Prof. Yanqin FAN, University of Washington

Prof. Yanqin FAN is Castor Professor of Economics in Department of Economics, University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1990. Her main research interests are econometrics and nonparametric statistics. She is an editorial board member of Quantitative Fnance and Economics, Book Series on Econometrics, World Scientific, Econometric Reviews, Journal of Econometrics, The Annals of Economics and Finance etc. Prof. FAN received the 2018 and 2008 Arnold Zellner Award of Journal of Econometrics for Best Paper in Theoretical Econometrics, was awarded fellow of the Journal of Econometrics in 2018, Western Economics Alumni Award Winner among others. Her work has appeared in leading journals including Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Econometric Reviews.

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Prof. Aman ULLAH, University of California, Riverside

Prof. Aman ULLAH is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics and Chair in the Department of Economics, University of California, Riverside. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from The Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. His main research interests are in econometric theory, nonparametric econometrics, finite sample econometrics, cross sectional and time series econometrics, and panel and spatial econometrics. He has served or currently associated as an editorial board member of Econometric Reviews, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Empirical Economics, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, among others. Also, he serves as a Series Editor of Statistics and Econometrics, Chapman Hall/Taylor-Francis. He is the author, coauthor, editor, or co-editor of ten books and over 150 published papers in Economics, Econometrics, and Statistics. He is the author, coauthor, editor, or co-editor of ten books and over 150 published papers in Economics, Econometrics, and Statistics. He is an elected Fellow of Journal of Econometrics, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Royal Statistical Society, and National Academy of Sciences (India), and honored as an Associate Fellow of CIREQ, Montreal, Informatics Institute, Washington, and Senior Fellow of the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis, Italy. He has also received the UCR Dissertation Advising/Mentoring award.

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Prof. Weiguo WANG, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

Prof. Weiguo WANG is now a professor in Economics and Vice President of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in 1998. His field(s) of interest are econometric analysis, macroeconomic analysis, as well as population, resources, environment and sustainable development. He is an editorial board member of The Journal of Quantitative & Technical Economics, Chinese Journal of Management Science, System Engineering Theory and Practice, Research on Financial and Economic Issues, among others. Prof. WANG was Vice Director of Chinese Association of Quantitative Economics (CAQE). He received grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Educational Department of Liaoning Province etc. He papers appeared in journals such as Economic Research Journal (Jingji Yanjiu), Statistical Research (Tongji Yanjiu), Economics Letters, Statistical Research, ICIC Express Letters, Studies of International Finance etc.

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Prof. Jun YU, Singapore Management University

Prof. Jun YU is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Economics and Finance in School of Economics and Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Western Ontario in 1998. His research interests are in financial econometrics, asset pricing, and econometric theory. He provides editorial service for Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Journal of Financial Econometrics, among others. He was awarded Fellow of Journal of Econometrics in 2011, Fellow of Society of Financial Econometrics (SoFiE) in 2012, Certificate for Highly Cited Research Journal of Asian Economics in 2016, etc. His work has appeared in Journal of Econometrics, International Economic Review, Review of Financial Studies, Quantitative Economics, Econometric Theory etc.

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