Guo, Nick

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At UW-Whitewater


Education:

 

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2010 

M.A., Economics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China 2004 

B.A., Economics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China 2001

B.S., Mathematics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China 2001

 

Bio

 

Nick Guo, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

 

Dr. Guo’s research lies in macroeconomics, financial economics, and public economics. Much of Dr. Guo’s current research involves examining households’ consumption, saving, portfolio, education, and bequest decisions over the life cycle, and how these decisions are affected by government policies. He has published his results in Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Mathematical Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Education, and Economic Research Journal. He also has several working papers and many in progress.

 

Dr. Guo has taught a diversity of undergraduate and graduate courses. His undergraduate courses include Principles of Macroeconomics (Econ 202), Intermediate Macroeconomics (Econ 302) and Advanced Economic Analysis (Econ 413). Dr. Guo also teaches the Graduate Macroeconomic Theory (Econ 732) in the Applied Masters in Economics programs and the Business Conditions Analysis (Econ 736) in the MBA program. He has also supervised undergraduate students for their independent study projects and graduate students in their thesis.

 

 

Recent Publications:

 

  1. “Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuity Markets” Review of Economic Dynamics, 2014, 17(4): 739-755 (with Frank N. Caliendo and Roozbeh Hosseini)
  2. “Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Time-Inconsistent Policies” Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2014, 51(C): 102-108 (with Frank N. Caliendo)
  3. “Roosevelt and Prescott Come to an Agreement” Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2014, 18(6): 1383-1402 (with Frank N. Caliendo)
  4. “Optimal Control Problems with State Specific Jumps in the State Equation” Mathematical Economics Letters, 2014, 1(2-4) (with Frank N. Caliendo)
  5. “Demystifying Financial Markets for Saving and Insurance With Numerical Models” Journal of Economic Education, 2014, 45(1): 78 (with John Gilbert)


I received Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota in 2010. My fields of interest are Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, and Public Economics.

Third Place in the National Fed Challenge
December 2017
BOARD OF GOVERNORS of the FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
Chicago Fed College Challenge Competition First Place
November 2017
Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago
Outstanding Research Award
September 2015
College of Business and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Distinguished Instructor Award
May 2010
University of Minnesota
Distinguished Instructor Award
December 2009
University of Minnesota
Distinguished Instructor Award
August 2009
University of Minnesota
Travel Grant
August 2009
University of Minnesota
Distinguished Instructor Award
May 2009
University of Minnesota
Travel Grant
March 2009
University of Minnesota
Distinguished Instructor Award
December 2008
University of Minnesota
Summer Fellowship
August 2005
University of Minnesota
Academic Honors
2003
Wuhan University
Peoples Scholarship and Outstanding Student
1999
Wuhan University

Ph.D.
Economics
University of Minnesota
2010
M.S.
Economics
Wuhan University
2004
B.A.
Economics
Wuhan University
2001
B.S.
Mathematics
Wuhan University
2001

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
April 2018 - Current
Association for Comparative Economic Studies
2014 - Current
American Economic Association
2010 - Current
Econometric Society
2010 - Current
Western Economic Association International
2010 - Current

A Revisit to the Annuity Role of Estate Tax
Monisankar Bishnu; Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and Cagri Kumru; Australian National University
Asset Bubbles in an OLG Model with Borrowing Costs
Heterogenous Borrowing Costs and Assets Bubbles
Borrowing Costs and Asset Bubbles
Estate Taxation, Social Security and Annuity: the Trinity and Unity
Cagri Kumru
Dynamic Portfolio Choice Model with Borrowing and Income Risk: An Analytic Analysis
Can Borrowing Costs Explain the Consumption Hump?
Portfolio Choice Model with Borrowing: An Analytic Analysis
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuity Markets
Frank N. Caliendo (Utah State University) and Roozbeh Hosseini (Arizona State University)
Can Borrowing Costs Explain the Consumption Hump?
Can Borrowing Costs Explain the Consumption Hump?
Can Borrowing Costs Explain the Consumption Hump?
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities
Frank N. Caliendo; Roozbeh Hosseini
Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Time-Inconsistent Policies
Frank N. Caliendo
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuities
Frank N. Caliendo; Roozbeh Hosseini
Risky Borrowing Costs and Portfolio Choice over the Life Cycle
Risky Borrowing Costs and Portfolio Choice over the Life Cycle
Risky Borrowing Costs and Portfolio Choice over the Life Cycle
Risky Borrowing Costs and Portfolio Choice over the Life Cycle
Health and Portfolio Choice in Retirement: The Impact of Ambiguity
Hui He
Health and Portfolio Choice in Retirement: The Impact of Ambiguity
Hui He
Hui He

Policy Uncertainty and Bank Bailouts
Journal of Financial Markets
Social Security is NOT a Substitute for Annuity Markets
Review of Economic Dynamics
Vol. 17 Iss. 4 Pg. 739-755
Time-Inconsistent Preferences and Time-Inconsistent Policies
Journal of Mathematical Economics
Vol. 51 Iss. C Pg. 102-108
Optimal Control Problems with State Specific Jumps in the State Equation
Mathematical Economics Letters
Vol. 1 Iss. 2-4
Roosevelt and Prescott Come to an Agreement
Macroeconomic Dynamics
Vol. 18 Iss. 6 Pg. 1383-1402
Demystifying Financial Markets for Saving and Insurance With Numerical Models
Journal of Economic Education
Vol. 45 Iss. 1
The Frontier of Corporate Governance: A Survey
Economic Research Journal
Vol. 417 Pg. 83-91

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