Badi H. Baltagi is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at Syracuse University and part-time chair at the University of Leicester. He was previously Professor of Economics and holder of the George Summey, Jr. Professor Chair in Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University. He studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., 1979) and statistics at Carnegie-Mellon (M.S., 1975). He was co-editor of Economics Letters (2011-2021), served as co-editor of Empirical Economics from (1999-2018), served as replication editor of Journal of Applied Econometrics (2003-2018). He served as an associate editor of Journal of Econometrics (1999-2018). He is on the board of editors of Econometric Reviews.
His research interests cover a broad range of topics in econometrics, especially panel data, spatial panels, specification testing, simultaneous equations, seemingly unrelated regressions, technical change, airlines efficiency, cigarette, and liquor consumption, rational addiction, gasoline demand in the OECD, estimation of wage curves for Germany, gravity models for trade, foreign direct investment, nursing labor supply.
He has published in numerous leading journals including Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, International Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Econometric Reviews, Econometrics Journal, and European Economic Review. He is the author/editor of several textbooks including a graduate textbook on panel data in its 6th edition and another textbook on econometrics published by Springer. He edited the Oxford Handbook of Panel Data, published by Oxford University Press.
Badi H. Baltagi joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2002.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15297
published in: Economic Modelling, 2023, 123, 106-286.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15060
published in Journal of Spatial Econometrics, 2022, 3, Article 3
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13803
published in: Journal of Econometrics, 2021, 224 (2), 245-270.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13214
published in: Advances in Econometrics, 2022, 43 B3 (Essays in Honor of M. Hashem Pesaran: Panel Modeling, Micro Applications, and Econometric Methodology), 307 - 336
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12332
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2019, 17, 205-221
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11587
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2019, 76, 13-31
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10926
published in: Empirical Economics 2018, 55 (1), 265-296
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8670
published in: Health Economics, 2016, 26 (3), 277 - 291