Liang Hu

Liang Hu

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Programs


 2119 FAB




Liang Hu

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Econometrics; International Finance; Crude Oil Markets


  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Rochester
  • B.S. in Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China
  • B.E. in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China

Awards and grants

Wayne State Awards:

  • Career Development Chair Award, 2023-2024
  • UROP (University Research Opportunities Program) Faculty Mentor Award, 2019-2020
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2016-2017

External Grants:

  • City of Detroit, University Economic Analysis Partnership (RFP #18EJ02018), PI Subcontract SBUK00010562 (2022-2024), $311,522
  • “Engineering the Economics of Affordable Urban Housing through the Utilization of High Performance Materials,” Co-PI (50%) with Fatmir Menkulasi, 2018 Richard Barber Interdisciplinary Research Grant, $24,600

News mentions

The University Economic Analysis Partnership (University of Michigan, Wayne State, and Michigan State) publishes both a semiannual Economic Outlook Report and a Quarterly Economic Indicators Report for the City of Detroit.

Revenue and Economic Reports -- University Partnership

Courses taught by Liang Hu

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022