Junsoo Lee

Rick and Elaine Horsley Faculty Fellow
Professor of Economics

Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies

Phone: 205-348-8978
Email: jlee@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research


Applied Econometrics



Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1991, Economics

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Editor, Economics Research International. (January 2012 - Present).

Associate Editor, Journal of Empirical Finance. (February 2012 - June 2016).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Modern Economy and Management. (July 2012 - Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Statistics Research Letters. (July 2012 - Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Open Journal of Statistics. (December 2011 - Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Statistical and Econometric Method. (May 2011 - Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Korea Economic Review. (September 2007 - Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Economics and Finance. (September 2005 - Present).

Korean American Economic Association, Officer

American Economic Association, Member

Econometric Society, Member

American Agricultural Economic Association, Member

Selected Publications

“Public Debt and Economic Growth Conundrum: Nonlinearity and Inter-temporal Relationship.” (With V. Arčabić, J. Tica and R. Sonora.) Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. February 2018.

"Stochastic Convergence in Per Capita Fossil Fuel Consumption in U.S. States." (With M. Vizek and James Payne.) Energy Economics. February 2017.

"Free Trade Agreements and Foreign Direct Investment: The Role of Endogeneity and Dynamics." (With Byung Ki Lee, Cristina Lira and Robert Reed.) Southern Economic Journal. July 2016.

"Time Varying Integration of the Sovereign Bond Markets In European Post-Transition Economies." (With P. Simovic, M. Tkalec and M. Vizek.) Journal of Empirical Finance. March 2016.

"Improved Autoregressive Forecasts in the Presence of Non-Normal Errors." (With Jing Li.) Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. July 2015.

"Stationarity of Global Per Capita Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Implications for Global Warming Scenarios." (With Mark Strazich and R. McKitrick.) Journal of Forecasting. June 2013.

"A Unit Root Test Using a Fourier Series to Approximate Smooth Breaks." (With Walter Enders.) Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. August 2012.

“ADL Tests for Threshold Cointegration.” (With Jing Li.) Journal of Time Series Analysis. July 2010.

“Does Solicitation Matter in Bank Credit Ratings?” (With Benton Gup and Winnie Poon.) Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. March 2009.

"Stationarity Tests with Unattended Nonlinearity.” (With Walter Enders and Ralf Becker.) Journal of Time Series Analysis. May 2006.

“Nonrenewable Resource Prices: Deterministic or Stochastic Trend?” (With John A. List and Mark Strazicich.) Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. January 2006.

“Panel LM unit Root Tests with Level Shifts.” (With Kyung-So Im and Margie Tieslau.) Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. June 2005.

“Minimum LM Unit Root Tests with Two Structural Breaks.” (With M. Strazicich.) Review of Economics and Statistics. November 2003.

“Unit Root Tests Based on Instrumental Variables Estimation.” (With P. Schmidt.) International Economic Review. May 1994.