JESSIE X. FAN Vita








JESSIE X. FAN



Department of Family and Consumer Studies



228 Alfred Emery Building



The University of Utah



Salt Lake City, Utah 84112








Phone: (801) 581-4170 (o) (801) 263-3560 (h)



Fax: (801) 581-5156 (o) (801) 263-3145 (h)



E-Mail: fan@fcs.utah.edu



EDUCATION:

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Columbus, Ohio


Ph.D, Consumer and Family Economics, Sept. 1993


Minors: Statistics


Agriculture Economics


Economics


Committee: Kathryn Stafford (chair), Sherman Hanna, Wen S. Chern


Dissertation: Ethnic Differences in Preference Structure and Budget Allocation Patterns

FUDAN UNIVERSITY, Shanghai, PR China


M.S., International Economics, July 1989


Advisor: Jinyi Guo


Thesis: Co-determination in the Federal Republic of Germany and Comparative
Analysis on the System of Democratic Worker’s Administration in China
(in Chinese)

TONGJI UNIVERSITY, Shanghai, PR China


B.S., Engineering German, July 1986


Thesis: The Economic Relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and
the People’s Republic of China (in German)

HONORS/AWARDS:

Dissertation Award, American Council on Consumer Interests, 1994

Cynthia A. Spafford Fellowship, College of Human Ecology, The Ohio

State University, 1992-1993

McGraw-Hill Competitive Paper Award, Academy of Financial Services, 1992

McGraw-Hill Competitive Paper Award, Academy of Financial Services, 1991


EMPLOYMENT:

Assistant Professor


July 1993 – present


Dept. of Family and Consumer Studies, The University of Utah

Graduate Research Associate


Jan. 1991 – Sept. 1992


Dept. of Family Resource Management, The Ohio State University

Interpreter and Research Assistant


Jan. 1990 – July 1990


Hans-Seidel-Foundation (West German Government),


Hangzhou Office, Hangzhou, China

Research Assistant


July 1989 – Jan. 1990


Institute of International Economics


Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences, Hangzhou, China

Interpreter and Research Assistant


Aug. 1988 – Jun. 1989


Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (West German Government), Shanghai Office, Shanghai,
China

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP:

1. Extramural Grants/Contracts:

a. Grant/Contact Application under Review:

Fan, J.X. (May 1995). The impact of immigration from Asia on the U.S. Welfare System.
Submitted to: Division of Immigration Policy and Research, Bureau of
International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Rm. S-5325, 200
Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20210. Amount of Award: $9,945.



2. Publications:

a. Refereed Journal Publications:

Fan, J.X. and Zuiker, V.S. (accepted). A comparison of household budget allocation
behavior between Hispanic Americans and non-Hispanic white Americans.
Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Chang, Y.R., Hanna, S. & Fan, J.X. (1997). Emergency fund levels: Is household behavior rational?
Financial Counseling and Planning, 8(1), 47-55.

Fan, J.X. (1997). Expenditure patterns of Asian Americans: Evidences from the U.S.
Consumer Expenditure Survey 1980-1992. Family and Consumer Sciences
Research Journal, 25(4),
339-368.

Fan, J.X. (in press). The welfare impact of implicit income generated from child-caring
when working at home. Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics.

Fan, J.X. & Chern, W.S. (1997). Analysis of food consumption patterns in China:
Nonparametric and parametric approaches. Journal of Family and Economic
Issues, 18(2)
, 4-25.

Hanna, S., Fan, J.X. & Chang, Y.R. (1995). Optimal Life Cycle Savings.
Financial Counseling and Planning, 6, 1-15.

Fan, J.X., Chang, Y.R. & Hanna, S. (1993). Real income growth and optimal credit use.
Financial Services Review, 3(1), 45-58.

Fan, J.X., Chang, Y.R. & Hanna. S. (1992). Optimal credit use with uncertain income,
Financial Counseling and Planning, 3, 125-133.

Fan, J.X. (1986). The economic relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and
the People’s Republic of China. Journal of Research on the Federal Republic of
Germany, 3,
25-28 (in Chinese).

b. Refereed Proceeding Publications:

Fan, J.X., Lee, J. & Hanna, S. (in press). The welfare impact of apparel price increases:
Who get hurt more, the poor or the rich? Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings
of the American Council on Consumer Interests.

Fan, J.X., Xiao, J.J. & Xu, Y. (in press). Consumer decision-making styles: China,
Korea and the United States compared. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings
of the American Council on Consumer Interests.

Xu, Y., Fan, J.X. & Xiao, J.J. (in press). Student attitudes towards free markets: China
and the United States compared. Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Consumer and
Family Economics Association Meeting.

