William D. Lastrapes

Professor

Office
505 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3569
Email Address
Websites
CV Curriculum Vitae
Personal Personal Website

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Economics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1986
BS
  • Finance
Louisiana State University
1980

Research Interests

  • Monetary Economics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics

Areas of Expertise

  • Monetary Economics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
LSU
Economics
Assistant Professor 1986 to 1990

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Kamerschen-Hampton Outstanding Research Award
Terry College Department of Economics
2010
Kamerschen-Hampton Outstanding Research Award
Terry College Department of Economics
2000
Swift Undergraduate Teaching Award
Terry College Department of Economics
1995

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editor
Journal of Macroeconomics
2014 - present
Associate Editor
Journal of Economics and Business
2000 - present

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Chadi S. Abdallah and William D. Lastrapes. 2012. Home Equity Lending and Retail Spending: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Texas. American Economic Journal -- Macroeconomics, 4(4).
  • William D. Lastrapes. December 2006. Inflation and the Distribution of Relative Prices: The Role of Productivity and Money Supply Shocks. Journal Of Money, Credit And Banking, (38):2159-98.
  • William D. Lastrapes and W. Douglas McMillin. Oct. 2004. Cross-Country Variation in the Liquidity Effect: The Role of Finanical Markets. The Economic Journal, (114):890-915.
  • William D. Lastrapes. Nov. 1998. The Dynamic Effects of Money: Combining Short-run and Long-run Identifying Restrictions Using Bayesian Techniques. Review Of Economics And Statistics, (80):588-00.
  • William D. Lastrapes and George Selgin. December 1997. The Check Tax: Fiscal Folly and the Great Monetary Contraction. Journal Of Economic History, (57):859-78.
  • Christopher G. Lamoureux and William D. Lastrapes. 1993. Forecasting Stock Return Variance: Toward an Understanding of Stochastic Implied Volatilities. Review Of Financial Studies, (6):293-326.
  • William D. Lastrapes. 1992. Sources of Fluctuations in Real and Nominal Exchange Rates. Review Of Economics And Statistics, (74):530-39.
  • Christopher G. Lamoureux and William D. Lastrapes. April 1990. Persistence-in-Variance, Structural Change and the GARCH Model. Journal Of Business And Economic Statistics, (8):225-34.
  • Christopher G. Lamoureux and William D. Lastrapes. March 1990. Heteroskedasticity in Stock Return Data: Volume Versus GARCH Effects. Journal Of Finance, (45):221-29.
  • William D. Lastrapes. February 1989. Exchange Rate Volatility and U.S. Monetary Policy: An ARCH Application. Journal Of Money, Credit And Banking, (21):66-77.