Assistant Professor of Economics
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4984
Office Fax: (205) 226-4847
Brief Career Background:
2013-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, Birmingham-Southern College
2008-2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
2006-2008, Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics, Saint Thomas University, Minnesota
2008, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Texas at Dallas
2003, Master in Applied Economics, University of Texas at Dallas
2001, Bachelor of Economics, Jinan University, Guang Dong, China
Areas of Academic Interest:
- Labor Economics
Economics of Race, Gender, Immigration, Discrimination, Family, Self-Employment, Labor Market
EC202 Principles of Microeconomics
A general introduction to economics with emphasis on microeconomic aspects: the economic principles underlying price, production, distribution of income, and related problems.
A survey of contemporary theory concerning consumption, production, demand, supply; market price under competition and monopoly; factor prices; wages, interest, rent; the concept of profits.
EC471 Special Topics - Econometrics
An in-depth exploration of contemporary research on selected topics. Topics vary according to the instructor's interests. This course is limited to advanced juniors and seniors who are majors.
EC460 Senior Seminar
EC470 Senior Project