Senior Lecturer

Department of Economics

Monash University, Australia

Contact Information:

CV (pdf)

Fields of Interest (research and teaching)

    • Labor Economics

    • Computational Economics

    • Search and Matching


    • Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012

    • M.S., Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

    • M.E., B.E., Automation, Tsinghua University, China, 2003


with Bingzheng Chen & Peiyun Deng

with Ping Yu

with Jed DeVaro (media: Sydney Morning Herald)

with Hong Mi, Bei Lu, Liming Cai & John Piggott

with Loretti Dobrescu, Hazel Bateman, Ben Newell, Andreas Ortmann & Susan Thorp

Working Papers

with Chao He & Jingnan Liu

with Chao He

with Ananth Seshadri & Christopher Taber

    • Parental Employment, Absence and Children's Educational Gender Gap (new version coming soon)

with Hanming Fang & Simen Markussen

An earlier version of this paper was circulated under the title: Mothers' Employment and Children's Educational Gender Gap (May 2015)

NBER Working Paper No. 21183

Media: Sydney Morning Herald, ABC RN/Life Matters

Works in Progress

    • Why a College Educated Spouse Brings Healthy Life

with Elena Capatina

    • Female Labor Supply, Fertility, and Human Capital

with Christopher Taber

Teaching Experience

    • Monash University

      • Intermediate Microeconomics (ECC2000), 2017--2021.

    • University of New South Wales

      • Mathematical Economics (ECON 3202/5402), 2016.