Emir Malikov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Lee Professor of Economics
Dr. Emir Malikov is Lee Professor of Economics in the Lee Business School. Prior to joining UNLV, he was an Assistant Professor at Auburn University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2014. Dr. Malikov's research interests primarily lie at the intersection of econometrics and productivity analysis with a broad range of empirical applications in microeconomics and industrial organization. His research focuses on the issues pertaining to (i) robust measurement of firm productivity and efficiency, (ii) structural identification of firm-level production functions, (iii) explaining the nexus between firm performance and exporting, foreign investments and cross-peer spillovers, (iv) analysis of firm and market structure in the financial services industry including banks, credit unions and microfinance institutions, (v) hedonic valuation of adverse effects of non-marketable environmental disamenities and climate change, (vi) modeling of production processes in the presence of socially and/or economically undesirable outputs, (vii) panel-data models with (un)observed heterogeneity and selectivity, (viii) semi/nonparametric estimation and testing for data with spatial dependence. He has published numerously in the leading economics journals including the Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics and Journal of Banking and Finance. Dr. Malikov is an Associate Editor of Empirical Economics.