Department of Economics
- Xuguang (a.k.a. Simon) Sheng is an Assistant Professor of Economics at American University. His research interests include econometric theory, applied econometrics, empirical macroeconomics, economic and financial forecasting. He has published in Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Accounting and Economics and Oxford Handbook on Economic Forecasting.
DegreesPhD, Economics, University at Albany, SUNY
BA, Economics, Renmin University of China
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Area of Expertise: Econometric theory, applied econometrics, analysis of economic survey data, time series modeling, forecasting, monetary economics
Additional Information: Xuguang (Simon) Sheng's current research focuses on panel unit root and cointegration, p-value combination methods, forecast uncertainty measurement, and term structure of survey forecasts. He has published in the Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, International Journal of Forecasting, and Oxford Handbook on Economic Forecasting. He has recently won the Heinz Konig Young Scholar Award from the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW).
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New Econ Professor Awarded for Forecasting Research
Economics professor Xuguang Sheng won an international award in June for his research on economic forecasters....