Institute for Economic and Social Research
Wei Shi


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  Professional Experience

2020-present, Tenured Associate Professor, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University

2018 – 2020, Associate Professor, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University

2016 – 2018, Assistant Professor, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University


Ph.D., Economics, The Ohio State University, 2016

M.A., Economics, The Ohio State University, 2012

B.Sc., Quantitative Finance, & B.Soc.Sci., Economics, National University of Singapore, 2011

  Research Fields

Spatial Econometrics, Networks, Applied Microeconomics



Xi Chen, Yun Qiu, Wei Shi, and Pei Yu, Key links in network interactions: Assessing route-specific travel restrictions in China during the Covid-19 pandemic, China Economic Review, 2022.


Wei Wang, Yunning, Liu, Pengpeng Ye, Chengdong Xu, Yun Qiu, Peng Yin, Jiangmei Liu, Jinlei Qi, Jinling You, Lin Lin, Lijun Wang, Junming Li, Wei Shi, and Maigeng Zhou, Spatial variations and social determinants of life expectancy in China, 2005-2020: A population-based spatial panel modelling study, The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific, 2022(23), 100451.

Jason Blevins, Wei Shi, Donald Haurin, and Stephanie Moulton, A Dynamic Discrete Choice Model of Reverse Mortgage Borrower Behavior, International Economic Review, 2020(61), pp.1437-1477.

Qiu, Yun, Xi Chen, & Wei Shi. Impacts of Social and Economic Factors on the Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in China. Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming. 

Shi, Wei, & Lung-fei Lee. (2018). The Effects of Gun Control on Crimes: A Spatial Interactive Fixed-Effects Approach. Empirical Economics, 55, 233-263.

Haurin, Donald, Stephanie Moulton, & Wei Shi. (2018). The Accuracy of Senior Households' Estimates of Home Values: Application to the Reverse Mortgage Decision, Real Estate Economics, 46, 655-697.

Shi, Wei, & Lung-fei Lee. (2018). A Spatial Panel Data Model with Time Varying Endogenous Weights Matrices and Common Factors. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 72, 6-34. 

Shi, Wei, & Lung-fei Lee. (2017). Spatial Dynamic Panel Data Models with Interactive Fixed Effects. Journal of Econometrics, 197, 323-347.

Haurin, Donald, Chao Ma, Stephanie Moulton, Max Schmeiser, Jason Seligman, & Wei Shi. (2016). Spatial Variation in Reverse Mortgages Usage: House Price Dynamics and Consumer Selection. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 53, 392-417.

Moulton, Stephanie, Donald Haurin, & Wei Shi. (2015). An Analysis of Default Risk in the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Program. Journal of Urban Economics, 90, 17-34.


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