ZHENLIN YANG

ZHENLIN YANG Associate Professor ... 2006.7 Associate ... 23. Yang, Z. L. and Abeysinghe, T. (2003). A score test for Box-Cox functional form. Economi...

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ZHENLIN YANG Associate Professor of Economics & Statistics School of Economics, Singapore Management University DEGREES 1992

Ph.D., Statistics, University of Alberta, Canada.

1987

M.Sc., Applied Statistics, University of Guelph, Canada.

1983

B.Eng., Metal Materials, Northeastern University, China, 1983.

PAST EMPLOYMENT AND POSITION(S) 2006.7 

Associate Professor, School of Economics, Singapore Management University.

2002

Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University.

20012002

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore.

19982001

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore.

19931998

Lecturer, Department of Economics and Statistics, National University of Singapore.

19921993

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Simon Fraser University.

1992

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, University of Alberta.

RESEARCH INTERESTS 

Econometrics: Spatial econometrics; Panel data regression; Quantile regression.



Economics: Auction theory.



Quality and Insurance: Percentile limits; Event probability; Control charts.



Statistics: Data Transformation; Likelihood-related inference theory.



E-Commerce: Online price comparison; Price dispersion; Price dynamics.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 

Member, The Econometric Society



Member, The Spatial Econometrics Association (SEA)



Member, The American Statistical Association (ASA)



Life Member, The International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA)

HONORS, AWARDS, ACHIEVEMENTS 2012

Long Service Award (10 Years)

2006

Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence

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Teaching Excellence Award, 1998, National University of Singapore

1998

Teaching Excellence Award, 1998, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

PUBLICATIONS Published articles in refereed journals 1.

Baltagi, B. H. and Yang Z. L. (2013). Heteroskedasticity and non-normality robust LM tests of spatial dependence. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 43, 725-739.

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Baltagi, B. H. and Yang, Z. L. (2013). Standardized LM Tests for Spatial Error Dependence in Linear or Panel Regressions. Econometrics Journal, 16, 103134.

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Desmond, A. F. and Yang, Z. L. (2011). Score tests for inverse Gaussian mixture. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry. 27, 633–648.

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Yang, Z. L. and Huang, J. H. (2011). A Transformed Random Effects Model with Applications. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 27, 222– 234.

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Yang, Z. L., Gan. L. and Tang F. F. (2010). A Study of Price Evolution in Online Toy Market. Economics: The Open Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 3

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Yang, Z. L. (2010). A robust LM test for Spatial Error Components. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 40, 299-310.

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Yang, Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2008). Generalized LM tests for functional form and heteroscedasticity. Econometrics Journal, 11, 349-376.

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Yang, Z. L., Wu, E. K. H. and Desmond, A. F. (2008). Inference for general parametric functions in Box-Cox-type transformation models. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 36, 301-319.

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Yang, Z. L. and Lin, K. J. (2007). Improved maximum-likelihood estimation for the common shape of several Weibull distributions. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 23, 373-383.

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Yang, Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2007). A corrected plug-in method for quantile interval construction through a transformed regression. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 25, 356-376.

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Yang, Z. L., Tse, Y. K. and Bai, Z. D. (2007). Statistics with estimated parameters. Statistica Sinica, 17, 817-837.

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Yang Z. L., Xie, M. and Wong, A. C. M. (2007). A Unified Confidence Interval for Reliability Related Weibull Quantities. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 77, 365-378.

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Yu, J., Yang, Z. L. and Zhang, X. B. (2006). A class of nonlinear stochastic volatility models and its implications on pricing currency options. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 51, 2218-2231.

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Yang, Z. L. (2006). A modified family of power transformations. Economics Letters, 92, 14-19.

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Xing, X. L., Yang, Z. L. and Tang, F. F. (2006). A comparison of time-varying online price and price dispersion between multichannel and Dotcom DVD retailers. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 20, 3-10.

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Yang, Z. L. Li, C. W. and Tse, Y. K. (2006). Functional form and spatial dependence in dynamic panels. Economics Letters, 91, 138-145.

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Yang, Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2006). Modeling the firm-size distribution using Box-Cox heteroscedastic regression. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 21, 541-653.

