Maoyong Fan

Assistant Professor of Economics

Miller College of Business

Ball State University

 

Short CV

Research

Published Papers

1.      Determinants of Child Labor in the Modern United States: Evidence from Agricultural Workers and their Children and Concerns for Ongoing Public Policy” (with Anita Pena and Mimi Huston), forthcoming Economics Bulletin [PDF]

2.      Obesity and Self-Control: Food Consumption, Physical Activity and Weight-loss Intention” (with Yanhong Jin), Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Volume 36, Issue 1, March 2014, pp. 125-145. [PDF][Appendix]

3.      Do Neighborhood Parks/Playgrounds Reduce Childhood Obesity?” (with Yanhong Jin), American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 96, Issue 1, January 2014, pp. 26-42.  [PDF][Appendix][Cite]

Paper blog: http://blog.oup.com/2013/09/neighborhood-park-playground-childhood-obesity-economics/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=oupacademic&utm_campaign=oupblog

4.      Firm Market Value and Production Technology” (with Simon Firestone), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 28, Issue 5, September 2010, pp. 434-440. [PDF][Cite]

5.      Do Food Stamps Contribute to Obesity in Low-Income Women?  Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 92, Issue 4, July 2010, pp. 1165-1180. [PDF][Appendix][Cite]

6.       Balancing Grower Protection Against Agency Concerns: An Economic Analysis of Contract Termination Damages” (with Myoungki Lee and Steven Wu), Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 33, Number 2, August 2008, pp.154-168.[PDF][Cite]

Working Papers

1.       Recession and the U.S. Agricultural Labor Market: Implications for Immigrant Workers and Farm Employers” (with Anita Pena) Under Review

2.      “The Gain Of Cadre Status In Rural China: Investigating Effects And Mechanisms” (with Yanhong Jin and Mingwang Chen) Under Review

3.      The effects of weight perception on adolescents’ weight-loss intentions and behaviors: Evidence from the U.S. data” (with Yanhong Jin) Under Review

4.       “Air Pollution and Respiratory Mortality in 32 Chinese Cities” (with Guojun He and Maigeng Zhou) Under Review

5.       “The Effect of Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Mortality: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games” (with Guojun He and Maigeng Zhou) Under Review

6.       “Why Do Fewer Agricultural Workers Migrate Now?” (with Susan Gabbard, Anita Pena and Jeffrey Perloff) Under Review

7.      “Singleton Status And Childhood Obesity: Investigating Effects And Mechanisms” (with Yanhong Jin) Under Review

8.      “Is Money in Medical Saving Accounts Discounted?” (with Zhen Lei and Gordon Liu) Under Review

9.      “Overweight Misperception among U.S. Adolescents” (with Yanhong Jin and Jagdish Khubchandani) Under Review

10.  “Supplemental nutrition assistance program and childhood obesity in the U.S.: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of 1997” (with Yanhong Jin) Under Review

11.  “A Multi-city Study On Ambient Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Mortality in China” (with Guojun He etc.) Under Review

Teaching

Survey of Economic Ideas, Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Health Economics Analysis, Health Economics and Policy

 

Contact

Miller College of Business
Whitinger Business Building, Room 201
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5741

Email: mfanatbsu.edu