Economics Department

Vasilios Kosteas

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Ph.D., Ohio State University
Chair and Associate Professor
International Economics, Labor Economics,
Development Economics

Contact Information:

Phone: (216) 687-4526
Fax: (216) 687-9206


Department of Economics
Cleveland State University
Rhodes Tower Room #1719
Cleveland, OH 44115


  • Vasilios D. Kosteas, "Journal Impact Factors and Month of Publication," forthcoming in Economics Letters.
  • Vasilios D. Kosteas. "Physical Activity and Time Preference," forthcoming in International Journal of Health Economics and Management.
  • Kosteas, Vasilios D. “Health Insurance Cost and Premium Sharing,” (with Francesco Renna), Journal of Health Economics, 35 (2014), 179-188.
  • Kosteas, Vasilios D. “Gender Role Attitudes, Labor Supply, and Human Capital Formation,” Industrial Relations, 52 (2013), 915-940.
  • Kosteas, Vasilios D. “The Effect of Exercise on Earnings: Evidence from the NLSY,” Journal of Labor Research, 33 (2012), 225-250.
  • "The Effect of Exercise on Earnings: Evidence from the NLSY," forthcoming in Journal of Labor Research.
  • "Job Satisfaction and Promotions," Industrial Relations, 50 (2011), 174-194.
  • "High School Clubs Participation and Future Supervisory Status,"British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49 (2011), s181-s206.
  • "Employment Disruptions and Supervisors," Industrial Relations, 49 (2010), 116-141.
  • "The Impact of Job Displacement on Employer Based Health Insurance Coverage," (with Francesco Renna), Journal of Labor Research, 30 (2009), 317-327.
  • "Job Level Changes and Wage Growth," International Journal of Manpower, 30 (2009), 269-284.
  • "Trade Protection and Capital Imports in the Mexican Manufacturing Sector," World Development, 36 (2008), 2822-2837.
  • "Manufacturing Wages and Low-Wage Country Imports:  Evidence from the NLSY," Economica, 75 (2008), 259-279.
  • "Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers:  A Quantile Analysis," International Economic Journal, 22 (2008), 25-41.
  • Entries in the Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Mehmet Odekon (Ed.), Sage Publications, 2006:
    • "Exploitation"
    • "Free Trade Agreement of the Americas"
    • "Minimum Wage"
    • "Wages"
    • "World Trade Organization"
  • "Linkages, Multinationals and Industrial Development," (with Amy Jocelyn Glass and Kamal Saggi) in Multinational Firms and Impacts on Employment, Trade and Technology: New Perspectives for a New Century (2001), eds. Robert E. Lipsey and Jean Louis Muchielle.

Working Papers:

  • "Social Skills, Promotions and Supervisors," February 2008.
  • "The Impact of Job Displacement on Employer," February 2008.
  • "Skill Upgrading and Imports in US Manufacturing," November 2007.
  • "The Effect of Career Disruptions on Promotions and Supervisors," October 2007.
  • "Manufacturing Employment and Imports:  Low-Wage Country Imports versus Overall Imports," April 2007.
  • "Wage Determination and Foreign Ownership in Mexican Manufacturing," October 2005.