Barry W. Ickes
|Associate Head, Department of Economics
Professor of Economics
Joined the faculty in 1983
University of California, Berkeley
618 Kern Graduate Building
Phone: (814) 863-2652
Fax: (814) 863-4775
Personal Homepage: http://econ.la.psu.edu/~bickes/index.htm
Office Hours for Summer 2013: by appointment
Areas of Interest
- Economics of Transition
- Development Economics
- International Economics
"Russia's Declining Oil Production: Managing Price Risk and Rent Addiction," (with Clifford Gaddy), Eurasian Geography and Economics, 50, 1, 2009; 1-13.
"Putin's Third Way," The National Interest, January/February 2009.
“The Political Economy of Policy Reform,” in Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, Princeton University Press, forthcoming.
“Barter in Transition,” in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven Durlauf and Larry Blume, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming, May 2008.
“The Output Fall in Transition,” in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven Durlauf and Larry Blume, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming, May 2008.
“Microeconomic Aspects of Economic Growth in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, 1950-2000” (with Sergei Guriev) in Randall Filer, ed., Growth and Transition, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
"The Political Economy of Structural Change in Russia," (with Gur Ofer) European Journal of Political Economy, vol., 22, issue 2, June 2006: 409-434.
“The Political-Economy Trap and Economic Reform in Russia,” in M. Lundahl, ed., The Political Economy of Policy Reform Failure, Routledge, 2005: 197-218.
"Economic Pathology and Comparative Economics: Why Economics Fail to Succeed, Presidential Address," Comparative Economic Studies , 2005, 47, 503-519.
“Resource Rents and the Russian Economy,” (with C. Gaddy), Eurasian Geography and Economics, 46, 8, 2005; 559-583.
“Central and Eastern Europe: Economic Developments, Reforms, and Geography,” (with Juergen von Hagen and Julia Traistaru) in Peter Cornelius, editor, The Global Competitiveness Report, 2002-2003, Oxford University Press, 2003.
Russia's Virtual Economy, (with C. Gaddy), Brookings Institution Press, 2002.
"A Model of Russia's 'Virtual Economy," (with R. Ericson), Review of Economic Design , 2001, 6, 185-214.
“A Simple Four-Sector Model of Russia's Virtual Economy” (with C. Gaddy), Post-Soviet Geography and Economics, vol. 40 (2), March 1999, pp. 79-97.
"Russia's Virtual Economy," (with C. Gaddy), Foreign Affairs , 77 (5), September/October 1998.
"End of the Tunnel? The Effects of Financial Stabilization in Russia," (with P. Murrell and R. Ryterman), Post-Soviet Affairs , (formerly Soviet Economy) , 13:2, April-June 1997, pp. 105-133.
“Observations on the Use of Law in Russian Enterprises” (with K. Hendley, P. Murrell, and R. Ryterman), Post-Soviet Affairs (formerly Soviet Economy), 13:1, January-March 1997, pp. 19-41.
Research in Progress:
- Barter in Transition, Russia's Virtual Economy
- Stabilization in Transition Economies
- Enterprise Behavior and Restructuring in Transition