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Kuan-Pin Lin


Kuan-Pin Lin (1979) Ph.D. 

Professor of Economics
Fulbright-Hays Research Scholar, 1985-1986, ISEAS, Singapore;
Post Doctorate Research Fellow in Economics, 1979, Harvard University;
M.A. 1973, Ph.D. 1977 State University of New York, Stony Brook;
B.L. 1970 National Chengchi University (Taiwan, China)

Teaching Fields

Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Research Methods.

Current Course Materials (Winter 2017)

Previous Course Materials

Research Interests

  • Computational econometrics: big data econometrics, financial econometrics, spatial econometrics, Bayesian econometrics.
  • Computer applications in economics: artificial intelligence, qualitative reasoning, neural networks, and generic algorithms.
  • Internet economics: Internet resources allocation problems, measuring the Internet economy.
  • Computable or applied general equilibrium (CGE) models.
  • Chinese Economy.

Book Projects

Selected Journal Publications

  • "Testing in a Random Effects Panel Data Model with Spatially Correlated Error Components and Spatially Lagged Dependent Variables," (with Ming He), Econometrics 3, 2015, 761-796.
  • "Testing Spatial Effects and Random Effects in a Nested Panel Data Model," (with Ming He), Economics Letters 135, 2015, 85-91.
  • "Mongolian and World Equity Markets: Volatilities and Correlations," (with Yertai Tanai), Eurasian Economic Review 3:2, Fall 2013, 136-164.
  • "Locally Adjusted LM Test for Spatial Dependence in Fixed Effects Panel Data Models," (with Ming He), Economics Letters 121, 2013, 59-63.
  • "The Size and Power of Bootstrap Tests for Spatial Dependence in a Linear Regression Model," (with Z. Long and B. Ou), Computational Economics 38:2, August 2011, 153-171.
  • "Chinese and World Equity Markets: A Review of Volatilities and Correlations in the First Fifteen Years," (with A. J. Menkveld, and Z. Yang), China Economic Review 20, 2009, 29-45.
  • "Spatial Econometric Analysis Using GAUSS," presented at The Fifth World Congress of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Toulouse France, July 6-8, 2011.
  • "The Application of Bootstrap Methods in Diagnostic Checking of a Spatial Econometric Model," (with Z. Long and M. Wu) Economic Science (in Chinese), Serial No. 160, 2007 (4), 84-93.
  •  "A Spatial Investigation of Sigma-Convergence in China," (with Z. Long and M. Wu) Journal of Quantitative and Technical Economics (in Chinese), Vol. 23, No. 4, 2006, 14-21.
  • "A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Regional Economic Convergence in China: 1978-2002," (with Z. Long and M. Wu) China Economic Quarterly (in Chinese), Vol. 4, No. 2, 2005.
  • "Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Management," (with A. M. Farley) in the Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Vol. 36, 1-13, ed. by J. M. Williams, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1997.
  • "Causal Reasoning in Econometric Models," (with A. M. Farley), Decision Support Systems, 15, 167-177, North-Holland, 1995.
  • "Qualitative Economic Reasoning: A Disequilibrium Perspective," (with A. M. Farley), Computer Science in Economics and Management (now Computational Economics), 1991, 107-113.
  • "Qualitative Reasoning in Economics," (with A. M. Farley), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 1990, 465-490.

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(last updated: 1/18/2017)