• Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Niagara University
  • Bisgrove Hall, 2nd floor, Room 254H
  • rcragun@niagara.edu
  • 716-286-8196

Working Papers

Directed Technical Change: a Macro Perspective on Life Cycle Earnings Profiles
Wage-experience profiles for each country in the sample
Appendices for Directed Technical Change and Life-Cycle Earnings Profiles
With Robert Tamura and Michal Jerzmanowski of Clemson University

Power of Contraception in Australia
With Ishita Chatterjee of The University of Western Australia

Directed Technical Change and the Age Demographics of Development


Work in Progress

“All Men”? Measuring the Rate of Commission of Sexual Assault by Men
With James Cragun of Stony Brook University

“Economics and Ethics: The Impact of Government Integrity on Macroeconomic Performance and Inequality”
With Kristine Principe of Niagara University

“Demand and supply estimation in the market for cocaine with cross-price and weather instruments”

Wage and immigration supplemental for DTC work


Cool stuff you should look at

Penn World Tables convergence plot

Days to start a business in sub-Saharan Africa over time
Data from the World Bank Doing Business indices