Dr. Zhigang Feng
Dr. Zhigang Feng
- Economics, Associate Professor
Dr. Zhigang Feng is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University at Nebraska at Omaha. He obtained PhD in Economics at University of Miami in 2009. He has taught at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Zurich, and Purdue University before joined UNO. Dr. Feng's research focus on Macroeconomics, Computational Economics, Public Finance and Labor Economics. His current research is devoted to understand the impact of US health care policies on macro-economy with a focus on labor market issues. He has published articles in top general-interest and field Economics journals including International Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics, Quantitative Economics, and Economic Theory. He has been invited to present his works at many major universities, central banks and international conferences.
Macroeconomics, Quantitative Method, Public Finance
Macroeconomics, Computational Economics, Public Finance and Labor Economics
Dr. Zhigang Feng is serving as a member of the advisory committee for Holland Computing Center at University of Nebraska. He also severed as Faculty senator from Jan. 2017 to May 2018 at UNO. He organized a mini-conference on Quantitative Macro and Public Finance in 2015. He has been invited to review research articles for numerous leading economic journals and grant applications for National Science Foundation and Swiss National Computing Center.
Awards and Honors
Mammel Faculty-in-Residence Fellowship, Scholarship/Research - 2019
CBA 2019 Summer Research Fellowship, Scholarship/Research - 2019
UCRCA 2018 Research fellowship, Scholarship/Research - 2018
CBA 2018 Summer Research Fellowship, Scholarship/Research - 2018
Ph D, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA, Economics, 2009
Feng, Zhigang, Miao, Jianjun, Peralta-Alva, Adrian , Santos, Manuel. 2014. Numerical Simulation of Non-optimal Dynamic Equilibrium Models, International Economic Review, 55, 1, 83-110.
Feng, Zhigang. 2015. Time Consistent Optimal Fiscal Policy over the Business Cycle, Quantitative Economics, 6, 1, 189-221.
Feng, Zhigang, Villamil, Anne , Chivers, David . 2017. Employment-based Health Insurance and Misallocation: Implications for the Macroeconomy, Review of Economic Dynamics, 23, 1, 125-149.
Feng, Zhigang, Hoelle, Matt. 2017. Indeterminacy in stochastic overlapping generations models: real effects in the long run, Economic Theory, 63, 1, 559-585.
Feng, Zhigang, Zhao, Kai. 2018. Employer-based Health Insurance, Uncertain Medical Expenses, and Aggregate Labor Supply, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 154, Oct 2018, 156-174.
Department, College, and University
Holland Computing Center (HCC) Advisory Committee, Committee Member, 01/01/2019 - 01/31/2019
Faculty Senate, Committee Member, Professional Development Committee, 02/01/2017 - 02/28/2017