research Center, University of Cincinnati

Name: Faculty Research Fellowship

Year Received: 2002

Organization: Taft Reserach Center, University of Cincinnati

Name: Faculty Research Achievement Award

Year Received: 1996

Education

Institution: Indiana University

Major: Economics

Completed: 1987

Degree: Ph D

Institution: Ball State University

Major: Economics

Completed: 1980

Degree: MA

Institution: Manchester College

Major: Economics

Completed: 1979

Degree: BS

Published Contributions

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2015). A General Guide to the Discipline of Economics, Principals of Economics, McConnell, Brue and Flynn. McGraw-Hill, 1-17.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili, David Gray,  (2012). New perspectives on Canadian national and regional income inequality. Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 47-56.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2008). Advances in Measurement of Inequality and Role of Statistical Inference. Forum for Social Economics, 135-145.

Sourushe Zandvakili, Donald Wellington,  (2008). Karl Marx and Milton Friedman:  Bedfellows in Thought. International Journal of Social Economics, 425-432.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  , Donald Wellington,  (2006). The Entrepreneurial Myth, Globalization and American Dominance. International Journal of Social Economics, 615-624.

Sourushe Zandvakili, Donald Wellington,  (2006). The Veblen Reply. International Journal of Social Economics, 858-859.

Jeffrey Mills, David Gray, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2004). An Analysis of Differential Provincial Income Inequality:  Trends in Canada. Research on Economic Inequality, 449-467.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2004). Analysis of Gender Based Family Income Inequality in Canada. Applied Economics Letters, 469-472.

Sourushe Zandvakili, Donald Wellington,  (2004). Globalization and Inequality according to Veblen. International Journal of Social Economics, 1061-1070.

Sourushe Zandvakili, Jeffrey Mills,  (2003). [Reprint] Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Inequality. The Economics of Poverty and Inequality:  The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sourushe Zandvakili, D. Millimet, N. Podder, D. Slottje,  (2003). Bounding Lifetime Income Inequality Using a Cross Section of Data. The Review of Income and Wealth, 205-219.

Sourushe Zandvakili, D. Millimet, D. Slottje, S. Yitzhaki,  (2003). Educational Impacts and Rising Inequality in the US. Estadistica:  Journal of the Inter-American Statistical Institute, 132-256.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili, David Gray,  (2003). Statistical Analysis of Inequality with Decompositions:  the Canadian Experience. Empirical Economics, 291-302.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2003). The Distributional Effects of US Tax and Transfer Policy on the Household. Research on Economic Inequality, 195-212.

Nicolas Williams, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2002). Economic Impacts of Sales Taxes on Temporary Employment Services. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 39-52.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2002). Trends in Earnings Inequality among Young Adults. Review of Social Economy, 93-107.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2001). Analysis of Sex-Based Inequality:  Use of Axiomatic Approach in Measurement and Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping. Research in Middle East Economics:  The Economics of Women and Work in Middle East and North Africa, 75-91.

Sourushe Zandvakili, Donald Wellington,  (2001). The Globalization of Poverty According to Malthus. Forum for Social Economics, 59-71.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2000). [Reprint] The Redistributional Implications of Tax and Transfer Programs in US. Proceedings of the 56th Congress of International Institute of Public Finance, 845-866.

Sourushe Zandvakili, T. Murphy,  (2000). Data and Metrics Driven Approach to Human Resource Practices:  Using Customers, Employees, and Financial Metrics. Human Resource Management, 93-105.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2000). Dynamics of Earnings Inequality among Female Heads of Households in the US. Journal of Socio Economics, 73-89.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2000). Measurement of Inequality:  Motivation and Survey. Contributions in Economics and Economic History:  Earnings Inequality, Unemployment and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa, 9-29.

Sourushe Zandvakili, T. Murphy,  (2000). Quantifying HRM Initiatives at Kroger. Human Resource Management International Digest, 13-15.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (2000). The Redistributional Implications of Tax and Transfer Programs in US. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 167-181.

Sourushe Zandvakili, T. Murphy,  (2000). Using Customers to Support Human Resource Practices. Proceedings of International Applied Business Research Conference, 1-4.

