Working Papers:

1. "Early 20th Century American Exceptionalism: Production, Trade and Diffusion of the Automobile." (with Mario J. Crucini, Hyunseung Oh, and Hakan Yilmazkuday) R&R at JIE

2. "State-dependent Distribution Friction and Monetary Policy." (with Nam T. Vu) under review


Work in Progress:

1. "Did Durable Goods Producing States Suffer a Greater Great Depression?" (with Mario J. Crucini and Hanjo T. Kim)

2. "Chinese Export Policy, Spatial Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity." (with Zhongzhong Hu and Joel Rodrigue)


Refereed Journal Articles:

1. "Housing Boom and Non-housing Consumption: Evidence from Urban Households in China." (Sole Author)

  • Empirical Economics, 61(6): 3271-3313, December 2021. [PDF] [Link]

2. "Heterogeneous Impacts of Finance on Firm Exports: Evidence from Export Deregulation in A Large Developing Country." (with Zhongzhong Hu and Yong Tan)

  • The World Economy, 44(11): 3326-3350, November 2021. [PDF] [Link]

3. "Early 20th Century American Exceptionalism on Wheels: The Role of Rapid Automobile Adoption in Economic Development." (with Alyssa Trebino*)

  • Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 14(2): 211-221, August 2021. [PDF] [Link]

4. "Exporting and Electricity Consumption: New Microeconomic Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in China." (with Jian Yu and Hanyuan Zhang)

  • Applied Economics Letters, 28(14): 1226-1233, July 2021. [PDF] [Link]

5. "The Impact of the Green Energy Infrastructure on Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Three Gorges Project in China." (with Xunpeng Shi and Jian Yu)

  • International Review of Economics & Finance, 71: 385-406, January 2021. [PDF] [Link]

6. "Credit Rationing and Firm Exports: Microeconomic Evidence from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in China." (with Yong Tan and Jian Yu)

  • The World Economy, 44: 286–311, January 2021. [PDF] [Link]

7. "Is Heterogeneous Capital Depreciation Important for Estimating Firm-level Productivity? Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms." (with Jian Yu, Dayong Zhang, and Wenping Zheng)

  • Research in International Business and Finance, 52: 101146, April 2020. [PDF] [Link]

8. "How Does the Chinese Economy React to Uncertainty in International Crude Oil Prices?" (with Xunpeng Shi, Jian Yu, and Dayong Zhang)

  • International Review of Economics & Finance, 64: 147-164, November 2019. [PDF] [Link]

*Undergraduate coauthors.


Other Publications:

1. "Early 20th Century American Exceptionalism: Production, Trade and Diffusion of the Automobile." (with Mario J. Crucini, Hyunseung Oh, and Hakan Yilmazkuday)

    • VoxEU, November 2019. [Link]