School of Economics


BS - Kansas State University Manhattan, KS USA 1978
MS - Purdue University West Lafayette, IN USA 1980
Ph.D. Economics - University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN USA 1989

Selected Works


Barnett, Richard C. , Bhattacharya, Joydeep and Bunzel, Helle . “Voting for income-immiserizing redistribution in the Meltzer-Richard model” ECONOMIC INQUIRY 52.2 (Apr 2014)682–695

Barnett, Richard C. , Bhattacharya, Joydeep and Puhakka, Mikko . “Patience Cycles” JOURNAL OF INSTITUTIONAL AND THEORETICAL ECONOMICS 169.2 (Jun 2013):339-354

Barnett, Richard C. , Bhattacharya, Joydeep and Bunzel, Helle . “Deviant generations, Ricardian equivalence, and growth cycles” ECONOMIC THEORY 52.1 (Jan 2013):367-396

Barnett, Richard C. , Bhattacharya, Joydeep and Bunzel, Helle . “Choosing to keep up with the Joneses and income inequality” ECONOMIC THEORY 45. (Dec 2010):469-96

Barnett, Richard C. , Bhattacharya, Joydeep and Bunzel, Helle . “Resurrecting Equilibria Through Cycles in an Overlapping Generations Model of Money.” JOURNAL OF MACROECONOMICS 32. (Jun 2010):515-26

Barnett, Richard C. and Bhattacharya, Joydeep . “Rejuveniles and growth” EUROPEAN ECONOMIC REVIEW 52. (Aug 2008):1055-1071

Barnett, Richard C. and Ozerturk, Saltuk . “The advantage of showing your hand selectively in foreign exchange interventions” EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 23. (Mar 2007):228-44

Barnett, Richard C. . “Coordinating macroeconomic policy in a simple AK growth model” JOURNAL OF MACROECONOMICS 27. (Dec 2005):621-647

Barnett, Richard C. . “Smuggling, nonfundamental uncertainty, and parallel market exchange rate volatility” CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS 36. (Aug 2003):701-727

Barnett, Richard C. and Fisher, Eric . “Comment on: ‘Do sunspots matter when spot market equilibria are unique?” ECONOMETRICA 70. (Jan 2002):393-96

Barnett, Richard C. and Engineer, Merwan . “When is price level stability a good idea? A critical review of the literature” PRICE STABILITY AND THE LONG-RUN TARGET FOR MONETA . (Mar 2001):101-52

Barnett, Richard C. . “Inflation, taxes, and the coordination of monetary and fiscal policy by use of a game of chicken” CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS 34. (Feb 2001):82-99

Barnett, Richard C. and Ho, Mun Sing . “Sunspots, currency substitution, and inflationary finance” JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 41. (Aug 1996):78-93

Barnett, Richard C. . “Speculation, incomplete currency market participation, and nonfundamental movements in nominal and real exchange rates” JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS . (Aug 1992):167-86

Areas of Expertise

  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • Public Economics