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Koh, W. T.H. Yang. Z. L. and Zhu, L. J (2006). Lottery rather than waiting-line auction. Social Choice and Welfare, 27, 289-310.

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Yang, Z. L. and Tsui, A. K. (2004). Analytically calibrated Box-Cox percentile limits for duration and event-time models. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 35, 649-677.

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Yang Z. L. and Chen, G. (2004). Tests of transformation in nonlinear regression. Economics Letters, 84, 391-398.

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Xing, X. L., Tang, F. F. and Yang, Z. L. (2004). Pricing Dynamics in the Online Consumer Electronics Market. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 13, 429-441.

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Leung, H. M. Tan, S. L. and Yang, Z. L. (2004). What has luck got to do with economic development? An interpretation of resurgent Asia’s growth experience. Journal of Policy Modeling, 26, 373-385.

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Yang, Z. L. and Abeysinghe, T. (2003). A score test for Box-Cox functional form. Economics Letters, 79, 107-115.

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Yang, Z. L. and Xie, M. (2003). Efficient estimation of the Weibull shape parameter based on a modified profile likelihood. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 73, 115-123.

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Yang. Z. L., See, S. P and Xie, M. (2003). Transformation approaches for the construction of Weibull prediction interval. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 43, 357-368.

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Yang, Z. L. and Abeysinghe, T. (2002). An explicit variance formula for the BoxCox functional form estimator. Economics Letters, 76, 259-265.

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Yang. Z. L. (2002). Comment on "Box-Cox transformation in linear models: large sample theory and tests of normality" by Chen, G., Lockhart, R. A. and Stephens, M. A. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 30, 222-226.

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Yang. Z. L. (2002). Median estimation through a regression transformation. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 30, 235-242.

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Yang, Z. L., Xie, M., Kuralmani, V. and Tsui, K.L. (2002). On the performance of geometric chart with estimated control limits. Journal of Quality Technology, 34, 448-458.

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Yang, Z. L., See, S. P. and Xie, M. (2002). An investigation of transformationbased prediction interval for the Weibull median life. Metrika, 56, 19-29.

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Yang, Z. L. (2001). Predicting a future median life through a power transformation. Lifetime Data Analysis, 7, 305-317.

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Yang, Z. L., and Lee, R. T. C. (2001). On the failure rate estimation for the inverse Gaussian distribution. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 71, 201-213.

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Xie, M., Yang, Z. L. and Gaudoin, O. (2000). More on the mis-specification of the shape parameter with Weibull-to-exponential transformation. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 16, 281-290.

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Yang, Z. L. and Xie, M.(2000). Process monitoring for the exponentially distributed Characteristics through an Optimal Normalizing Transformation. Journal of Applied Statistics, 27, 1050-1063.

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Yang, Z. L. (2000). Predictive densities for the lognormal distribution and their applications. Microelectronics Reliability, 40, 1051-1059.

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Yang, Z. L. (2000). A new statistics for regression transformation. Test, 9, 123132.

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Yang, Z. L. (1999). Maximum likelihood predictive densities for the inverse Gaussian distribution with application to reliability and lifetime predictions. Microelectronics Reliability, 39, 1413-1421.

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Yang, Z. L. (1999). Predicting a future lifetime through Box-Cox transformation. Lifetime Data Analysis, 5, 265-279.

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Yang, Z. L. (1999). Estimating transformation and its effects on Box-Cox T-ratio. Test, 8, 167-190.

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Yang, Z. L. (1999). An alternative approximation to the variance of transformation Score. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 62, 181-188.

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Desmond, A. F. and Yang, Z. L. (1998). A comparison of likelihood and Bayesian inference for the threshold parameter in the inverse Gaussian distribution. Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, 27, 2173-2183.

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Yang, Z. L. (1998). On robustness of usual confidence region under transformation misspecification. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 61, 175190.

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Hooper, P. M. and Yang, Z. L. (1997). Confidence intervals following Box-Cox transformation. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 25, 401-416.

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Yang, Z. L. (1997). More on the estimation of Box-Cox transformation. Communications in Statistics, Simulation and Computation, 26, 1063-1074.

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Yang, Z. L. (1996). Some asymptotic results on Box-Cox transformation methodology. Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, 25, 403415.

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Desmond, A. F. and Yang, Z. L. (1995). Shortest prediction intervals for the Birnbaum-Saunders distribution. Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, 24, 1383-1401.

