Ximing Wu
379 AGLS Building

About Dr. Wu:

Dr. Wu is a 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.

Research Interests:

Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics, Development Economics, Labor Economics

Selected Publications:

  • J. Lin and X. Wu. A sequential test for the specification of predictive densities. Econometrics Journal, 2017.
  • K. Wen and X. Wu. Smoothed kernel conditional density estimation. Economics Letters, 152:112–116, 2017.
  • Y. Zhang, X. Wu, and Q. Li. A simple consistent nonparametric estimator of the lorenz curve. Advances in Econometrics, 36:635–654, 2016.
  • Y. Fang, Q. Li, X. Wu, and D. Zhang. A data-driven smooth test of symmetry. Journal of Econometrics,188:490–501, 2015.
  • K. Wen and X. Wu. An improved transformation-based kernel estimator of densities on the unit interval. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 110:773–783, 2015.
  • J. Lin and X. Wu. Smooth tests of copula specifications. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 33:128–143, 2015.
  • Y. Gao, Y. Zhang, and X. Wu. Penalized exponential series estimation of copula densities with an application to intergenerational dependence of body mass index. Empirical Economics, 48:61–81, 2015.
  • M. Chang and X. Wu. Transformation-based nonparametric estimation of multivariate densities. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 135:71–88, 2015.
  • K. Sukcharoen, T. Zohrabyan, D. Leatham, and X. Wu. Interdependence of oil prices and stock market indices: A copula approach. Energy Economics, 44:331–339, 2014.
  • T. Dang, D. Leatham, B. McCarl, and X. Wu. Measuring efficiency within the farm credit system. Agricultural Finance Review, 74:38–54, 2014.
  • X. Villavicencio, B. McCarl, X. Wu, and W. Huffman. Climate change influences on agricultural research productivity. Climatic Change, 119:815–824, 2013.
  • X. Wu and S. Wang. Information theoretic asymptotic approximations for distributions of statistics. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 38:130–146, 2011.
  • X. Wu. Exponential series estimator of multivariate densities. Journal of Econometrics, 156:354–366, 2010.
  • T. Stengos and X. Wu. Information theoretic distribution tests with applications to normality. Econometric Reviews, 29(3):307–329, 2010.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • J. M. Perloff and X. Wu. Tax incidence varies across the price distribution. Economics Letters, 96(1):116–119, 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.



PhD (Agricultural and Resource Economics), University of California-Berkeley
BS (Economics), Peking University

2124 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2124
Personal Website