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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Pak-Sing Choi

Pak-Sing Choi, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University (WSU), Dec 2018
  • M.Sc. in Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, Nov 2011
  • B.B.A. in Global Business and Economics, HKUST, Hong Kong, Nov 2007
  • Exchange student, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Spring 2006

Research Interests

  • Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics, Public Economics

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics, Industrial Organization
  • Strategy and Game Theory, Environmental Economics

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Manuscripts under Review

  • Optimal Monitoring in Procurement Auctions.” Pak-Sing Choi. Under review at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.
  • “Is More, Better? An Analysis of Multiple Evidence-based Treatment Interventions on Recidivism.” Pak-Sing Choi, Kuan-Ju Chen, Ming-Li Hsieh, Zachary Hamilton, and Michael Campagna. Under review at Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Working Papers

Work In Progress

  • “Do Dangerous Groups Need More Treatments?” Pak-Sing Choi, Kuan-Ju Chen, Ming-Li Hsieh, Zachary Hamilton, and Michael Campagna.
  • “Mergers in Stackelberg Markets with Environmental Externality and Product Differentiation.” Pak-Sing Choi.
  • “Agricultural Export Gateways: Transportation Infrastructure Investment Modeling.” Eric Jessup, Austin Miller, and Pak-Sing Choi.

Book Reviews

Research Experience

Research Assistant — Freight Policy Transportation Institute, School of Economic Sciences, WSU

  • Data analysis, industry liaison, and report compilation, Aug 2013 – Aug 2017

Research Assistant — Department of Management and Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Survey implementation, data entry, and coordination work, Jul 2005 – Aug 2006

Teaching Experience

Instructor — School of Economic Sciences, WSU

Teaching Assistant — School of Economic Sciences, WSU

  • EconS 424: Strategy and Game Theory, Spring 2018
  • EconS 503: Microeconomic Theory II, Spring 2018
  • EconS 501: Microeconomic Theory I, Fall 2017

Teaching Assistant — Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • GEC2905: Economics Today, Spring 2012
  • MM2711: Introduction to Marketing, Spring 2012
  • FB1003: Freshman Seminar, Fall 2011 – Spring 2013

Presentations

  • “Conservation Procurement Auctions with Bidirectional Externalities.”
    – Workshop in Environmental and Resource Economics in Memory of Pierre Lasserre, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada, Oct 2017 (by co-author)
    – the 1st Catalan Economic Society Conference. Barcelona, Spain, Mar 2017 (by co-author)
    – School of Economics, University of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain, Apr 2017 (by co-author)
    – the 91st Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International. Portland, OR, Jul 2016
  • “Optimal Monitoring in Procurement Auctions.”
    – the 2018 Annual Meeting of Western Agricultural Economics Association. Anchorage, AK, Jun 2018
    – the 87th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association. Tampa, FL, Nov 2017
    – the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association. Cincinnati, OH, Mar 2017
  • “Is More, Better? An Analysis of Multiple Evidence-based Treatment Interventions on Recidivism.”
    – Omicron Delta Epsilon Graduate Student Session of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association. Philadelphia, PA, Jan 2018
    – Poster Session of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. Chicago, IL, Aug 2017
    – the 54th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Kansas City, MO, Mar 2017
  • “Do Dangerous Groups Need More Treatments?”
    – the 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Philadelphia, PA, Nov 2017

Discussant

  • The 2018 Annual Meeting of American Economic Association. Philadelphia, PA, Jan 2018
  • The 87th Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association. Tampa, FL, Nov 2017

Scholarships and Awards

  • Graduate Paper Competition Award, Western Agricultural Economics Association, Jun 2018
  • ASSA Graduate Student Session Award, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Jan 2018
  • School of Economic Sciences Excellence in Research Award, WSU, Oct 2017
  • Jeffery Krautkraemer “Pay It Forward” Scholarship, WSU, Oct 2016
  • Adrienne Ohler and Joshua Berning School of Economic Sciences Class of 2007 – 2009 Award, WSU, Jun 2016
  • James C. Nelson Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Transportation Economics, WSU, Oct 2013
  • Leadership Training Scholarship, HKUST, Aug 2006
  • University Scholarship, HKUST, Dec 2004

Services

  • Treasurer, Graduate Students Association, School of Economic Sciences, WSU, Aug 2016 – May 2018
  • Deacon, Grace and Glory Church, Pullman, WA, Aug 2015 – Aug 2017
  • Environmental Ambassador, HKUST, Sep 2006 – Apr 2007
  • Student Ambassador, HKUST, Jun 2005 – Apr 2007

References

  • Félix Muñoz-García (Dissertation Chair), Associate Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6210, fmunoz@wsu.edu
  • Ana Espínola-Arredondo (Dissertation Co-Chair), Associate Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6210, anaespinola@wsu.edu
  • Jill McCluskey (Committee Member), Distinguished Professor of Sustainability and Associate Director, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, WA 99164-6210, mccluskey@wsu.edu
  • Mark Gibson (Teaching Supervisor), Clinical Associate Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, WA 99164-6210, mjgibson@wsu.edu

Contact Info:

E-mail: paksing.choi@wsu.edu

Office Location:

School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Hulbert Hall 207E
Pullman, WA 99164-6210