Traviss Cassidy

  • December 17th, 2018
Traviss Cassidy
EFLS, Faculty
Department:Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies
Title:Assistant Professor of Economics
Education: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

Focus and Current Research

Public Finance


Political Economy

Selected Publications

“The Long-Run Effects of Oil Wealth on Development: Evidence from Petroleum Geology.” Economic Journal. October 2019.

“Old and Young Politicians.” (With Alberto Alesina and Ugo Troiano.) Economica. October 2019.

"Broadening State Capacity: Fiscal and Mobility Consequences of the Introduction of the Income Tax." (With Mark Dincecco and Ugo Troiano.) Working Paper.

“How Forward-Looking are Local Governments? Evidence from Indonesia.” Working Paper.

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