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Xuan Li
Job Market Candidate
Fields: Behavioral & Experimental, Development Economics, Health and Education, Labor Economics


CV


Welcome! I will receive my Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in May 2019, and join the Department of Economics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2019.

Please visit my Personal Website.


Research

Working Papers:

The Costs of Workplace Favoritism: Evidence from Promotions in Chinese High Schools

Across-Country Wage Compression in Multinationals, with Jonas Hjort and Heather Sarsons

Daily Income Effects in Labor Supply: Evidence from Manufacturing Workers (Old Version)

Research in Progress:

Reference-Dependent Daily Labor Supply: Evidence from Manufacturing Workers

The Star Illusion: High School Choices, Peer Quality and Value-Added

Implicit Son Preference in Household Survey Data: Evidence from the CPS, with Douglas Almond

 

 


Teaching

Instructor: 

  • Summer 2017 Math Camp for PhD Students in Economics, Instructor, Columbia University [Syllabus][Website]

Teaching Assistant:

  • Spring 2019 – ECON W1105: Principles of Economics (Undergraduate), Columbia University, TA for Professors Sunil Gulati and Wouter Vergote
  • Fall 2016ECON W3211: Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate), Columbia University, Head TA for Professor Susan Elmes [Teaching Evaluations]
  • Fall 2015ECON G5411: Econometrics I (M.A.), Columbia University, TA for Professor George S Olley, Wueller Teaching Award (Runner-up) [Teaching Evaluations]

Other:

  • Spring 2016 & Fall 2017 – Department Math Tutor for M.A. Students in Economics, Columbia University
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420 West 118th Street
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1022 International Affairs Building (IAB)

Mail Code 3308

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

Ph: (212) 854-3680
Fax: (212) 854-0749
Business Hours:
Mon–Fri, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.