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At BAU International University, we are dedicated to disciplined, critical inquiry. As scholar-practitioners, our professors make research contributions in several branches of knowledge. BAU encourages and supports these contributions, promoting the expression of divergent views and the positing of innovative solutions to the world’s social and environmental challenges.

Below you may find links to selected publications of BAU faculty members.

“Valuation of Quality of Life Losses Associated with Nonfatal Injury: Insights from Jury Verdict Data,” with William Zamula, Review of Law and Economics, 5, Article 13, 2009.“Pollution Abatement and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, and the United States,” with Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf and Carl A. Pasurka, Jr.,Environmental and Resource Economics, 44, 11-28, 2009.
“Assessing Regulatory Effectiveness with Exogenously Declining Risk: A Case Study of the CPSC’s 1973 Mattress Standard,” with Soumaya M. Tohamy, Journal of Safety Research, 38, 661-668, 2007.“Application of the Distance Function to Nonmarket Valuation of Environmental Goods and Services: An Illustrative Example,” Ecological Economics, 60, 168-175, 2006.“Adjusting the Measurement of U.S. Manufacturing Productivity for Air Pollution Emissions Control,” with Carl A. Pasurka, Jr., Resource and Energy Economics, 25, 329-351, 2003.“Assessing Incentive-Based Environmental Policies for Reducing Household Waste Disposal,” with Michael J. Podolsky, Contemporary Economic Policy, XVI, 401-411, 1998.

“Policy Evaluation with Combined Actual and Contingent Response Data,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 80, 264-276, 1998.

“Environmental Protection Activities and Their Consequences,” with Carl A. Pasurka, Jr., Environmental Accounting in Theory and Practice (Kimio Uno and Peter Bartelmus, eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.

“The Demand for Solid Waste Disposal: Comment,” with Michael J. Podolsky, Land Economics, 72, 191-131, 1996.

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Industry: A Proposed Framework for Assessment,” with Carl. A. Pasurka, Jr., The Environment Industry: The Washington Meeting, OECD, 1996.

“Environment-Economic Accounting and Indicators of the Economic Importance of Environmental Protection Activities,” with Carl A. Pasurka, Jr., The Review of Income and Wealth, 41, 1-23, 1995.

“Alternative Specifications for Environmental Control Costs in a General Equilibrium Framework,” with Carl A. Pasurka, Jr., Economics Letters, 48, 273-280, 1995.

“CGE Model of Pollution Abatement Processes for Assessing the Economic Effects of Environmental Policy,” with Carl A. Pasurka, Jr., Economic Modelling, 12, 53-59, 1995.

“Issues in the Design of Recycling Policy: The Case of Old Newspapers,” Journal of Environmental Management, 40, 245-256, 1994.

“Partial Static Equilibrium Model of Newsprint Recycling,” Applied Economics, 24, 411-417, 1992.


Turkey’s Entente with Israel and Azerbaijan: State Identity and Security in the Middle East and Caucasus, Routledge Paperback Edition, 2013, & Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics, 2009

“The Ties Between Israel and Azerbaijan,” Mideast Security and Policy Studies Number 110, The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, 2014

“It Is Not Science Fiction: Opportunities and Challenges in Israeli-Azerbaijani Relations,” Caucasus International, 2012

“A Bone in the Throat: Azerbaijani-Iranian Relations in the beginning of the 21st Century,” Revue EuroOrient France, Special Edition, 2012

“Le poids de l’histoire,” Outre-Terre, the European Journal of Geopolitics France, Special Edition 28, Iran, le compte à rebours, August 2011

“Russia Accuses Turkey of Violating Montreux Convention,” CACI Analyst, 2008

“Azerbaijan-Turkey-Israel Relations: The Energy Factor,” MERIA Journal, Volume 12, Number 3, 2008

“Azerbaijan-Jewish Relations: Realpolitik Embedded in History,” The Caucasus and Globalization: Journal of Social, Political and Ecomonic Studies, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008

“Good Relations between Azerbaijan and Israel: A Model for Other Muslim States in Eurasia?,” Policy Watch #982, The Washington Institute for the Near East Policy, Co-Authored by Soner Cagaptay, 30 March 2005



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