Articles under review or revision: 47.

Yang, Z. L. (2012). A general method for third-order bias and variance corrections for a nonlinear parameter (former title: Bias-corrected estimation for spatial autocorrelation). 3nd revision & resubmission, Journal of Econometrics.

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Su, L. J. and Yang, Z. L. (2012). Instrumental Variable Quantile Estimation of Spatial Autoregressive Models. Under 2nd revision for Journal of Econometrics.

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Yang, Z. L. (2011). LM tests of spatial dependence based on bootstrap critical values. 2st revision & resubmission, Journal of Econometrics.

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Su, L. J. and Yang, Z. L. (2012). QML Estimation of Dynamic Panel Models with Spatial Errors. Under revision, Journal of Econometrics.

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Yang, Z. L. and Shen, Y. (2011). A simple and reliable method of inference for spatial autoregressive model. Under review by Geographical Analysis.

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Shen, Y. and Yang, Z. L. (2012). Bias-correction for Weibull common shape estimation with censored data. Revised & resubmitted, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.

Conference Proceedings & Book Reviews 53.

Yang, Z. L. (2007). Modelling spatial dependence and social interactions. Knowledge Hub, Singapore Management University.

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Yu, J. and Yang, Z. L. (2006). A class of nonlinear stochastic volatility models. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Economics and Finance

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Su, L. J. and Yang, Z. L. (2006). QML estimation of dynamic panel data models with spatial errors. Proceedings of the 3rd Singapore Econometrics Study Group Meeting.

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Yang, Z. L. (2005). Review of “Theory of Regular Economies, by Ryo Nagata, 2004, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore”, The Singapore Economic Review, 50, 289-291.

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Yang, Z. L., Prediction intervals for the inverse Gaussian distribution with Applications to Lifetime Data. Proceedings of the International Workshop on RELIABILITY MODELLING AND ANALYSIS – From Theory to Practice, 1998. M. Xie and D. N. P. Murthy edited, p81-88. National University of Singapore.

Other completed work or work in progress: 58.

Liu, S. F. and Yang, Z. L. (2014). Asymptotic distribution and finite-sample bias of QML estimators for spatial error dependence model. Ready for submission.

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Su, L. J. and Yang, Z. L. (2008). Asymptotics and bootstrap for transformed panel data regressions. Under revision.

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Yang, Z. L. (2006). Joint modeliing and testing for local and global spatial externalities.

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Yang, Z. L. (2006). Quasi-maximum likelihood estimation for spatial panel data regressions. Under revision.

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Initial condition robust estimation of fixed effects dynamic panel data models. In progress.

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Unified QML estimation of fixed effects spatial dynamic models with short panels. In progress.

Conference presentations and Invited talks 1.

Unified QML Estimation of Dynamic Models with Short Panels. Contributed talk at the Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society, August 2-4, Singapore.

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QML Estimation of Dynamic Panel Models with Spatial Errors. Contributed talk at the 18th International Panel Data Conference, Paris, July 2012.

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LM Tests of Spatial Dependence based on Bootstrap Critical Values. Contributed talk at Tsinghua International Conference for Econometrics, Beijing, May 2012.

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A general method for third-order bias and variance corrections for a nonlinear parameter. Contributed talk at SETA 2012, Shanghai, May 2012.

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Standardized LM Tests for Spatial Error Dependence in Linear or Panel Regressions. Contributed Talk at the 2011 Asian Meeting of the Econometrics Society, Seoul, Agust 11-13, 2011.

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LM Tests of Spatial Dependence based on Bootstrap Critical Values. Contributed talk at the Vth World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Toulouse, July 6-8, 2011.

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Discussion on: "On the application of bootstrap methods in spatial econometric models ", by Gianfranco Piras and Lozano-Gracia Nancy. Invited Discussion at the Vth World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Toulouse, July 6-8, 2011.

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A Simple and Robust Method of Inference for Spatial Autocorrelation. Invited Seminar at the Division of Economics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Nov. 3, 2010.

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Bias-corrected estimation for spatial autocorrelation. Contributed talk at the IVth World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, June 9-12, 2010, Chicago.

