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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Pak-Sing Choi

Pak-Sing Choi

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected July 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, Applied Microeconomics
  • Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics, Strategy and Game Theory, Environmental Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics

Scholarships and Awards

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

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Working Papers

  • Pak-Sing Choi. Optimal Monitoring in Procurement Auctions. (Job Market Paper)
  • Pak-Sing Choi, Kuan-Ju Chen, Ming-Li Hsieh, Zachary Hamilton, and Michael Campagna. An Analysis of Multiple Treatment Effects for Recidivism in the State of Washington.

Work In Progress

  • Pak-Sing Choi, Félix Muñoz-García, and Ana Espínola-Arredondo. Mergers between Green and Brown Firms.
  • Pak-Sing Choi, Kuan-Ju Chen, Ming-Li Hsieh, Zachary Hamilton, and Michael Campagna. Do Dangerous Groups Need More Treatments?
  • Chieh Lee and Pak-Sing Choi. The Coordination of Two-level Supply Chain with Substitute Products.
  • Eric Jessup, Austin Miller, and Pak-Sing Choi. Transportation Infrastructure Investment and Economic Impact Modeling Approaches.

Book Reviews

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant — School of Economic Sciences

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

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

Research Experience

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

  • 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

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 (Expected)
    – 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
  • An Analysis of Multiple Treatment Effects for Recidivism in the State of Washington.
    – 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, Illinois, 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
  • The Coordination of Two-level Supply Chain with Substitute Products
    – the 48th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute. Washington, DC, Nov 2017 (by co-author)

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

Services

  • Treasurer, Graduate Students Association, School of Economic Sciences, Aug 2016 – Present
  • 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

Contact Info:

E-mail: paksing.choi@wsu.edu

Office Hours:

EconS 424: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., or by appointment
EconS 503: Fridays, 11 a.m. – 12 noon, or by appointment

Office Location:

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