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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Graduate Student

Tongzhe Li

This site was updated in April, 2015. For recent information, please visit my personal website.

Curriculum Vita

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics. 2011-2015, Washington State University, USA.
  • M.S. in Agricultural Economics. 2009-2010, North Carolina A&T State University, USA.
  • A.E. in Electrical Engineering. 2003-2006, Chisolm Institute, Australia.

Fields of Interest

  • Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Game Theory and Industrial Organization
  • Energy, Environmental and Public Economics, Applied Econometrics

Refereed Journal Publications

  • Financial Crises, Asian Stock Indices, and Current Accounts: An Asian-U.S. Comparative Study (2014), with David Y. Chen. Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 34, Oct, pp. 66-78.
  • How Financial Crises Affect Stock and International Trade in Three Asian Counties (2014), with David Y. Chen. Journal of International Finance and Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 142-151.
  • Predictors of Employees’ Perception of Innovation in Organization Performance: The Case of Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) (2011), with Cihat Gunden and Terrence Thomas. Journal of Extension System, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp 9-21.
  • An Analysis of Employees’ Attitude toward Selected Organizational Climate Factors Following Reorganization: The Case of the Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) (2011), with Cihat Gunden and Terrence Thomas. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp 519-524.

Manuscripts under Review

  • Explaining Hypothetical Bias Variations using Income Elasticity of Demand, with Felix Munoz-Garcia. Under Review, Journal of Environmental Economics & Management.
  • Macroeconomic Determinants of the U.S. and U.K. Twin Deficits, with David Y. Chen. Under Review, The Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance.

Papers in Progress

  • Promoting Residential Recycling: An Alternative Policy Based on The Recycling Reward System, with Ana Espinola-Arredondo and Jill J. McCluskey.
  • Consumer Preferences for Second-generation Bioethanol, with Jill J. McCluskey.
  • Who Does Not Want Equal Rights?
  • The Paradox of Consumer Acceptance in Product Innovation, with Miaoru Liu.
  • How Does Home Price Affect Immigrants’ Consumption of Durable Goods?
  • Renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty: A Game-Theoretic Analysis, with Michael Brady and Jonathan Yoder.

Paper Presentations at Professional Conferences

  • Consumer Preferences for Second-Generation Bioethanol (2014), with Jill J. McCluskey. AAEA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, July 27-29, 2014
  • Renegotiating the Columbia River Treaty: A Game-Theoretic Analysis (2014), with Michael Brady and Jonathan Yoder. The Universities Council on Water Resources, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, June 18-20, 2014
  • Promoting Residential Recycling: An Alternative Policy Based on the Recycling Reward System (2014), with Ana Espinola-Arredondo and Jill J. McCluskey. 5th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 26-27, 2014
  • Promoting Residential Recycling: An Alternative Policy Based on The Regional Recycling Reward System (2013). Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, June 29-July 3, 2013
  • Measurements of Agricultural Productivity and Efficiency Gains from NAFTA (2011), with Osei Yeboah, Cihat Gunden, Saleem Shaik and Albert J. Allen. Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas, February 5-8, 2011
  • Potential of China as A US Source of Non-food Ethanol Imports: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach (2010), with Osei Yeboah and Victor Ofori-Boadu. Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 6-9, 2010

Competitive Workshops

  • May 2014, 5th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • January 2012, workshop held by the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), Chapman University, California.

Teaching Experience

  • ECONS 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory with Calculus (Instructor, Spring 2014, co-taught with Felix Munoz-Garcia, no personal evaluation available)
  • ECONS 330 Natural Resource Economics (Guest Lecturer, Fall 2013)
    ECONS 352 Business Management Economics (Guest Lecturer, Spring 2014)
    ECONS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics (Guest Lecturer, Fall 2014)
  • ECONS 501 Advanced Microeconomic Theory – I (Ph.D. Level) (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2012)

Service

  • Journal Review: Economic Inquiry, Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Book Review: Games, Strategies, and Decision Making, Solution Manual, Joseph Harrington, 2nd Edition
  • Discussant: Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Graduate Student Coordinator: Leigh Distinguished Lecture in Economics (speaker: Susan Athey), School of Economic Sciences, WSU, 2014

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