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Discussion on “Pseudo GLS Regression Estimation with Spatial Data, by Cuicui Liu” Invited discussion at the IVth World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, June 9-12, 2010, Chicago.

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Bias-corrected estimation for spatial autocorrelation. Invited Seminar at the School of Economics, Singapore Management University, 23 Oct. 2009.

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Tests for spatial dependence under distributional misspecifications. Contributed talk at the II World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Nov 17-19, 2008, New York City.

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Discussion on “More Efficient Estimation of the Spatial Error Components Model, by Fernando Carriazo and Edward Coulson.” Invited discussion at the II World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, Nov 17-19, 2008, New York City.

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Instrumental Variable Quantile Estimation of Spatial Autoregressive Models (with Liangjun Su). Contributed talk at the Far Eastern and South Asian Meeting of Econometric Society, 16-18 July 2008; Invited talk at the Conference in Honor or Professor Bai Zhidong on his 65th Birthday, 20 July 2008

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Asymptotics and Bootstrap for Transformed Panel Data Regressions (with Liangjun Su). Contributed talk at The 14th International Conference on Panel Data, 16-18 July 2007, WISE, Xiamen University, China.

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Instrumental Variable Quantile Estimation of Spatial Autoregressive Models (with Liangjun Su). Contributed talk at The 1st World Conference of the Spatial Econometrics Association, 11-14 July 2007, University of Cambridge.

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Spatial Dependence, Functional-form Selection, and Dynamic Effects in Panel Models. Invited talks at the Department of Economics, Korea University, 21 May

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Asymptotics and Bootstrap for Transformed Panel Data Regressions. Invited talk at the Department of Statistics, Korea University, 18 May 2007.

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A Transformed Random Effects Model with Applications (with Jianhua Huang). Contributed talk at The Third Symposium on Econometric Theory and Applications (SETA), 13-15 April 2007, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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A Transformed Random Effects Model with Applications (with Jianhua Huang). Invited talk at the Division of Ecoomics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 31 January 2007.

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Quasi-maximum likelihood estimation for spatial panel data regressions. Contributed talk at the Far Eastern Meeting of The Econometric Society 2006 (FEMES 2006), July 10-12, 2006, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

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QML Estimation of Dynamic Panel Data Models with Spatial Errors (with Liangjun Su). Contributed talk at the Singapore Econometric Study Group (SESG) Meeting, 8 July 2006, Singapore Management University.

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Joint Modeliing and Testing for Local and Global Spatial Externalities. Contributed talk at the International Workshop on Spatial Statistics and Econometrics, May 2527, 2006, Luiss Business School, Rome, Italy.

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Discussion on “Externalities and the industry life cycle: A long-term perspective on regional growth in Great Britain, By F, M, H. Neffke, F. G., Van Oot, and R. A. Boschma.” Invited discussion at the International Workshop on Spatial Statistics and Econometrics, May 25-27, 2006, Luiss Business School, Rome, Italy.

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Quasi-maximum likelihood estimation for spatial panel data regressions. Contributed talk at the Spatial Econometrics Workshop, April 8-9, 2005, Kiel Institute for World Economics, Kiel, Germany.

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Discussion on “A spatial error components model with both local and global externalities, by V. D. Giacinto”. Invited discussion at the Spatial Econometrics Workshop, April 8-9, 2005, Kiel Institute for World Economics

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Statistics with estimated parameters (with Y. K. Tse and Z. D. Bai). Contributed talk at The 6th ICSA International Conference, 21-23 July 2004, Singapore.

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Modeling firm-size distribution using Box-Cox heteroscedastic regression (with Y. K. Tse). Invited talk at the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, 13 July 2004.

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Tests of functional form and heterscedasticity (with Y. K. Tse). Contributed paper at the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting (ESAM2004), 7-9 July 2004, Melbourne.

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On the asymptotic effect of substituting estimators for nuisance parameters in inferential statistics (with Y. K. Tse and Z. D. Bai). Invited talk at the Department of Statistics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 28 April 2004.

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Score tests for inverse Gaussian mixture. Contributed talk at the Bernoulli Society East Asian and Pacific Regional (EAPR) Conference 2003, 18-20 December 2003, Hong Kong.

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Simple inference methods based on Weibull to exponential transformation. Invited paper at the 5th ICSA International Conference, Hong Kong, August 16-19, 2001.

