Chen Wu

Assistant Professor of Economics

Email: cwu@plymouth.edu

 

EDUCATION           

  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Oklahoma (OU)                                                         May 2012
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Tianjin Univ. of Finance & Economics                June 2007
  • Bachelor of Law, Tianjin Univ. of Finance & Economics (TUFE)                                   June 2007

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

  • Assistant Professor of Economics (tenure-track), Plymouth State University (PSU), June 2013 – present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Colgate University                   June 2012 – May 2013
  • Graduate Instructor, Economics Department, OU                                   January 2008 – May 2012

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Public Economics, International Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATION & CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • “Employment by Foreign Firms in the US: Do State Incentives Matter?” (with Cynthia Rogers), Regional Science and Urban Economics 42(4): 664-680, 2012
  • “Employment by Foreign-Owned Firms: Heterogeneous Response to Investment-Promotion Policies across US States,” under review at professional journal, 2013
    • Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of American Economic Association
    • Presented at the 2011 Annual Conference of Missouri Valley Economic Association
    • “Entry/Exit Behavior and Employment by Foreign Firms in the US: Sunk Costs, Agglomeration and Investment-Promotion Policies,” (with L. Su), 2013
      • Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of Missouri Valley Economic Association
      • “Competing for Foreign Direct Investment by Local Governments in China: an Employment-Driven Perspective,” (with Q. Tang and T. Wang), 2013
        • Presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of Missouri Valley Economic Association

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

  •  “Local Welfare and Foreign Direct Investment in the US,” (with Q. Xiang), Colgate University, working paper, 2013
  • “Exchange Rate Adjustment of U.S. Exports to China: A State-Panel Study”
  • “Local Fiscal Autonomy and Output in China: a Province-panel Study”
  • “The Economic Effects of China’s Social Insurance Funds: A Correlation and Regression Analysis”
  • “Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in the US States: the Role of State International Offices”

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

  • Faculty Development Award, College of Business Administration, PSU, 2013
  • Faculty Research Support Grant, Colgate Research Council,  2013, 2012
  • Faculty Conference Grant, Colgate University, 2013, 2012
  • Notable Student Paper Award, Missouri Valley Economic Association, 2012
  • Benjamin Friedman Award, Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) International Honor Society in Economics, 2012
  • Research and Conference Grant Award, Graduate College, OU, 2012, 2011
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, OU, 2008

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE/ACTIVITIES

  • Internationalization Advisory Committee, PSU, 2013 – 2014
  • MBA Steering Committee, College of Business Administration, PSU, 2013 – 2014
  • Invited Speaker, Understanding Traditional Eastern Humor Through Chinese Crosstalk, Karl Drerup Art Gallery, PSU, November 2013
  • Judge and Adviser, 2012 Annual Undergraduate Research Competition, Student Lecture Forum, Colgate University, November 2012
  • Invited Instructor, Learning Chinese Through Crosstalk, Confucius Institute & Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, OU, Summer 2012
  • Journal  Referee, Growth and Change, May 2011 – Present

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Plymouth State University

Undergraduate:

EC-2000: Survey of Modern Economics
EC-2550: Principles of Macroeconomics
EC-2560: Principles of Microeconomics
BU-2240: Business Statistics

Graduate:
BU-5210: Economic Analysis

Colgate University

Introduction to Economics, Applied Econometrics (with SAS and STATA Labs), Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Calculus in Economics

The University of Oklahoma

Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Learning Chinese through Crosstalk

 

MEDIA COVERAGE AND INTERVIEW

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • American Economic Association, ODE International Honor Society in Economics, Missouri Valley Economic Association

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