To Go Electric or To Burn Coal? A Randomized Field Experiment of Informational Nudges
(with King King Li and Peiyao Shen), October 2023.
Reluctant Entrepreneurs: Evidence from China’s SOE Reform
(with Ming Li, Zenan Wu and Yapei Zhang), September 2023.
Do Cops Know Who to Stop? Assessing Optimizing Models of Police Behavior with a Natural Experiment
(with David S. Abrams and Priyanka Goonetilleke), August 2023.
Environmentally-Inclined Politicians and Local Environmental Performance: Evidence from Publicly Listed Firms in China
(with Honglin Ren, Danwen Song and Nianhang Xu), revised, August 2023.
Selective Disclosure and Scoring Bias in Contests
(with Shanglyu Deng, Qiang Fu and Zenan Wu), October 2023.
Replacing an earlier version titled “Information Favoritism and Scoring Bias in Contests,” March 2023, NBER WP 31036.
Housing Wealth and Online Consumer Behavior: Evidence from Xiong’an New Area in China
(with Long Wang and Yang Yang), September 2022.
The Downside of Tournament-Style Political Competition: Evidence from China
(with Ming Li and Zenan Wu), December 2022, revise and resubmit, Journal of Public Economics.
German Long-Term Health Insurance: Theory Meets Evidence
(with Juan Pablo Atal, Martin Karlsson, and Nicolas R. Ziebarth), revised and resubmitted to the Journal of Political Economy, June 2022.
- Long-Term Care Insurance Financing Using Home Equity Release: Evidence from an Online Experimental Survey
(with Katja Hanewald, Hazel Bateman and Tin Long Ho), January 2022.
- Understanding the Resurgence of the SOEs in China: Evidence from the Real Estate Sector
(with Jing Wu, Rongjie Zhang and Li-An Zhou), January 2022.
- Red Scare? A Study of Ethnic Prejudice in the Prosecutions under the Economic Espionage Act
(with Ming Li), September 2021.
NBER Working Paper 29272.
- Physician-Induced Demand: Evidence from China’s Drug Price Zero-Markup Policy
(with Xiaoyan Lei, Julie Shi, and Xuejie Yi), June 2021.
Consumer Vulnerability and Behavioral Biases
(with Zenan Wu), November 2020.
- Pandemics, Global Supply Chains, and Local Labor Demand: Evidence from 100 Million Posted Jobs in China
(with Chunmian Ge, Hanwei Huang and Hongbin Li), October 2020.
- The Collateral Channel of Monetary Policy: Evidence from China
(with Yongqin Wang and Xian Wu), revised, August 2021.
- The State of Mental Health Among the Elderly Chinese
(with Yi Chen), January 2020.
- Equilibrium Consequences of Corruption on Firms: Evidence from China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign
(with Haoyuan Ding, Shu Lin and Kang Shi), January 2020, NBER Working Paper 26656.
- Joint Labor Search, Spousal Insurance, and Health Care Reform
(with Andrew Shephard), October 2019, R&R, Econometrica.
- Why Do Insurers Selectively Enter Counties in a Rating Area on the ACA Marketplaces?
(with Ami Ko), April 2020.
An earlier version was circulated under the title:
Partial Rating Area Offering in the ACA Marketplaces: Facts, Theory and Evidence
- Inferring the Ideological Affiliations of Political Committees via Financial Contributions Networks
(with Yiran Chen), December 2017.
NBER Working Paper 24130.
- Rosca Meets Formal Credit Market
(with Rongzhu Ke and Li-An Zhou), this version, October 2015.
This research was supported by NSF Grant SES-1122902.
This paper also appeared as NBER Working Paper No. 21683.
The file for the numerical example is here.
- The Dynamics of Adjustable-Rate Subprime Mortgage Default: A Structural Estimation
(with You S. Kim and Wenli Li), This Draft, January 11, 2016.
- Mothers’ Employment and Children’s Educational Gender Gap
(with Xiaodong Fan and Simen Markussen), this draft, May 2015.
This paper also appeared as NBER Working Paper No. 21183.
- Overcoming Participation Constraints
(with Peter Norman), This Version, February 2006.
Detailed Appendix for the derivations in the unraveling example.