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Tomas Dvorak
Union College

Department of Economics 
Social Sciences Bldg 103 B 
Tel: (518) 388 8016 
Fax: (518) 388 6988
dvorakt at union.edu

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Publications:

         Do 401k Advisors Take Their Own Advice?, 2014, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

         Do Mutual Fund Companies Eat Their Own Cooking?, with Jigme Norbu (Union 13),2013, Journal of Retirement,1(2), 91-100. (pre-pub version)

         Timing of Retirement Plan Contributions and Investment Returns: The Case of Defined Benefit versus Defined Contribution, 2012, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 12: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 23. Data for the paper is here.

         Are Women More Generous than Men: Evidence from Alumni Donations, with Shayna Toubman (Union 09), forthcoming in Eastern Economic Journal.

         Financial Literacy and the Design of Retirement Plans with Henry Hanley (Union 09), 2010, Journal of Socio-Economics, 39(6), 645-652. More information about the project is here.

         The Decomposition of the U.S. External Returns Differential with Stephanie Curcuru and Frank Warnock, 2010, Journal of International Economics 80(1), 22-32. Data for the paper are here.

         Cross-Border Returns Differentials with Stephanie Curcuru and Frank Warnock, 2008, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123 (4), 1495-1530. Data for the paper are here. See coverage in NBER Digest here. Dow Jones Newswire coverage here.

         Are the New and Old EU Countries Financially Integrated?, 2007, Journal of European Integration 29(2), 163-187.

         Annotated Sample Paper in Econometrics, 2007, Journal of Economic Education 38(1), 124.

         European Union Enlargement and Equity Markets in Candidate Countries  with Richard Podpiera, 2006, Emerging Markets Review 7 (2), 129-146. Also circulates as IMF Working Paper 05/182 and ECB Working Paper 552. Also, see the coverage in Economist Intelligence Unit's newsletter Business Europe on page 7.

         Do Domestic Investors Have an Information Advantage? Evidence from Indonesia, 2005, Journal of Finance 60(2), 817-839..

         Gross Capital Flows and Asymmetric Information, 2003, Journal of International Money and Finance 22(6), 835-864.

         Does the Euro Lead to Investment? Industry Evidence September 2006. (aggregate data: ag_inv.dta aggregate program: macro_analyze.do, industry data: industry.dta, industry program:  analyze_industry.do) published  in Financial Development, Integration and Stability: Evidence from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe edited by Klaus Liebscher, Josef Christl, Peter Mooslechner and Doris Ritzberger-Grunwald, Edward Elgar Publishing.

         Are Capital Inflows in the Czech Republic Inflationary?, 1997, Eastern European Economics 35(3), 35-65.

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