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Shaowen Wu

Assistant Professor of Economics
421 Fronczak Hall
(716) 645-8673


  • Ph.D, The Ohio State University 1998
  • M.A., The Ohio State University 1995
  • M.A., People’s University of China 1992
  • B.A., People’s University of China 1989

Research Interests

  • Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
  • International Finance
  • Economic Growth and Development

Selected Publications

  • “A Current View of Tobin’s Classis Paper on Demand for Food” (with G.S. Maddala and Y.Yin). An experiment in Applied Econometrics, J. Magnus and M.Morgan (eds.), pp 251-264, Wiley, New York, 1999.
  • “A Comparative Study of Unit Root Tests with Panel Data and a New Simple Test” (with G.S. Maddala), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 61 (November 1999), 631-52.
  • “Cross-Country Growth Regressions: Problems of Heterogeneity, Stability and Interpretation” (with G.S. Maddala). Applied Economics, 32 (2000), 635-642.
  • “Do Panel Data Rescue the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Theory” (with G.S. Maddala and P.C. Liu), in Panel Data Econometrics: Future Directions, J. Drishnakumar and E. Ronchetti (eds.), 35-52.
  • “Stationary Tests in Heterogeneous Panels” (with Y.Yin), in Nonstationary Panels, Panel Co-integration, and Dynamic Panels, B. Baltagi (Eds.), 275-296, Elsevier, 2000.
  • “Is Purchasing Power Parity Overvalued?” (with J.Wu), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 33 (August 2001), 804-812.
  • “Spurious Regression with Integrated Regressors in Panel Data”, March 1997.