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Jing Tian

Jing Tian

Lecturer
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics

Room 225, Centenary Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2323 (phone)

Jing.Tian@utas.edu.au

Dr Jing Tian is a lecturer of economics at the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. Her research has focused on econometric forecasting and applied macro econometrics, in particular forecasting under structural breaks and real-time data analysis.

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeTitle of ThesisUniversityCountryAwarded
PhDEssays on Econometric ForecastingAustralian National UniversityAustralia2010
MEc Australian National UniversityAustralia2005
GradDip Ec Australian National UniversityAustralia2004
BEc Zhongnan University of Economics and LawChina2001

Languages (other than English)

Chinese

Research Themes

Jing's research aligns to the University's research theme of Data, Knowledge and Decision.

Memberships

Other

International Institute of Forecasters

Administrative expertise

  • Seminar convenor of Economics and Finance discipline, 2013 to present
  • Course co-ordinator of Master of Finance, 2011-2013

Teaching

Econometrics, Applied Macroeconometrics, Applied Financial Econometrics, Forecasting.

Teaching expertise

Jing has taught at the undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level.

Teaching responsibility

Jing is Unit Coordinator and Lecturer for:

Research Invitations

Associate Editor:

  • the Conference Special Issue of Economic Record

Reviewer for journals:

  • ABACUS, Asian Economics, Economic Record, Journal of Banking and Finance

Reviewer for conferences:

  • Joint meeting of the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting and the Australian Conference of Economists, 2014

Reviewer for book:

  • Carnot, N., Koen, V and Tissot, B. (2011), Economic Forecasting and Policy, Palgrave.

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Expertise

  • Forecasting methodologies for dealing with structural break uncertainty
  • Structural time series modelling and forecasting
  • Multi-horizon forecast evaluation
  • Improving forecasts of financial series such as stock returns and credit spreads

Fields of Research

  • Economic Models and Forecasting (140303)
  • Financial Economics (140207)
  • Financial Econometrics (150202)
  • Environment and Resource Economics (140205)
  • Econometric and Statistical Methods (140302)
  • Time-Series Analysis (140305)
  • Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory) (140212)
  • Tourism Economics (140216)
  • Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells) (090608)

Research Objectives

  • Macroeconomics (910199)
  • Economic Growth (910103)
  • Monetary Policy (910108)
  • Finance Services (900101)
  • Fiscal Policy (910105)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Economics (970114)
  • Production (910210)
  • Economic Framework (919999)
  • Energy Systems Analysis (850603)
  • Supply and Demand (910211)
  • Industry Policy (910205)
  • Market-Based Mechanisms (910206)

Publications

Total publications

6

Journal Article

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Dungey M, Jacobs JPAM, Tian J, 'Forecasting output gaps in the G-7 countries: the role of correlated innovations and structural breaks', Applied Economics, 49, (45) pp. 4554-4566. ISSN 0003-6846 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1284998 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Dungey M; Jacobs JPAM

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2016Tian J, Zhou Q, 'Improving equity premium forecasts by incorporating structural break uncertainty', Accounting and Finance pp. 1-38. ISSN 0810-5391 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/acfi.12240 [eCite] [Details]

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2015Dungey MH, Jacobs J, Tian J, Norden Van S, 'Trend in cycle or cycle in trend? New structural identifications for unobserved-components models of U.S. real GDP', Macroeconomic Dynamics, 19, (4) pp. 776-790. ISSN 1365-1005 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S1365100513000606 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Dungey MH; Jacobs J

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2014Tian J, Anderson HM, 'Forecast combinations under structural break uncertainty', International Journal of Forecasting, 30, (1) pp. 161-175. ISSN 0169-2070 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijforecast.2013.06.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

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2014Yamazaki S, Tian J, Doko Tchatoka S, 'Are per capita CO2 emissions increasing among OECD countries? A test of trends and breaks', Applied Economics Letters, 21, (8) pp. 569-572. ISSN 1350-4851 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2013.875103 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Yamazaki S; Doko Tchatoka S

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2013Dungey M, Jacobs JPAM, Tian J, van Norden S, 'On the correspondence between data revision and trend-cycle decomposition', Applied Economics Letters, 20, (4) pp. 312-315. ISSN 1350-4851 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2012.697118 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Dungey M

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

3

Total funding

$15,076

Projects

33rd International Symposium on Forecasting, Seoul, Korea (2013)$2,500
Funding
University of Tasmania ($2,500)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Tian J
Year
2013
Macroeconomic News, Data Revisions and Financial Markets (2012)$7,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($7,000)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Tian J
Year
2012
Forecasting when Loss Function is Asymmetric (2011)$5,576
Funding
University of Tasmania ($5,576)
Scheme
Grant-New Appointees Research Grant Scheme (NARGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Tian J
Year
2011

Research Supervision

Jing is seeking new PhD and honours students who are interested in research in the area of econometric forecasting, applied macro econometrics and applied financial econometrics, in particular forecasting under structural breaks and real-time data analysis. She is currently supervising one PhD students and one honours student.

Current

2

Completed

2

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDEvaluating the Role of Mixed Frequency Real-time Weather Data in Economic Forecasts2013
PhDStrategic Behaviour Analysis and Modelling of Electricity Prices of Australian National Electricity Market2017

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDEssays on Asset Pricing
Candidate: Biplob Chowdhury
2017
PhDIdiosyncratic Risk Assessment in the Mortgage Market
Candidate: Maria Belen Yanotti
2015