Economics Faculty/Staff Directory

Wei Sun

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Email
sunw@gvsu.edu

Title
Associate Professor

Office
3056 L. William Seidman Center

Phone
616-331-7424

Field of Study
Economics

Biography

Wei Sun earned her BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1998, and her MS and PhD in Economics from the University of Kentucky in 2003 and 2006, respectively. Before joining the faculty in the Economics Department at GVSU, she taught for one year at the University of Texas - Pan American during the 2004-2005 academic year.

Education

  • PH.D., Economics, University of Kentucky. "Three Essays on Exchange Rates and Exchange Rate Policy." (2006).
  • M.S., Economics, University of Kentucky. (2003).
  • B.A., English, Beijing Foreign Studies University. (1998).

Teaching Areas

  • International Finance
  • Exchange Rate
  • Exchange Rate Passthrough
  • Capital Flows
  • Monetary Integration in East Asia

Publications

  • Sun, W., An, L. (2012). Assessing China's Renminbi Peg to the US Dollar: the Case for Greater RMB Exchange Rate Flexibility. Singapore Economic Review, 57(1), 18.
  • Sun, W., An, L. (2012). Assessing China's Renminbi Peg to the US Dollar: the Case for Greater RMB Exchange Rate Flexibility. Singapore Economic Review, 57(1), 18.
  • Sun, W., Simons, G. (2011). Monetary Integration in East Asia: Evidence from Real Effective Exchange Rates. Review of International Economics, 19(5), 865-876.

Service

  • Department, Student Interactions Sub-Committee, Committee Chair. (January 2013 - Present).
  • College, Omicron Delta Epsilon Advisor, Faculty Advisor. (September 2012 - Present).
  • Community, CFA West Michigan Society Board, Member. (September 2012 - Present)

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