Sourushe Zandvakili, B. Gustafsson,  (1999). Dynamic of Income Inequality in Sweden. Journal of Income Distribution, 189-206.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1999). Income Inequality among Female Heads of Households:  Racial Inequality Reconsidered. Economica, 119-133.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1997). Distributional Implications of the Income Tax Changes in the Early 1980's. Research on Economic Inequality, 201-217.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1997). Inequality and Taxation. Research on Economic Inequality, .

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1997). Inequality and Taxation:  Editor’s Introduction. Research on Economic Inequality, ix-xiii.

Jeffrey Mills, Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1997). Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Inequality. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 133-150.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1995). Decomposable Measures of Income Tax Progressivity. Applied Economics, 657-660.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1995). Income Redistribution Through Taxation in Canada and the United States:  Implications for NAFTA. [NAFTA] Law and Business Review of the Americas, 94-107.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1994). Earnings Inequality among Women:  How Important are Human Capital Differences?. Research on Economic Inequality, 241-266.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1994). Income Distribution and Redistribution through Taxation:  an Information Theoretic Approach. Empirical Economics, 473-491.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1994). International Comparison of Household Inequalities Based on Micro Data with Decompositions, Comments by A.S. Blinder. Aspects of Distribution of Wealth and Income, Macmillan Press, 80-100.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1992). Generalized Entropy Measures of Long-Run Inequality and Stability among Male Headed Households. Empirical Economics, 565-581.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1992). International Comparisons of Income Inequality and Redistribution Effect of Taxes. Economic Development Quarterly, 327-333.

Sourushe Zandvakili,  (1991). International Income Inequality:  It Matters. Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, 129.

Sourushe Zandvakili, E. Maasoumi,  (1990). Generalized Entropy Measures of Mobility for Different Sexes and Income Levels. Journal of Econometrics, 121-133.

Sourushe Zandvakili, E. Maasoumi,  (1989). Mobility Profiles and Time Aggregates of Individual Incomes. Research on Economic Inequality, 195-218.

Sourushe Zandvakili, E. Maasoumi,  (1986). A Class of Generalized Measures of Mobility with Applications. Economics Letters, 97-102.

Presentations

Title: Using Predictive Analytics for Workforce Performance & Loyalty

Organization: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Location: Cincinnati

Year: 2016

Title: Using Predictive Analytics for Workforce Performance & Loyalty

Organization: University of Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati

Year: 2016

Title: Employee Lifecycle Talent Management:  Assessing Leadership Needs

Organization: Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies

Location: Columbus

Year: 2016

Title: The Business Case for Employment and Customer Service Focus

Organization: Society for Human Resource Management

Location: Cincinnati

Year: 2016

Title: Using Predictive Analytics for Workforce Performance & Loyalty

Organization: Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association

Location: Cincinnati

Year: 2016

Title: Student-Centric HR Strategy

Organization: Wright State University

Location: Dayton, OH

Year: 2016

Title: Capitalizing on Demographic Changes

Organization: Greater Cincinnati Compensation and Benefits Association

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2015

Title: Student-Centric Human Resource Strategy

Organization: University of Michigan

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Year: 2015

Title: Student-Centric Human Resource Strategy

Organization: Michigan State University

Location: East Lansing, MI

Year: 2014

Title: National and Regional Economic Outlook

Organization: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2014

Title: Data and Metrics Driven Approach to Human Resource Practices:  Using Customers, Employees, and Financial Metrics

Organization: Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2014

Title: Customer Centric Assessment Tools

Organization: American Society for Training and Development

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2014

Title: Student-Centric Human Resource Strategy

Organization: Board of Regents, Higher Education University System of Ohio

Location: Columbus, OH

Year: 2014

Title: National and Regional Economic Outlook

Organization: Society for Human Resource Management

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 2013

Title: Student-Centric Human Resource Strategy

Organization: The State University of New York

Location: Albany, NY

Year: 2013

Title: Creating a Shared Vision for 21st Century Business School

Organization: California Lutheran University

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

Year: 2013

Title: Career Center Planning Program and Interviewing Skills and Techniques

Organization: University of Malaya

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Year: 2012

Title: Advances in Measurement of Inequality and Role of Statistical Inference

Organization: Illinois State University

Location: Normal, IL

Year: 2012

Title: Advances in Measurement of Inequality and Role of Statistical Inference

Organization: Association for Social Economics

Location: New Orleans, LA

Year: 2008

Title: Advances in Measurement of Inequality and Role of Statistical Inference

Organization: Association for Evolutionary Economics

Location: Boston, MA

Year: 2006

Title: Immigration, Assimilation and Inequality of Income Distribution in Canada

Organization: World Conference of the Society of Labor Economist and the European Association of Labour Economist

