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Biography

Prof. Emilson C. D. Silva
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


Email: emilson.silva@econ.gatech.edu


Qualifications

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.Sc., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.Sc., Universidade de Brasília


Publications (Selected)

  1. “Equitable and Efficient Federal Structures with Interregional Redistribution, Interregional Spillovers and Regional Attachment of Heterogeneous Labor,” Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming, 2010 (with Naoto Aoyama).
  2. “Interregional Competition, Spillovers and Attachment in a Federation,” Journal of Urban Economics 67, 219-225, 2010 (with Chikara Yamaguchi).
  3. “Emissions Trading of Global and Local Pollutants, Pollution Havens and Free Riding,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 58, 169-182, 2009 (with Xie Zhu).
  4. “Interregional Redistribution as a Cure to the Soft Budget Syndrome in Federations,” International Tax and Public Finance 16, 43-58, 2009 (with Nobuo Akai).
  5. “Correlated Pollutants, Interregional Redistribution and Labor Attachment in a Federation,” Environmental and Resource Economics 41, 111-131, 2008 (with Naoto Aoyama).
  6. “Global Trading of Carbon Dioxide Permits with Noncompliant Polluters,” International Tax and Public Finance 15, 430-459, 2008 (with Xie Zhu).
  7. “O Brilho da Bandeira Branca: Concorrêcia no Mercado de Combustíveis no Brasil,” Planejamento e Políticas Públicas 31, 37-65, 2008 (with Mariana R. Pinto)
  8. “On the Efficiency of a Global Market for Carbon Dioxide Permits: Type of Externality and Timing of Policymaking,” Economics Letters 100, 213-216, 2008 (with Xie Zhu).
  9. “Optimal Control of Acid Rain in China and Japan: A Game-Theoretic Analysis,” Regional Science and Urban Economics 37, 100-120, 2007 (with Yoko Nagase).
  10. “An Equitable, Efficient and Implementable International Scheme to Control Carbon Dioxide Emissions,” International Tax and Public Finance 14, 263-279, 2007 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
  11. “Crime and Punishment, and Corruption: Who Needs ‘Untouchables’?” Journal of Public Economic Theory 9, 69-87, 2007 (with Charles M. Kahn and Xie Zhu).
  12. “An Efficient Mechanism to Control Correlated Externalities: Redistributive Transfers and the Coexistence of Regional and Global Pollution Permit Markets,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 49, 68-82, 2005 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
  13. “An ‘Ideal Kyoto Protocol’: Redistributive Transfers, Emissions Trading and Global Participation,” Oxford Economic Papers 55, 216-234, 2003 (with Arthur J. Caplan and Richard C. Cornes).
  14. “Public Good Mix in a Federation with Incomplete Information,” Journal of Public Economic Theory 5, 381-397, 2003 (with Richard C. Cornes).
  15. “Local Public Goods, Inter-Regional Transfers and Private Information,” The European Economic Review 46, 329-356, 2002 (with Richard C. Cornes).
  16. “Optimal Design of Performance Based Rewards in Tax Administration,” Brazilian Journal of Business Economics 2, 9-22, 2002.
  17. “Performance-Based Wages in Tax Collection: The Brazilian Tax Collection Reform and Its Effects,” The Economic Journal 111, 188-205, 2001 (with Charles M. Kahn and James Ziliak).
  18. “Optimal Control of Acid Rain in a Federation with Decentralized Leadership and Information,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 40, 164-180, 2000 (with Yoko Nagase).
  19. “Pure Public Goods and Income Redistribution in a Federation with Decentralized Leadership and Imperfect Labor Mobility,” Journal of Public Economics 77, 265-284, 2000 (with Arthur J. Caplan and Richard C. Cornes).
  20. “Local Public Goods, Risk Sharing and Private Information in Federal Systems,” Journal of Urban Economics 47, 39-60, 2000 (with Richard C. Cornes).