Francis Ahking

Associate Professor Emeritus


Subject Areas: Macroeconomics, International Economics

Ph.D., Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory, International Finance, Economic Growth, Time-Series Models

Selected Publications

“Measuring U.S. Business Cycles: A Comparison of Two Methods and Two Indicators of Economic Activities” Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, vol. 39, no. 4, 2015, pp. 199-216.

“Non-Parametric Tests of Long Memory in Real Exchange Rates in the Post-Bretton Woods Era,” Empirical Economics (2010) 39(2), 439-456.

“The Power of the “Objective” Bayesian Unit-Root Test,” The Open Economics Journal (2009) 2, 71-79.

“The Aggregate Demand for Private Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S,” Journal of Risk and Insurance (2009) 76(1), 133-157 (with Carmelo Giaccotto and Rexford Santerre).

Contact Information
Phone+1 860 486 3026
Mailing AddressUnit 1063
Office Location332 Herbst Hall
Office HoursSpring semester: MW, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, and by appointment