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Amit Batabyal
Professor

2015 Submissions

Full Length Book

Batabyal, Amit and Peter Nijkamp. The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions. 1 ed. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2015. Print. *

Journal Paper

Batabyal, Amit and Hamid Beladi. "Optimal Transport Provision to a Tourist Destination: A Contract Theory Perspective." Economic Modelling 47. (2015): 180-184. Print. «

Donovan, Pierce and Amit Batabyal. "On Economic Growth and Investment Income Taxation in a Creative Region." International Review of Economics and Finance 38. (2015): 67-72. Print. «

Batabyal, Amit and Olabisi Alao. "On the Sale of Package Tours to Infinitely Many Possible Types of Tourists." International Journal of Tourism Research 17. (2015): 1-3. Print. «

Batabyal, Amit and Hamid Beladi. "Knowledge Goods, Ordinary Goods, and the Effects of Trade Between Leading and Lagging Regions." Research Policy 44. (2015): 1537-1542. Print. «

Batabyal, Amit and Hamid Beladi. "Aspects of the Accumulation of Creative Capital in a Regional Economy." Technological Forecasting and Social Change 98. (2015): 88-92. Print. «

Batabyal, Amit. "Winter Transport via Trucks With Chains and the Fraction of Time Spent in Accidents." Theoretical Economics Letters 5. (2015): 805-809. Web. *

Batabyal, Amit and Hamid Beladi. "The Importance of Creative Capital for Economic Growth in the Presence of Learning by Doing." Regional Science Policy and Practice 7. 4 (2015): 187-197. Print. *

Book Chapter

Batabyal, Amit and Peter Nijkamp. "Introduction to the Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions." The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions. Ed. Amit Batabyal and Peter Nijkamp. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2015. 3-25. Print. *

Published Review

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of The Climate Casino, by W.D. Nordhaus. Interfaces Dec. 1015: 574-575. Print. *

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Being Mortal, by A. Gawande. www.curledup.com 10 Jan. 2015: Web. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of The Evolving Sphere of Food Security, ed. R.L. Naylor. Choice 1 Mar. 2015: 1367. Print. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of A Fort of Nine Towers, by Q.A. Omar. www.curledup.com 1 Apr. 2015: Web. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of The Oxford Handbook of the Macroeconomics of Global Warming, ed. L. Bernard and W. Semmler. Choice 1 Jun. 2015: 1712. Print. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of The Crisis of Zionism, by P. Beinart. www.curledup.com 1 Oct. 2015: Web. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Value and Values, ed. R.T. Ames and P.D. Hershock. Choice 1 Sep. 2015: 2068. Print. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Midnight's Furies, by N. Hajari. www.curledup.com 1 Nov. 2015: Web. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Hell from the Heavens, by J. Wukovits. www.curledup.com 1 Nov. 2015: Web. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Why Are We Waiting?, by N. Stern. Regional Studies 1 Dec. 2015: 2090-2091. Print. £

Batabyal, Amit. "Book Review." Rev. of Mapping Urban Practices Through Mobile Phone Data, ed. P. Pucci et al. Interfaces 1 Oct. 2015: 482-483. Print. £

Shows/Exhibits/Installations

Batabyal, Amit. WXXI 1370 Radio Evening News. 24 Aug. 2015. WXXI Studio, Rochester. Performance.

Batabyal, Amit. WXXI 1370 Radio Morning News. 5 Nov. 2015. WXXI Studio, Rochester. Performance.

Batabyal, Amit. Connections With Evan Dawson Radio Program. 29 Dec. 2015. WXXI Studio, Rochester. Performance.

Batabyal, Amit. TV Evening News, Time Warner Cable. 22 Jul. 2015. RIT, Rochester. Performance. *

Batabyal, Amit. PBS TV, Need to Know. 19 Nov. 2015. WXXI Studio, Rochester. Performance.

Journal Editor

Batabyal, Amit, ed. Associate Editor, Journal of Regional Science. Malden. MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015. Print. «

Batabyal, Amit, ed. Editorial Council, Review of Development Economics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2015. Print. *

Batabyal, Amit, ed. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences. Heidelberg: Springer, 2015. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Batabyal, Amit. "Technology, Learning, and Long Run Economic Growth in Leading and Lagging Regions." Allied Social Science Association Annual Meeting. Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies. Boston, MA. 3 Jan. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." Monash University Business School Seminar. Monash University, Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 17 Mar. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." Golisano Institute for Sustainability. GIS at RIT. Rochester, NY. 22 Apr. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." NECTAR Conference. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI. 17 Jun. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." AIEFS Biennial Conference. Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies. Hyderabad, India. 3 Aug. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." City and Regional Planning Department Seminar. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. 9 Sep. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." CREE Study Group Annual Conference. University of Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke, Canada. 3 Oct. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." RSAI Japan Section Annual Meeting. Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International. Okayama, Japan. 12 Oct. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." Economics Department Seminar. Brock University. St. Catharines, Canada. 27 Oct. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Accessibility, Vulnerability, and Resilience in a Stochastic Model of Sustainable Ecotourism." RSAI NARSC Annual Conference. North American Regional Science Council. Portland, OR. 15 Nov. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Knowledge Goods, Ordinary Goods, and the Effects of Trade Between Leading and Lagging Regions." Monash University Business School Seminar. Monash University. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 18 Mar. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Creative Capital in Production, Inefficiency, and Inequality: A Theoretical Analysis." International Workshop. Tinbergen Institute. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 14 May 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Creative Capital in Production, Inefficiency, and Inequality: A Theoretical Analysis." RSAI Japan Section Annual Meeting. Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International. Okayama, Japan. 12 Oct. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "Creative Capital in Production, Inefficiency, and Inequality: A Theoretical Analysis." RSAI NARSC Annual Conference. North American Regional Science Council. Portland, OR. 15 Nov. 2015. Conference Presentation. ∆

