Weiwei Liu

Assistant Professor
Economics
Scharbauer Hall 4104

w.liu1236@tcu.edu | 817-257-4457

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Education

Ph.D. Economics, Binghamton University, 2012
MA Economics, Binghamton University, 2009
MA Economics (International Economics and Trade), Nankai University, China, 2007
BS Economics (International Economics and Trade), Shandong University, China, 2005

Courses Taught

Environmental Economics and Policy
Resource and Energy Economics
Energy Economics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Economics
Applied Statistics
Introductory Statistics
Economic Poverty and Discrimination

Areas of Focus

Environmental Economics and Policy
Energy Economics
Applied Econometrics
Semiparametric and Nonparametric Econometrics

“Estimating the Elasticities of Gasoline Demand: an Instrumental Variable Approach,” Applied Economics Letters, 2016, 23(16),1153-1156.

“Gasoline Taxes or Efficiency Standards? A Heterogeneous Household Demand Analysis,” Energy Policy, 2015, 80(C), 54-64.

“Modeling Gasoline Demand in the United States: A Flexible Semiparametric Approach,” Energy Economics, 2014, 45, 244-253.

“Valuation of Water Level: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis on Lakeshore Properties,” Southern Economics Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Nov 2016.

“Gasoline Taxes or Efficiency Standards? A Heterogeneous Household Demand Analysis,” Department of Economics Seminar, Texas Christian University, Jan 2016.

“Modeling Gasoline Demand in the “Does Income Matter? Revisiting the Effect of a Fuel Tax,” Western Economics Association International, Honolulu, HI, June 2015.

“Modeling Gasoline Demand in the United States: A Flexible Semiparametric Approach,” World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2014.

Faculty Research Award, Saginaw Valley State University, 2013-2014,2014-2015, 2015-2016.

  • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • American Economic Association
  • Southern Economic Association

Abstract reviewer for Agriculture and Applied Economics Association annual meeting, 2016. Reviewer For Chinese Economy, Pacific Economic Review, Energy Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics Review.