Labour Economist, Applied Econometrics
Muhammad Asali received his Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in 2008. He earned his B.A. in Accounting and Economics (1999), C.P.A., and his M.A. in Economics (2002), all with distinction, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He taught at Columbia University, at New York University, and at Union College. His research and teaching interests include Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics, and Time Series Econometrics.
1. The Effect of Immigration on Unskilled Native Workers: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 80(2), October 2013, 345-365. (PDF)
2. On the Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Local Human Capital Formation.
Spanish Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 34(96), December 2011, 153-161. (Joint with A. C. Campoamor.) (PDF)
3. Jewish-Arab Wage Gap: What are the Causes?
Defence and Peace Economics, Volume 21, Issue 4, August 2010, pp. 367-380. (PDF)
4. Inter-CountryComparisons of Poverty Based on a Capability Approach: An Empirical Exercise
in Arguments for a Better World—Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Ed. Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University Press, 2008, Vol. 2, Chapter 1, pp. 7-30. (Joint with S. Reddy and S. Visaria.)