Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children of China (with Naci Mocan), Journal of Human Capital, 2020, vol. 14, 485-534.

Am I the Big Fish? The Effect of Ordinal Rank on Student Academic Performance in Middle School, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2020, vol. 176, 18-41.

Income Inequality and Financial Reform in Asia: The Role of Human Capital (with Jie Li), Applied Economics, 2014, vol. 46, 2920-2935.

Working Papers

The Effect of Public Health Insurance on Crime Recidivism (with Erkmen G. Aslim, Murat C. Mungan, and Carlos I. Navarro), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-19, revise and resubmit at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Local Labor Market Shocks and Employment and Earnings Differentials: Evidence from Shale Oil and Gas Booms ​(with Gregory B. Upton), USAEE/IAEE Working Paper, revised and resubmitted to Energy Economics.