Wei Long joined the Department of Economics at Tulane University in 2015. He received a MA in statistics from Columbia University (2010) and Ph.D. in economics from Texas A&M University (2015). His main teaching area is econometrics. His research interests are in applied economics with a concentration on the economics of crime, and econometrics with a concentration on financial econometrics. His works have been published in journals including Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.