Li Gan

Texas A&M University - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

5201 University Blvd.

College Station, TX 77843-4228

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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1.

Empirical Estimates of Effect of Price Limits on Limit-Hitting Days

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2000
Jeff Chung and Li Gan
HypoVereinsbank - Singapore and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Price limits, mixture density

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Testing the Barten Model of Economies of Scale in Household Consumption: Toward Resolving a Paradox of Deaton and Paxson

U of Texas Dept. of Econ. Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2001
Li Gan and Victoria Vernon
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and State University of New York - Empire State College
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Household Consumption, Economies of Scale

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The Uncertain Fair Wage-Effort Hypothesis and Wage Secrecy

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jan 2001
Li Gan
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Uncertainty, Fairness, Wage Secrecy

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Efficiency of Thin and Thick Markets

University of Texas at Austin Department of Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 May 2003
Li Gan and Qi Li
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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thin and thick market, matching function, market efficiency, empirical test

Efficiency of Thin and Thick Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w10815
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Li Gan and Qi Li
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Local Elections and Consumption Insurance: Evidence from Chinese Villages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4205
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Li Gan, Lixin Colin Xu and Yang Yao
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Consumption, Inequality, Services & Transfers to Poor, Economic Theory & Research

The Thick Market Effect on Local Unemployment Rate Fluctuations

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Qinghua Zhang and Li Gan
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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thick market effect, local unemployment fluctuation, matching

The Thick Market Effect on Local Unemployment Rate Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w11248
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 May 2005 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Li Gan and Qinghua Zhang
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Nov 2006
Li Gan, Lixin Colin Xu and Yang Yao
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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health shocks, village governance, farmers' income

Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China

NBER Working Paper No. w12686
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
Li Gan, Lixin Colin Xu and Yang Yao
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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Dual Credit Markets and Household Access to Finance: Evidence from a Representative Chinese Household Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7454
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Municipal Management and Reform, Access to Finance, Educational Sciences, Financial Literacy, Inflation

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Social Capital, Finance, and Consumption: Evidence from a Representative Sample of Chinese Households

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7873
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Educational Sciences, Urban Governance and Management, Municipal Management and Reform, Urban Housing, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Access to Finance, Transport Services, Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law

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Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests

NBER Working Paper No. w10789
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Price Dispersion Under Costly Capacity and Demand Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w13075
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Diego Escobari and Li Gan
University of Texas - Pan American - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics & Finance and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w11553
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2014
Ye Feng, Don Fullerton and Li Gan
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Bracketing in Wealth Estimation

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2001
Harish Chand and Li Gan
Microsoft Corporation and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (451,686)

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The Effects of Bracketing in Wealth Estimation

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 49, pp. 273-287, June 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Harish Chand and Li Gan
Microsoft Corporation and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Cost-Effective Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

NBER Working Paper No. w11174
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Don Fullerton and Li Gan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Does Sorting Students Improve Scores? An Analysis of Class Composition

NBER Working Paper No. w18848
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Courtney Collins and Li Gan
Rhodes College and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Individual Subjective Survival Curves

NBER Working Paper No. w9480
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Model Specification Test with Correlated But Not Cointegrated Variables

CAFE Research Paper No. 13.09
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Li Gan, Cheng Hsiao and Shu Xu
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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Specification test, Spurious regression, varying coefficient, kernel estimation

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A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation

NBER Working Paper No. w10463
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2004 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 674-684, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Estimating Interdependence between Health and Education in a Dynamic Model

NBER Working Paper No. w12830
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2010
Li Gan and Guan Gong
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Group Lending with Peer Selection and Moral Hazard

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Group lending, peer selection, moral hazard

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Mortality Risk and Educational Attainment of Black and White Men

NBER Working Paper No. w10381
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2004
Li Gan and Guan Gong
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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A Simple Test of Adverse Events and Strategic Timing Theories of Consumer Bankruptcy

NBER Working Paper No. w11763
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Li Gan and Tarun Sabarwal
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Kansas
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A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4866
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin
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A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan

NBER Working Paper No. w20333
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jul 2014
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin
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Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 01268
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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group lending, heterogeneous types, repayment behavior

Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2017
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Group lending, heterogeneous types, repayment behavior, mixture model

Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

NBER Working Paper No. w18847
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 895-913, 2018
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Market Thickness and the Impact of Unemployment on Housing Market Outcomes

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2017
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, HKUST, Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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housing markets, unemployment rate, thick market effect, search-matching

Market Thickness and the Impact of Unemployment on Housing Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w19564
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Li Gan and Qinghua Zhang
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers

NBER Working Paper No. w13873
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Li Gan and Roberto Mosquera
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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The Thick Market Effect on Housing Markets Transactions

NBER Working Paper No. w12134
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Li Gan and Qinghua Zhang
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Estimating the Effect of Price Limits on Limit-Hitting Days

Econometrics Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 79-96, March 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Jeff Chung and Li Gan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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A Simulation-Based Welfare Loss Calculation for Labor Taxes with Piecewise-Linear Budgets

NBER Working Paper No. w10139
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Don Fullerton and Li Gan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Impact of China's Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Expenditure and Health Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w20873
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2015
Feng Huang and Li Gan
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w19629
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Xi Wu and Li Gan
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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A Simple Test of Private Information in the Insurance Markets with Heterogeneous Insurance Demand

NBER Working Paper No. w16738
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Do People Overreact? Evidence from the Housing Market after the Wenchuan Earthquake

NBER Working Paper No. w19515
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Sichuan University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Making Friends with Your Neighbors? Agglomeration and Tacit Collusion in the Lodging Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w16739
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2011
Li Gan and Manuel A. Hernandez
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Strategic or Non-Strategic: The Role of Financial Benefit in Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), University of Kansas and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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consumer bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, adverse events, strategic filing

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Personal Bankruptcy: Reconciling Adverse Events and Strategic Filing Hypotheses Using Heterogeneity in Filing Types

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Feb 2019
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, University of Kansas and Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)
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consumer bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy, adverse events, strategic filing

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Local Elections and Consumption Insurance

Economics of Transition, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 521-547, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Li Gan, Lixin Colin Xu and Yang Yao
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
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Consumption insurance, risks, accountability, election, party

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Strategic or Nonstrategic: The Role of Financial Benefit in Bankruptcy

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 1004-1018, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), University of Kansas and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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