Fang, Ying





Biography Research Papers Research Projects

Current Positions
2011-present            Associate Professor of Economics, 
                                     Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University
2010-present            Assistant Dean, 
                                     Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics,Xiamen University
2013-present            Deputy Dean
                                     School of Economics, Xiamen University

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA, 2006
M.A., Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1999
B.A., Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1996

Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Economy of China

International Publications:
1. Are "Nearly Exogenous" Instruments Reliable?, with D. Berkowitz and M. Caner, Economics Letters, 2008, 101, 20-23. 
2. Nonparametric Estimation and Testing of Stochastic Discount Factor, with Y. Ren and Y. Yuan, Finance Research Letters, 2011, 8, 196-205.
3. A New Forecasting Model for USD/CNY Exchange Rate, with Z. Cai and L. Chen, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, 2012, 16, Article 3.
4. Weak Instrumental Variables Models for Longitudinal Data, with Z. Cai and H. Li, Econometric Reviews, 2012, 31(4), 361-389.
5. The Validity of Instruments Revisited, with D. Berkowitz and M. Caner, Journal of Econometrics, 2012, 166, 255-266.
6. Reducing the Asymptotic Bias of Weak Instruments Estimation Using Independently Repeated Cross-sectional Information, with Z, Cai and J. Su, Statistics & Probability Letters, 2012, 82, 180-185.
7. Resource Abundance and Economic Growth in China, with R. Fan and S. Park, China Economic Review, 2012, 23, 704-719.
8. China's Internal Borders: Evidence from Business Cycle Correlations across Chinese Cities, with L. Qi and Z. Lin, The Chinese Economy, 2013, 46, 41-60.
9. A New Nonparametric Stability Test with an Application to Major Chinese Macroeconomic Time Series, with N. Cai and Z. Cai, Applied Mathematics: A Journal of Chinese Universities, Series B, 2013, 28, 1-16.
10. Semiparametric Estimation of Varying-coefficient Dynamic Panel Data Models, with Zongwu Cai and Linna Chen, accepted by Econometric Reviews.
11. Estimation and Inference for Varying-coefficient Cointegration Using Penalized Splines, with Haiqiang Chen and Yingxing Li, accepted by Econometric Theory.

Chinese Publications
1.  方颖、郭萌萌,《中国主要宏观变量的稳定性检验:基于非参数估计与Bootstrapping的一个方法》,《世界经济文汇》,2009,第1期,94-102.
2.  张进峰、方颖,《空间误差模型的稳健检验》,《数量经济技术经济研究》,2011,第1期,152-160.

NSFC #70971113 (Principle Investigator)Semiparametric STAR Model with Its Applications in Macro-forecasting.
(国家自然科学基金面上项目 《半参数STAR模型及其在宏观经济预测中的应用》,25万)
NSFC #71131008 (Main Member)Panel Data Modelling: Theory and Methodology.
(国家自然科学基金重点项目 《面板数据建模的理论与方法》,200万)
NSFC#71271179 (Principle Investigator)Semiparametric Varying-coefficient Instrumental Variables Model: Estimation, Testing and Applications
(国家自然科学基金面上项目 《半参数可变系数工具变量模型:估计、检验与应用》,58万)