Renfang Tian

 Renfang Tian

Renfang Tian

Assistant Professor

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Email: rtian2@uwo.ca

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Waterloo
  • M.A. University of Waterloo
  • B.A. King's University College at Western University
  • B.A. Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

Teaching

  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics

Research

  • Functional data analysis
  • Econometric theory
  • Applied econometrics

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

  • Historical-time functional linear model and its inference with cross-sectional dependence
  • Nonparametric estimation of discretely-sampled diffusions without the temporal aggregation property (with Tao Chen and Yixuan Li)
  • Functional dynamic factor models (with Tao Chen and Jiawen Xu)
  • Testing the specification of a linear IV regression model when the instruments are weak (with Tao Chen and Gautam Tripathi)
  • Machine learning empowered instrumental variable regression for causal inference under weak identification (with Tao Chen and Wenzuo Xu)

Selected Publications