Batabyal, Amit. "China, India, and the USA, Productivity and Wages, and a Simple Model of Outsourcing." Gleason College of Engineering Honors Class. RIT. Rochester, NY. 10 Nov. 2015. Lecture. ∆

Invited Article/Publication

Batabyal, Amit. "What Does the Strong Dollar Mean for Rochester?" Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Social Mobility Still Lives." Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "When Profits, Financial Aid Mix in Higher Ed." Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Should We Oppose China's Infrastructure Bank?" Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Quality Teachers Have Many Lasting Positive Impacts." Buffalo News. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Greece Votes 'No' to Austerity; What Now?" Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "China and the Decline in U.S. Manufacturing Jobs." Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "To Spur Innovation, Why Not Get Rid of Patents?" Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "No Economic Benefit to Delaying a Kid's Entry into School." Syracuse Post-Standard. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Energy Star Rebates Are Sometimes a Good Idea." Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Why Does the MBA Degree Remain Popular?" Rochester Business Journal. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Has Bill Shock Lessened?" Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

Batabyal, Amit. "Fast Food, Soda, and Candy Are Not Making Americans Fat." Buffalo News. (2015). Print. ˜ ˆ

2014 Submissions

Full Length Book

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics. 1 ed. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. Print. «

Journal Paper

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Positive and Negative Externalities in Innovation, Trade, and Regional Economic Growth." Geographical Analysis 46. (2014): 1-17. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Some Properties of the Technology Gap Between Leading and Lagging Regions." Theoretical Economics Letters 4. (2014): 1-6. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Technology, Learning, and Long Run Economic Growth in Leading and Lagging Regions." Economic and Political Weekly 49. (2014): 92-96. Print. *

Usman, Umer and Amitrajeet A. Batabyal. "Goods Production, Learning by Doing, and Growth in a Region With Creative and Physical Capital." International Review of Economics and Finance 33. (2014): 92-99. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Hamid Beladi. "The Equilibrium Allocation of Creative Capital to R&D in a Dynamic Creative Region." Theoretical Economics Letters 4. (2014): 425-430. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "A Model of Trade Between Creative Regions in the Presence of Sector Specific Learning by Doing." Journal of Evolutionary Economics 24. (2014): 573-585. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Hamid Beladi. "Innovation Driven Economic Growth in Multiple Regions and Taxation: A Dynamic Analysis." International Regional Science Review 37. (2014): 459-472. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Innovation, Decentralization, and Planning in a Multi-Region Model of Schumpeterian Economic Growth." Networks and Spatial Economics 14. (2014): 605-628. Print. «

Book Chapter

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Introduction to Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics." Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. 3-41. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Aspects of the Management of Ecological-Economic Systems with a Safe Minimum Standard." Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. 199-208. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "An Analysis of Inspections When Economic Cost Reduction Matters More than Biological Invasion Damage Control." Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics. Singapore, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. 257-268. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Biodiversity Prospecting Over Time and Under Uncertainty: A Theory of Sorts." Handbook on the Economics of Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity. Ed. Paulo A.L.D. Nunes, Pushpam Kumar, and Tom Dedeeurwaedere. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2014. 252-263. Print. *

Published Review

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Handbook on Energy and Climate Change, by R. Fouquet. Choice Jun. 2014: 889. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of The Natural Gas Revolution, by R. W. Kolb. Choice Jul. 2014: 1061. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Breaking Out, by P. Desai. Breaking Out 2014: 1. Web. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Electrifying India, by S.S. Kale. Choice Aug. 2014: 2237. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of The Great Escape, by A. Deaton. Growth and Chnage 2014: 397-398. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Mr. President, by H.G. Unger. Mr. President 2014: 1. Web. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Environmental Markets, by T.L. Anderson and G.D. Libecap. Choice Nov. 2014: 665. Print. *

Journal Editor

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A., ed. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences. Heidelberg: Springer, 2014. Print. «

