- PhD, Economics, Kansas State University, 2012
- BA, Economics (with honor), South China Normal University, 2007
- Primary: International trade, industrial organization, Chinese economy
- Secondary: Economic geography, applied microeconomics, applied econometrics
Microeconomics, international trade, industrial organization, Chinese economy, game theory, mathematical economics, history of economic thoughts
Introduction to economics, principles of microeconomics, principles of macroeconomics, intermediate microeconomics, managerial economics, Chinese economy
- "Tax Policies, Regional Trade Agreements, and FDI: A Welfare Analysis," Pacific Economic Review, forthcoming. (with Charles Braymen and Yang-Ming Chang)
- "Endogenous Division Rules as a Family Constitution: Strategic Altruistic Transfer and Sibling Competition," Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming. (with Yang-Ming Chang)
- "Choosing between Order-of-Entry Assumptions in Empirical Entry Models: Evidence from Competition between Burger King and McDonald’s Restaurant Outlets," Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming. (with Philip Gayle)
- War or Settlement: An Economic Analysis of Conflict with Endogenous and Increasing Destruction," Defence and Peace Economics, 2013, Vol.24, No.1, 23-46. (with Yang-Ming Chang)
- "Endogenous Destruction in Conflict: Theory and Extensions," under review. (with Yang-Ming Chang)
- "Transportation Costs and Trade Imbalance: Theory and Evidence."
- "Union, Party Branch, and Employee Benefits with Chinese Characteristics: Evidence from Private Firms in China." (with Zhiqiang Dong and Xiahai Wei)
- "Strategic Store Closure in the Great Recession: Theory and Evidence." (with Takao Kato)
- Workshop on Strategic Aspects of Terrorism, Security, and Espionage, Stony Brook University. July, 2014.
- 12th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference, Northwestern University. April, 2014.
- 2014 AEA/ASSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. January, 2014.
- 2013 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore. August, 2013
- 47th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association, Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2013
- Midwest International Trade Conference, Indiana University. May, 2012
- Midwest Economic Theory Conference, Indiana University. May, 2012
- 10th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference, George Mason University. March, 2012
- 80th Annual Meeting of Southern Economic Association, Atlanta, GA. November, 2010
- 4th Annual Economics Graduate Student Conference, Washington University in St. Louis. October, 2009
- 9th Annual Missouri Economics Conference, University of Missouri. March, 2009
- South China Normal University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. May, 2014.
- Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. February, 2014.
- South China Normal University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. June, 2013.
American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Transportation and Public Utilities Group, Western Economic Association International
Defence and Peace Economics, Eastern Economic Journal，Journal of Integrative Agriculture