Research Papers

* Indicates Towson University Undergraduate Student

Links to papers coming soon

Gitter, S. R. (Forthcoming) “A Guide for Student Led Undergraduate Research in Empirical Micro-Economics” Journal of Economics Teaching (link)

Cahalan*, L., Fletcher, E. K., Gitter, S. R. (Forthcoming) “Violence and Female Labor Force Participation in Afghanistan” Oxford Development Studies (link)

Bellemare, M. F., Fajardo-Gonzalez, J., & Gitter, S. R. (2018). Foods and fads: The welfare impacts of rising quinoa prices in Peru. World Development, 112, 163-179.

Fletcher, E. K., Gitter, S. R., & Wilhelm, S.* (2018). “Reporting Violence Against Children: Social Norms in Nyarugusu Refugees Camp.” Migration Letters, 15(3), 377-388.

S.R. Gitter (2017) “The H1N1 Virus and Mexican Baseball Attendance” Athens Journal of Sports, 4 (4), 263-276.

Lewis, J.M.., B.L. Barham, S.R. Gitter and J. Nobles (2017). “Migration and the Pursuit of Education in Southern Mexico” Comparative Education Review, 61 (1), 141-169.

Hunsberger, P. K., & Gitter, S. R. (2015). “What is a Blue Chip Recruit Worth? Estimating the Marginal Revenue Product of College Football Quarterbacks.” Journal of Sports Economics, 16, 664-690.

Gitter, S. R., & R.J Gitter (2014). “Does Educational Attainment Reduce Agricultural Day Laborer Injuries in Mexico?” Ensayos Revista de Economía, 33 (2), 57-74.

Gitter, S. R., & Rhoads, T. A. (2014). “Stadium construction and minor league baseball attendance.” Contemporary Economic Policy, 32(1), 144-154.

Gitter, S.R. , J. Manley, and B. Barham (2013). “Early-Childhood Nutrition and Educational Conditional-Cash Transfer Programs.” Journal of Development Studies, 49 (10) 1397-1411.

Manley, J, Gitter, S.R. and V. Slavchevska (2013) “How Effective are Cash Transfer Programs at Improving Nutritional Status?” World Development, 48, 133-155

S.R. Gitter, Jeremy Weber, Bradford L. Barham, Mercedez Callenes, & Jessa Lewis (2012) “Fairtrade-Organic Coffee Cooperatives, Migration, and Secondary Schooling in Southern Mexico.” Journal of Development Studies, 48, 445-463.

S.R. Gitter and T. A. Rhoads (2011) “Top Prospects and Minor League Baseball Attendance” Journal of Sports Economics, 12 (3), 341-351.

B. L. Barham, M. Callenes, S.R. Gitter, J. M. Lewis, and J. Weber (2011) “Fair Trade/Organic Coffee, Rural Livelihoods, and the ‘Agrarian Question’: Southern Mexican Coffee Families in Transition” World Development, 39 (2), 134-145.

S.R. Gitter and T. A. Rhoads (2010) “Determinants of Minor League Baseball Attendance” Journal of Sports Economics, 11 (6), 614-628.

S.R. Gitter and B. L. Barham (2009) “Conditional Cash Transfers, Shocks, and Education: An Impact Evaluation of Nicaragua’s RPS.” Journal of Development Studies, 45, 1-21.

S.R. Gitter and B. L. Barham (2008) “Women and Targeted Cash Transfers in Nicaragua” World Bank Economic Review, vol. 22(2), 271-290.

S.R. Gitter, R.J. Gitter and D. Southgate (2008) “Impact of Return Migration to Mexico” Estudios Económicos, 23(1), pages 3-23.

S.R. Gitter and B. L. Barham (2007) "Credit, Natural Disasters, Coffee, and Educational Attainment in Rural Honduras," World Development, 35(3): 498-511.