Department of Economics
|Research Interests: International Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Unit Values in International Trade and Product Quality,  Journal of Economics and Financial Studies, 03(03), 2015, 66-79.
Contractual Versus Non-Contractual Trade: The Role of Institutions in China,  with Robert Feenstra, Hong Ma, Barbara Spencer, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 94, 2013, 281-294.
The Political Economy of Tariff Protection in China: Evidence from WTO Accession, Canadian Journal of Economics, 46(4), 2013, 1295-1316.
Trade Liberalization, Wages, and Specialization in China, Journal of Japanese and International Economics, 26(4), 2012, 561-577.
China's Exports and Employment,  with Robert Feenstra, China's Growing Role in World Trade, edited by Robert Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, NBER/University of Chicago Press, March 2010, pp.167-199 . Also NBER Working Paper No. 13552
Indonesia's Economic Performance in Comparative Perspective, and a New Policy Framework for 2049,  with Wing Thye Woo, Bulletin of Indonesian Economics Studies, 46(1), 2010, 33-64.
Global Production Networks and China's Processing Trade,  with Alyson Ma, Ari Van Assche, Journal of Asian Economics 20(6), November 2009, 640-654.
Comp¨¦titivit¨¦ internationale de la Chine: Une r¨¦alit¨¦ ¨¤ r¨¦¨¦valuer,  with Ari Van Assche and V. Slootmaekers, Chapter 2 in Le Québec l’heure de la mondialisation, edited by Benoit Aubert, CIRANO, Montréal, October 2008, 37-54. An earlier English version was published as China’s International Competitiveness: Reassessing the Evidence,LICOS Discussion Paper 205/2008, April 2008.
China's Foreign Exchange Market,  Financial Investment In China, Chapter 5, October 1997, Shanghai People’s Press (China).
Gradual Liberalization of Interest Rates in China,  Shanghai Finance, February 1997.
Does Exchange Rate Matter for China’s Trade Balance,with Shang-Jin Wei and Caroline Freund, Revise and resubmit at Journal of Japanese and International Economics.
Export Spillovers and Location Choice,with Haoyu Wu, Submitted.
Subsidy, Distortions, and Productivity: Evidence from Chinese State and Private Firms,with Xiaocong Xu, Under submission.
The Impact of Trade Variety on Terms of Trade: Variety Increase and Substitutability,with Kichun Kang.
Evidence on the Convergence of China’s Dual Trade Regimes,with Galina An, Songhua Lin.
Industrial Wages around the World (IWW) Database,with Robert Feenstra.
Work in Progress
Chinese Firm Markups and Exchange Rate
Firm Markups and Sectoral Heterogeneity, with Sang Hoo Bae.
Trade and Pollution from China Manufacturing, with Wayne Gray, Haoyu Wu, Rebecca Chapman.
Exchange Rate and Extensive Margin of Trade in China, with Yoshinori Kurokawa, Yao Tang.
Courses Taught (Websites maintained via the moodle.clarku.edu network):
Economics and the World Economy (ECN10): fall 2008, spring 2009, fall 2009, spring 2011, fall2011, spring 2014, fall 2014, spring 2015
Economics and the World Economy (ECN10FYI): fall 2013
International Economics: Trade and Finance (ECN108): fall 2009, fall 2011, spring 2014, spring 2015
Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECN206): spring 2009, spring 2011, spring 2013, fall 2015
International Trade Theory (ECN207): fall 2010, fall 2013, fall 2015
PhD International Trade Theory (ECN307): fall 2008, fall 2010, spring 2013, fall 2014