Research

My area of research is Industrial Organization, including Market and Information Design
Research Statement (PDF)
I currently study empirical auctions, financial auctions, and (food) information economics.
I also work on productivity-related topics, mostly with PhD students.



I: Auction/Procurement Markets


II: Financial Auction Markets
  • 'Auction Mechanisms and Treasury Revenue: Evidence from the Chinese Experiment'
    American Economic Journal: Micro Economics (Forthcoming)

    with Klenio BARBOSA, Dakshina G. DE SILVA, Liyu YANG

  • 'Bond Losses and Systemic Risk'
    (Submitted)

    with Klenio BARBOSA, Dakshina G. DE SILVA, Liyu YANG
    • Paper (Download from the SSRN)


III: (Food/Restaurant) Information Economics
  • 'Are There "Ratatouille" Restaurants? On Anticorrelation of Food Quality and Hygiene'
    (Submitted)

    with Andriy ZAPECHELNYUK
    • Paper (Download from the SSRN)


Work in Progress
  • 'Dynamic Online Reviews'
    (In Progress)

    with Andriy ZAPECHELNYUK

  • 'Information Disclosure and Complementarities: Evidence from Food Hygiene Ratings in the U.K.'
    (In Progress)

    with Dakshina DE SILVA, David RIETZKE, Anita SCHILLER

  • 'Entry, Exit, and Survival Analysis of Industry Dynamics with Asymmetric Quality Information'
    (In Progress)

    with Dakshina DE SILVA, David RIETZKE, Anita SCHILLER

  • 'Firm-Level Productivity Dynamics and Reallocation through Highway Infrastructure'
    (In Progress)

    with Sai Ding, Julian HUANG, Jiangteng ZHOU

  • 'Highway and Firm-Level Inventory Investment: A Study of Chinese Turnpike Network Expansion'
    (In Progress)

    with Sai Ding, Yanyu ZHOU


Miscellaneous
  • 'Do Gambling Firms Target Crime-Prone Areas?'
    (Workng Paper)

    with Pradeep KUMAR
    • Paper (Download from the SSRN)

  • 'Reliability Examination in Horizontal-Merger Price Simulations: An Ex-Post Evaluation of the Gap between Predicted and Observed Prices in the 1998 Hyundai-Kia Merger'
    (Workng Paper)
    • Paper (Download from the SSRN)




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