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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Zhongjian Lin

Zhongjian Lin

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: 320D
Phone: (864)656-3481
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 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Economics
    Texas A&M University 2014

    M.A. Economics
    Xiamen University 2010

    M.S. Finance
    Singapore Management University 2009

    B.S. Mathematics
    Zhejiang University 2006

Courses Taught

  • Econometrics II


Assistant Professor of Economics, Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business, Clemson University (2022-) Assistant Professor of Economics and QTM, Emory University (2014-2022)

Research Interests

  • Econometrics, Microeconometrics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics

Research Publications

  • "A Multiplex Interdependent Durations Model", with Ruixuan Liu, 2021, Econometric Theory 37(6), 1238-1266.
  • “Local Composite Quantile Regression Smoothing: A Flexible Data Structure and Cross-validation”, with Xiao Huang, 2021, Econometric Theory 37(3), 613-631.
  • "Uncovering Heterogenous Social Effects from Binary Choices", with Xun Tang and Ning Yu, 2021, Journal of Econometrics 222(2), 957-973.
  • “Estimation of Social-Influence-Dependent Peer Pressures in a Large Network Game”, with Haiqing Xu, 2017, The Econometrics Journal 20(3), S86-S102.
  • “Estimation of Panel Data Partly Specified Tobit Regression with Fixed Effects”, with Chunrong Ai, Hongjun Li and Meixia Meng, 2015 Journal of Econometrics 188(2), 316-326.
  • “Testing Purchasing Power Parity Hypothesis: A Semiparametric Varying Coefficient Approach”, with Hongjun Li and Cheng Hsiao, 2015, Empirical Economics 48(1), 427-438.
  • “Local Linear Estimation of a Nonparametric Cointegration Model”,with Zhongwen Liang and Cheng Hsiao, 2014, Econometric Reviews, 34, 881-905.
  • “A Consistent Nonparametric Test of Parametric Regression Functional Form in Fixed Effects Panel Data Models”, with Qi Li and Yiguo Sun, 2014, Journal of Econometrics 178(1), 167-179.
  • “China’s Internal Borders: Evidence from Business-Cycle Correlations Across Chinese Cities”, with Ying Fang and Li Qi, 2013, The Chinese Economy 46(3), 41-60.
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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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