Barry K. Ma
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
BA University of Toronto 1979 MS Stanford University Statistics 1982 PhD Stanford University Economics 1986
Areas of Expertise:
“A variance decomposition in the evaluation of the effects of educational policies in economic education,” (with J.H. Weiss), Applied Economic Letters, 2009, 16, 239-42.
"On the Invariance of a Mean Voter Theorem" (with J. Weiss). Journal of Economic Theory, 66 (1): 264-74, 1995.
"The Short-Run Aggregate Profit Function and the Capacity Distribution" (with L. J. Lau). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 96 (2): 201-18, 1994.
"On Some Generalizations of a Mean Voter Theorem" (with J. Weiss). Economics Letters, 42: 185-88, 1993.
"Four Tests for the Random Walk Hypothesis: Power versus Robustness" (with J. Handa). Economics Letters, 29: 141-45, 1989.
Works in progress: "On the Representation of Preferences in a Voting Model with Finite Choice Set" and "Free-Riders and the Level of Public Good Supply Under Nash and Pareto Provisions".
Awards, Honors, etc.:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant, 1985.
PSC-CUNY Research Grant, 1989-90.