Junyi Liu, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time
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Assistant Professor of Economics
  • PhD Economics, Indiana University Bloomington
  • MA Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • MA Finance, Peking University
  • BA Economics and Governance, Peking University
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics 
  • Principle of Economics
  • Introduction to Pacific Basin
  • Development Economics.
  • Learning Cluster:
    • A tale of two cities through economic lenses: Los Angeles and Beijing; I and II.
    • Social Enterprise and Economic Development: San Francisco and Hong Kong; I and II.
  • Economic Development (Chinese Economy)
  • Public Health
  • International Economics
  • Political Economy
  • "Trade Openness and the Obesity Epidemic: A Cross-national Study of 175 Countries during 1975-2016" Annals of Epidemiology. 2019 July. (Joint with Ruopeng An et al.)
  • "Bureaucratic Integration and Synchronization of Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from China". China Economic Review. 2019 June. (Joint with Qing He, Chang Xue and Shaojie Zhou).
  • "A systematic review of food pantry-based interventions in the USA." Public Health Nutrition, 2019 June; 22 (9):1704-1716. (Joint with Ruopeng An et al.)
  • "Systemic Financial Risk and Macroeconomic Activity in China". Journal of Economics and Business, 2019, March-April, Volume 102: 57-63. (Joint with Qing He, Zongxin Qian, and Jingyun Gan)
  • "Diet and self-rated health among oldest-old Chinese". Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2018, May -June;76:125-132 (Joint with Ruopeng An, Xiaoling Xiong, and Chenghua Guan).
  • "Functional Limitation and cognitive impairment among 80+ year old Chinese". Australasian Journal on Aging, 2016 Dec. 35(4):266-272. (Joint with Jiakun Zheng, Ruopeng An).
  • "Fast-food and full-service restaurant consumption in relation to daily energy and nutrient intakes among US adult cancer survivors, 2003-2012". Nutrition and Health,2015 (2013 backlogged) Jul-Oct; 22(3-4):181-95 (Joint with Ruopeng An).
  • "Local Labor Market Fluctuations and Physical Activity among Adults in the United States, 1990-2009", ISRN Public Health, Volume 2012 (Joint with Ruopeng An).
  • "Exchange rate exposure and its determinants: Evidence from China" under review by China Economic Review, 2019. (Joint with Qing He and Ce Zhang).
  • "RMB Currency Swap and Bilateral Trade" (Joint with Yongxiu Guo and Ce Zhang) 2019.
  • "Taxation, Corruption, and the Activity of the U.S. Multinationals" (Joint with Michael Alexeev and Leslie Young). working paper 2016.
  • "International Tax Competition, Transfer Pricing and Tax Haven" (Joint with Michael Alexeev and Leslie Young). working paper 2014.
  • 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 Paci c 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 Paci c 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.