Fan, J.X. Lee, J. & Hanna, S. (1996). Household expenditures on apparel: A complete
demand system approach. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the
American Council on Consumer Interests, 42,
173-180.

Fan, J.X. (1996). An approach to adding price information to the Consumer Expenditure
Survey. Consumer Interests Annual: Proceedings of the American Council on
Consumer Interests, 42,
197-202.

Fan, J.X. & Chern, W.S. (1995). Analysis of food consumption patterns in China:
nonparametric and parametric approaches. Proceedings of the 1st Asian Consumer
and Family Economics Association Meeting, 1,
1-11.

Fan, J.X. (1994). Household budget allocations patterns of Asian-American: Are they
different from other ethnic groups? Consumer Interest Annual: Proceedings of the
American Council on Consumer Interests, 40,
81-88.

Fan, J.X. & Stafford, K. (1994). Determinants of consumer expenditure types. Consumer
Interest Annual: Proceedings of the American Council on Consumer Interests, 40,

89-96.

Fan, J.X. & Zuiker, V.S. (1994). Expenditure patterns of Hispanic vs. non-Hispanic
households. Consumer Interest Annual: Proceedings of the American Council on
Consumer Interests, 40,
239-246.

Fan, J.X. (1993). Self selection and wage gaps between genders and races. American
Council on Consumer Interests – The Proceedings, 39,
57-65.

Hanna, S., Chang, Y.R., Fan, J.X. & Bae, M. (1993). Emergency fund levels of
households: Is household behavior rational? American Council on Consumer
Interests – The Proceedings, 39,
215-222.

Fan, J.X. & Hanna, S. (1992). Consumer bankruptcy: Rational risk-taking or mistake?
Mind and Money: The Quest for Financial Control and Stability – The Association
for Financial Counseling and Planning Education 1992 Proceedings,
107-119.

Fan, J.X., Chang, Y.R. & Hanna, S. (1992). Real income growth and optimal credit use
(Abstract). Paper Abstracts: Academy of Financial Services Sixth Annual
Program,
15.

Fan, J.X., Chang, Y.R. & Hanna, S. (1992). A two period analysis of credit use with
uncertain income, Managing for a Better Future: Proceedings of the 1992
Conference of the Southeastern Regional Association of Family Economics/Home
Management,
112-117.

Chang, Y.R., Fan, J.X. and Hanna, S. (1992). Relative risk aversion and optimal credit
use with uncertain income. American Council on Consumer Interests – The
Proceedings,
14-22.

Hanna, S., Chang, Y.R. and Fan, J.X. (1991). Prescribing life cycle savings patterns for
households (Abstract). Paper Abstracts: Academy of Financial Services Fifth
Annual Program,
23.


c. Invited Journal and Proceeding Publications:

Fan, J.X. (1993). Implicit income generated by home-based employment and its impact
on household welfare change. American Council on Consumer Interests – The
Proceedings, 39,
371-372.

Fan, J.X. (1990). Adult education in West Germany. Journal of Zhejiang Economic
Management, 1,
17-19 (in Chinese).


d. Invited Book Chapters:

Fan, J.X. and Camp, P. (in press). Mathematics of mutual funds. In T. Garmen & J.J.
Xiao (Eds.), Mathematics of Personal Finance (pp.). Houston, TX: Dame
Publications, Inc.


2. Professional Services:

Applied Consumer Economics Award Committee member (1995-1996): American
Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI).

Editorial board member (1996 – present): Family and Consumer Sciences Research
Journal.

Ad-Hoc reviewer (1997-present): Journal of Family and Economic Issues.


Reviewer for the “Journal of Consumer Affairs,” 1995

Reviewer for the Journal “Financial Counseling and Planning,” 1993-present

Reviewer for the Journal “Advancing the Consumer Interest,” 1993

Reviewer for the Conference of Asian Family and Consumer Economics Association,
1997

Reviewer for the Conference of Association for Financial Counseling and Planning
Education, 1996

Reviewer for the Conference of American Council on Consumer Interests, 1996, 1997

Reviewer for the AAFCS Family Economics and Resource Management Pre-conference,
1996

Reviewer for the Conference of Western Region Home Management Family Economics
Educators, 1994



3. Community Services:

Invited to talk on “The Economic Status in the United States” TV program for Voice of
America, on the economic status of women in the United States, December 16, 1996.

Invited to talk on “Dialog with the United States” radio program for Voice of America,
on issues of consumer protection in the United States, July 29, 1996.

Invited to write an article on research findings related to household financial
management behavior for “World Journal,” the largest Chinese newspaper in the U.S.,
January 26, 1997.

Invited to write an article on research findings related to the compensation for household
production for “World Journal,” October 6, 1996.


4. Professional Memberships:

American Council on Consumer Interests

American Economic Association

Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association

Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States

Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education

Updated on May 20, 1997