research interest:

applied theory (IO, search, organization) and competition policy

working in progress:

  • "Coordinating merger policies on international supply chains,"  with Arghya Ghosh (UNSW) and Hodaka Morita (UNSW).  
  • "Directed search with two-sided heterogeneity: a Poisson-game approach".
  • "Brand image and distribution-channel restraints", with Martin Peitz (Mannheim). 
  • "Directed search and observability: information friction versus coordination friction", with Makoto Watanabe (VU Amsterdam).

working papers:
" Platform investment and price parity clauses", with Julian Wright (NUS).
          first version: 2016.

    2. "Search platforms: showrooming and price parity clauses," with Julian Wright (NUS).
         first version: 2015, current version: 2017 PDF, online appendix: PDF.

    3. "Horizontal mergers in the presence of vertical relationship," with Arghya Ghosh (UNSW) and Hodaka Morita (UNSW)
         first version: 2o12, current version: 2016 PDF.

publications and forthcomings:

    1. "A search model of rental markets: who should pay the commission?," with Andras Niedermayer (Mannheim)
         first version: 2016 PDF.    
         International Journal of Industrial Organization, accepted.

    2. "Advertising as a search deterrent".
         current version: PDF (2017).
        Rand Journal of Economics, accepted.
         chapter 1 of Ph.D. dissertation.

    3. "Strategic advertising and directed search," with Pedro Gomis-Porqueras (Deakin) and Benoit Julien (UNSW)
        International Economic Reviewvol. 58(3), 2017, PDF.
         chapter 2 of Ph.D. dissertation.

    4. "Non-monotonic group-size effect in repeated provision of public goods," with Galina Zudenkova (Mannheim)
European Economic Reviewvol. 89, pages 116-128, 2016, PDF.

    5. "Optimal monetary and fiscal policies in a search-theoretical model with money and unemployment," with Pedro Gomis-Porqueras (Deakin) and Benoit Julien (UNSW).
Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 17(06), pages 1330-1354, September, 2013,

        chapter 3 of Ph.D. dissertation. Mentioned in NPE-DGE blog.

    6. "Industrial upgrade, employment shock and land centralization in China," with Shunfeng Song (UNR) and Jianghuai Zheng (NJU).
       Contemporary Economic Policy, vol. 30(4), pages 523-532, October, 2012, PDF.
       This article is based on a term paper that I wrote during my M.Ec study in Nanjing University.