Dr. Dimitrios Nikolaou

Assistant Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ECO 400.Sec 002 Independent Study
  • ECO 225.Sec 001 Labor Economics And Labor Problems
  • ECO 225.Sec 002 Labor Economics And Labor Problems
  • ECO 105.Sec 006 Principles Of Economics
  • 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 Fang). 2017. Applied Economics 49(34): 3359-3371. DOI 10.1080/00036846.2016.1259752.

  • “Does Cyberbullying Affect Youth Suicidal Behaviors?” 2017. Journal of Health Economics (forthcoming).

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

  • “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 7(1): 45-57.

  • “Socioeconomic, Health, and Behavioral Determinants of Obesity in Europe” (with Agelike Nikolaou). 2009. Review of Applied Economics 5(1-2): 83-97.

  • “Income-Related Inequality in the Distribution of Obesity among Europeans” (with Agelike Nikolaou). 2008. Journal of Public Health 16(6): 381-455.

    WORKING PAPERS

    “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 Crispin). Revise & Resubmit.

    “Identifying the Effects of Bullying Victimization on Schooling.” Under Review.

    “Determinants of Postnatal Smoking Decisions: Smoking Intensity and Pregnancy Complications” (with Jihui Chen). Under Review.

    “Cyberbullying vs. Bullying Effects on Student Outcomes: Is it a Tie?” Under Review.

    “The Impact of Physical Activity and Sports Participation on Bullying.” (with Laura Crispin).

    “Time Working and Timing of Work for College Students with Children” (with Laura Crispin).

    “Sex, Drugs, Alcohol and Subjective Well-Being: Selection or Causation?”

    “Personality Traits, Occupational Choice, and the Gender Wage Gap.”

    “Gay, Obese and Bullied? Heterogeneous Effects of Bullying and Cyberbullying on Health Behaviors.”

    “Show Me Your Friend to Tell You How You Fare: Peers Effects on Bullying and Academic Achievement.”

    “Internet Health Information, Consumer Types, and Health Production” (with Molla Mursaleen Shiraj).

    “The Impact of Culture and Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Transmission of Parental Care” (with Molla Mursaleen Shiraj).

    “Are the Negative Effects of School Bullying Only for Victims? The Effects of Bullying and Being Bullied on Education and Earnings.”

  • 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