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YAN Ping

Assistant Professor
China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
National School of Development
Peking University
Beijing, China 100871
Email: pyan@nsd.pku.edu.cn
Office Phone Number: +86-10-62759059


EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 2008    
M.S. Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 2004             
B.S.     Mathematics, Wuhan University, China, 2001                                
B.A. Finance, Wuhan University, China, 2000                                                                           
 
FIELDS OF INTEREST

Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Chinese Economy

TEACHING 
Intermediate Macroeconomics (undergraduate level)
Personnel Economics (undergraduate level)
Intermediate Microeconomics (undergraduate level)
Monetary Economics and Macro Finance (graduate level) 
Advanced Macroeconomics (graduate level)

POSITIONS
Research fellow,China Center for Economic Research, National School of Development, 
Peking University, 2008-present.
Research fellow,China Macroeconomic Research Center, National School of Development, 
Peking University, 2010-present.
Research fellow,Center for Healthy Aging and Development Studies, National School of Development, Peking University, 2009-present.
Invited Member,   China Finance 40 Forum, Youth Forum, 2010-present.
Committee Member, Chinese Economic Association Annual Meeting, 2008-present.
Graduate Class Mentor, National School of Development, Peking University, 2010-2013.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

ENGLISH PAPERS
“Dynamic Labor Demand in China: Public and Private Objectives,” with Russell W. Cooper and Guan Gong, RAND Journal of Economics, 2015. 
“Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Endogenous Search Effort”, Annals of Economics and Finance (SSCI), 2013. 
“How much do Workers Search?”,Annals of Economics and Finance (SSCI), 2011.
“What did China’s labor contract law do to its private manufacturing firms?”,China Economic Journal, forthcoming.

OTHER RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
“Costly Labor Adjustment: General Equilibrium Effects of China's Employment Regulations”, with Russell W. Cooper and Guan Gong, NBER working paper 19324, revision requested by the Economic Journal.
“Costly Labor Adjustment: Effects of China's Employment Regulations”, with Russell W. Cooper and Guan Gong, NBER working paper 17948.
“Bargaining, Search and Price Dispersion: Evidence from the Automobile Market”, with Yingjuan Du, working paper.
 “The Effect of Rising Labor Costs on China’s Exporting Sector: A Dynamic Structural Model with Firm Entry and Exit, working paper.
“The Impact of Co-residence with Elderly Parents on Female Labor Force Participation in China” with Ke Shen and Yi Zeng, working paper.
Factor misallocation in China, with Russell W. Cooper and Guan Gong, work in progress.
“Demand for Consumer Durables in Rural China,” with Steven Stern, work in progress.