Publications

"Riding Out the COVID-19 Storm: How Government Policies Affect SMEs in China" (with Zijun Cheng, Robin Gong and Jinlin Li), China Economic Review, 2022. [Link[WP Version]

"Media Attention and Choice of Major: Evidence from Anti-Doctor Violence in China" (with Shiyu Bo, Yan Song and Sen Zhou), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2020. [Link] [WP Version]

Working Papers

Leviathan's Offer: State-Building with Elite Compensation in Early Medieval China (with Erik Wang and Xiaoming Zhang), updated Dec. 2021

    - Revise and resubmit
    - Media: Broadstreet

State Formation and Bureaucratization: Evidence from Pre-Imperial China, updated Jun. 2021

    - Revise and resubmit

Coming to the Rescue: the Role of Government Venture Capital in the U.S.-China Trade War (with Robin Gong and Jinlin Li)

Political Elites and Human Capital Formation in Pre-Imperial China, updated Feb. 2020

Book Reviews

"Review of The Economic History of China: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century by Richard von Glahn" (with Avner Greif), Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 2018. [Link]