Research

Publications

1.Estimation of spatial autoregressive models for origin-destination flows: A partial likelihood approach (with Hanbat Jeong and Lung-Fei Lee) [Economics Letters, Volume 229, August 2023, 111202] [Link]

Working Papers

1.“A spatial dynamic panel data model for flow variables with asymmetric origins and destinations”  (with Yang Yang) [Job market paper]

2.“Addressing endogeneity issues in a spatial autoregressive model using copulas” (with Yichun Song) [Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Econometrics]

3.“An efficient residual-adjusted two-step estimator for a SARAR model” (with Lung-Fei Lee and Yang Yang) [Revise and Resubmit at Econometric Reviews]

Manuscript

4.“Copula joint estimation for spatial dynamic panel data models with endogeneity issues” (with Yichun Song

Manuscript, Supplementary file

5.Specification and estimation of a spatial autoregressive model with nonlinear interaction effects 

Manuscript, Supplementary file

6.Social networks with heterogeneity and group fixed effects: a likelihood approach (with Yang Yang

Manuscript, Supplementary file

7.QML estimation of a spatial autoregressive model with endogenous heterogeneity (with Yichun Song and Yang Yang)

Manuscript, Supplementary file

8.“WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF”? The health and economic costs and benefits of COVID-19 policy responses (with Hanbat Jeong and Bruce Weinberg

Manuscript, Supplementary file

9.Copy to China? foreign venture capital, network spillover, and local innovation (with Tingfan Gao and Shixun Wang

Manuscript

10.Unveiling the common prosperity gene within Chinese clan culture: a discussion on the Piketty dilemma” (with Zhongqi Deng, Tingfan Gao and Ziqi Lu

Manuscript

Work in Progress

1.“Estimating multi-level network effects with hierarchy data structures” (with Lung-Fei Lee and Yang Yang)

2.“Sieve estimation for Gaussian copula endogeneity corrections of a SAR model”

3.“Do human capital spillovers of China’s Big Tech promote the integration of data and reality?” (with Tingfan Gao and Shixun Wang

4.“Entrepreneurs’ social networks and corporate performance” (with Tingfan Gao and Shixun Wang

Research Awards

2023 Tom Kniesner and Debbie Freund Award, Department of Economics, The Ohio State University

2022 G.S. Maddala Prize in Econometrics, Department of Economics, The Ohio State University