|Professor Ott received a B.A. in Economics (Highest Honors) from Cairo University in 1956 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1962. |
Current Research and TeachingProfessor Ott's research interests are public economics, macroeconomic theory and policy, and health policy. She is currently engaged in the following research topics:
Selected PublicationsThe Elgar Companion in Public Economics: Emprirical Public Economics. A. Ott and R. Cebula (eds), forthcoming 2006.
Contributions in the volume by A. Ott:
“Do Conservative Governments Make a Difference in Monetary Policy? A Comparative Study of the US and the UK” (with Vladislav Dolgopolov and Anna Belova), Atlantic Economic Journal , A Special Issue Dedicated to William E. Simon, former Secretary of the Treasury, September 2003.
“Tax Reform: Chasing the Elusive Dream” (with Sheila Vegari), Atlantic Economic Journal, A Special Issue Dedicated to William E. Simon, former Secretary of the Treasury, September 2003.
“The Political Economy of Club Formation: A Common Market for Muslim Countries”, the Middle East Business and Economic Review, December 2002.
“Do Children Create an Externality in the Provision of Public Education?” (with Ronald Shadbegian), Public Finance Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, May 2001, pp. 233-53.
“The Seventh Vote: Implications of Multiple Voting for Political Choice”, (with Ronald Shadbegian). Article part of James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy, available http://www.gmu.edu/jbc/fest/files/ott.htm
“Effects of Changes in Policy Rules on the Growth Path of the Economy: Temporary versus Permanent Effects”, In Macroeconomic Causes of Unemployment: Diagnosis and Policy Recommendations, Wolfgang Filc and Claus Kohler (eds), in Dunker & Humblot GMBH Publishers, Berlin, Germany, pp. 289-326.
“Land Valuation, Taxation and Tax Reform in Estonia”, Assessment Journal, Jan/Feb 1999, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 40-50.
“Political Economy of Social Security Reform”, Tax Notes, Vol. 80, No. 10, September 7, 1998.
“Land Reform: Restitution and Valuation in the Republic of Estonia” , Assessment Journal, September/October 1998. Vol. 5, No. 5, pp. 42-55.
“Modeling the Demand for Citizenship by Russians in Estonia: An Ordered Choice Analysis” (with K. Desai) in Peter Von der Lippe et al editors, Economic and Social Statistics: Theory and Practice. (Berline: Verlag, Wissenschaft und Praxis, 1997), pp. 296-318.