Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Professor, Department of Economics, Stanford University (2007 - Present)
  • Graduate Policy Committee, Department of Economics, Stanford University (2014 - 2015)
  • Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policy (CUSP), Stanford University (2010 - 2013)
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Stanford University (2008 - 2011)
  • Undergraduate Policy Committee, Department of Economics, Stanford University (2008 - 2013)
  • Promotion Committees, Reappointment Committees, Recruiting Committees, External Hire Committees, Department of Economics, Stanford University (2008 - Present)
  • Professor, Duke University, Department of Economics (2005 - 2006)
  • Assistant Professor, Princeton University, Department of Economics (1998 - 2003)
  • Visiting Professor and Cochair of Academic Development Committee, Lingnan (University) College, Zhongshan University (2017 - Present)
  • Adjunct professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2009 - 2013)
  • Visiting professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2009 - 2009)
  • Visiting Professor, Renmin University (2007 - 2014)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Chicago (2005 - 2005)
  • Associate Professor, Duke University, Department of Economics (2003 - 2005)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2000 - 2000)
  • System Benchmark Engineer, Silicon Graphics Inc. (1996 - 1996)
  • Young Economist Summer Intern Program, International Monetary Fund (1995 - 1995)

Honors & Awards


  • NSF Grant No. 1658950, National Science Foundation (2017-2018)
  • Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics, American Society of Health Economists (2017)
  • Honorable Mention for Arrow Award, International Health Economics Association (2015)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award, Lingnan (University) College, Zhongshan University (2014)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2003-2005)
  • NSF Grant No. 1325805, National Science Foundation (2015-2016)
  • NSF Grant No. 1325805, National Science Foundation (2013-2014)
  • NSF Grant No. 1024504, National Science Foundation (2010-2012)
  • NSF Grant No. 0721015, National Science Foundation (2007-2009)
  • NSF Grant No. SES 0452143, National Science Foundation (2005-2006)
  • NSF Grant No. SES 0335113, National Science Foundation (2003-2005)
  • NSF Grant No. SES-0079495, National Science Foundation (2000-2003)
  • Research Fellowship in Economics, Institute for Economic and Social Research, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (2000-2001)
  • Olin Dissertation Fellowship, Center of Economic Policy Research, Stanford University (1997)
  • Honorable Mention for Arnold Zellner Thesis Award Competition, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (2000)
  • Arnold Zellner Best Paper Award, Journal of Econometrics (2004)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Business and Economics Panel, Hong Kong Education Bureau University Grants Committee (2019 - 2019)
  • Fellow, Journal of Econometrics (2019 - Present)
  • External Review Committee, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (2017 - 2017)
  • panelist, National Science Foundation (2012 - 2013)
  • External Review Committee, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (2012 - 2012)
  • External Review Committee, Department of Economics, University of Southern California (2012 - 2012)
  • Board of Directors, Chinese Economist Society (2015 - 2016)
  • Board of Directors, Chinese Economist Society (2009 - 2010)
  • Fellow, Econometric Society (2009 - Present)
  • Co-Editor, Journal of Econometrics (2011 - 2018)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Econometrics (2004 - 2011)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (2004 - 2010)
  • Associate Editor, Quantitative Economics (2010 - 2015)
  • Editorial board member, Annals of Economics and Finance (2001 - 2006)
  • Associate Editor, The Econometrics Journal (2007 - 2010)

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Economics (1998)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, Computer Science (1998)
  • Master of Science, Stanford University, Statistics (1997)
  • B.A., Zhongshan University (Guangzhou), International Trade (1993)

2019-20 Courses


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