Philip Liang, Ph.D.
PhD., Economics, The University of Chicago, USA, 2021
B.S., Mathematics with a Specialization in Economics, University of Chicago, USA, 2016
Prof. Liang is an assistant professor at Wenzhou-Kean University. Philip was born in Pennsylvania and raised in California. He earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago in 2016 and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 2021. Philip worked in the e-commerce industry at Wayfair. He performed research on statistical methodology for estimating long-run effects using short-run data. Philip enjoys gardening, hiking, and rowing in his spare time.
Dr. Liang’s research focuses on two areas: game theory and experimental economics. He is interested in using laboratory experiments to test theoretical predictions. He has used game theory and experimental economics to study methods of collective decision-making. His work in mechanism design is currently under review at Games and Economic Behavior.
Liang, P. Quadratic Voting can be inefficient. Journal of Business and Social Science Review, Issue: Vol. 1; No.10; October 2020 pp. 9-18.