Working Papers

“Reaping Corruption Gains through the Revolving Door” (with James Kung, Li Han, and Jiaxin Xie). Revise and Resubmit at The Economic Journal
Preparing for submission

The Rise of Communism in China” (with James Kung)
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The Impact of the Three Gorges Dam: Differentiated Adaptations of Rural Households to Local Climate Change” (with Chong Liu and Sen Ma).
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“Commercial Revolution in Medieval China: Origin and Consequences (with James Kung). 
Submitted

“Powering China: Trade Shocks and Electrification in the Early Twentieth Century” (with Shiyu Bo and Cong Liu). 
Preparing for submission 

“Railways, Telegraph and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the American Cotton Adoption in Early 20th Century China” (with Han Qi, and Jin Wang).
Preparing for submission 


Selected Work in Progress

“Air Pollution and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from China” (with Shiyu Bo and Cong Liu). 

“A Tale of Three Channels: Real Estate Shocks and Firm Investment in China (with Laura Xiaolei Liu, Wei Xiong and Li'an Zhou).