Dr.Nathan Ashby

Associate Professor of Economics

Recent Publications

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Published Papers - Academic Journals

Ashby, N., Bueno, A., Martinez Villareal, D.(2013). The determinants of immigration from Mexico to the United States: a state-to-state analysis. Applied Economics Letters, 20(7), 638-641. ISI Journal Quality Rating= .23 Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Recognized Journal

Ashby, N., Bueno, A., Martinez Villareal, D. (2013). Economic Freedom and Economic Development in the Mexican State. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy

Liu, Fullerton and Ashby (2013). Assessing the Impacts of Labor Market and Deterrence Variables on Crime Rates in Mexico. Contemporary Economic Policy, 31(4), 669-690.

Ashby, N. J. and Ramos, M. A. (2013). “Foreign investment and industry response to organized crime: The Mexican case.” European Journal of Political Economy. 2012 ISI Impact Factor 1-Y = 1.132; 5-Y = n. a.

Ramos, M. A. and Ashby, N. J. (2013). “Heterogeneous firm response to organized crime: Evidence from FDI in Mexico.” Journal of International Management. 2012 ISI Impact Factor 1-Y = 2.2; 5-Y = 2.781.

Ashby, N. (2010). Freedom and International Migration. To appear in Southern Economic Journal, 5-Year ISI Journal Quality Rating= .857. Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Top Journal/Highly Regarded. www.utc.edu/Outreach/SouthernEconomicAssociation/southern-economic-journal.html

Ashby, N. (2009). Institutions and Human Progress: An Analysis of International Pooled Data. Eastern Economic Journal, 35(3), 394-414.

Ashby, N., Sobel, R. (2008). Income Inequality and Economic Freedom in the U.S. States. Public Choice, 134(3-4), 329-346. 5-Year ISI Journal Quality Rating= 1.25 Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Highly Regarded Journal.

Ashby, N. (2007). Economic Freedom and Migration Flows Between U.S. States. Southern Economic Journal, 73(3), 667-697. 5-Year ISI Journal Quality Rating= .857. Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Top Journal/ Highly Regarded Journal. www.utc.edu/Outreach/SouthernEconomicAssociation/southern-economic-journal.html

Books and Book Chapters

Economic Freedom of North America 2010

Ashby, N. (2008), “Economic Freedom in the Mexican States,” Chapter 4 in Economic Freedom of North America 2008 Annual Report, (Vancouver: The Fraser Institute), 69-76.

Ashby, N., Gillis, M. (2007). In R. Sobel (Ed.), "Reduce Labor Market Restrictions: From School Choice to Right to Work", Chapter 10 in Unleashing Capitalism: Why Prosperity Stops at the West Virginia Border and How to Fix It (pp. 147-167). Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia: Public Policy Foundation of West Virginia.


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