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Guan Gong


Associate Professor (with Tenure)
Chinese Economy, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Labor Economics
(Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin)

Office Address
317, Institute for Advanced Research
111 Wuchuan Rd

Contact Information:
Telephone: +86-21-65903861
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Selected Publications
Currently Teaching

Dr. Gong received his Ph.D. in 2005 from University of Texas at Austin. His primary research area is applied econometrics with a concentration on labor economics, health economics, aging and social security, and China economy. Specific research topics he has studied include: labor market intervention, ownership, and their effects on employment; health, education attainment, and job participation; subjective survival rates and bequest; social security, health insurance and income redistribution.

Selected Publications
  1. 'Shadow Banking Activities of Non-Financial State-Owned Enterprises and Financial Regulation in China', with Zhenlong Jiang, Dashi Xu and Fwu-chang Yan, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, 2020, 58(3), 53-76.

  2. 'Costly Labor Adjustment: General Equilibrium Effects of China's Employment Regulations and Financial Reforms,' with Russell Cooper and Ping Yan, The Economic Journal,  ISSN: 1468-0297, Vol: 128, Issue: 613, Page: 1879-1922, 2018.

  3. 'The Role of Returns to Scale in Measuring Frictions in Resource Allocation: Revisiting Misallocation and Manufacturing TFP in China,' with Guanliang Hu, Economics Letters, 2016, Vol. 138, 26-29.

  4. 'The Impact of Individual Health Account Scheme on Lifetime Income Redistribution: Evidence from China,' with Hongmei Wang and Lingli Xu, Review of Development Economics, 2015, 19(4), 925-940.

  5. 'Dynamic Labor Demand: Public and Private Objectives,' with Russell Cooper and Ping Yan, Rand Journal of Economics, Fall 2015, Vol. 46, No. 3, 577-610.

  6. 'Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests,' with Li Gan, Michael Hurd, and Daniel McFadden, Journal of Econometrics, 2015, Vol. 188, Issue 2, 514-525.

  7. 'The Risk and Dynamics of Health Care Expenditures in Urban China: An Illustration in KunShan City,' with Hongmei Wang and Lingli Xu, Frontiers of Economics in China, 2014, Vol 9, Issue 4, 667-693.

  8. 'Efficiency of Resource Allocation and Manufacturing Total Factor Productivity in China,' with Guanliang Hu, Economic Research Journal (Considered top Economics Journal in China), leading article, 2013, Issue 4, 4-15. (In Chinese).

  9. 'Evaluating the Advanced Life Deferred Annuity – an Annuity People might Actually Buy,' with Anthony Webb, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2010, Vol, 46, Issue 1, 210-221.

  10. 'Mortality Heterogeneity and the Distributional Consequences of Mandatory Annuitization,' with Anthony Webb, Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2008, Vol. 75, Issue 4, 1055-1079.

  11. 'K-nn Nonparametric Estimation of Regression Functions in the Presence of Irrelevant Variables,' with Rui Liu, Econometrics Journal, 2008, Vol. 11: 396-408.

  12. Advanced Macroeconomics, 4th edition, translated into Chinese with Huabin Wu, a textbook by David Romer (2012), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press, China, 2014.

  13. Structural Macroeconometrics, translated into Chinese with Lingli Xu, a textbook by David DeJong and Chetan Dave (2007), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press, China, 2009.

  14. International Trade, Graduate textbook, Wuhan University Press, China, 2001.

  15. International Finance, Graduate textbook, Wuhan University Press, China, 2000.

Currently Teaching
Advanced Macroeconomics I (pdf)

Intermediate Microeconomics 1168 and 1169

Advanced Macroeconomics II (doc)

Topics in Labor Economics