Research

WORKING PAPERS

“The Effect of Soda Tax on Soda Consumption: Using a Censored Quadratic Model ”, October 2013. (Job Market Paper Link)

“Testing Consumption Choice: Through an Experimental Approach”, May 2012. Link

“Does Culture or Other Non-Economic Factors Affect People’s Saving Behavior? An Experiment Carried out in China and the US”, September 2010. Link

“The Influence of Curiosity on Foreign Firms’ Export Decision: From the Game Theoretic Approach”, December 2009. Link

“The Effect of Country-Specific Animosity upon Product Choice and Price Sacrifice: Empirical Evidence from a Hybrid Research Model in Beijing”, (with Benjamin Jacobs and Jiao Wu), June 2007 Link

 

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

“The Effect of Cognitive Ability on Consumption Behavior”, 2013. The Business & Management Review, 3(3): 124.

“The Impact of Tax on Non-Alcoholic Beverage Demand,”2013. Northeast Business & Economics Association 2013 Conference Proceedings, 267.

“Does Culture and Other Non-Economic Factors Affect People’s Saving Behavior? An Experiment Carried in China and the US”, 2013. West East Institute International Academic Conference Proceedings (Business&Economics and Management): 43.

“Testing Consumption Choices: Through an Experimental Approach”, 2013. Proceedings of the Mustang International Academic Conference 2: 41.

“Search and Matching: Do They Explain the Labor Wedge?”, 2013. Proceedings of the Mustang International Academic Conference 2: 42.

“Constructing a Complete Insurance System and Bringing Down the Saving Rate”, 2010. People’s Daily (Overseas Edition), 12(3).

“The Wall Behind China’s Open Door: Towards Efficient Intercultural Management in China (Participated in writing Chapter 8),” 2008. ASP Academic and Scientific Publisher in Brussels.

“Evaluation of Public Choice Theory on State Intervention”, 2007. Contemporary Academic Research (Chinese Journal), 9: 116-119.

“The Origin of Marriage from the View of Economics”, 2007. Career Horizon (Chinese Journal), 6: 92-93.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

“Does Tax Policy Affect Alcohol Consumption? Estimation from A Three-Good Utility Model”

“The Effect of Price Discrimination on the Deviations from the Law of One Price: The Case in China”

“Search and Matching: Do They Explain the Labor Wedge?”

“The Reform of State Owned Enterprises in China” (with Yanbo Wang and David Wang)

“Tradeoff between Saving and Consumption in China: Does Tax Policy Play a Role?”


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Intern (with extension because of good performance), Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank-Boston, June-September 2013

Winter Intern, Research Department, China Social and Economic Decision Making Consulting Center, Beijing, China, December 2012-January 2013

Research Assistant, Prof. Yanbo Wang, School of Management, Boston University, 2011

Project participant with Prof. Yasheng Huang (MIT Sloan Business School) and Prof. Yanbo Wang (Boston University School of Management) on “Approaches in GDP Calculation in China”, 2011

Department Research Assistant for the Chair and Associate Chair, Department of Economics, Boston University, 2010