Xian Liu

Xian Liu

Visiting Assistant Professor
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Office: BS 4082
Phone: 317-274-8709

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign, 2013
MPP. Public Policy, Brigham Young University, 2008

Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics and the Murphy Institute, Tulane
University, 2013 - 2015

Professional affiliation

American Economics Association
Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Major fields of expertise

Environmental economics and policy
Regulatory economics
Political economy
Public policy analysis

Intellectual contributions

Working papers

“Regulatory Compliance through Reputation and Peer Effect: Evidence from the
Mexican Gasoline Market,” (with Barrett Kirwan and Andrea Martens)
“Do Recessions Affect Environmental Concern and Does It Matter for Real
Outcomes?” (with Tatyana Deryugina)
“Party Effects in the Distribution of Agricultural Disaster Payments”
“The Effect of Environmental Disclosure on Wastewater Discharges,” (with Jay

Courses taught

SPEA-K 300 Statistical Techniques (scheduled for Fall 2015)


Reviewer, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management