"Using State Level Employment Thresholds to Explain Okun's Law." forthcoming at IZA Journal of Labor Policy

"An Analysis of Okun's Law, the Natural Rate, and Voting Preferences for the 50 States," Economics Bulletin, 2013, vol. 33(4), pages 2504-2517.

"Explaining the saving-investment relationship with threshold effects," Global Finance and Business Review, 2010.

Submitted Papers:
"Union Employment and Okun's Law: Does Unionization Matter?" under review at Contemporary Economic Policy

"An analysis of saving, growth, and age dependency,'' (with Brandon Reeves, Gonzaga). under review at Studies of Nonlinear Dynamics and Economics

"A Dynamic Panel Model of GDP growth, Saving, Age Dependency, and Trade Openness.'' under review at International Review of Applied Economics

"Economic Growth and Government Debt: Does Inflation Matter?" under review at Structural Change and Economic Dynamics

"Saving-Investment a Spacey Relationship,'' under review at Journal of Business Inquiry (with Kevin Henrickson, Gonzaga). 

Working Papers:
"An Historical Look at Economic Growth, Government Debt, and Investment Rates.'' 

"Cyclical Stability of Components of the Sales Tax Base.'' (with John Beck and Gary Weber), Presented at the Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference

**For additional working papers and work in progress papers please see the attached research agenda.