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CHUNBEI WANG Curriculum Vita

Assistant Professor, Economics

University of Oklahoma

Contact Information

Department of Economics Webpage: https://sites.google.com/site/chunbeiwang/

308 Cate Center Drive E-mail: Chunbei.Wang@ou.edu

Room 438 CCD1,

Norman OK, 73019

Academic Employment and Affiliations

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma, 2016 - now

Fellow, Global Labor Organization, 2018 - now

Assistant Professor (tenured), Birmingham-Southern College, 2013 - 2016

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2008 - 2013

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas at Dallas, Jan 2004 - Aug 2008

M.S., Applied Economics, University of Texas at Dallas, Jan 2002 - Dec 2003

B.A., International Finance, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, Sept 1997 - Jul 2001

Research Interests

Labor Economics: Economics of Immigration, Entrepreneurship, Gender and Minority, Family, Labor Demand

Publications

  1. “The Impact of 9/11 on Self-Employment Outcomes of Arab and Muslim Immigrants”, forthcoming at International Migration Review. [link]
  2. "Knot Yet: Minimum Marriage Age Law, Marriage Delay, and Earnings" (with Le Wang), Journal of Population Economics, 30:3, 771-804, 2017 [link] 2018 Kuznets Prize winner
  3. “Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry”, (with Merve Cebi, Wayne Gray, and Ronald J. Shadbegian), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 68:1, 188-202, 2014.[link]
  4. "Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Labor Supply of Married Women" (with Merve Cebi), Eastern Economic Journal, 39, 493-510, 2013. [link]
  5. “The Effects of 9/11 on Intermarriage between Natives and Immigrants to the U.S.” (with Le Wang), Review of Economics of the Household, Vol.10, No.2, pp.171-192, 2012. [link]
  6. “Language Skills and the Earnings Distribution among Child Immigrants” (with Le Wang), Industrial Relations, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 297-322, 2011. [link]
  7. “Mexican-Hispanic Self-Employment: A Dynamic Analysis of Business Ownership” (with Magnus Lofstrom), Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 29, pp.197-227, 2009. [link]
  8. “Did 9/11 Affect Hispanic-Americans’ Self-Employment Entry and Exit Decisions” (with Magnus Lofstrom), International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 30 No. ½, pp.176-87, 2009 [link]
  9. “Mexican-Hispanic Self-Employment Entry: The Role of Business Start-Up Constraints” (with Magnus Lofstrom), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September 2007. [link]

Working Papers

  1. “Tightened Immigration Policies and the Self-Employment Outcomes of Hispanic Immigrants"
  2. “The Effect of Divorce on Women's Income – An Unconditional Quantile Approach” (with Le Wang).
  3. “Does Environmental Regulation Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from U.S. Manufacturing” (with Merve Cebi, Wayne Gray, and Ronald J. Shadbegian).
  4. “Self-Employment Gender Gap: The Roles of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills”.

Conference Presentations

  1. "Tightened Immigration Policies and the Self-Employment Outcomes of Hispanic Immigrants," SEA 2017, Kansas State University 2017.
  2. "The Effect of Divorce on Women's Income – An Unconditional Quantile Approach," Southern Economics Association 82nd Annual Meetings, 2015.
  3. "Minimum Marriage Age, Marriage Delay, and Earnings" (with Le Wang), Southern Economics Association 82nd Annual Meetings, 2012.
  4. “Self-Employment Gender Gap: The Roles of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills” (with Le Wang), Southern Economics Association 81st Annual Meetings, 2011.
  5. “The Effect of 9/11 on Intermarriages in the U.S.”, (with Le Wang), Southern Economic Association 80th Annual Meetings, 2010.
  6. “The Impact of 9/11 on Self-Employment Outcomes of Middle Eastern and South Asian Immigrants”, 68th International Atlantic Economic Conference, 2009.
  7. “Reassessing the Effect of Language Skills on Earnings”, Seminar Series at Clark University, 2009, Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, 2009, Southern Economic Association 79th Annual Meetings, 2009.
  8. “The Impact of 9/11 on Immigrant Entrepreneurs”, Seminar Series at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2009, Southern Economic Association 78th Annual Meetings, 2008.
  9. “The Impact of 9/11 on the Self-Employment Decisions of Immigrants”, Southern Economic Association 77th Annual Meetings, 2007.
  10. “Hispanic Self-Employment: A Dynamic Analysis of Business Ownership” (with Magnus Lofstrom), Southern Economic Association 76th Annual Meetings, 2006.


Refereed Journals

Journal of Population Economics, Review of Economics of the Household, International Migration Review, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, International Journal of Manpower, Sociological Perspectives, Small Business Economics, Journal of Labor Research, Population Research and Policy Review, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Useful Links

  • Economics Blogs

General

Wonkblog (Washington Post)

Real Time Economics (WSJ)

Free Exchange (The Economist)

The Conscience of a Liberal (Paul Krugman, NYT)

Mankiw's Blog

Marginal Revolution (Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok)

Research

CEPR Blog (CEPR)

Microeconomic Insights

No Hesitations (Francis X. Diebold)

Econometrics Beat (Dave Giles)

  • Economics News

VOX EU (CEPR)

World Economic Forum

  • Everyday Economics Examples

EconThought (Daniel Hamermesh)