Codrina Rada von Arnim

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Utah
Codrina Rada von Arnim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at University of Utah working on issues related to economic growth and development, and economic implications of ageing. Codrina's main research interest is on structuralist macroeconomic models and what drives structural change in an economy and why some countries perform better than others in terms of expanding growth and employment. She has also worked on how financial factors interact with the real economy, as represented by investment behavior, and give rise to business cycles or financial crises. Codrina has a Ph.D. in economics from the New School University. She is from Romania and holds a B.A. in economics from the Universitatea de Vest Timisoara, an M.A. in sociology from the University of Massachusetts - Boston, and an M.Phil. in economics from the New School University.

Focus: Economy, Globalization, Global

Selected Publications:

"Stagnation or transformation of a dual economy through endogenous productivity growth", Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 5, September 2007.
"Can the Poor Countries Catch up? Guarded Assessments on Mainstream Assumptions for the Early 21st Century" (with Lance Taylor) – Metroeconomica, Vol. 58, Issue 1, pp.127-154, February 2007.
"Empty Sources of Growth Accounting, and Empirical Replacements à la Kaldor with Some Beef", (with Lance Taylor) Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 486-500, December 2006


Globalization and the global economy; Keynes and post-Keynesian theory; Macroeconomic theory and policy; Structuralist macroeconomic models; Business fluctuations and cycles

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Last Updated: Dec 06, 2007

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