Ph.D. Economics Krannert School of Management, Purdue University 2004
M.S. Economics Krannert School of Management, Purdue University 2001
M.A. Economics China Center for Economic Research, Peking University 1999
B.A. MIS Hangzhou University of Commerce 1994
August 2012 - Present: Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE July 2006 – July 2012: Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha.
July 2004 - June 2006: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Financial Economics, International Economics, Applied Economics
1.Jinlan Ni, Kiwil Kwak, Xiaoyan Chen and Guan Gong, The Determinants of Bankruptcy in China: Evidence from the Chinese Firms. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies. Accepted on July 07, 2013.
2.Barron, John M and Jinlan Ni. Mutual Fund Rank-order Performance and Manager Turnover. Journal of Applied Finance. Volume 23, No 1, April 2013, pp 95-110.
3.Kwak, Wikil, Xiaoyan Cheng and Jinlan Ni. USA Predicting Bankruptcy after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Using Logit Analysis, Journal of Business & Economics Research – September 2012 Volume 10, Number 9, pp521-532.
4.Chu, Wei, Jinlan Ni and Limin Du. Regional Allocation of Carbon Dioxide Abatement in China. China Economic Review, Volume 23, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 552–565.
5.Lien, Donald, Melody Lo and Jinlan NI. Selective Asymmetric Capital Financing Behavior Preference towards Equity Financing, Annals of Financial Economics, Vol 7, No.1 1-29, April 2012.
6.Chu, Wei, Jinlan Ni and Manhong Shen. China’s Energy Inefficiency: A Cross-Country Comparison. The Social Science Journal 48 2011 478–488.
7.Ni, Jinlan, Guanxin Wang and Xianguo Yao. The Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment: Evidence from China. Chinese Economy. January-February 2011, pp. 18-38.
8.Chu, Wei, Jinlan Ni and Manhong Shen. An Empirical Analysis of Provincial Energy Efficiency in China. China & World Economy. Vol 17, No. 5 Sep – Oct 2009, pp.88-103. (2008-2009 Gregory Chow Best Paper Award)
1.CBA Summer Research Fellowship, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2013.
2.Outstanding Board Director for Chinese Economist Society, 2011-2012.
3.CBA Summer Research Fellowship, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2012.
4.Outstanding Graduate Economics Professor, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2009.
5.Chow Short-term Summer Teaching Program Award, Chinese Economist Society, 2008.
6.Robert W. Johnson Award for Distinguished Research Proposal, Purdue University, 2002
7.Certificate of Recognition for Teaching Excellence, Purdue University, 2002
8.Purdue University Research Foundation (PRF) Grant, 2002-2003