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I am currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at Marshall University.  Starting Fall 2018, I will be joining Texas Christian University (TCU) as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics.  My research interests (research statement ) are primarily in the fields of International Economics, Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Development and Applied Econometrics. Click here to view my curriculum vitae. 

Outside of my professional life, I enjoy travelling, listening to music, cooking, working out and spending time with my wife and my dog Rooney. 

Assistant Professor of Economics
Marshall University           
Division of Finance and Economics   
One John Marshall Drive                    
Huntington, WV 25755                
Office :  (304) 696-2615 
bistar<at>marshall<dot>edu