Research interests


Health economics, Applied microeconomics

Publications on peer-reviewed journals


Working papers


  • “The Impact of Minimum Wage Increases on Cigarette Smoking” (with Chen Huang and Shijun You), 2021, under review.
  • “Cowboys and Indians: Quasi-experimental evidence on cigarette brand loyalty” (with Philip Decicca and Don Kenkel), 2021, under review.
  • “Impact of Vaping Restrictions in Public Places on Smoking and Vaping ” (with Kai-Wen Cheng).
  • “Long-Term Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Tropical Cyclones” (with Youhong Lin and Peng Xu).
  • “Unemployment Benefits, Food Insecurity, and SNAP Spending” (with Chen Huang and Wei Fu).