Rebecca Neumann

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor
 (414) 229-4347
 Bolton Hall 828



PhD, Economics, University of Colorado-Boulder
MA, Economics, University of Colorado-Boulder
MS, Finance, University of Arizona
BA, International Relations and Business Studies, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Research Interests

Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Finance, International Trade, Macroeconomics, Public Finance

Current Projects

“Foreign Direct Investment: Country Visibility in the Location Choice” (with Laurel Adams and Saleh S. Tabrizy).
“FDI Inflows and Remittances” (with Mike Coon).
“Financial Integration, Macroeconomic Volatility, and the Directions of Capital Flows” (with Ping-Hang Fan and Hamid Mohtadi).

Selected Publications

Bose, N., & Neumann, R. M. (2015, March). An Explanation for the Diversity of Financial Structure. Macroeconomic Dynamics, 19(2), 270-287.
Neumann, R. M., & Ssozi, J. (2015). Political Influence on Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of African Economies.
Bender, K. A., Neumann, R. M., & Skatun, J. D. (2013). Real and Perceived Losses from Unemployment: A Cross-Country Study. Applied Economics, 45(25), 3625-3636.
Maskus, K. E., Neumann, R. M., & Seidel, T. (2012). How National and International Financial Development Affect Industrial R&D (with Keith E. Maskus and Tobias Seidel. European Economic Review, Elsevier, 56(1), 72-83.
Neumann, R. M., Holman, J. A., & Alm, J. (2009, August). Globalization and Tax Policy. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 20(2), 193-211.
Neumann, R. M., Penl, R., & Tanku, A. (2009, June). Volatility of Capital Flows and Financial Liberalization: Do Specific Flows Respond Differently? International Review of Economics and Finance, 18(3), 488-501.
Neumann, R. M. (2006). The Effects of Capital Controls on International Capital Flows in the Presence of Asymmetric Information. Journal of International Money and Finance, 25(6), 1010-1027.
Neumann, R. M. (2003). International Capital Flows under Asymmetric Information and Costly Monitoring: Implications of Debt and Equity Financing. Canadian Journal of Economics, 36(3), 674-700.