Shing-Yi Wang

Associate Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Select Working Papers

Does Vocational Education Work? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mongolia (with Erica M. Field, Leigh L. Linden, Ofer Malamud, and Daniel Rubenson) 

Published Papers

Improving Management through Worker Evaluations: Evidence from Auto Manufacturing (with Jing Cai), Quarterly Journal of Economics (2022)

Property Rights, Land Misallocation and Agricultural Efficiency in China (with A.V. Chari, Elaine Liu and Yongxiang Wang),  Review of Economic Studies (2021)

Access to Migration for Rural Households (with Cynthia Kinnan and Yongxiang Wang), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2018)

Asymmetric Information and Remittances:  Evidence from Matched Administrative Data (with Thomas Joseph and Yaw Nyarko),   American Economic Journal: Applied Economics  (2018)

Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service: Evidence from India (with Rema Hanna) American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2017) 

Monopsony Power in Migrant Labor Markets: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates (with Suresh Naidu and Yaw Nyarko) Journal of Political Economy (2016) 

Statistical Discrimination, Productivity and the Height of Immigrants, Industrial and Labor Relations Review (2015) 

Engendered Access or Engendered Care? Evidence from a Major Indian Hospital (with Debraj Ray and Rajshri Jayaraman) Economic and Political Weekly (2014) 

Property Rights and Intra-Household Bargaining, Journal of Development Economics (2014) 

Marriage Networks, Nepotism and Labor Market Outcomes in China, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013) 

High Frequency Response of Exchange Rates and Interest Rates to Macroeconomic Announcements (with Jon Faust, John Rogers and Jonathan Wright)  Journal of Monetary Economics (2007) 

IT Investment and Hicks Composite-Good Theorem: The U.S. Experience (with Jaime Marquez) Journal of Economic and Social Measurement (2006)

Revisiting the Border: An Assessment of the Law of One Price Using Very Disaggregated Consumer Price Data, (with Charles Engel and John Rogers)  Exchange Rates, Capital Flows and Policy. Editors Rebecca Driver, Peter Sinclair and Christoph Thoenissen. London: Routledge (2005).