Wei

HUANG, Wei

President's Assistant Professor

STRATEGY & POLICY, REAL ESTATE

(65) 66013455
bizhwei@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-76
Curriculum Vitae

Bio

Dr HUANG Wei is the President’s Assistant Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Department of Strategy and Policy at National University of Singapore. Prior to joining NUS, Dr Huang was a Post-doctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Dr Huang received his PhD in economics fr....

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Recognition & Awards

  • NBER Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Economics of an Aging Workforce - 2017
  • Extraordinary Potential Prize of Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, Chinese Ministry of Education - 2015
  • Jeanne Humphrey Block Dissertation Award, Harvard University - 2015
  • NBER Dissertation Fellowship on Economics of an Aging Workforce - 2015
  • Poster Session Winner, Population Association of America - 2014
  • NBER Pre-doc Fellowship in Aging and Health Economics - 2013
  • Cheung Yan Family Research Grant, Harvard University - 2012

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 2016
  • Master of Arts, Economics, Peking University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics, Peking University, 2008

Academic Experience

  • Editor, Economics of Transition, 2018 - current
  • Research Fellow, The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), 2014 - current
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, China Center for the Economics of Human Development, 2018
  • Post-doc fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2016 - 2017
  • Inequality & Social Policy Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, 2013 - 2016
  • Student Affiliate, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, 2012 - 2016
  • Board of Directors, The Chinese Economists Society (CES), 2013 - 2014

Selected Publications

Edward Glaeser, Huang, Wei, Yueran Ma and Andrei Shleifer (2017), "A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics.", Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1, 31, 93-116
Huang, Wei, Xiaoyan Lei and Yaohui Zhao (2016), "One-Child Policy and the Rise of Man-made Twins.", Review of Economics and Statistics, 98, 3, 467-476
Huang, Wei and Yi Zhou (2015), "Effects of Education on Cognition at Older Ages: Evidence from China's Great Famine", Social Science and Medicine, 127, 63–73
David Cutler, Huang, Wei and Adriana Lleras-Muney (2015), "When Does Education Matter? The Protective Effect of Education for Cohorts Graduating in Bad Times.", Social Science and Medicine, 127, 63–73
Richard Freeman and Huang, Wei (2015), "Collaborating with People Like Me: Ethnic Co-authorship within the US", Journal of Labor Economics, 33, S1, S289-S318

Research Impact

Selected Publications

11

Journals

1

Papers

Journal Articles

Edward Glaeser, Huang, Wei, Yueran Ma and Andrei Shleifer (2017), "A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics.", Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1, 31, 93-116
Huang, Wei, Xiaoyan Lei and Yaohui Zhao (2016), "One-Child Policy and the Rise of Man-made Twins.", Review of Economics and Statistics, 98, 3, 467-476
Huang, Wei and Yi Zhou (2015), "Effects of Education on Cognition at Older Ages: Evidence from China's Great Famine", Social Science and Medicine, 127, 63–73
David Cutler, Huang, Wei and Adriana Lleras-Muney (2015), "When Does Education Matter? The Protective Effect of Education for Cohorts Graduating in Bad Times.", Social Science and Medicine, 127, 63–73
Richard Freeman and Huang, Wei (2015), "Collaborating with People Like Me: Ethnic Co-authorship within the US", Journal of Labor Economics, 33, S1, S289-S318
Huang, Wei (2015), "Do ABCs Get More Citations Than XYZs?", Economic Inquiry, 53, 1, 773-789
Huang, Wei and Yi Zhou (2013), "Effects of Education on Cognition at Older Ages: Evidence from China's Great Famine", Social Science and Medicine, 98, 54-62
Huang, Wei, Xiaoyan Lei, Geert Ridder, John Strauss and Yaohui Zhao (2013), "Health, Height, Height Shrinkage, and SES at Older Ages: Evidence from China", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 5, 2, 86-121
Huang, Wei and Chuanchuan Zhang "The Power of Social Pensions", American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Revise and Resubmit
Huang, Wei and ZHOU, YI "One-Child Policy, Marriage Distortion and Welfare Loss. ", Journal of Public Economics, Revise and Resubmit
Huang, Wei, Xiaoyan Lei and Ang Sun "Fertility Restrictions and Life Cycle Outcomes: Evidence from the One Child Policy in China. ", Review of Economics and Statistics, Revise and Resubmit

Working Papers

Richard Freeman and Huang, Wei (2014), "Collaboration: Strength in diversity", Nature Biotechnology, Nature

Research / Teaching Areas

Public Economics

Health Economics

Labor Economics,

Courses

  • BSE3703, Econometrics for Business I
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