Serene Tan

Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
National University of Singapore

Curriculum Vitae


Published Papers

  • Money and Asset Prices with Uninsurable Risks (with Nicolas Jacquet), December 2012, Journal of Monetary Economics, 59(8), 784-797. This paper was previously circulated under the title "The Liquidity Effects of Monetary Policy on Asset Prices".
  • Wage-Vacancy Contracts with Coordination Frictions (with Nicolas Jacquet), May 2012, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 147, 1064-1104 (Old title: Labor Hoarding Contracts with Coordination Frictions)
  • Directed Search and Firm Size, February 2012, International Economic Review, Vol. 53(1), 95-113. The Supplementary Appendix can be found here.
  • Money, Bargaining, and Risk Sharing (with Nicolas Jacquet), October 2011, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 43(7) (Supplement), 419-442.
  • On the Segmentation of Markets (with Nicolas Jacquet), August 2007, Journal of Political Economy, 115(4), 639-664.
  • Matching with Multiple Applications Revisited (with James Albrecht, Pieter Gautier and Susan Vroman), October 2003, Economics Letters Volume 84, Issue 3, September 2004, 311-314.


  • Work in Progress

  • Does Risk Aversion Matter in Directed Search Models? (with Nicolas Jacquet and John Kennes). The Supplementary Appendix can be found here.
  • Monetary Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Growth (with Nicolas Jacquet)
  • Illiquid Housing and Households' Portfolio Choice (with Nicolas Jacquet).
  • Money, Liquidity and Asset Prices with Endogenously Incomplete Markets (with Nicolas Jacquet).



  • Unpublished Papers

  • Search, Heterogeneity, and the Dynamics of Segmentation (with Nicolas Jacquet), 2005.
  • Matching with Multiple Applications: A Correction , July 2003.



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    You can email me at serene.tan.economics@gmail.com.
    Updated: December 2014.
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