Department of Economics at Illinois State University Department of Economics at Illinois State University Department of Economics at Illinois State University

Faculty


Dr. Dimitrios Nikolaou

Assistant Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ECO 425Sec 1 Adv Labor Economics
  • ECO 340Sec 1 Health Eco & Policy
  • ECO 300Sec 1 Senior Project
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Health Economics, Demography
  • Ph D Economics / Labor Economics - 2013
  • The Ohio State University
  • Columbus, OH USA
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Essays on Noncognitive Skills
  • MA Economics - 2009
  • The Ohio State University
  • Columbus, OH USA
  • MS Economics - 2007
  • University of Macedonia
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • BA Social Science / Economics - 2004
  • University of Macedonia
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Extracurricular Participation and Risky Behaviors During High School (with Laura Crispin and Muriel Zhang). 2017. Applied Economics Vol. 49(34): 3359-3371.

  • Do Anti-Bullying Policies Deter In-School Bullying Victimization? 2017. International Review of Law and Economics Vol. 50(2): 1-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.irle.2017.03.001.

  • Determinants of Postnatal Smoking Decisions: Smoking Intensity and Pregnancy Complications (with Jihui Chen). 2016. Working Paper.

  • Are the Negative Effects of School Bullying Only for Victims? The Effects of Bullying and Being Bullied on Education and Earnings. 2016. Working Paper.

  • Cyberbullying vs. Bullying: Is it a Tie? Comparing Their Detrimental Effects on High School Student Outcomes. 2016. Submitted.

  • Gay, Obese and Bullied? Heterogeneous Effects of Bullying and Cyberbullying on Health Behaviors. 2016. Working Paper.

  • Internet Health Information, Consumer Types, and Health Production (with Molla Mursaleen Shiraj). 2016. Working Paper.

  • Stronger Personality, Higher Bullying Resistance: Bullying, Non-Cognitive Skills and Youth Outcomes. 2016. Working Paper.

  • The Impact of Culture and Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Transmission of Parental Care (with Molla Mursaleen Shiraj). 2016. Working Paper.

  • Time Working and Timing of Work for College Students with Children (Laura M. Crispin and Lonnie Golden). 2016. Working Paper.

  • The Impact of Family Leave Policies on Female Promotions (with Nancy Haskell). 2016. Working Paper.

  • Does Cyberbullying Affect Youth Suicidal Behaviors? 2016. Under review.

  • Show Me Your Friend to Tell You How You Fare: Peers Effects on Bullying and Academic Achievement. 2016. Working Paper.

  • Determinants of Postnatal Smoking Decisions: Smoking Intensity and Pregnancy Complications (with Jihui Chen). 2016. (under review).

  • Don’t Mess with Athletics: Sports Participation as a Buffer against School Victimization (with Laura M. Crispin). 2016. Working Paper.

  • Work and Play Take School Time Away? The Impact of Extracurricular and Work Time on Educational Time for Live-At-Home College Students (with Laura M. Crispin). 2016. (under review).

  • Sex, Drugs, Alcohol, and Subjective Well-Being: Selection or Causation?. 2016. Under review.

  • Identifying the Effects of Bullying Victimization on Schooling. 2016. Under review.

  • Maternal Life Satisfaction, Marital Status, and Child Skill Formation. 2015. Eastern Economic Journal. DOI:10.1057/eej.2015.48.

  • Health Inequalities Related to Income in Greece (with Agelike Nikolaou). 2009. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research Vol. 7(1): 45-57.

  • Socioeconomic, Health, and Behavioral Determinants of Obesity in Europe (with Agelike Nikolaou). 2009. Review of Applied Economics Vol. 5(1): 83-97.

  • Income-Related Inequality in the Distribution of Obesity among Europeans (with Agelike Nikolaou). 2008. Journal of Public Health Vol. 16(6): 403-411.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Cyberbullying vs. Bullying: Is it a Tie? Comparing Their Detrimental Effects on High School Student Outcomes. Midwest Economic Association, Cincinnati, OH, April 2017.

  • Cyberbullying vs. Bullying: Is it a Tie? Comparing Their Detrimental Effects on High School Student Outcomes. Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY, February 2017.

  • Peers Effects, Bullying, and Student Achievement. Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C., November 2016.

  • Does Cyberbullying Affect Youth Suicidal Behaviors?. Southern Economic Association, Washington, D.C., November 2016.

  • Peers Effects, Bullying, and Student Achievement. Western Economics Association International, Portland, July 2016.

  • Bullying, Peer Effects and Student Achievement. Midwest Economic Association, Evanston, Illinois, April 2016.

  • Bullying, Peer Effects and Student Achievement. Eastern Economic Association, Washington, D.C., February 2016.

  • Bullying, Anti-Bullying Laws, and Schooling. Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, November 2015.

  • Pregnancy Complications and Maternal Smoking Behaviors. Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, November 2015.

  • Bullying, Anti-Bullying Laws, and Schooling. Western Economics Association International, Waikiki, Hawaii, June 2015.

  • Bullying, Anti-Bullying Laws, and Schooling. Illinois State University, Department of Economics, April 2015.

  • Bullying, Anti-Bullying Laws, and Schooling. Midwest Economic Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2015.

  • Sex, Drugs, and Happiness: The Role of Maternal Life Satisfaction in Adolescents’ Risky Behaviors. Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, November 2014.

  • Sex, Drugs, and Happiness: The Role of Maternal Life Satisfaction in Adolescents’ Risky Behaviors. Western Economics Association International, Denver, June 2014.

  • Maternal Life Satisfaction, Marital Status, and Child Skill Formation. Invited Seminar, Northern Illinois University, Department of Economics, April 2014.

  • Sex, Drugs, and Happiness: The Role of Maternal Life Satisfaction in Adolescents’ Risky Behaviors. Midwest Economic Association, Evanston, Illinois, March 2014.

  • Maternal Life Satisfaction, Marital Status, and Child Skill Formation. Allied Social Science Association, Philadelphia, January 2014.

  • Maternal Life Satisfaction, Marital Status, and Child Skill Formation. Southern Economic Association Conference, Tampa, November 2013.

  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Scott M. Elliott Faculty Excellence Award
  • Department of Economics
  • 2017
  • Scott M. Elliott Graduate Research Award for Best Capstone Project Advisor
  • Department of Economics
  • 2017
  • Scott M. Elliott Undergraduate Research Award Advisor for Best Capstone Project
  • Department of Economics
  • 2017
  • Pre-tenure Faculty Initiative Grant (PFIG)
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2016
  • James V. Koch - Economics Advisory Board Faculty Development Award
  • Department of Economics
  • 2016
  • Scott M. Elliott Undergraduate Research Award Advisor for Best Capstone Project
  • Department of Economics
  • 2016
  • Scott M. Elliott Undergraduate Research Award Advisor for Best Capstone Project
  • Department of Economics
  • 2015
  • New Faculty Initiative Grant (NFIG)
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2014
  • Graduate Associate Teaching Award
  • Department of Economics, The Ohio State University
  • 2012
  • Dice Research Award
  • Department of Economics, The Ohio State University
  • 2012
  • University Fellowship
  • Graduate School, The Ohio State University
  • 2008
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • 2007
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • 2006
  • Graduate Studies Incoming Scholarship
  • Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • 2005
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Studies
  • Greek State Scholarships Foundation
  • 2003
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Studies
  • Greek State Scholarships Foundation
  • 2002
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Studies
  • Greek State Scholarships Foundation
  • 2001