Khan Mohabbat, Professor

Professor Mohabbat received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1964. Before coming to NIU, he taught at SUNY-Buffalo, Rutgers-the State University, and the University of New Brunswick, Canada.

Current Research: His current research deals with the role of money in the production function, estimations of the marginal productivity of inputs, capital utilization, the study of import demand functions, and technical change.

Area of Specialization: Macroeconomics

Selected Publications:

  • "The Inflaltion and Output-Gap Tradeoff Debate Revisited," with M. Ashraf, Journal of Economics, Vol. XXXII, No. 2, 2006, pp. 71-90.
  • “The Phillips Curve Debate: Evidence from two-digit Industry-Level Data,” Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Fall 2003 (with M. Ashraf).
  • “Ricardian Equivalence: Evidence from South American Countries,” International Business and Economic Research Journal, March 2003 (with M. Ashraf).
  • “A Panel Data Analysis of the Lucas Hypothesis,” Journal of Business and Economic Research, Feb. 2003 (with M. Ashraf).
  • "The Relation Between Real Cash Balances and Physical Inputs in South Korea’s Manufacturing Sector." World Development, 1991 (with K. Yuhn).
  • "The Effects on Output of Anticipated and Unanticipated Money Growth: A Case Study of an Oil Producing Country." Applied Economics, September 1991 (with A. Al-Saji).
  • "The Productivity of Money: Some Empirical Evidence From Italy." Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commerciali, 1988.
  • "The Stability of Production Function and the Marginal Productivity of Inputs: An Empirical Study." Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 3, No. 2, Spring 1981.
  • "Consumer Horizon: Reconsidered." Journal of Political Economy, August 1978 (with E. Simos).
  • "Consumer Horizon: Further Evidence." Journal of Political Economy, August 1977 (with E. Simos).
  • "The Permanent Income Hypothesis: Evidence from Time-Series Data." The American Economic Review, September 1972 (with P. Laumas).
  • Economic Fluctuations and Growth -- Notes on Testing the Smithies Model." Oxford Economics Papers, March 1965.

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