Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (GPA 4.0/4.0)    
M.A., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (GPA 4.0/4.0)      
B.S., Economics, Zhejiang University of Technology (with honors)            
Professor, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University of China, China 2012-
Associate Professor, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University of China, China 2010-2012
Associate Professor, Lingnan (University)College, Sun Yat-Sen University, China 2009-2010
Associate Professor, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), China 2006-2009.
Director of Graduate Studies, Research Institute of Economics and Management (RIEM), SWUFE, 2006-2007.
Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Spring 2008.
Fellowships, Honors and Awards
“100-elite Program” at Sun Yat-Sen University, 2009
Best Paper Award, Global Chinese Real Estate Congress, 2009.
SWUFE Outstanding Teacher Award, SWUFE, 2008.
Elliott Award for Excellence in Macroeconomics, UW-Milwaukee, 2005.
Chancellor Graduate Student Award, UW-Milwaukee, 2005-2006.
Graduate School Fellowship, UW-Milwaukee, 2004-2005.
Research Interests    
Applied Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Spatial Model, Mixed Oligopoly and Strategy
Graduate Courses: Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Management, Doctoral Seminar in Applied Microeconomics, Industrial Organization Theory, Mathematical Economics-Dynamic Optimization
Undergraduate Courses: Industrial Organization, Microeconomics
 “Trade Liberalization, Product Complexity, and Productivity Improvement: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” The World Economy, Forthcoming. (with M. Yu and B. Qu)
“Role of Demand-side Strategy in Quality Competition,” International Journal of Production Economics, Forthcoming. (with S. K. Mukhopadhyay).
 “Strategic Delegation in an Experimental Mixed Duopoly,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, V.87: 91-100. (with N. Du and J.S. Heywood)
 “Sequential Entry and Merger in Spatial Price Discrimination,” Annals of Regional Science, 2013, V.50: 841-859. (with J. S. Heywood)
“Achieving Demand-Side Synergy from Strategic Diversification: How Combining Mundane Assets Can Leverage Consumer Utilities,” Organization Science, 2012, V.23:207-224. (with R. Priem and A. Alshwer)
“Patent Licensing in a Mixed Oligopoly with a Foreign Firm,” Economics Bulletin, 2012, V. 32: 1191-1197.
 “Piece Rates for Professors,” Economics Letters, 2011, V.113: 285-287. (with J. S. Heywood and X. Wei)
 “Patent Licensing in a Model of Spatial Price Discrimination,” Papers in Regional Science, 2011, V.90: 589-602. (with J. S. Heywood)
 “Optimal privatization in a mixed duopoly with consistent conjectures,” Journal of Economics, 2010, V. 101: 231-46. (with J. S. Heywood)
 “Mixed Oligopoly and Spatial Price Discrimination with Foreign Firms,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2009, V.39: 592–601. (with J. S. Heywood)
 “Mixed Oligopoly, Sequential Entry and Spatial Price Discrimination,” Economic Inquiry, 2009, V.47: 589–97. (with J. S. Heywood)
“Partial Privatization in a Mixed Oligopoly with R&D Rivalry,” Bulletin of Economic Research, 2009, V.61: 165-178. (with J. S. Heywood). (with J. S. Heywood)
“Delegation in a Mixed Oligopoly: The Case of Multiple Private Firms,” Managerial and Decision Economics, 2009, V.30: 71 - 82. (with J. S. Heywood)
“Privatization and Timing in a Mixed Oligopoly with both Foreign and Domestic firms,” Australian Economic Papers, 2009, V.48: 320-32. (with J. S. Heywood)
“Partial Privatization and Strategic Trade Policy in Differentiated Mixed Oligopoly,” China Economic Quarterly, 2010, V.9:597-608. (in Chinese with G. Deng) 
 Working Papers
“Managing Service Quality in Multiple Outsourcing ,” Revision requested by International Journal of Electronic Commerce. (with X. Zhu and S. K. Mukhopadhyay)
 “Mortgage Rate and the Choice of Mortgage Length: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Chinese Transaction-level Data,” Under referee review. (with G. Deng and Z. Li)
“Leadership and Privatization in a Mixed Multi-product Oligopoly: An Endogenous Timing Model,” Under referee review.
“Agency Rulemaking and Optimal Regulatory Standard: An Irrelevant Result of Market Structure, ” Working Paper. (with X. Zhan)
“The Optimal Subsidy Scheme for an Oligopoly,” Working Paper. 
Grants and Sponsored Research
National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2012.
Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry, 2007.
Canadian Journal of Economics, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Southern Economic Journal, China Economic Quarterly (Chinese).
Outside Evaluator for Tenure and Promotion
Chongqing Technology and Business University
Invited Seminars
Lingnan University (Hong Kong), Nanjing University, Nankai University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Sun Yat-Sen University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University
Conferences and Presentations   
Chinese Economist Society Annual Conference, Xiamen, Chair of Paper Session on “Public Economics,” Jun. 2010
Global Chinese Real Estate Congress Conference, Beijing, “Interest Rate Spread and Mortgage Length: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Transaction-level Data of China,” Aug. 2009. (GCREC 2009 Best Paper Award)
Consortium for Western China Development Studies Annual Conference, Xian, “Bank Financing and Housing Demand in China: Evidence from Transaction-level Data,” Jul. 2008
Midwest Economics Association Conference, Chicago, IL, “Partial Privatization in a Mixed Oligopoly with R&D Rivalry,” Mar. 2008
China Economics Annual Conference, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, “Endogenous Quality Choice and Double Marginalization,” Dec. 2007
China Institutional Economics Association Conference, Chengdu, Chair of Paper Session on “Game Theory and Institutional Economics,” Oct. 2007
Chinese Economists Society Conference, Changsha,  “Leadership and Privatization in a Mixed Multi-product Oligopoly: An Endogenous Timing Model,” Jul. 2007
Western Economic Association International Conference, Seattle, WA, “Leadership and Privatization in a Mixed Multi-product Oligopoly: An Endogenous Timing Model,” Jun. 2007
Pacific Rim Conference, Western Economic Association International, Beijing, “Multi-product Oligopoly and Mixed Oligopoly,” Jan. 2007
China Economics Annual Conference, Wuhan, “Endogenous Timing in a Mixed Oligopoly with both a Domestic and a Foreign Private Firm,” Dec. 2006
Social Change Workshop at Stanford University, Institute for Humane Studies, Summer, 2006
Midwest Economics Association Conference, Chicago, IL, “Mixed Oligopoly and Spatial Price Discrimination,” Mar. 2006
Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, Houston, TX, “Mixed Oligopoly and Spatial Price Discrimination,” Feb. 2006
Department of Economics Seminar, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “Mixed Oligopoly and Spatial Price Discrimination,” Oct. 2005
Midwest Economics Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI, “Should Public Firms Maximize Social Welfare?” Mar. 2005
Academic Affiliation
Local Organizing Committee Member: Asia-Pacific Economic Association (APEA).
Member: American Economic Association (AEA); Academy of Management (AOM); Econometric Society (ES); Royal Economic Society (RES); Western Economic Association International (WEAI); Midwest Economics Association (MEA); Chinese Economists Society (CES).