Zheng Tian, Ph.D. Candidate, Economics,
West Virginia University
Paper Title: “Exploring the Space-Industry Filter in Regional Industry Models"
Faculty Sponsor: Brian Cushing, Economics, West Virginia University
Tian is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Regional
Research Institute, WVU, where he is currently working with Professor Randall
Jackson on a project of Incorporating Energy Price Changes and Regionalization
in an ECIO Model. His research interests are in regional and urban economics,
spatial econometrics, and the input-output model. His current research focuses
on integrating spatial econometrics and the input-output model to study
inter-regional and inter-industry dependence of regional industry activity
using the space-industry filter.