Traviss Cassidy

Assistant Professor

Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies

Phone: 205-348-7842
Email: tmcassidy@cba.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Public Finance


Political Economy


Ph.D., The University of Michigan, 2018, Economics

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Michael J. Moore Dissertation Prize for best paper in applied microeconomics, University of Michigan, 2017

Selected Publications

"The Long-Run Effects of Oil Wealth on Development: Evidence from Petroleum Geology." Economic Journal. Forthcoming.

"Old and Young Politicians." (With Alberto Alesina and Ugo Troiano.) Economica. Forthcoming.

"Local Government Responses to Permanent vs. Transitory Grant Revenue: Evidence from Indonesia." Working Paper.

"Broadening the State: Policy Responses to the Introduction of the Income Tax." (With Mark Dinecco and Ugo Troiano.) Working Paper.

"The Economic Legacy of Warfare: Evidence from European Regions." (With Mark Dinecco and Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato.) Working Paper.