Contact Info
Department of Economics
University of Exeter 
Rennes Drive
Exeter EX4 4PU, United Kingdom


Current Position
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Exeter
Curriculum Vitae pdf


'Determinants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China' (with H. Tang), 
Journal of Development Economics, Volume 99, Issue 2, November 2012, pp. 396-414; pdf    
'Firm Entry Deregulation, Competition and Returns to Education' (with P. Ferreira and L. A. Winters),

European Economic Review, Volume 70, August 2014, pp. 210-230; pdf

'Is Deregulating Firm Entry Good for the Workers? Which Workers?' (with P. Ferreira and L. A. Winters),

CEPR, 9 September 2013

'Learning to Export from Neighbors' (with H. Tang),

Journal of International Economics, Volume 94, Issue 1, September 2014, pp. 67-84; pdf  appendix

'Scale, Scope, and Trade Dynamics of Export Processing Plants' (with H. Tang),
Economics Letters, Volume 133, August 2015, pp. 68-72 (2015); pdf

'Trade Patterns and Dynamics of Processing Exporters: Evidence from China' (with H. Tang),
in New Developments in Global Sourcing, 2017, MIT press

'Financing Constraints and Fixed-Term Employment: Evidence from the 2008-9 Financial Crisis' (with P. Ferreira)

European Economic Review, Volume 92, February 2017, pp. 215-238; pdf

'The Effect of Competition on Executive Compensation and Incentives: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment' (with P. Ferreira and L. A. Winters); CEPR DP10054

Journal of Human Resources, 2017, forthcoming

Research Papers/Selected Work in Progress

'Fast Fashion' (with H. Tang); pdf

'Just-in-Time Trade and Firm Organization' (with H. Tang)

'Gender Differences in Compensation and Job Mobility of Top Executives' (with P. Ferreira)


Economic Principles and Policy

Statistics and Econometrics

Lecture notes, slides, problem sets, etc. will be posted on the course ELE page