Dr. Minh Q Dao, Professor of Economics
Office: 2871 - Coleman Hall
Minh Dao's Vita
For my personal homepage, please go to http://castle.eiu.edu/~mqdao/home
Frequently Taught Courses
Principles of Microeconomics
Statistics Applied to Economics II
Seminar in Public Finance
BS, 1978, Oklahoma State University, Economics and French
MS, 1980, Oklahoma State University, Economics
Ph.D., 1987, University of Illinois, Economics
Canadian Economics Association
American Economic Association
Midwest Economics Association
Missouri Valley Economic Association
“Population and Economic Growth in Africa,” Economia Internazionale/International Economics
, Vol. 66, Issue 2 (May 2013): 215-230.
“Factor Endowment, Human Capital, and Inequality in Developing Countries,” Journal of Economic Studies
, Vol. 40, Issue 1 (January 2013): 98-106.
“Gender Gaps in Human Capital in Developing Countries: An Empirical Assessment,” Economics Research International,
Vol. 2012 (2012), Article ID 715419, 8 pages.
“Exports, Imports, Government Consumption, and Economic Growth in Upper- Middle Income Countries,” Progress in Development Studies
, Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2014): 197-204.
"Drivers of Economic Growth in Developing Countries," Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics
, Vol. 38, No.1 (April 2014): 75-85.
"Female Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries," Economia Internazionale/International Economics
, Vol. LVII, No. 3 (August 2014): 337-50.
Selected Conference Presentations
Presented a paper on distribution and development in developing countries at the 43rd
annual conference of the Canadian Economics Association in Toronto, May 2009
Presented a paper on climate change and growth and development in developing countries at the 74th
annual meeting of the Midwest Economics Association in Chicago, March 2010
Presented a paper on debt and growth in developing countries at the 47th
annual meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association in St. Louis, October 2010
Presented a paper on risk management at the entreprise level and economic development in developing countries at the 51st
annual meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association in St. Louis, October 2014
Funding & Grants
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University, 2008
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University, 2009
Lawrence A. Ringenberg Award, College of Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 2012