Global Value Chains Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center

Research Field:
Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, International Trade and Chinese Economy

Education / Research Experience

Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
M.S. in Mathematics, Ohio University
M.A. in Applied Economics, Ohio University
B.A. in International Economics and Trade, Tianjin University of Science and Technology
Professional Career:
Intern, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank, Manila, the Philippines
Visiting Scholar, European Institute of Asian Studies, Brussels, Belgium

Major Works

Refereed Journal Articles
  • "How Has US Farm Policy Influenced Fruit and Vegetable Production?" Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 36.2 (2014): 265-286. (with Balagtas, Joseph V., Barry Krissoff, and Bradley J. Rickard)
  • "How Important Are Sanitary and Phytosanitary Barriers in International Markets for Fresh Fruit?" Agricultural Economics 42(2011) S1: 19-31. (with Bradley Rickard)
Book chapter
  • "EU–China Cooperation in Agriculture: An Example: The Trade in Apples." In China-EU Green Cooperation , edited by E. Reuter and M. Jing. Singapore: World Scientific. Oct. 2014.

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association
Chinese Economist Society
European Institute for Asian Studies


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