Miles Finney

College of Business & Economics
Department of Economics and Statistics
Office Location: ST 909
Phone: 323 343-2937 Email:

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Ph.D. Economics, 1992
University of Houston, Texas

M.A. Economics, 1989
University of Houston, Texas

B.A. Economics, 1986
University of Texas - San Antonio



Statistics (Econ 3060)
Microeconomics (Econ 4100)
Public Finance (Econ 4330)
Environmental Economics (Econ 4340 and 3340)
Urban Economics (Econ 4400)
Data Analysis, Reporting and Presentation (Econ 4910)




"Information and the Demand for Clean Air," Contemporary Economic Policy, p. 719-728, 32 (4) 2014
"Interdependence in the Technology Adoption Decision among Municipalities," Applied Economics, p. 4343-4352, 43 (28) 2011. (with Mann J. Yoon)
"Income Sorting and the Demand for Clean Air: Evidence from Southern California, Land Economics," p. 19-27, 87 (1) 2011. (with Frank Goetzke and Mann J. Yoon)
"The Effect of Urbanization on Labor Turnover," Journal of Regional Science, p. 311-328, May 2008. (with Janet E. Kohlhase)
"A Threshold Cointegration Analysis of Asymmetric Price Transmission From Crude Oil to Gasoline Prices," Economics Letters, p. 233-239, November 2005. (with Li-Hsueh Chen and Kon S. Lai)
"Asymmetric Interdependence in the Provision of a Local Public Good: An Empirical Examination," Public Finance Review,  p. 648-668, November 2003. (with Mann J. Yoon)

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