Academic Positions Associate Professor,, University of Leicester, 2015 -- Present. Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, 2011 -- 2015. Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside, 2006 -- 2011.
Education Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2006. M.A. in Economics, University of Rochester, 2005. M. Phil. in Economics, The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong, 2001. B. Soc. Sc. in Economics, The Chinese Univeristy of Hong Kong, 1999.
Research Interests Macroeconomics
Publications 1. "Asset Bubbles in an Overlapping Generations Model with Endogenous Labor Supply," (with Lisi Shi) Economics Letters, vol. 123 (2), 2014. [pdf] 2. "Time Preference and the Distributions of Wealth and Income," Economic Inquiry, vol. 52 (1), 2014. [pdf] 3. "A Quantitative Analysis of Suburbanization and the Diffusion of the Automobile," (with Karen A. Kopecky) International Economic Review, vol. 51 (4), 2010. [pdf] 4. "Finite State Markov-chain Approximations to Highly Persistent Processes," (with Karen A. Kopecky) Review of Economic Dynamics, vol. 13 (3), 2010. [pdf] 5. "Superneutrality, Indeterminacy and Endogenous Growth," (with Chong K. Yip) Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 27 (4), 2005. [pdf]
Comments 6. "On Expectations-Driven Business Cycles in Economies with Production Externalities: A Comment," (with Jang-Ting Guo and Anca-Ioana Sirbu) International Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 8 (3), 2012. [pdf]
Presentations Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, Bristol, April 2017 ASSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 2017 European Meeting of the Econometric Society , Geneva, August 2016 CEF Conference, Bordeaux, June 2016 ASSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 2016 Time, Uncertainties & Strategies Workshop, Paris, December 2015 University of Leicester, February 2015 University of Surrey, February 2015 Midwest Macro Meetings, Miami, November 2014 Annual Meeting of the Association of Public Economic Theory, Seattle, July 2014 Midwest Economic Theory Conference, Indianapolis, May 2014 Symposium of SNDE, New York City, April 2014 University of Connecticut, April 2014 North American Winter Meetings of the Econometric Society, Philadelphia, January 2014 Hunter College, December 2013 Fordham University, April 2013 North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society, St Louis, June 2011 T2M Conference, HEC Montreal, May 2011 Symposium of SNDE, Washington D.C., March 2011 University of Connecticut, January 2011 University of California, Riverside, October 2010 CEA Annual Conference, Quebec City, May 2010 Midwest Macro Meetings, East Lansing, April 2010 University of Western Ontario, March 2010 The University of Hong Kong, January 2010 City University of Hong Kong, January 2010 The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 2009 ACE International Conference, Hong Kong, December 2009 University of Southern California, December 2009 Conference on Health and the Macroeconomy, UCSB, October 2009 Georgia State University, September, 2009 Workshop for Economists Working in Parallel, Kansas City Fed, August 2009 CEF Conference, Sydney, July 2009 WEAI Annual Conference, Vancouver, June 2009 North American Summer Meetings of the Econometric Society, Boston, June 2009 UCR Conference on Business Cycles, April 2009 Wegmans Conference, Rochester, October 2008 University of California, Riverside, October 2008, October 2007 University of Miami, November 2006 University of Southern California, October 2006 Midwest Macro Meetings, St. Louis, May 2006 University of California, Riverside, February 2006 SUNY Albany, January 2006 Carleton University, January 2006 Simon Fraser University, January 2006 University of Rochester, November 2005 Midwest Macro Meetings, Iowa, May 2005
Teaching University of Leicester Macroeconomic Theory II Intermediate Macroeconomics
University of Connecticut Macroeconomics (MA Core Course) Macroeconomic Theory I & II (PhD Core Course) Advanced Macroeconomics (PhD Field Course) Intermediate Macroeconomics
University of California, Riverside Macroeconomic Theory (PhD Core Course) Advanced Macroeconomic Theory (PhD Field Course) Intermediate Macroeconomics
Student Supervision University of Leicester Hongsilp Sriket Co-Advisor, in progress Akbar Ullah Co-Advisor, in progress Sara Jabeen Co-Advisor, in progress
University of Connecticut Lisi Shi Major Advisor, 2015, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China Wei Wang Major Advisor, 2015, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Joshua An Associate Advisor, 2016 Ismahile Ba Boukari Associate Advisor, 2014 Weiran Huang Associate Advisor, 2014 Matthew Schurin Associate Advisor, 2013
University of California, Riverside Zhiming Fu Co-Advisor, 2014, Sichuan University, China Dongpeng Liu Co-Advisor, 2014, Nanjing University, China Sarah Daway Co-Advisor, 2012, University of the Philippines Anca-Ioana Sirbu Co-Advisor, 2012, West Virginia University Xiangbo Liu Co-Advisor, 2011, Renmin University of China
Professional Services Vice President, Chinese Economic Association in North America, January 2015 – January 2017 Organizer, ASSA-CEANA joint session, Chicago, January 2017 Organizer, CEANA Annual Meetings, Chicago, January 2017 Organizer, ASSA-CEANA joint session, San Francisco, January 2016 Organizer, CEANA Annual Meetings, San Francisco, January 2016 Co-Organizer, Conference on Business Cycles, UC Riverside, April 2009
Reviewer Experience B. E. Journal of Macroeconomics (2) Canadian Journal of Economics Economic Inquiry (3) Economic Theory (2) International Economic Review (10) Journal of Applied Econometrics Journal of Business and Economic Statistics Journal of Economics Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2) Journal of Macroeconomics (2) Macroeconomic Dynamics (2) The Manchester School National Science Foundation Regional Science and Urban Economics Review of Economic Dynamics (2)