Junyi Liu

Junyi Liu, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time
Junyi Liu
Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Junyi Liu received his higher education in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Bloomington, Indiana, getting academic training in economics, finance, and governance, while enjoying distinct cultures of the East, the West, and a place that stir fries both. His research and teaching hence reflect an endeavor to promote an organic global community that nurtures global citizens with open minds. He publishes a dozen or so articles in peer review journals on foreign exchange, corruption and development, and public health.

  • MA and PhD Economics, Indiana University Bloomington
  • MA Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • MA Finance, Peking University
  • BAs Economics and Governance, Peking University
  • Upper Division Courses: Development Economics, Macroeconomics, International Economics
  • Lower Division Courses: Principle of Economics, Introduction to Pacific Basin, Learning Cluster (field trip): A tale of two cities through economic lenses I: Los Angeles and II: Beijing, Economic Development and Social Enterprises I: San Francisco and II: Hong Kong
  • International Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Public Health
  • “Exchange rate exposure and its determinants in China.” (joint with Qing He and Ce Zhang) accepted by China Economic Review. in production.
  • “Exchange Rate Exposure and International Competition: Evidence from Chinese Industries.” accepted by Journal of Contemporary China. in production.
  • “The impact of COVID-19 on stock markets.” (Joint with Qing He, Sizhu Wang and Jishuang Yu.) Economic and Political Studies, available online 2020 May (in press)
  • “Trade Openness and the Obesity Epidemic: A Cross-national Study of 175 Countries during 19752016.”(Joint with Ruopeng An et al.) Annals of Epidemiology, 2019 September; volume 37: 31-36.
  • “Bureaucratic Integration and Synchronization of Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from China.” (Joint with Qing He, Chang Xue and Shaojie Zhou).China Economic Review, available online 2019 June (in press).
  • "A systematic review of food pantry-based interventions in the USA."(Joint with Ruopeng An et al.) Public Health Nutrition, 2019 June; 22 (9):1704-1716.
  • "Systemic Financial Risk and Macroeconomic Activity in China." (Joint with Qing He, Zongxin Qian, and Jingyun Gan)Journal of Economics and Business, 2019 March-April, Volume 102: 57-63.
  • “Diet and self-rated health among oldest-old Chinese”. (Joint with Ruopeng An, Xiaoling Xiong, and Chenghua Guan). Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2018 May -June;76:125-132
  • “Functional Limitation and cognitive impairment among 80+ year old Chinese”. (Joint with Jiakun Zheng, Ruopeng An). Australasian Journal on Aging, 2016 Dec. 35(4):266-272.
  • “Fast-food and full-service restaurant consumption in relation to daily energy and nutrient intakes among US adult cancer survivors, 2003-2012”. (Joint with Ruopeng An). Nutrition and Health,2015 (2013 backlogged) Jul-Oct; 22(3-4):181-95
  • “Local Labor Market Fluctuations and Physical Activity among Adults in the United States, 1990-2009”. (Joint with Ruopeng An) ISRN Public Health, Volume 2012.
  • "Local Corruption, Total Factor Productivity and Firm Heterogeneity: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms." (Joint with Firat Demir, Chenghao Hu, and Hewei Shen).under review.
  • "Dancing with Dragon: the RMB and the Currencies on the Belt and Road" (Joint with Qing He and Jishuang Yu). under review.
  • 2015-present, Assistant Professor of Economics, Soka University of America
  • 2013-2014, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Occidental College
  • 2012-2013, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Loyola Marymount University
  • Faculty Teaching Grant by the dean's office, Soka University of America, 2019
  • Faculty Fellowship by Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America, 2018-2019
  • Faculty Symposium Grant by the Office of Academic Affairs, Soka University of America, 2018
  • Faculty Summer Research Grant by Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America, 2016
  • Graduate Students Economics Fellowship, Indiana University, 2009
  • Fee Scholarship of Arts and Science, Indiana University, 2007-2012
  • Government Scholarship, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005-2007