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Biodiversity Prospecting Over Time and Under Uncertainty: A Theory of Sorts." European Regional Science Association. Russian Branch. St. Petersburg, Russia. 28 Aug. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Innovation, Decentralization, and Planning in a Multi-Region Model of Schumpeterian Economic Growth." North American Regional Science Council. North American Branch. Bethesda, MD. 14 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Technology, Learning, and Long Run Economic Growth in Leading and Lagging Regions." Southern Regional Science Association. Southern Regional Science Association. San Antonio, TX. 21 Mar. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Digital Technologies, Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation Policies, and Economic Growth in a Creative Region." International Workshop. Tinbergen Institute. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 11 May 2014. Conference Presentation. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Aspects of the Accumulation of Creative Capital in a Regional Economy." RSAI Japan Section Annual Meeting. Japan Section. Kashiwa, Japan. 8 Oct. 2014. Conference Presentation. £

2013 Submissions

Full Length Book

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Essays in the Economics of Invasive Species Management. 1 ed. Atlanta, Georgia: North American Business Press, 2013. Print. *

Journal Paper

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Ought a Green Citizen to Bicycle or Take Public Transport to Work?" Ecological Economics 86. (2013): 93-96. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "The Creative Class, its Preferences, and Unbalanced Growth in an Urban Economy." Journal of Evolutionary Economics 23. (2013): 189-209. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "Human Capital Use, Innovation, Patent Protection, and Economic Growth in Multiple Regions." Economics of Innovation and New Technology 22. (2013): 113-126. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Olabisi Alao. "Selling Package Tours to Tourists: A Contract Theory Perspective." Annals of Tourism Research 42. (2013): 439-442. Print. «

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Hamid Beladi. "Setting the Dowry Optimally to Extract the Full Surplus: A Contract Theory Perspective." Economics Bulletin 33. (2013): 2034-2041. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Hamid Beladi. "Ship Inspections in Invasive Species Management: Alternate Regimes and Their Properties." Theoretical Economics Letters 3. (2013): 1-5. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. and Peter Nijkamp. "A Multi-Region Model of Economic Growth With Human Capital and Negative Externalities in Innovation." Journal of Evolutionary Economics 23. (2013): 909-924. Print. *

Book Chapter

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "Introduction to Essays in the Economics of Invasive Species Management." Essays in the Economics of Invasive Species Management. Atlanta, Georgia: North American Business Press, 2013. 13-63. Print. *

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. "On the Unloading of Container Cargo in a Seaport and its Inspection for the Presence of Deleterious Invasive Species." Essays in the Economics of Invasive Species Management. Atlanta, Georgia: North American Business Press, 2013. 361-376. Print. *

Published Review

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes, by J. Palmer. Curled up With a Good Book.com 2013: 1-1. Web. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Why Nations Fail, by D. Acemoglu and J.A. Robinson. Curled up With a Good Book.com 2013: 1-1. Web. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of The Carbon Crunch, by D. Helm. Choice 2013: 1300-1301. Print. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Optimal Control Theory With Applications in Economics, by T.A. Weber. Interfaces 2013: 108-109. Print. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Ordinary Geniuses, by G. Segre. Curled Up With a Good Book.com 2013: 1-1. Web. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Brokers of Deceit, by R. Khalidi. Curled Up With a Good Book.com 2013: 1-1. Web. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Most Wanted, by T.J. Foley and J. Sedgwick. Curled Up With a Good Book.com 2013: 1-1. Web. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Lectures on Urban Economics, by J.K. Brueckner. Economic Development Quarterly 2013: 260-261. Print. £

Batabyal, Amitrajeet A. Rev. of Water, Peace, and War, by B. Chellaney. Choice 2013: 349. Print. £

2010 Submissions

Published Article

Batabyal, A.A., and P. Nijkamp. “A Probabilistic Analysis of Two University Parking Issues.” Annals of Regional Science, (2010): 111-120. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and H. Beladi. “A Theoretical Analysis of Income Tax Evasion, Optimal Auditing, and Credibility in Developing Countries.” Journal of Theoretical Politics, (2010): 123-130. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and H. Beladi. “A Stochastic Model of the Provision of Guided Tours to Tourists.” Economics Bulletin, (2010): 577-586. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and S.J. Yoo. “A Probabilistic Analysis of Guided Tours for Tourists During the Slack Season.” Tourism Management, (2010): 482-485. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and P. Nijkamp. “Richard Florida’s Creative Capital in a Trading Regional Economy: A Theoretical Investigation.” Annals of Regional Science, (2010): 241-250. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and G. Herath. “A Dynamic and Stochastic Analysis of Ship Inspections and Alien Species Management.” Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, (2010): 33-39. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and H. Beladi. “A Model of Microfinance with Adverse Selection, Loan Default, and Self-Financing.” Agricultural Finance Review, (2010): 55-65. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and H. Beladi. “A Model of Entrepreneurial Activity With Two Actions Over Time and Under Uncertainty.” Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 3 (2010): 45-54. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A., and P. Nijkamp. “Asymmetric Information, Entrepreneurial Activity, and the Scope of Fiscal Policy in an Open Regional Economy.” International Regional Science Review, 33 (2010): 421-436. Print. «

Batabyal, A.A. “A Note on Guided Tours for Two Classes of Tourists During the Slack Season.” Studies in Regional Science, 40 (2010): 475-480. Print. «