Faculty Profile for Dr. Yao-Yu Chih
Biography and EducationDr. Chih is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance & Economics at Texas State University. Dr. Chih's main research interests are Social and Economic Network, Applied Microeconomics, and Spatial Econometrics. His recent research has appeared in professional economic journals, such as Regional Science and Urban Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, and others.
Teaching InterestsMicroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Public Economics, Regional and Urban Economics
Research InterestsSocial and Economic Network, Spatial Econometrics
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Charles, J. S. J., & Chih, Y.-Y. (2016). Delinquency Reinforcement and Balance: Is Exposure to Delinquent Peers Always Risky? BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 16(4). Retrieved from https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/bejeap.2016.16.issue-4/issue-files/bejeap.2016.16.issue-4.xml
- LeSage, J., Chih, Y.-Y., & Vance, C. (n.d.). Markov Chain Monte Carlo estimation of spatial dynamic panel models for large samples. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 138, 107–125.
- Chih, Y.-Y., & LeSage, J. (n.d.). Heterogeneous coefficient spatial regression panel models. In A chapter for the Handbook of Regional Science, 2nd Edition. Springer Nature.
- LeSage, J., & Chih, Y.-Y. (2018). A matrix exponential spatial panel model with heterogeneous coefficients. Geographical Analysis, 50(4), 422–453.
- LeSage, J., & Chih, Y.-Y. (2018). A Bayesian spatial panel model with heterogenous coefficients. Regional Science & Urban Economics, 72, 58–73.
- Award / Honor Recipient: Brandon Dee Roberts Excellence Professorship, Texas State University. January 1, 2019 - Present
- Award / Honor Recipient: • Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Business Administration, Texas State University. August 23, 2018
- Award / Honor Recipient: • College Achievement Award for the Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Business Administration, Texas State University. August 24, 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Finance & Economics, Texas State University. May 2, 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Finance & Economics, Texas State University. May 3, 2016
Selected Service Activities
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Public Economic Theory
December 28, 2018-Present
MBA Task Force Work Group
September 21, 2018-Present
Faculty Workload Work Group
September 19, 2018-Present
MBA Core Course Coordinator Committee
August 27, 2018-Present
Master's Program Proposal Committee
December 8, 2017-Present