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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Zhuang Hao

Zhuang Hao

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, May 2018 (expected)
  • M.S. in Economics, Beijing Normal University, China, May 2014
  • B.S. in Communication Engineering, Tongji University, China, May 2011
  • Exchange Student, École Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Bourges (ENSIB), France, Spring 2011

Fields of Interest

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Public Economics

Publications

Working Papers

Work in Progress

  • “Health Implications of China’s New Rural Social Pension Insurance.”
  • “Air Pollution, Public Awareness, and Smoking in China.”
  • “Retirement and Risk Preference.”

Professional Presentations

  • “The Cross-Border Spillover Effects of Recreational Marijuana Legalization.” 87th Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association. Tampa, FL, November 17-19, 2017.
  • “High School Graduation Requirements and Adolescent Risky Behaviors.” 86th Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association. Washington D.C., November 19-21, 2016.
  • “The Cross-Border Spillover Effects of Recreational Marijuana Legalization.” Washington State University School of Economic Sciences Seminar. Pullman, WA, August 25, 2017.

Research Experience

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University
    • ECONS 512 PhD Econometrics II, Dr. Benjamin Cowan and Dr. Jia Yan Fall 2017
    • ECONS 528 Master’s Macroeconomic Analysis, Dr. Jinhui Bai Spring 2016
    • ECONS 500 PhD Macroeconomic Theory I, Dr. Jinhui Bai Fall 2015
    • ECONS 323 Labor Economics, Dr. Benjamin Cowan Spring 2015
    •  ECONS 526 Master’s Microeconomic Analysis I, Dr. Gregmar Galinato Fall 2014
  • Guest Lecturer, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University
    • ECONS 528 Master’s Macroeconomic Analysis, Dr. Jinhui Bai Spring 2016

Selected Scholarships and Awards

  • 3rd Place in SES Poster Competition, Washington State University 2017
  • GPSA Travel Grant, Washington State University 2017
  • 1st Place in SES Poster Competition, Washington State University 2016
  • Beijing Higher Education Outstanding Graduates, Beijing 2014
  • Outstanding Graduates of Beijing Normal University 2014
  • National Scholarship for Graduate Students, China 2013
  • Outstanding Graduates of Tongji University 2011
  • Shanghai Government Scholarship, Shanghai 2010

Services

  • Vice President, SESGSA, Washington State University Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
  • President, SEBAGSA, Beijing Normal University  Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

Skills

  • STATA, MATLAB, Python, LATEX

References

Contact Info:

E-mail: zhuang.hao@wsu.edu

Office Location:

Hulbert Hall 323F
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210