Scott Hacker

Professor nationalekonomi
Nationalekonomi , Internationella Handelshögskolan
Ekonomie Doktor

Research

Scott Hacker's research has been in many fields. He has published contributions in regional economics, trade theory, international macroeconomics, and time-series econometric theory. He is currently working on topics dealing with model selection in dynamic systems and with development of the DeducerHansel package, a software package which provides an improved graphical interface to work with econometric methods in R, a free open-source language and environment for graphics and statistical computations. A list of his working papers, journal articles, and software components can be found at http://ideas.repec.org/e/pst185.html. His publications can be also found at Google scholar. As of 2014-11-03 he is among the top 20 authors in Sweden on article downloads over the previous year according Logec Statistics based on RePEC data. From the same source and date, he is also among the top 3 authors in Sweden regarding download of software files over the previous 12 months .

Biography

Scott Hacker did his doctoral studies in economics at the University of California at Berkeley, with the specialty areas of econometrics and international economics.  Prior to that he worked at The Urban Institute, a public policy think tank in Washington, DC. He has been working at JIBS since 1996, moving up the ladder from assistant professor to full professor. Between 2003 and 2007 he worked as the programme manager for the International Economics and Policy Programme and between 2010 and 2012 he worked a programme manager for all master programmes at JIBS.

Teaching

Scott Hacker teaches primarily in international economics, mathematics, and econometrics courses. He teaches at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, and has been awarded the pedagogical prize twice at JIBS.

Antologibidrag

Hacker, S., Klaesson, J., Pettersson, L., Sjölander, P. (2013). Regional economic concentration and growth. In: Johan Klaesson, Börje Johansson, Charlie Karlsson (Ed.), Metropolitan regions: Knowledge infrastructures of the global economy (pp. 117 -139). Berlin: Springer
Hacker, R., Johansson, B., Karlsson, C. (2004). Emerging Market Economies in an Integrating Europe: An Introduction. In: Emerging Market Economies and European Economic Integration (pp. 1 -27). Cheltanham UK: Edward Elgar
Hacker, R., Johansson, B. (2001). Sweden and the Baltic Sea Region: Transaction Costs and Trade Intensities. In: Spatial Change and Interregional Flows in the Integrating Europe: Essays in Honour of Karin Peschel (pp. 75 -85). Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag

Artikel

Ruranga, C., Hacker, R. (2020). The determinants of households having savings accounts in Rwanda Rwanda Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Business, 1(1), 6-19.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2014). Properties of Procedures Dealing with Uncertainty about Intercept and Deterministic Trend in Unit Root Testing Empirical Economics Review, 3(1), 83-97.
Hacker, R., Kim Karlsson, H., Månsson, K. (2014). An investigation of the causal relations between exchange rates and interest rate differentials using wavelets International Review of Economics and Finance, 29, 321-329.
Kim Karlsson, H., Hacker, R. (2013). Time-varying betas of sectoral returns to market returns and exchange rate movements Applied Financial Economics, 23(14), 1155-1168.
Hacker, R., Kim Karlsson, H., Månsson, K. (2012). The relationship between exchange rates and interest rate differentials: A wavelet approach The World Economy, 35(9), 1162-1185.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2012). A bootstrap test for causality with endogenous lag length choice: theory and application in finance Journal of economic studies, 39(2), 144-160.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2008). Optimal Lag Length Choice in Stable and Unstable VAR Models under Situations of Homoscedasticity and ARCH Journal of Applied Statistics, 35(6), 601-615.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2007). Capital Mobility in Sweden: A Time Varying Parameter Approach Applied Economics Letters, 14(15), 1115-1118.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2005). An Alternative Method to Test for Contagion with an Application to the Asian Financial Crisis Applied Financial Economics Letters, 1(6), 343-347.
Hacker, R., Hussain, Q. (2005). Trading Blocs and Market Performance under Duopolistic Competition Journal of Economic Integration, 20(2), 294-317.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2005). The Effect of Regime Shifts on the Long-Run Relationships for Swedish Money Demand Applied Economics, 37(15), 1731-1736.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2005). A Test for Multivariate ARCH Effects Applied Economics Letters, 12(7), 411-417.
Hacker, R., Einarsson, H. (2003). The Pattern, Pull, and Potential of Baltic Sea Trade The annals of regional science, 37(1), 15-29.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2003). Is the J-Curve Effect Observable for Small North European Economies? Open Economies Review, 14(2), 119-134.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2003). How Productivity and Domestic Output Are Related to Exports and Foreign Output in the Case of Sweden Empirical Economics, 28(4), 767-782.
Hacker, R. (2000). Mobility and Regional Economic Downturns Journal of regional science, 40(1), 45-65.
Hacker, R. (2000). The Impact of International Capital Mobility on the Volatility of Labor Income The annals of regional science, 34(2), 157-172.

Konferensbidrag

Hacker, R. (2019). The Unit-Root Information Criterion. Stochastic and Computational Finance, UAE University in Al Ain, UAE on February 20-21, 2019..

Rapport

Hacker,, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2010). A Bootstrap Test for Causality with Endogenous Lag Length Choice: theory and application in finance. Stockholm, Sweden: Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, The Royal Institute of Technology
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2010). The Properties of Procedures Dealing with Uncertainty about Intercept and Deterministic Trend in Unit Root Testing. Stockholm,Sweden: Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, The Royal Institute of Technology.
Hacker, R., Hatemi-J, A. (2010). The Effectiveness of Information Criteria in Determining Unit Root and Trend Status. Stockholm,Sweden: Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, The Royal Institute of Technology
Hacker, R., Kim, H., Månsson, K. (2010). An Investigation of the Causal Relations between Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Differentials using Wavelets. Stockholm, Sweden: Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, The Royal Institute of Technology
Hacker, R., Kim, H., Månsson, K. (2010). The Relationship between Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Differentials: A Wavelet approach. Stockholm, Sweden: Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, The Royal Institute of Technology

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