Yiqing Xing

Working Papers

The Network Effects of Agency Conflicts (with Rakesh Vohra and Wu Zhu), March 2020

Firm-level agency conflicts play a crucial role in amplifying or muting the propagation of exogenous shocks.

Screening with Network Externalities (with Fanqi Shi), March 2020

We study monopolistic pricing with optimal screening of network information, i.e., how well an agent is connected.

Stable Allocations with Network-Based Comparisons (with Chen Cheng), Oct 2019, R&R Theoretical Economics

Which networks permit stable allocations, when people care about their rankings among their neighbors on the network?

Implementing Optimal Mechanisms through Sequential Auctions (with Fanqi Shi), Oct 2019, R&R Journal of Economic Theory

We show that properly ordered sequential auctions achieve efficiency and profit-maximization (with reserve prices).

The Efficiency of Negotiations with Uncertainty and Multi-Dimensional Deals (with Matthew Jackson, Hugo Sonnenschein, Christis Tombazos and Omar Al-Ubaydli), Feb 2020

Negotiations are often complex and a deal generally has many aspects. We model such negotiations and identify situations in which efficiency can be achieved, even in the presence of substantial two-sided asymmetric information.

The Complementarity between Community and Government in Enforcing Norms and Contracts, and Their Interaction with Religion and Corruption (with Matthew Jackson), Aug 2019

We model the complementarity between informal institutions (communities) and formal institutions (government, market, etc.). Religious beliefs enhance this complementarity, while corruption undermines it.

Who Shares Risk with Whom and How? Endogenous Matching and Informal Risk Sharing

How partnership formation and the strategic interactions that followed relate to each other?

A Theory of Multiplexity: Sustaining Cooperation with Multiple Relationships (with Chen Cheng and Wei Huang)

Publications

Intermediated Implementation (with Anqi Li), European Economic Review, forthcoming

Culture-dependent Strategies in Coordination Games (with Matthew Jackson), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Vol. 111:3, pp.10889-10896, 2014

Ordering Sellers in Sequential Auctions (with Qiang Gong and Xu Tan), Review of Economic Design, Vol. 18.1, pp.11-35, 2013

Auctions with both common-value and private-value bidders (with Xu Tan), Economics Letters, Vol. 111.1, pp.99-103, 2011

'Wave Phenomena' and Formation of Excess Capacity (with Justin Yifu Lin and Ho-Mou Wu), Economic Research Journal (经济研究), Vol. 10, pp.4-19, 2010

Book Chapter

"Status quo, History and Thoughts on House Site", as Chapter 4 in The Road to Property Rights Delineation: Experience of Chengdu, China, Peking University Press, 2010