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Fields of Expertise: Econometrics, Energy Financial Economics, Industrial Organization, Behavior Economics, Risk Quantification and Management, Natural Resources Economics, Environmental Economics

Research tools used:

  • Analytical Software: MATLAB, Octave, SAS, Weft QDA, RATS, EViews, GAUSS, STATA, SPSS, Microsoft Office Excel
  • Programming language: Python, LaTex
  • Model: Time series model, Dynamic model, Logistic model, Regression Analysis, Qualitative Analysis
  • Machine Learning (supervised learning and unsupervised learning)

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Jiang, J. and Marsh, L.T. (2020) “Volatility Spillover Effects and Cross Hedging in the U.S. Oil Market and the Energy Pipeline Sector Index” in "Handbook of Energy Finance: Theories, Practices and Simulations", eds. S. Goutte, D.K. Nguyen, World Scientific. https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/11213 

Jiang, J. and Fortenbery, R. (2019) “El Niño and La Niñaࣤ Induced Volatility Spillover Effects and Cross Hedging in U.S. Soybean and Water Equity Markets” Applied Economics, 51:11, 1133-1150 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00036846.2018.1524980 Impact factor: 0.750 (ABDC Ranking: A)

 Jiang, J. (2016)."Peer Pressure in Voluntary Environmental Programs: a Case of the Bag Rewards Program."Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade 16(2): 155-190.http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10842-015-0208-6 Impact Factor: 0.489 

 Jiang, J., Marsh, T. L., & Tozer, P. R. (2015). Policy induced price volatility transmission: Linking the US crude oil, corn and plastics markets. Energy Economics, 52, 217-227.  :http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140988315002844 Impact factor: 2.708 (ABDC Ranking: A*)

 

Working in Progress

Jiang, J. and Wetzstein, M. A Real Options Evaluation for Solar Power Adoption under Uncertainty: a Case of Public Institutions at Northwest Pennsylvania”

Jiang, J. "Volatility Transmission and Impulse Response Analysis of China’s Plastic Bans in Oil, Plastics Commodity and Exchange Markets".

 Jiang, J., Marsh, L.T. and Belasco, E. “Optimal Plastic Mulch Use and Disposal Decisions in Agriculture”

 Jiang, J. “Developing Renewable Energy to Reduce Volatility on Domestic Energy Market”

 

Research Grants (Completed and Under Revision)

Principal Investigator (PI), Project “Partnering with the Erie, Pennsylvania     hospitality industry to reduce amounts of single-use food-related trash items (RESILIENT)” (Submitted). $327,488.94 (Submitted)
Funding source: FY2020 Marine Debris Prevention NOAA

Collaborating Agents: Regional Science Consortium, Erie Department of Planning, Erie Department of Health

Business Partners: Scott Enterprises, Lesko Enterprises, Chartwells Dining Services, the Juice Jar

 

Principal Investigator (PI), Project “Revitalizing Older Industrial Cities by Developing Renewable Energy Related Small Business” (Received)

Funding sourceUniversity Senate Research Committee Grant

2020-present

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-present

Principal Investigator (PI), Project “Choosing a Cost-Effective Sustainability Portfolio: Case Study of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania” (Completed). $736.12
Funding source: University Senate Research Committee Grant

Collaborated with the Physics and Technology Department, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

2014-2015

 

 

  

Participant, Project “Biodegradable Mulches for Specialty Crops Produced Under Protective Covers” (Completed) $2,000,000

Funding source: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award numbers 2009-51181-05897 and 2014-51181-22382.

2011-2013

Participant, Project “Live Plastic Free” (under revision)

Funding source: NOAA Marine Debris Program

Dec. 2017

Principal Investigator (PI), Project “EU Education and Environment Enrichment Programs” (under revision) $ 55,940
Funding source: Erie Insurance Giving Network

Nov. 2017

Collaborator, Project “Cost-Effective Internal Thermal and Moisture Insulation Envelope Home Improvement Rd&D Projects” (under revision)

Funding source: Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, FOA Number: DE-FOA-0001395

2015-present

Selected Presentations 

Jiang, J. The Environmental Policy Induced Persistence Risk: Impulse Response Analysis of China’s Plastics Bans in Oil, Plastics and Exchange Markets” 2020 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Conference, Kansas City, MO, July 2020. (National Conference) Scheduled

Jiang, J. " Volatility Transmission and Impulse Response Analysis of China Plastic Bans". Southern Economic Association 2019 Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale FL. Nov, 2019 (Regional Conference)

Jiang, J. "Beyond the Plastic Bans: the Impact of the Chinese Plastic Bans on Risk Transmissions among Chinese Plastics, Oil and Currency Markets". Southern Economic Association 2018 Annual Meeting. Washington DC. Nov, 2018 (Regional Conference)

Jiang, J.A Real Options Evaluation for Solar Power Adoption under Uncertainty: a Case of Public Institutions at Northwest Pennsylvania” Southern Economic Association 2017 Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL, Nov. 2017. (Regional Conference)

Jiang, J. and Marsh, L.T. “Volatility Spillover Effects and Cross Hedging in the U.S. Oil Market and the Energy Pipeline Sector Index” (Presented as a poster) 2016 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Conference, Boston, MA, July 2016. 

Jiang, J. and Marsh, L.T. “Volatility-Spillover Effects from Financial and Oil Market to the U.S. Pipeline Sector,” Business and Economics Department Research Symposium, Edinboro, PA, April 2016. 

 Jiang, J. and Marsh, L.T. “Volatility-Spillover Effects from Financial and Oil Market to the U.S. Pipeline Sector,” Southern Economic Association 2015 Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, Nov. 2015.

 Jiang, J. “Bandwagon Effect on Plastic Shopping Bag Reduction: Rewards or Ban,” Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology 37th annual meeting, State College, PA, Oct. 2014.

 Jiang, J., Marsh, L.T. and Tozer,P. Policy Induced Price Volatility Transmission: Linking the U.S. Crude Oil, Corn and Plastics Markets,” (Presented as a poster) 2014 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 2014.

 Jiang, J. “Developing Renewable Energy to Reduce Market Volatility of Domestic Energy Market,” 2014 Pennsylvania Economic Association (PEA) Conference, Edinboro, PA, May 2014.

 Jiang, J. “Bandwagon Effect on Plastic Shopping Bag Reduction: Rewards or Ban?” Business and Economics Department Research Symposium, Edinboro, PA, April 2014.

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