NEWS

Workshop on "Technical Change, U.S.-China Trade and Labor Market Outcomes" on May 25-26, 2019 and Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization special issue.

"Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Whole-body Exoskeletons for Advanced Vocational Enhancement (WEAVE)" project funded by the National Science Foundation.

 

WORKING PAPERS

Elite Schools and Opting-In: Effects of College Selectivity on Career and Marriage Outcomes (with Elliott Isaac and Amalia Miller), NBER Working paper 25315. Press mentions include: MarketWatch, The Atlantic, Washington Post , Bloomberg, Inside Higher Education, CNBC, CBS, Washington Post, Business Insider, Inside Higher Education.

Testing for Asymmetric Employer Learning and Statistical Discrimination (with Andrea Moro and Beibei Zhu).

Unobserved Worker Quality and Inter-Industry Wage Differentials (with Joao Macieira).

Assimilation and the Wage Growth of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China. New version coming soon.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Transformations in China's Internal Labor Migration and Hukou System (with Mark Colas). Journal of Labor Research, forthcoming.

Social Norms and Female Labor Force Participation in Urban China (with Xi Chen). Journal of Comparative Economics 46: 966-987 (2018).

Population Policies, Demographic Structural Changes, and the Chinese Household Saving Puzzle (with Dennis T. Yang and Junsen Zhang). European Economic Review 101: 181-209 (2018).

Job Market Signaling and Returns to Education (with Hans Haller). Southern Economic Journal 84: 734-741 (2018).

Changes in China's Wage Structure (with Dennis T. Yang), Journal of the European Economic Association 12: 300-336 (2014).

Estimating the Return to Schooling: Implications from a Dynamic Discrete Choice Model, Labour Economics 20: 92-105 (2013) .

Accounting for the Gender Gap in College Attainment (with Fang Yang), Economic Inquiry 51: 478-499 (2013).

Women’s College Decisions: How Much Does Marriage Matter? Online Appendix, Journal of Labor Economics 29: 773-818 (2011).

Labor Market Developments in China: A Neoclassical View (with Dennis T. Yang), China Economic Review 22: 611-625 (2011).

Job and Wage Mobility with Minimum Wages and Imperfect Compliance (with Zvi Eckstein and Barbara Petrongolo), Journal of Applied Econometrics 26: 580-612 (2011).