Publications

Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children of China (with Naci Mocan), NBER Working Paper No. 23709, accepted at the Journal of Human Cpital.

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

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