2019- Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2013-2019 Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University
2012-2013 Assistant Professor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA, 2012
M.A., Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA, 2007
B.A., Mathematics and Economics (Double Honours), University of British Columbia, Canada, 2006
"Negotiated Block Trade and Rebuilding of Trust" (with Yuk-fai Fong and Jin Li) forthcoming at International Economic Review.
"Competitive Disclosure of Correlated Information" (with Keiichi Kawai) forthcoming at Economic Theory.
"Competitive Information Disclosure by Multiple Senders" (with Keiichi Kawai),Games and Economic Behavior, vol 119, 2020, pp. 56-78.
"Pay to Quit and Team Incentives" Journal of European Economic Association, vol 18(2), 2020, pp. 964-1008.
"The Loser's Curse in the Search for Advice" Theoretical Economics, vol 14(3), 2019, pp. 1015-1061.
"Objective and Subjective Indicators in Long-term Contracting" (with Bin R. Chen) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol 166, 2019, pp. 309-331.
"Price Reaction and Disagreement over Public Signal" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol 30, 2016, pp. 81-106.
"Deal or no Deal? The Effect of Alcohol Drinking on Bargaining" (with Jipeng Zhang) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol 127, 2016, pp. 70-86.
"Effect of Weather Conditions and Weather Forecast on Cycling Travel Behavior in Singapore" (with Meng Meng, Jie Zhang, and Yiik Diew Wong) International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, vol 10(9), 2016, pp. 773-780.
"Dynamic Information Disclosure" RAND Journal of Economics, vol 46(4), 2015, pp. 791–823.
“Media Capture and Information Monopolization in Japan” (with Keiichi Kawai) Japanese Economic Review, vol.63(1), 2012, pp. 131-147.
“Sequentially Rationalizable Choice with Transitive Rationales” (with Keiichi Kawai) Games and Economic Behavior, vol.73(2), 2011, pp. 608-614.
"Matching with Peer Monitoring" (with Bin R. Chen) R&R at Journal of Economic Theory.
“The Optimality of Quota Contract” (with Keiichi Kawai) R&R Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.
"A Model of Trade with Endogenous Product Design" (with Xiaoping Chen)
"Bayesian Persuasion and Reciprocity: Theory and Experiment" (with King King Li)
"In Vino Veritas? Communication Under Influence - An Experimental Study" (with Wooyoung Lim and Jipeng Zhang)
"Selective Disclosure and Overinvestment"
"Competition in Designing Pandora's Boxes"
Startup Grant, HKUST (2020-)
CoHASS Incentive Scheme (2014-2016)
Sustainable Earth Office Award (2014-2015)
Start-up Grant, Nanyang Technological University (2013-2016)
Start-up Grant, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2012-2013)
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Double First Class Honors in Mathematics and Economics, University of British Columbia, 2006.
Governor General’s Silver Medal, University of British Columbia, 2006.
University Fellow in the Graduate School, Northwestern University, 2006.
Distinction in Preliminary Exams in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Econometrics, Economics Department, Northwestern University, 2007.
Dissertation-Year Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2011-2012.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Instructor, Microeconomic Theory 1 (undergraduate), 2020
Instructor, Law and Economics (undergraduate), 2020
Instructor, Theory of Industrial Organization (PhD), 2020
Nanyang Technological University
Instructor, Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate), 2016, 2018
Instructor, Information Economics (Undergraduate), 2013-2015
Instructor, Industrial Organization (Undergraduate), 2014-2018
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Instructor, Game Theory and Information Economics (undergraduate), 2012
Teaching Assistant, Microeconomics (intermediate and doctoral Level), 2007-2008
Teaching Assistant, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (undergraduate), 2009
Teaching Assistant, Strategy and Organization (Kellogg MBA), 2009-2010
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Economic Theory, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Mathematics of Operation Research, Pacific Economic Review, RAND Journal of Economics, Singapore Economic Review, Theoretical Economics
CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS
2019: Workshop on Microeconomic Theory at City University of Hong Kong
2018: SAET Conference at Academia Sinica, China Meeting of the Econometrics Society at Fudan University, NTU Behavioral and Experimental Economics Workshop, International Conference on Economic Theory and Applications at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, East Asian Contract Theory Conference at Korea University, NTU Behavioral and Experimental Economics Workshop, Workshop on Dynamic Models in Economics at National University of Singapore
2017: Nanyang Business School, HKUST
2016: Workshop on Industrial Organization and Management Strategy (HKUST), China Meeting of Econometric Society, Asian Meeting of Econometric Society, City University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2015: Sun Yat-sen University, World Congress of Econometric Society, Singapore Joint Economic Theory Workshop, Shanghai Microeconomics Workshop, Singapore Economic Review Conference, University of New South Wales, University of Technology Sydney, NTU-Hiroshima Joint Economic Workshop, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
2014: Nanyang Business School
2013: Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Australasian Economic Theory Workshop