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Weixiang Pan


Associate Professor
Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics
(Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018)

Office Address
213, Institute for Advanced Research
111 Wuchuan Rd

Contact Information:
Telephone: +86-21-65902013
Working Papers

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Institute for Advanced Research, Associate Professor, 2020 - present    
Georgia State University, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2018 - 2020                  

Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018
M.E. Communication and Information Systems, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2005
B.E. Telecommunications, Xidian University, 2003

  1. "College Entrance Exam-taking Strategies in Georgia", Southern Economic Journal, 2021, 88(2): 587-627 (with Michael Bloem and Jonathan Smith)

  2. "The Returns to College Persistence for Marginal Students: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from University Dismissal Policies," Journal of Labor Economics, 2018, Vol. 36, No. 3 (with Ben Ost and Doug Webber)

  3. "The Impact of Mass Layoffs on the Educational Investments of Working College Students," Labour Economics, 2018, Vol. 51: 1-12 (with Ben Ost and Doug Webber)

  4. "The Impact of Parental Layoff on Higher Education Investment," Economics of Education Review, 2014, Vol. 42: 53-63 (with Ben Ost)

Working Papers
  1. 'Firm-Specific Pay Premia and the Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from Community College'

  2. 'The Effect of College Networks on Job Search Outcomes: Evidence from Displaced Workers'

  3. 'Institution, Major, and Firm-Specific Premia: Evidence from Administrative Data' (with Ben Ost and Doug Webber)