Yi Xin

PhD Candidate 2017-2018

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Thesis Title: "Essays on Structural Estimation of Dynamic Models with Asymmetric Information"  - Download Abstract (PDF)

Fields: Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics

Main Advisor: Yingyao Hu

Research:

"Asymmetric Information, Reputation, and Welfare in Online Credit Markets" (Job Market Paper)

"Unequal Spacing in Dynamic Panel Data: Identification and Estimation" (with Yuya Sasaki, Journal of Econometrics, 196(2), pp. 320-330, 2017)

"Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Structural Models with Unobserved Choices"

"Comparing Auction Formats" (with Elena Krasnokutskaya)

"Home-Bias in Crowdfunding Markets" (with Jian Ni, in progress)

Other Activity:

Referee Experience: Journal of Econometrics

Teaching:

Undergraduate level:
Elements of Microeconomics, Spring 2014, TA
Microeconomic Theory, Fall 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, TA
Industrial Organization, Spring 2015, TA

Graduate level:
Statistical Inference, Fall 2013, TA
Econometrics, Spring 2016, 2017, TA

References:

Professor Yingyao Hu - yhu@jhu.edu
Professor Elena Krasnokutskaya - ekrasno1@jhu.edu
Professor Yuya Takahashi - ytakahashi@jhu.edu
Professor Yuya Sasaki - yuya.sasaki@vanderbilt.edu