Research Interests Economics on Health and Healthcare; Healthcare Big Data Analyses; Econometrics; Labor and Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economics on Human Capital; and China and East Asian Economy
Yi, J. (2017). Endogenous Altruism: Theory and Evidence from Chinese Twins. Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming.
Chew, S., Yi, J., Zhang, J., & Zhong, S. (2017). Risk Aversion and Son Preference: Experimental Evidence from Adult Twins. Management Science, forthcoming.
Weiss, Y., Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2017). Cross-border Marriage Costs and Marriage Behavior: Theory and Evidence. International Economic Review,forthcoming. (IZA Discussion Paper No. 7293).
Guo, R., Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2016). Family Size, Birth Order and Tests of the Quantity-Quality Model. Journal of Comparative Economics.
Ye, M., & Yi, J. (2016). Parental Preferences, Human Capital Production Technologies, and the Provisions for Progeny. Journal of Comparative Economics.
Chew, S., Yi, J., Zhang, J., & Zhong, S. (2016). Education, Risk Attitudes, and Time Preferences: Experimental Evidence from Adults Twins. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, forthcoming
Ha, W., Yi, J., Yuan, Y., & Zhang, J. (2015). The dynamic effect of rural-to-urban migration on inequality in source villages: System GMM estimates from rural China, China Economic Review, forthcoming.
Ha, W., Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2015). Brain drain, brain gain, and economic growth in China, China Economic Review, forthcoming.
Yi, J., Heckman, J., Zhang, J., & Conti, G. (2015). Early health shocks, intra-household resource allocation, and child outcomes. Economic Journal, forthcoming. (NBER Working Paper No. 20757; IZA Discussion Paper No. 8711)
Yi, J., Chou, K., Yung, L., & Zhang, J. (2015). Public housing, school segregation, and children’s education: Evidence from Hong Kong. Frontiers of Economics in China, 10(3): 439–473.
Heckman, J., & Yi, J. (2014). Human capital, economic growth, and inequality in China, in Fan et al. (Ed.) The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China, Oxford University Press. (NBER Working Paper No. 18100; IZA Discussion Paper No. 2703)
Edlund, L., Li, H., Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2013). Sex ratios and crime: Evidence from China. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(5), 1520-1534. (IZA Discussion Paper No. 3214)
Li, H., Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2011). Estimating the effect of the one-child policy on the sex ratio imbalance in China: Identification based on the difference-in-differences. Demography, 48(4), 1535-1557. (Best Paper Award at the 2008 Chinese Quantitative Economic Association Annual Conference. IZA Discussion Paper No. 5149.)
Yi, J., & Zhang, J. (2010). The effect of house price on fertility: Evidence from Hong Kong. Economic Inquiry, 48(3), 635-650.