Areas of Expertise
International finance, monetary economics
Ph.D. in Economics,University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, December, 2007
M.S. in Economics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2003
B.S. in International Trade and Economics, Hubei University, Wuhan, China, 2002
Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2012
KIP Fellows Research Grant 2008, 2009
International Faculty Grant 2008
“Mark Berger Best Paper Award” of the Kentucky Economic Association Conference, Kentucky, 2006
Publications & Presentations
 “Monetary Policy, Foreign Exchange Intervention and the Exchange Rate in Japan,” (with Sun, Wei), International Research Journal of Economics and Finance, Issue 13, March, 2008
 “Asymmetric Shocks and the Choice of Exchange Rate Regimes in East Asia” (with Sun, Wei), International Research Journal of Economics and Finance, Issue 22, March, 2008
 “The effectiveness of sterilized foreign exchange intervention: the case of Japan” (with Sun, Wei), International Journal of Economic Issues, Issue 2, 2008
 “Sources of Exchange Rate Movements in Japan: Is the Exchange Rate a Shock-absorber or a Source of Shock,” (with Kim, Yoonbai) Review of International Economics, 18(2), 265–276, 2010.
 “Dynamics of Floating Exchange Rate: How Important is Capital Flows Relative to Macroeconomic Fundamentals? (with Sun, Wei), Journal of Economics and Finance, forthcoming.
 “Exchange Rate Pass-Through: Evidence Based on Vector Autoregression with Sign Restrictions,” (with Jian Wang) Open Economies Review, forthcoming
 “Assessing China's Renminbi Peg to the US Dollar: the Case for Greater RMB Exchange Rate Flexibility” (with Wei Sun), Singapore Economics Review, forthcoming.