Brewster Building A-428, Department of Economics
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Tel: 252-328-1083 Fax: 252-328-6743
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, Development Economics
Ph.D. (Economics), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003
Dissertation: A Migration Study of Mother’s Work, Welfare Participation, and Child Development
Advisors: Thomas Mroz and Wilbert van der Klaauw
B.S. (Economic Geography), Peking University, Beijing, China, 1996
2015- Chair, Department of Economics, East Carolina University
2016- Professor, Department of Economics, East Carolina University
2010- Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, East Carolina University
2003-16 Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Department of Economics, East Carolina University
2001 Instructor, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
AWARDS AND HONORS
Chair’s Award for Innovation, Efficiency, and Impact, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, East Carolina University, Spring 2017
College Research Award, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, East Carolina University, Summer 2013
Most Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Department of Economics, East Carolina University, 2011
College Research Award, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, East Carolina University, Spring 2009
Most Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Department of Economics, East Carolina University, 2007
Visiting Scholar, National Poverty Center, University of Michigan, Spring 2005
College Research Award, Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, East Carolina University, Spring 2005
Invitee, Institute for Research on Poverty Summer Research Workshop, University of Wisconsin at Madison, June 2004
Southern Economic Association Honorarium, November 2002
North Carolina Supercomputing Center High Performance Computing Resources Allocating Award, 2002-2003
Merit Scholarship, University of North Carolina 1998-1999
Tung Chee Hwa Prize, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1997-1998
Contextual Risk Factors in African American Health: A Multilevel Analysis, Michigan Center for African American Aging Research Grant (with Fran Yong), September 2010-August 2011.
Maternal Working Schedules and Child Care Arrangements, East Carolina University Research/Creative Activity Awards, October 2008-2009.
School Choice, Maternal Employment and Child Achievement, NIH/NICHD grant (1R01HD047213) (with Tom Mroz and Wilbert van der Klaauw), October 2006- July 2010.
“Analysis and Perspective of Safeguards System Effectiveness” US Department of Energy grant (with Ruth Kempf, Richard Ericson, Gail Ratcliff), July 2006-June 2007.
Childhood Obesity and Poverty, IRP-USDA Small Grant, July 2005-December 2006.
East Carolina University Research Development Grant, May 2005-December 2006.
Publicly Provided Health Insurance, Maternal Employment, and Child Health, Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM), June 2004-December 2005.
Craig Landry, Alyson Lewis, Haiyong Liu, Hans Vogelson, 2016. “Economic Value and Impact of Visitation to Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Addressing Onsite Sampling,” Marine Resource Economics, 31(3), 301-322.
Wenli Li, Haiyong Liu, Fang Yang, and Rui Yao, 2016. “Housing over Time and over the Life Cycle: A Structural Estimation,” International Economic Review, 57 (4), 1237–1260.
John A. Bishop, Haiyong Liu, and Zichong Qu, 2014. “Individual Perceptions of Distributional Fairness in China,” Comparative Economic Studies, 56 (1), 25-41.
Ismael Ahamdanech-Zarco, John A. Bishop, Andrew Grodner, and Haiyong Liu, 2014. “Subjective Poverty Equivalence Scales for Euro Zone Countries”. Journal of Economic Inequality, 12, 265-278.
Stephanie B. Jilcott, Haiyong Liu, et al., 2011. “Association between Travel Times and Food Procurement Practices among Female Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participants in Eastern North Carolina,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43(5), 385-389.
Jared McGuirt, Stephanie Jilcott, Haiyong Liu, and Alice Ammerman, 2011. “Produce price savings for consumers at farmers' markets compared to supermarkets in North Carolina,” Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 6(1), 86-98.
Stephanie B. Jilcott, Haiyong Liu, Katrina, DuBose, Susan Chen, and Sibylle Kranz, 2011. “Food Stamp Participation is Associated with Fewer Meals Away From Home, Yet Higher BMI,” Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43(2), 110-115.
Stephanie B. Jilcott, Haiyong Liu, Justin B. Moore, Jeffrey W. Bethel, James Wilson, Alice Ammerman, 2010. “Commute Times, Food Retail Gaps, and Weight Status in Rural and Urban North Carolina Counties,” Preventing Chronic Disease, 7(5), 1-10.
Bishop, John, Haiyong Liu, and Lester Zeager, 2011. “The Disappearing Nutritional Bias Against Chinese Girls,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 29(3), 461-468.
Haiyong Liu, Thomas Mroz, and Wilbert van der Klaauw, 2010. “Maternal Employment, Migration, and Child Development.” Journal of Econometrics, 156(1), 212-228.
