Shijun Gao

Santan Hall 229
7231 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
PhD Student
Graduate Assistant/Associate
POLY Campus
Mailcode
1780

Biography

Shijun Gao is a Ph.D. candidate at the Morison of School of Agribusiness in the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Shijun's research interests include social network analysis, consumer's food choice, especially the impact of food labeling. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at ASU, he got his bachelor's degree in management from China Agricultural University and master's degree in economics from Vanderbilt University. 

 

Education

M.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2015

B.A., Regional Development in Rural Area, China Agricultural University, China, 2013

Courses

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 300Prob Solving & Act Anlytics
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 300Prob Solving & Act Anlytics

Presentations

1. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and K. DeLong Effect of clean labels on willingness to pay for beef: Example of Chinese consumers valuation for organic and "green food"". American Association of Agricultural Economists annual meeting, Austin, August 1-3, 2021.

2. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and K. DeLong Promoting Food Quality for Beef in China in light of COVID-19. American Association of Agricultural Economists annual meeting, Austin, August 1-3, 2021.

3. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and K. DeLong Chinese consumers WTP for beef from different countries - Testing interaction effects. American Association of Agricultural Economists annual meeting, Austin, August 1-3, 2021.

4. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and T. Schmitz Effect of Risk Preferences on Willingness to Adopt GenomicsThe Case of Chinese Hog Farmers during African Swine Fever. American Association of Agricultural Economists annual meeting, 10/02/20, virtually.

5. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and T. Schmitz Effects of African Swine Fever on Chinese Hog Farmers Communication Patterns:
Insights from Social Network Analysis. American Association of Agricultural Economists annual meeting, 08/21/20, virtually.

6. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and T. Schmitz Effects of African Swine Fever on Chinese Hog Farmers' Communication Patterns:
Insights from Social Network Analysis. Arizona State University , 03/04/2020, AZ.

7. *Gao, S., C. Grebitus and T. Schmitz Economic Impact Analysis of Urban Agriculture in Arizona using IMPLAN. Arizona State University, 03/15/2019, AZ.             

 

Honors/Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Competition Winner, Institutional & Behavioral Economics Section (IBES) of AAEA, 2020

Richard S. Gordon Scholarship Endowment, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, 2020

University Graduate Fellowship, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University, 2020

Marley Foundation Research Grants, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University, 2019

James Sweitzer Memorial Fellowship, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University, 2018

University Graduate Fellowship, Morrison School of Agribusiness, Arizona State University, 2017

The Grinter Fellowship, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, 2015

GPED Award, Graduate Program in Economic Development, Vanderbilt University, 2015

Editorships

Refereed for European Assoication of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Congress 2020

Professional Associations

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Economic Science Assoication