Ping Wang

Department of Economics
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1208
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NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Washington University in St. Louis

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2020To Stay or to Migrate? When Becker Meets Harris-Todaro
with Pei-Ju Liao, Yin-Chi Wang, Chong Kee Yip: w27767
June 2020Within-Job Wage Inequality: Performance Pay and Job Relatedness
with Rongsheng Tang, Yang Tang: w27390
May 2020Flying or Trapped?
with Yunfang Hu, Takuma Kunieda, Kazuo Nishimura: w27278
Spatial Misallocation in Chinese Housing and Land Markets
with Yongheng Deng, Yang Tang, Jing Wu: w27230
November 2019Innovation, Growth, and Dynamic Gains from Trade
with Wen-Tai Hsu, Raymond G. Riezman: w26470
Trade Wars, Technology and Productivity
with Ching-mu Chen, Wan-Jung Cheng, Shin-Kun Peng, Raymond Riezman: w26468
October 2019Minimum Wage in a Multi-Tier Search and Wage-Posting Model with Cross-Market Substitutions
with C. Y. Kelvin Yuen: w26378
April 2019Long-Run Tax Incidence in a Human Capital-based Endogenous Growth Model with Labor-Market Frictions
with Been-Lon Chen, Hung-Ju Chen: w25783
February 2019On the Economics of Science Parks
with Wen-Jung Liang, Chao-Cheng Mai, Jacques-Fran├žois Thisse: w25595
August 2018Mismatch and Assimilation
with Tsz-Nga Wong, Chong K. Yip: w24960
October 2017Production Flexibility, Misallocation and Total Factor Productivity
with Burak R. Uras: w23970
A Tale of Two Cities: Cross-Border Casino Competition Between Detroit and Windsor
with Juin-Jen Chang, Ching-Chong Lai: w23969
Educational Choice, Rural-urban Migration and Economic Development
with Pei-Ju Liao, Yin-Chi Wang, Chong Kee Yip: w23939
Dynamic Trade, Endogenous Institutions and the Colonization of Hong Kong: A Staged Development Framework
with T. Terry Cheung, Theodore Palivos, Yin-Chi Wang, Chong K. Yip: w23937
September 2017Smoking, Health Capital, and Longevity: Evaluation of Personalized Cessation Treatments in a Lifecycle Model with Heterogeneous Agents
with Li-Shiun Chen, Yao Yao: w23820
Rural-Urban Migration, Structural Transformation, and Housing Markets in China
with Carlos Garriga, Aaron Hedlund, Yang Tang: w23819
August 2013Barriers to Health and the Poverty Trap
with Yin-Chi Wang: w19263
October 2002Rational Addiction, Peer Externalities and Long Run Effects of Public Policy
with Donald S. Kenkel, Robert R. Reed III: w9249
Optimal Drug Policy in Low-Income Neighborhoods
with Sheng-Wen Chang, N. Edward Coulson: w9248

Published: SHENG-WEN CHANG & N. EDWARD COULSON & PING WANG, 2016. "Optimal Drug Policy in Low-Income Neighborhoods," Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol 18(5), pages 726-751. citation courtesy of

September 2002The Timing of Childbearing among Heterogeneous Women in Dynamic General Equilibrium
with Charles H. Mullin: w9231
January 1999Are Alcoholics in Bad Jobs?
with Donald S. Kenkel
in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse: An Integration of Econometric and Behavioral Economic Research, Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel and Henry Saffer, editors
February 1998Are Alcoholics in Bad Jobs?
with Don Kenkel: w6401

Published: The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse. Chaloupka, Frank J., Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel, and Henry Saffer, eds., Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999, pp.251-278.

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