Ph.D. Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 2018
M.A. Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 2015
M.A. Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 2012
B.A. Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 2009
Torres, J. M., Yahirun, J. J., Sheehan, C., Ma, M., & Sáenz, J. (2021). Adult child socio-economic status disadvantage and cognitive decline among older parents in Mexico. Social Science & Medicine, 279, 113910.
Ma, Mingming, Yahirun, Jenjira, Saenz, Joseph, and Sheehan, Connor (2021). Offspring Educational Attainment and Older Parents’ Cognition in Mexico. Demography, 58(1), 75-109.
Jain, Urvashi and Ma, Mingming (2020). Height shrinkage, health and mortality among older adults: Evidence from Indonesia. Economics and Human Biology 37, 100863.
Ma, Mingming (2019). Does children’s education matter for parents’ health and cognition? Evidence from China. Journal of Health Economics 66, 222–240.
Ma, Mingming and Shi, Xinzheng (2014). Magnet classes and educational performance: evidence from China. Economic Development and Cultural Change 62, 537–566.
With Wu, Fengyu. Loss of Children and Parental Health and Well-being: Evidence from China.
With Jain, Urvashi. Together in Sickness and in Health: Spousal Influence in Health and Health Behaviors of Elderly in England.
With Wu, Binzhen and Zhong, Xiaohan. Matching Mechanisms, Matching Quality, and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from China.
Wang, Shun, Kim, Seonga, Ma, Mingming and Wu, Fengyu (2022). Measuring Happiness amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. in Global Happiness and Well-being Policy Report 2022. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Networks. https://s3.amazonaws.com/happinesscouncil.org/GHC_2022.pdf
Kim, Seonga, Ma, Mingming, Wang, Shun and Wu, Fengyu (2021). Policy Brief 1: Measuring Happiness during the Pandemic. In Policy Brief 1: Surviving COVID-19. New York: Global Happiness Council, Sustainable Development Solutions Networks. https://s3.amazonaws.com/happinesscouncil.org/PB1_Measurement.pdf
Kim, Seonga, Ma, Mingming, Wang, Shun and Wu, Fengyu (2021). Policy Brief 2: Measuring Happiness during the Pandemic. In Policy Brief 2: Resilience in Turbulent Times. New York: Global Happiness Council, Sustainable Development Solutions Networks. https://s3.amazonaws.com/happinesscouncil.org/PB2_Measurement.pdf
Ma, Mingming, Wang, Shun and Wu, Fengyu (2021). COVID-19 and Well-being: Lessons from East Asia. in World Happiness Report 2021. New York: Sustainable Development Solutions Networks.
With Fengyu Wu,“Happiness in the Aging Society,” China Happiness Report, 2020, forthcoming