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An S-chart based on an optimal normalizing transformation. Invited paper at the International Conference on Statistics in the 21st Century, University of Maine, USA, June 29-July 1, 2000.

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Predicting a future lifetime through Box-Cox transformation. Invited paper at the 4th ICSA International Conference, Kunming, China, August 19-21, 1998.

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Box-Cox transformation and its role in Taguchi method. Invited Paper at Industrial Statistics Workshop, February 17, 1997, National University of Singapore.

Working Papers 1. Baltagi, B. H. and Yang, Z. L. (2010). Standardized LM Tests of Spatial Error Dependence in Linear or Panel Regressions. Working paper # 13-2010, School of Economics, Singapore Management University. 2. Yang, Z. L. (2010). Bias-Corrected Estimation for Spatial Autocorrelation. Working paper # 12-2010, School of Economics, Singapore Management University. 3. Yang, Z. L. (2009). A robust LM test for Spatial Error Components. Working Paper #4-2009, School of Economics, Singapore Management University. 4. Su, L. J. and Yang Z. L. (2009). Asymptotics and Bootstrap for Transformed Panel Data Regressions. Working Paper #3-2009, School of Economics, Singapore Management University. 5. Su, L. J. and Yang Z. L. (2007). Instrumental Variable Quantile Estimation of Spatial Autoregressive Models. Working Paper #5-2007, School of Economics, Singapore Management University. 6. Yang, Z. L. (2006). Joint Modeliing and Testing for Local and Global Spatial Externalities. Working Paper #25-2006, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 7. Yang, Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2005). Modeling the firm-size distribution using Box-Cox heteroscedastic regression. Working Paper #10-2004, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 8. Yang Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2003). Tests of Functional Form and Heteroscedasticity. Working Paper #20-2003, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 9. Yang. Z. L. Tse Y. K. and Bai, Z. D. (2003). On the asymptotic effect of substituting estimators for nuisance parameters in inferential statistics. Working Paper #132003, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 10. Xing, X. L. and Yang, Z. L. (2003). Determinants of voluntary job-to-job mobility. Working Paper #12-2003, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 11. Xing, X. L., Tang, F. F. and Yang, Z. L. (2003). Competitiveness and price convergence on the Internet: Evidence from the online DVD market. Working Paper #10-2003, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. 12. Yang, Z. L. and Tse, Y. K. (2002). A corrected plug-in quantile confidence interval of a transformed regression. Working Paper #22-2002, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Singapore Management University.

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RESEARCH GRANTS 

Unified estimation of dynamic models with short panels. Singapore Management University, Mar 2013 - Feb 2014.



Heteroscedasticity and Non-normality Robust LM Tests of Spatial Dependence. Singapore Management University, Nov 2011 - Dec 2012.



Tests of Spatial Effects based on Bootstrapped Critical Values. Singapore Management University, Nov 2010 – Oct 2011.



Bias-Corrected Estimation for Spatial Autocorrelation. Singapore Management University, Nov 2009 – Oct 2010.



Robust LM Tests for Spatial Error Dependence. Singapore Management University, Mar-Oct 2009.



Bootstrap Estimate of Variance-Covariance Matrix for Box-Cox Type Panel Data Models. Singapore Management University, Nov 2007 – Feb 2008.



Quantile Regression with Flexible Functional Form Transformations. Singapore Management University, 2006-07.



On Joint Modelling and Testing for Local and Global Spatial Externalities Based on Panel Data. Singapore Management University, 2005-06.



Bounds on Event Probabilities for Duration and Lifetime Models. Singapore Management University, 2004-05.



Analysis of Price, Price Dispersion and Market Dynamics in Online Markets Using Panel Data (with J. H. Huang). Wharton-SMU Research Center, Singapore Management University, 2004-05.



Functional Panel Data Regression with Spatial Error Correlation (with T. S. Tse). Singapore Management University, 2004.



Data Transformation and High-Frequency Data: Some Issues in Econometric and Financial Modeling (with T. S. Tse). Singapore Management University, 2003.



Time Series Analysis to Determine the Inter-relationship between Vectorial, Environmental and Epidemiological Factors in the Transmission of Dengue for the Formulation of Forecasting Models, Ministry of Environment, Singapore, 2001-2002.

