University of Southern California

Douglas Joines
Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-6510
Education: 
PhD, MBA, University of Chicago; AB, Duke University

Overview

Doug Joines is a macroeconomist who research has focused on taxes, deficits, and social security. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Journal of Business. In 1992, the National Science Foundation awarded him a research grant to investigate the effect of social security programs. Professor Joines has held visiting appointments at the University of Tokyo, Claremont McKenna College, University of Rochester, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. During 2007-2009, he served as Marshall's Vice Dean for Academic Programs.

Research

Braun, R. A., Ikeda, D., and Joines, D. H. (2009) "The Saving Rate in Japan: Why It Has Fallen and Why It Will Remain Low," International Economic Review, 50 (1), 291-321.
Arnault, E.J., Gordon, L., Joines, D. H., and Phillips, G. M. (2001) "An Experimental Study of Job Evaluation and Comparable Worth,".
Joines, D. H. (1999) "Will Social Security and Medicare Remain Viable as the U.S. Population is Aging?: A Comment," Carriage-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy.
Joines, D. H. (1993) "A Second Opinion: An Alternative Approach to Healthcare Reform," USC Business.
Joines, D. H. (1993) "How Bad is the Federal Budget Deficit?," International Journal of Public Administration.
Joines, D. H. (1991) "Money Supply Announcements and Real Economic Activity," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Joines, D. H. (1991) "How Large a Federal Budget Deficit Can We Sustain?," Contemporary Policy Issues.
Joines, D. H. (1990) "Seasonality and the Monetization of Federal Budget Deficits," Economic Inquiry.
Joines, D. H., Clark, T.A., and Phillips, G.M. (1988) "Social Security Payments, Money Supply Announcements, and Interest Rates," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Joines, D. H. (1988) "Deficits and Money Growth in the United States: Reply," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Joines, D. H., Bordo, M., Choudhri, E., Laney, L., McClure, J.H., Melvin, M., Pigott, C., Schwartz, A.J., and Willett, T.D. (1987) "Currency Substitution and Monetary Independence: Recent Research and Policy Implications," Contemporary Policy Issues.
Joines, D. H. (1987) "Review of the American Business Cycle: Continuity and Change, edited by Robert J. Gordon," Journal of Finance.
Canto, V.A., Joines, D. H., and Webb, R.I. (1986) "The Revenue Effects of the Kennedy and Reagan Tax Cuts: Some Time Series Estimates," Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
Joines, D. H. (1986) "Review of Untangling the Income Tax, by David F. Bradford," Los Angeles Times Book Review.
Joines, D. H., "Government Deficits and the Fiscal Policy Debate," in Canto, V.A., Kadlec, C.W., and Laffer, A.B., eds., The Financial Analyst's Guide To Fiscal Policy, Praeger, New York, New York 1986.
Joines, D. H., and Evans, P. D. (1986) "The Resolution of the Tax Debate," The Financial Analyst's Guide to Fiscal Policy.
Joines, D. H. (1985) "Deficits and Money Growth in the United States: 1872-1983," Journal of Monetary Economics.
Joines, D. H. (1985) "International Currency Substitution and the Income Velocity of Money," Journal of International Money and Finance.
Canto, V.A., Joines, D. H., and Webb, R.I. (1984) "Taxation, Revenue and Welfare," Journal of Macroeconomics.
Joines, D. H., and Canto, V.A. (1983) "Taxation, Revenue, and Welfare," Economic Inquiry.
Joines, D. H., Canto, V.A., and Laffer, A.B. (1983) "Tax Rates, Factor Employment, and Market Production and Welfare,".
Joines, D. H. (1983) "A Neoclassical Model of Fiscal Policy, Employment and Capital Acceleration,".
Dietrich, J. K., and Joines, D. H. (1983) "Rational Expectations, Informational Efficiency and Tests Using Survey Data," Review of Economics and Statistics.
Joines, D. H., Canto, V.A., and Webb, R.I. (1983) "The Revenue Effects of the Kennedy Tax Cuts," Foundations of Supply-Side Economics.
Joines, D. H., Canto, V.A., and Laffer, A.B., eds. Foundations of Supply-Side Economics, Academic Press, New York, New York 1983.
Joines, D. H. (1983) "Government Fiscal Policy and Private Capital Formation--Some Aggregate Time-Series Estimates," Academic Press.
Joines, D. H. (1982) "Government Spending, Tax Rates and Private Investment in Plant and Equipment," Bank of Atlanta Economic Review.
Joines, D. H. (1981) "Estimates of Effective Marginal Tax Rates in Factor Incomes," Journal of Business.
Canto, V.A., Joines, D. H., and Laffer, A.B. (1981) "Tax Rates, Factor Employment and Market Production," Kluwer-Nijhoff.
Joines, D. H., Canto, V.A., and Webb, R.I. (1979) "Empirical Evidence on the Effect of Tax Rates on Economic Activity," Proceedings of the Business and Economic Statistics Section.
Joines, D. H. (1978) "Outlook for California--Post Jarvis," The Executive.
Joines, D. H. (1978) "Alternative Taxes, Social Security, and Capital Formation," Modeling and Simulation, 7 (2).
Canto, V.A., Joines, D. H., and Laffer, A.B. (1978) "An Income-Expenditure Version of the Wedge Model,".
Canto, V.A., Joines, D. H., and Laffer, A.B. (1978) "Taxation, GNP, and Potential GNP," American Statistical Association--Proceedings of the Business and Economic Statistics Section.
Joines, D. H. (1977) "Short-Term Interest Rates as Predictors of Inflation: Comment," American Economic Review.
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