Sheng Guo, Ph.D.(U. of Chicago), CFA, FRM

Department of Economics
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, DM 318A
Miami, FL 33199

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Phone: (305)348-2735
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"Financial and Housing Wealth, Expenditures and the Dividend to Ownership" (joint with William Hardin),
Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 54(1)January 2017, pp 58–96.

"Switching Regression Estimates of the Intergenerational Persistence of Consumption", Economic Inquiry, 52(4), October 2014, pp.1503-1524.

"Margin Requirements and Portfolio Optimization: A Geometric Approach", Journal of Asset Management, 15(3), June 2014, pp.191-204.

Wealth, Composition, Housing, Income, and Consumption" (joint with William Hardin), Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 48(2), February 2014, pp. 221-243.

"The superior measure of PSID consumption: An update", Economics Letters, 108(3), September 2010, pp. 253-256.

(Prof. Robert Schoeni kindly points out to me that PSID has greatly expanded its coverage of expenditure items in survey in recent years, see documentation and a related publication.)
Media Interview
"The best cities for building wealth in 2016",, October 2016


Office Hours in Fall 2018: M 10-11a / W 11a-12p, DM 318A

Fall 2018:

Eco3410 (undergraduate) - Measurement and Analysis (syllabus)

Eco7207 (graduate) - Macroeconomic Theory II (syllabus)
        Note: this course is Affordability Counts certified.

Other courses taught in the past:

Eco4932 (undergraduate) - Topics in Theory:  Household Consumption, Housing Market, and the Economy (syllabus)

Eco4934 (undergraduate) - Special Topics: Population, Human Capital, and the Economy (syllabus)
        Note: this course is Affordability Counts certified.
Eco7424 (graduate) - Econometric Methods I (syllabus)