Location: San Francisco, CA

Year: 2005

Title: Household Size and Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfers in US

Organization: Virginia Tech

Location: Blacksburg, VA

Year: 2005

Title: Household Size and Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfers in US

Organization: Association for Evolutionary Economics

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Year: 2005

Title: The Distributional Effects of US Tax and Transfer Policy on the Household

Organization: University of Massachusetts Boston

Location: Boston, MA

Year: 2004

Title: An Analysis of Differential Provincial Income Inequality Trends in Canada

Organization: University of Alabama

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL

Year: 2003

Title: An Analysis of Differential Provincial Income Inequality Trends in Canada

Organization: Canadian Economics Association

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Year: 2003

Title: New Perspective on Canadian National and Regional Income Inequality

Organization: World Institute for Development Economics Research, International Conference on Inequality, Poverty and Human Well-Being

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Year: 2003

Title: The Distributional Effects of US Tax and Transfer Policy on the Household

Organization: Association for Evolutionary Economics

Location: Washington, DC

Year: 2003

Title: New Perspective on Canadian National and Regional Income Inequality

Organization: Regional Science Association International

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Year: 2002

Title: The Distributional Effects of US Tax and Transfer Policy on the Household

Organization: Southern Economics Association

Location: New Orleans, LA

Year: 2002

Title: Statistical Analysis of Inequality with Decompositions:  the Canadian Experience

Organization: Canadian Econometrics Study Group

Location: Quebec City, Canada

Year: 2002

Title: Household Size and Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfers in US

Organization: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Location: Bonn, Germany

Year: 2002

Title: Immigration, Assimilation and Inequality of Income Distribution in Canada

Organization: Canadian Economics Association

Location: Calgary, Canada

Year: 2002

Title: Economic Impacts of Sales Taxes on Temporary Employment Services

Organization: International Applied Business Research Conference

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Year: 2002

Title: The Distributional Effects of US Tax and Transfer Policy on the Household

Organization: Kansas State University

Location: Manhattan, KS

Year: 2002

Title: Household Size and Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfers in US

Organization: Western Economic Association International

Location: San Francisco, CA

Year: 2001

Title: The Redistributional Implications of Tax and Transfer Programs in US

Organization: Poverty and Health Statistics Branch, the US Census Bureau

Location: Washington, DC

Year: 2001

Title: Household Size and Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfers in US

Organization: Association for Social Economics

Location: New Orleans, LA

Year: 2001

Title: The Redistributional Implications of Tax and Transfer Programs in US

Organization: 56th Congress of International Institute of Public Finance

Location: Seville, Spain

Year: 2000

Title: Using Customers to Support Human Resource Practices

Organization: International Applied Business Research Conference

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Year: 2000

Title: Data and Metrics Driven Approach to Human Resource Practices:  Using Customers, Employees, and Financial Metrics

Organization: Annual Conference, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Location: Atlanta, GA

Year: 1999

Title: Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Economic Inequality

Organization: University of Central Florida

Location: Orlando, FL

Year: 1999

Title: Dynamics of Earnings Inequality among Female Heads of Households in the US

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Nashville, TN

Year: 1999

Title: Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping:  an Application to the Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfer Programs in US

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Nashville, TN

Year: 1999

Title: Income Inequality among Female Heads of Households:  Racial Inequality Reconsidered

Organization: US Social Security Administration

Location: Washington, DC

Year: 1999

Title: Measurement of Inequality:  Motivation and Survey in Earnings Inequality Unemployment and Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa

Organization: Conference on Earnings Inequality, Unemployment and Poverty in the MENA Region

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Year: 1998

Title: Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping:  an Application to the Distributional Implications of Taxes and Transfer Programs in US

