Economics Faculty and Staff

Francesco Renna

Francesco Renna

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Economics
Office: CAS 447
Phone: 330-972-7411
Fax: 330-972-5356
Email: frenna@uakron.edu


Research Accomplishments

Fields: Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics

Publications

  • “Social Network and Weight Misperception among Adolescents” (with M. Ali and A. Amialchuk), Southern Economic Journal, 77(4), 2011: 827-842.
  • “Direct and Indirect Effects of Obesity on Labor Market Outcomes of the Older Working Age Adults” (with N. Thakur), Social Science & Medicine, 71(2), 2010: 405-13.
  • "Using Electronic Response Systems in Economics Classes", (with S. Ghosh) Journal of Economic Education, Forthcoming
  • "The Impact of Job Displacement on Employer Based Health Insurance Coverage", (with Vasilis Kosteas) Journal of Labor Research, 30(4), 2009: 317-327
  • "The Peer Effect of Friends on Adolescent Body Weight", (with Irina Grafova and Nidhi Thakur) Economics and Human Biology, 6(3), 2008: 377-87
  • "Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism and Labor Market Outcomes: Looking for the Missing Link", Industrial and Labor Relations Review Vol 62, No. 1, October 2008: 92-103
  • "Teens Alcohol Consumption and School Performance", Economics of Education Review, Vol 29, No. 1, 2008: 69-78
  • "Labor Discrimination over the Career of Young Workers" (with R. King), Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol 35, No. 3, 2007: 269-78.
  • "The Economic Cost of Teenagers' Drinking: Late Graduation and Lowered Earnings", Health Economics, Vol 16, No. 4, 2007: 407-419
  • "Overtime and Moonlighting: A Cross-Country Analysis", Journal of Labor Research Vol 27, No. 4, Fall 2006: 575-591


Education

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2002