Linda Adair, Haiyong Liu, and Thomas Mroz, 2009. “Parental Compensatory Behaviors and Early Child Health Outcomes in Cebu, Philippines” Journal of Development Economics, 90(2), 209-230.
Craig E. Landry, and Haiyong Liu, 2009. “A Semi-Parametric Estimator for Revealed and Stated Preference Data: An Application to Recreational Beach Visitation.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 57, 205-218.
Haiyong Liu, 2008. “The China Health and Nutrition Survey.” Journal of Economic Inequality, 6, 373-376.
Haiyong Liu, 2008. “A Migration Study of Mother’s Work, Welfare Participation, and Child Development.” Labour, 22(1), 23-71.
John A. Bishop, and Haiyong Liu, 2008. “Liberalization and rent-seeking in China’s labor market.” Public Choice, 135, 151-164.
John A. Bishop, J.R. Chiou, Andrew Grodner, and Haiyong Liu, 2007. “Gender Earnings Differentials in Taiwan: A Stochastic Frontier Approach.” Journal of Asian Economics, 18(6) 934-945.
John A. Bishop, Haiyong Liu, and Qi Meng, 2007. “Are Chinese Smokers Sensitive to Price?” China Economic Review 18(2) 113-121.
John A. Bishop, Haiyong Liu, and Juan Gabriel Rodriguez, 2017, “Long-run Determinants of Intergenerational Job Status Mobility.”
WORK IN PROGRESS
Wenhua Di, Haiyong Liu, 2017. “Spillover Effects of Student Loan Borrowing.”
Haiyong Liu, 2017. “Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Teenager Educational Performance.”
BOOK CHAPTERS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
John A. Bishop, Haiyong Liu, and Juan Rodriguez, 2014. “Cross-Country Intergenerational Status Mobility: Is There a Great Gatsby Curve?” Economic well-being and inequality (Part of Research on Economic Inequality, 22, 237-249).
John A. Bishop, Haiyong Liu, and Buhong Zhang, 2010. “Rising Incomes and Nutritional Inequality in China” in John Bishop (ed.) Studies in Applied Welfare Analysis: Papers from the Third ECINEQ Meeting (Part of Research on Economic Inequality).
Craig E. Landry and Haiyong Liu. 2010. “Econometric Models for Joint Estimation of RP-SP Site Frequency Recreation Demand Models” in Tim Haab, Ju-Chin Huang, and John Whitehead (eds.), Preference Data for Environmental Valuation: Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches (Part of Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics)
Gu, Chaolin, Xiuhong Hu, Haiyong Liu, and Guochen Song, 2004, “Situation of the Urban Rich”, in Peilin Li, Qiang Li and Liping Sun (eds) Social Stratification in China Today, pp. 264-282. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press.
Gu, Chaolin, Haiyong Liu, 2002, “Social Polarization and Segregation in Beijing” in John Logan ed., The New Chinese City: Globalization and Market Reform, pp. 198-211. London: Blackwell Publishers
Gu, Chaolin, Haiyong Liu, 1999, “The Floating Population Concentration Areas in Beijing: Patterns, Structure, and Functions,” Scientia Geographica Sinica, 19(6): 503-509.
The 2016 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association in Washington DC, November 2016, “Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Teenager Educational Performance.”
The 2013 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association in Tampa, November 2013, “Individual Perception of Inequality and Social Mobility.”
The 2012 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association in Atlanta, November 2012, “Family Income and Childhood to Adolescence Obesity: When the Link Emerges and How It Grows.”
The 2010 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association in Atlanta, November 2010, “Growing up poor and weight problems” and “Financial Aid and College Going Behavior.”
“Commute Times, Food Retail Gaps, and Weight Status in Rural and Urban North Carolina Counties”, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference, June 2010.
“Commute Times, Food Retail Gaps, and Weight Status in Rural and Urban North Carolina Counties”, The 6th Annual Jean Mills Health Symposium: Race, Stress and Health, February, 2010.
Department of Economics, California
State University at Fullerton, November 2009.
Guest Speaker at Kinston Rotary Club, NC, January 2007, “China’s Economy and Its Impact on US.”
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND AFFILIATIONS
Member of American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Southern Economic Association, Population Association of America
Referee for Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, International Economic Review, Journal of Econometrics, Southern Economic Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, World Development, Natural Hazard Review, LABOUR, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Education Finance and Policy, The Professional Staff Congress-City University of New York (PSC-CUNY) Research Award Program, Applied Economics