- Listed in Who's Who in Economics, a biographical
dictionary of over 700 most frequently cited economists throughout
the world, 4th edition, edited by Mark Blaug and Howard R. Vane,
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.
- Holder of the Lewis Faculty Fellowship in College of Liberal Arts,
Texas A&M University, 1996-present.
- Research Fellowship, Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas
A&M University, 1995-present.
- 2001 Zhu Ke Zhen Lectureship, Zhe Jiang University, China.
- 1996 Tamkang University Lectureship, Tamkang University, Taiwan.
- Lewis Faculty Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, Texas A&M
- Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 24th edition, 1995.
- 1994 National Chinese Book Award, A Series of Popular
Economics Books for Institutional Transition in China.
- Elected Honorary member of Chinese Economists Society,
- Elected Fellow of Chinese Economists Society, 1992 - present.
- Nominee of Presidential Young Investigator Awards in 1989,
- Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 1986 - 1987.