Organization: American Statistical Association

Location: Dallas, TX

Year: 1998

Title: Dynamic of Income Inequality in Sweden

Organization: European Society of Population Economics

Location: Colchester, United Kingdom

Year: 1997

Title: Consensus Ranking of US Income Distribution:  a Bootstrap Application of Tests for Stochastic Dominance

Organization: European Econometric Society

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Year: 1996

Title: Educational Impacts and Rising Inequality in the US

Organization: International Association for Research in Income and Wealth

Location: Lillehammer, Norway

Year: 1996

Title: Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Economic Inequality

Organization: European Economics Association

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Year: 1996

Title: Statistical Inference via Bootstrapping for Measures of Economic Inequality

Organization: Texas A&M University

Location: College Station, TX

Year: 1995

Title: Distributional Implications of the Income Tax Changes in the Early 1980's

Organization: Southern Methodist University

Location: Dallas, TX

Year: 1994

Title: Bootstrapping Interval Estimates for Measures of Economic Inequality

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Chicago, IL

Year: 1994

Title: Distributional Implications of the Income Tax Changes in the Early 1980's

Organization: Conference on Inequality and Income Taxation

Location: Bordeaux, France

Year: 1993

Title: Trends in Earnings Inequality among Young Adults

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Year: 1993

Title: Dynamics of Earnings Inequality among Female Heads of Households in the US

Organization: Association for Social Economics

Location: Anaheim, CA

Year: 1993

Title: Earnings Inequality among Women:  How Important are Human Capital Differences?

Organization: International Association for Research in Income and Wealth

Location: Flims, Switzerland

Year: 1992

Title: Income Inequality among Female Heads of Households:  Racial Inequality Reconsidered

Organization: Western Economics Association International

Location: San Francisco, CA

Year: 1992

Title: Distributional Implications of the Income Tax Changes in the Early 1980's

Organization: American Economic Association

Location: New Orleans, LA

Year: 1992

Title: Income Distribution and Redistribution through Taxation:  an Information Theoretic Approach

Organization: European Econometric Society and European Economics Association

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Year: 1991

Title: Income Inequality among Female Heads of Households:  Racial Inequality Reconsidered

Organization: Conference on Poverty and Prosperity in America at the Close of the Twentieth Century, The Levy Economics Institute

Location: Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Year: 1991

Title: International Comparisons of Income Inequality and Redistribution Effect of Taxes

Organization: Eastern Economics Association

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Year: 1991

Title: Decomposable Measures of Income Tax Progressivity

Organization: The Levy Economics Institute

Location: Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Year: 1991

Title: International Comparison of Household Inequalities Based on Micro Data with Decompositions

Organization: Southern Economics Association

Location: New Orleans, LA

Year: 1990

Title: International Comparison of Household Inequalities Based on Micro Data with Decompositions

Organization: Conference on Aspects of Distribution of Wealth and Income, The Levy Economics Institute

Location: Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Year: 1990

Title: Generalized Entropy Measures of Long-Run Inequality and Stability among Male Headed Households

Organization: Western Economics Association International

Location: San Diego, CA

Year: 1990

Title: Generalized Entropy Measures of Long-Run Inequality and Stability among Male Headed Households

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Chicago, IL

Year: 1990

Title: Generalized Entropy Measures of Mobility for Different Sexes and Income Levels

Organization: European Econometric Society and European Economics Association

Location: Munich, Germany

Year: 1989

Title: Generalized Entropy Measures of Mobility for Different Sexes and Income Levels

Organization: Eastern Economics Association

Location: Baltimore, MD

Year: 1989

Title: Income Inequality and Mobility among Women Heads of Household:  1969-81

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Year: 1989

Title: Income Inequality and Mobility among Women Heads of Household:  1969-81

Organization: Western Economics Association International

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Year: 1988

Title: Mobility Profiles and Time Aggregates of Individual Incomes

Organization: Western Economic Association International

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Year: 1988

Title: The Measurement of Mobility and Income Stability:  an Information Theoretic Approach

Organization: Center for the Study of Population, Poverty and Public Policy

Location: Walferdange, Luxembourg

Year: 1988

Title: The Measurement of Mobility and Income Stability:  an Information Theoretic Approach

Organization: Midwest Economics Association

Location: St Louis, MO

Year: 1987