Faculty Spotlight

Ruixuan LiuRuixuan Liu

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ruixuan Liu, Assistant Professor of Economics at Emory University, received his PhD in economics from University of Washington in 2015 and joined Emory University the same year.

Professor Liu’s research interests are on econometric theory and applied econometrics. His current main research project studies the identification and estimation problems concerning a new class of structural duration models derived from optimal stopping time problems. His published works tackle a variety of challenging issues in econometric models, covering non/semi-parametric quantile regression models, estimation and specification testing based on k-nearest-neighbor methods, and valid inferential methods under partial identification.

Professor Liu’s research has appeared in several peer-reviewed academic journals, including four papers on the Journal of Econometrics, one in Econometric Reviews, and one in Frontiers of Economics in China.