Mohammad Ali Ashraf

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We investigate the effects of age, marital status, number of children, and education on the probability of female presence in traditionally male-dominated occupations using the PUMS 1990 and PUMS 2000 data. The results indicate that being married with husband present decreases the probability of female presence in traditionally male-dominated occupations,(More)
We define macrofinance as the application of traditional financial economic theory to the macro-economy postulating that macroeconomic activity results from aggregate effects of all domestic private and public saving, investment, net international trade and consumption decisions. We suggest that a single economic policy objective should be the maximization(More)
We ask whether failure to control for research and development (R&D) activity in an output convergence regression affects the coefficient estimates of initial output. We focus on output convergence to an economy's own steady-state growth path using time series regression framework and convergence across economies using panel estimation. We use data for the(More)
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