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1. Migration, Housing Constraint, and Inequality: A Quantitative Analysis of China, with Min Fang, Labour Economics, October 2022, Volume 78: 102200    [PDF] [Slides] [SSRN]

2. Fertility and Delayed Migration: How Son Preference Protects Young Girls against Mother-Child Separation, with Xu Jiang and Ang Sun, Journal of Development Economics, September 2024, Volume 166: 103191   [PDF]

Working Papers

1. Peer Effects, Parental Migration and Children's Human Capital: A Spatial Equilibrium Analysis in China     [PDF] [SSRN]

2. Fertility, Child Gender, and Parental Migration Decision: Evidence from One Child Policy in Chinawith Lin Lin and Junsen Zhang (Reject and Resubmit at The Review of Economics and Statistics)     [PDF] [Slides] [SSRN]                        

3. Place-based Land Policy and Spatial Misallocation: Theory and Evidence from China

with Min Fang, Libin Han, Ming Lu and  Li Zhang (Reject and Resubmit at International Economic Review)     [PDF] [Appendix] [SSRN]

4. Labor Demand During Covid-19: Evidence from Online Job Postings in China, with Qin Chen, Lisa Kahn and Geunyong Park (Draft available upon request)

5. Biting the Hand That Teaches: Unraveling the Economic Impact of Banning Private Tutoring in Chinawith Yinan Liu, Mingming Ma and Leo Y. Yang (Draft available upon request)

Selected Work In Progress

What Do Alibaba Data Tell Us about Price and Quality in China?

with Mark Bils, Min Fang and Tianchen Song (Granted by Alibaba Huoshui Research Plan)

Offshoring of Jobs in Multinational Companies: Evidence from Online Job Postings in the U.S. and China

with Qin Chen, Lisa KahnLindsay Oldenski and Geunyong Park

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