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|About Dr. Wu:
Dr. Wu is an associate professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University. He earned his bachelor at Peking University and Ph.D. at University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include econometrics, applied microeconomics, development economics and labor economics.Selected Publications:
X. Wu and S. Wang. “Information Theoretic Asymptotic Approximations for Distributions Of Statistics.” Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, forthcoming.X. Wu. “Exponential Series Estimator of Multivariate Densities.” Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming.
C. Chui and X. Wu. “Exponential Series Estimation of Empirical Copulas with Application to Financial Returns.” Advances in Econometrics, 24, forthcoming.
T. Stengos, B. Thompson, and X. Wu. “The Joint Evolution of the Conditional Joint Distribution of Life Expectancy and Per Capita Income Growth.” Advances in Econometrics, 24, forthcoming.
T. Stengos and X. Wu. “Information Theoretic Distribution Tests with Applications to Normality.” Econometric Reviews, 29(3):307–329, 2010.
X. Wu. “A Weighted Generalized Maximum Entropy Estimator with a Data-driven Weight.” Entropy, 11(4):917–930, 2009.
D. P. T. Depositario, R. M. Nayga, X. Wu, and T. P. Laude. “Effects of Information on Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Golden Rice.” Asian Economic Journal, 23(4):457–476, 2009.
D. P. T. Depositario, R. M. Nayga, X. Wu, and T. R. Laude. “Should Students Be Used As Subjects in Experimental Auctions?” Economics Letters, 102(2):122–124, 2009.
J. R. Corrigan, D. P. T. Depositario, R. M. Nayga, X. Wu, and T. P. Laude. “Comparing Open-ended Choice Experiments and Experimental Auctions: An application to Golden Rice.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91(3):837–853, 2009.
Y. Cai, A. A. Alviola, R. M. Nayga, and X. Wu. “The Effect of Food Away from Home and Food at Home Expenditures on Obesity Rates: A State Level Analysis.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 40(2):507–521, 2008.
B. A. McCarl, X. Villavicencio, and X. Wu. “Climate Change and Future Analysis: Is Stationarity Dying?” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 90(5):1241–1247, 2008.
R. Brummett, R. M. Nayga, and X. Wu. “On the Use of Cheap Talk in New Product Valuation.” Economics Bulletin, 2:1–9, 2007.
J. M. Perloff and X. Wu. “Tax Incidence Varies Across the Price Distribution.” Economics Letters, 96(1):116–119, 2007.
X. Wu. “Overview: Immigration, U.S. Agriculture and Policy Reform.” Choices, 22, 2007.
X. Wu and J. M. Perloff. “GMM Estimation of a Maximum Entropy Distribution with Interval Data.” Journal of Econometrics, 138(2):532–546, 2007.
X. Wu, J. M. Perloff, and A. Golan. “Effects of Government Policies on Urban and Rural Income Inequality.” Review of Income and Wealth, 52(2):213–235, 2006.
X. Wu and T. Stengos. “Partially Adaptive Estimation via the Maximum Entropy Densities.” Econometrics Journal, 8(3):352–366, 2005.
X. Wu and J. M. Perloff. “China’s Income Distribution, 1985-2001.” Review of Economics and Statistics, 87(4):763–775, 2005.
X. Wu. “Calculation of Maximum Entropy Densities with Application to Income Distribution.” Journal of Econometrics, 115(2):347–354, 2003.