Sheng Yang

Faculty

Associate Professor in Economics and Management

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, Gustavus Adolphus College, Fall 2011 - Current.
  • Associate Professor of Economics and Finance (Tenured), Black Hills State University, Fall 2004 - Summer 2011.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance, Wayland Baptist University, Fall 2000 - Spring 2004.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Prairie View A&M University, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Chadron State College, Fall 1999 - Spring 2000.

PUBLICATION:

  • "Student Ethical Awareness and Business Program Matriculation: Evidence from the U.S." with Don Altmyer, Ken Schallenkamp, and Ron DeBeaumont. Business Education and Accreditation, 3(1), 2011.
  • "Correcting for Selectivity Bias in the Estimation of Tourist Spending Surveys," with Annette Ryerson. Tourism Economics, 17(6), 2011.
  • "The Comparative Effectiveness of Web-based and Classroom Instruction: Student Demographics vs. Learning Outcomes," with Don Altmyer Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development (SLEID), 7(3), 2010.
  • "Pay as Incentive or Pay as Reward? The Case of Taiwan," with Ron DeBeaumont. Journal of Asian Economics, 21(1), 2010.
  • "Commuting and Wages in the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming," with Ron DeBeaumont. Mount Plains Journal of Business and Economics, v9 2008.
  • "The Effects of the Business Cycle on Oligopoly Coordination: Evidence from the U.S. Aluminum Industry," with David I. Rosenbaum. Journal of Applied Business Research, 24(2), 2nd Quarter 2008.
  • "Market Power and Cost Efficiency: The Case of the U.S. Aluminum Industry," Resources Policy, 30(2) June 2005.
  • Book Review: The Impact of Rate-of-Return Regulation on Technological Innovation by Mark W. Frank. Review of Industrial Organization, 22(2), March 2003.
  • "Identifying a Dominant Firm's Market Power among Sellers of a Homogeneous Product: an Application to Alcoa," Applied Economics, 34(11), July 20, 2002.
  • "Measuring Market Power in the U.S. Aluminum Industry: A Residual Demand Approach," Review of Industrial Organization, 19(3), November 2001.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION :

  • "Entry and Exit Decisions with Switching Regime Excess Capacity," 20pp., the 77th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Columbus, OH, March 22-24, 2013.
  • "Linear Dependence and Feedback Spectra between Currency Values and Stock Indices in the Taiwanese Stock Market,” 24pp., the 86th Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA, June 29-July 3, 2011.
  • "Compensating Wage differentials for Commuting in a Rural Labor Market," 26pp., the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Economic Association, Chicago, IL, March 14-16, 2008.
  • "Entry Deterring Capacity in the U.S. Aluminum Industry," 21pp., the 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Atlantic Economic Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 5-8, 2006.
  • "The Link of Concentration and Price to Market Power and Market Efficiency: A Study on Aluminum," 15pp., the 30th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Society of Economists, Houston, TX, March 4-8, 2003.
  • "Dynamic Oligopoly in the US Aluminum Industry: Tests Using Linear Feedback," 38pp., the 71st Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL, November 17-19, 2001
  • "Measuring Market Power in the U.S. Aluminum Industry: a Residual Demand Approach," 38pp., the 64th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL, March 31-April 25, 2000
  • "Identifying a Dominant Firm's Market Power among Sellers of a Homogeneous Product: an Application to Alcoa," 30pp., the 69th Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, LA, November 21-23, 1999.
  • "Excess Capacity and Oligopoly Coordination: An Empirical Test in the U.S. Aluminum Industry." 26pp., the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Nashville, TN, March 25-27, 1999.
  • "The Effects of the Business Cycle on Oligopoly Coordination: Evidence from the U.S. Aluminum Industry." 24pp.the 68th Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Baltimore, MD, November 22-24, 1998.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Test Bank Co-author
    • Principles of Macroeconomics: The Way We Live, 1st ed., by Susan K. Feigenbaum & R. W. Hafer, Worth Publisher.
    • Principles of Microeconomics: The Way We Live, 1st ed., by Susan K. Feigenbaum & R. W. Hafer, Worth Publisher.
    • Modern Principles: Macroeconomics, 2nd ed., by Tyler Cowen & Alex Tabarrok, Worth Publishers.
    • Modern Principles: Microeconomics, 1st ed., by Tyler Cowen & Alex Tabarrok, Worth Publishers.
  • Paper Referee
    • Journal of Economics and Business, Resources Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics and Business and Southwestern Economic Review.
  • Textbook Reviewer
    • Fundamentals of Financial Management, 11th ed., by Eugene F. Brigham & Joel F. Houston, South-Western College Publishing.
    • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, 8th ed., by Frank K. Reilly & Keith C. Brown, South-Western College Publishing.
    • Principles of Economics, 4th ed., by N. Gregory Mankiw, South-Western College Publishing.
    • Managerial Economics, 10th ed., by Mark Hirschey, South-Western College Publishing.
    • Fundamentals of Investment Management, 7th ed., by Hirt/Block, McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
    • Economics, 15th ed., by McConnell/Brue, McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
  • Conference Paper Discussant
    • 77th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Columbus OH, March 22-24, 2013.
    • 86th Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA, June 29-July 3, 2011.
    • 72nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL, March 14-16, 2008.
    • 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Atlantic Economic Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 5-8, 2006.
    • 30th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Society of Economists, Houston, TX, March 4-8, 2003.
    • 71st Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL, November 17-19, 2001.
    • 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Nashville, TN, March 25-27, 1999.

Education

University of Nebraska - Lincoln


Courses Taught

Current

E/M-275 (International Trade and Finance) and E/M-370 (Managerial Finance)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
E/M-270Business Finance52013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2012/FA
E/M-371Investments42013/FA and 2012/SP
E/M-370Managerial Finance32013/SP and 2011/FA
E/M-275International Trade and Finance12013/SP
E/M-344ST:Adv Corp Finance12013/SP
E/M-102Principles of Microeconomics12012/SP
E/M-101Principles of Macroeconomics12011/FA