Lian An
Building 42
Room 3404
Spring 2008
Monday, Wednesday and Fridays
10:00 – 11:00am


Ph.D. in Economics,University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, December, 2006

M.S. in Economics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2003

B.S. in International Trade and Economics, Hubei University, Wuhan, China, 2002

Research Interest:

My primary research interests include open economy macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. I have worked on the topics such as optimal currency area, foreign exchange intervention, the exchange rate pass-through and the role of floating exchange rate system.

Teaching Interest:

I have taught a wide range of courses which include Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Trade, Introduction to Economic Analysis, Financial Economics, Principle of Macroeconomics and Business Statistics.

For more information about my professional experience, please click my CV here.

Other Information:


I am married with two boys. One boy was born on 02/14/05 (Valentine´s Baby), another boy was born on 08/08/08 (Olympic baby). I am surprised that I could time the birthdays so well! Click here for my family photos(under construction).

Community Service:

I am newly appointed to be the principal of Jacksonville Chinese Association (JCA) Chinese School by the JCA board of directors. JCA Chinese School is the largest Chinese school in the North Florida area. The Mission of the school is to provide educational services, strive for cultural exchanges between the Chinese community and other ethnic groups, and preserve the essence of Chinese culture overseas. For more information about JCA Chinese School, please click here.