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Houston H. Stokes, PhD

Professor Emeritus


Selected Publications

“Cost-Effective Control of Urban Smog”, with Richard Kosobud, Carol Tallarico and Brian Scott, Routledge, London & New York, 2006, pp. 1-177

“Density-dependent growth of Alaska sockeye salmon in relation to climate-oceanic regimes, population abundance and body size,” with E. C. Martinson, J. H. Helle and D. L. Scarnecchia, Inter-Research Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 370, pp. 1925-1998, (October 2008) 1-18.

“A benchmark-free approach to access the accuracy of an OLS Model calculation in an econometrically uncertain world,” Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 33, No. 1 (2008) pp. 1-17

“The Evolution of Econometric Software Design: A Developer’s View,”, Computational Econometrics: Its Impact on the Development of Quantitative Economics. Special Volume of Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2004, 29 No. 1-3, pp. 205-260

“Why are Postwar Cycles Smoother? Impulses or Propagation,” (with Georgios Karras and Jin-Man Lee), Journal of Economics and Business, 2006, 58, pp. 392-406.

“Re-Examining 50 Year-Old Estimates of the Klein-Golberger Model,” with B. D. McCullough and Charles G. Renfro, Statistia Neerlandica, 2006, 60, pp. 181-193.


PhD, University of Chicago, 1969

Professional Memberships

Director of Graduate Studies, 1974-1982.

Head, Department of Economics, 1982-1987, Acting Head, Spring 1992. 2010-

Senate Executive Committee 1987-1988, 1991-1992.

Chairman, Computer Policy Committee for Campus 1978-1988.

Developed B34S Data Analysis Program plus other software since 1972.

Active Navy Service 1962-1964. Reserves 1964-1984. Rank CDR-USNR-Ret.

Research Currently in Progress

Working on Modeling Nonlinearity.

Developing Econometric Software.

Working on Energy Modeling.