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Extended Linear Modelling for Survival and Economic Data (with Biman Chakraborty and Y. K. N. Truong). National University of Singapore, 1998–2001.



Reliability Analysis by using Degradation Data (with Z. H. Chen). National University of Singapore, 2001–2003.

EDITORIAL SERVICES -- Reviewer Economics & Regional Science  Journal of Econometrics  Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

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Journal of Applied Econometrics Econometrics Journal Econometric Reviews

Economics Letters International Economics Review Journal of European Economic Association International Journal of Production Economics Singapore Economic Review Journal of International Regional Science Review Regional Science and Urban Economics Journal of Regional Science Computational Economics

Statistics and Probability:  The Statistician  Journal of the American Statistical Association  Canadian Journal of Statistics  IEEE Transactions on Reliability  International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering  Naval Research Logistics  Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods  Bernoulli  Journal of Applied Statistics  Journal of Nonparametric Statistics  Economic Quality Control, Applied Stochastic Models for Business and Industry,  British Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES Services at Singapore Management University 

School representative to SMU Library Advisory Committee, 2012 – 2014.



Course coordinator for STAT151, Term I, 2012-2013.



Chair, Member, and Co-Chair of Seminar Series and Working Paper Series, School of Economics, 2007-2012.



Chair of Local Organizing Committee, Far Eastern Meeting of Econometric Society 2008.

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Member of the Executive Committee, University Faculty Senate, 2007-2009.



Member, Research Excellence Committee, School of Economics, 2007-08



Member, Faculty IT Advisory Board, 07/2002 - 03/2005.



Course Coordinator, Introductory Statistics (Term II, 2003-05, 2010-11).



Member, Faculty Recruiting Committee for Economics and Statistics, 2005-06.

Supervision of Graduate Students:  

Supervisor for PhD student: Liu Shew Fan, June 2012 – Member of Several Master Thesis Committee

Conference Organization: 

Member of the program committee: The VII World Conference of the Spatial Econometric Society,10-12 July 2013, Washington, DC.



Chair of the local organizing committee: Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society, 2008, Singapore.

External Examiner for: 

PhD thesis, Dept. of Industrial and System Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2009.



PhD thesis, Dept. of Industrial and System Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2008.



PhD thesis, Dept. of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Australia, 2007.



PhD Thesis, Dept. of Industrial and System Engineering, National University of Singapore, 1998.



Being supervisor and examiner for a number of Master students

Academic Visits: 

Department of Statistics, Korea University, May 2007.



Dept. of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University, Australia, July 2004.



Dept. of Statistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, April 2004.



Dept. of Marketing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Feb. 2004.



Dept. of Marketing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Dec. 2003.



Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Canada, Sept.-Oct. 2003.

UNIVERSITY COURSES TAUGHT (UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE) 

STAT151 Introduction to Statistical Theory, Term I, 2013-2014



STAT312 Applied Regression Methods, Term II, 2012-2013



STAT151 Introduction to Statistical Theory, Term I, 2012-2013



STAT151 Introduction to Statistical Theory, Term II, 2011-2012 11

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STAT306 Applied Stochastic Models, Term I, 2011-2012



STAT312: Applied Regression Methods, Term II, 2010-2011



STAT101: Introductory Statistics, Term II, 2010-2011



STAT151: Introduction to Statistical Theory, Term II, 2009-2010



STAT306: Applied Stochastic Models, Term II, 2009-2010



STAT312: Applied Regression Methods, Term I, 2009-2010



STAT312: Applied Regression Methods, Term II, 2008-2009



STAT151: Introduction to Statistical Theory, Term II, 2008-2009



STAT102: Introductory Statistics B, Term II, 2007-2008



STAT312: Applied Statistical Methods, Term I, 2007-2008



STAT101: Introductory Statistics A (2002 – 2007, 1st year students, 5 times)



STAT102: Introductory Statistics B (2002 – 2007, 1st year students, 8 times)

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS TAUGHT 

STAT611: Statistics for Applied Economists: Regression Models, Term I, 2009-2010

(For Master of Applied Economics) 

STAT611: Statistics for Applied Economists: Regression Models, Term I, 2008-2009

(For Master of Applied Economics) CONTACT INFORMATION Tel.:

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