Manoj Atolia
Dr. Manoj Atolia

Department of Economics, College of Social Science

Florida State University, USA

Associated Professor & Bernard F. Sliger Scholar in Economics



2004 Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

2004 M.A., Mathematics, Indiana University, USA

1987 B.Tech., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Fiscal Adjustment and Inflation Targeting in Less Developed Countries (with Ed Buffie)Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, forthcoming.
  2. Equilibrium Shirking, Access to Credit, and Endogenous TFP Fluctuations (with Tor Einarsson and Milton H. Marquis)Economica, Volume 82, Issue 327 (Jul, 2015), pp. 486-507.
  3. Resurrecting the Weak Credibility Hypothesis in Models of Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization (with Ed Buffie)European Economic Review, Volume 56, Issue 3 (Apr, 2012), pp. 361-372.
  4. Atolia M. and  Buffie E (2012), Trade, growth, and poverty in Zambia: Insights from a Dynamic GE Model, Journal of Policy Modeling, 34, 2, 211-229.
  5. Atolia M., Chatterjee S. and Turnovsky S. (2012), Growth and Inequality: Dependence on the Time Path of Productivity Increase (and Other Structural Changes), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 36, 3, 331-348.
  6. Atolia M. and Buffie E. (2011), Solving the Unit Root Problem in Models with an Exogenous World Market Interest Rate, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 15, 5, 681-712.
  7. Atolia M. and Buffie E. (2011), Exchange-Rate-Based Stabilization, Durables Consumption, and the Stylized Facts, Economic Journal, 121, 555, 1130-1160.
  8. Atolia M., Awad B. and Marquis M. (2011), Linearization and Higher-Order Approximations: How Good are They? Computational Economics, 38, 1, 1-31.
  9. Atolia M. and Prasad K. (2011), Relative Wealth Concerns and Entrepreneurship, Economica, 78, 310, 294-316.
  10. Atolia M., Einarsson T. and Marquis M. (2011), Understanding Liquidity Shortages During Severe Economic Downturns, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 35, 3, 330-343.
  11. Atolia M., Chatterjee S. and Turnovsky S. (2010), How Misleading is Linearization? Evaluating the Dynamics of the Neoclassical Growth Model, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 34, 9, 1550-1571.
  12. Atolia M. (2010), Public Investment, Tax Evasion, and the Welfare Effects of a Tariff Reform, Contemporary Economic Policy, 28, 2, 219-239.
  13. Atolia M. and Buffie E. (2009), Reverse Shooting Made Easy: Automating the Search for the Global Nonlinear Saddlepath, Computational Economics, 34, 3, 273-308.
  14. Atolia M. and Buffie E. (2009), Agricultural Input Subsidies in Malawi: Good, Bad or Hard to Tell? FAO Commodity and Trade Policy Research Paper No. 28.
  15. Atolia M. and Buffie E. (2009), Smart Forward Shooting, Computational Economics, 33, 1, 1-30 Atolia M. (2007), Trade Liberalization and Rising Wage Inequality in Latin America: Reconciliation with HOS Theory.