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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

40

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Scholarly Papers (40)

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

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Li Gan and Qi Li
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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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

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 May 2005 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
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
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)Peking University - CCER
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health shocks, village governance, farmers' income

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

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)Peking University - CCER
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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
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)Peking University - CCER
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Consumption, Inequality, Services & Transfers to Poor, Economic Theory & Research

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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)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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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)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

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

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Li Gan and Qinghua Zhang
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
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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Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
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

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
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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Does Sorting Students Improve Scores? An Analysis of Class Composition

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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Cost-Effective Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

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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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
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The Effects of Bracketing in Wealth Estimation

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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Individual Subjective Survival Curves

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 29 May 2021
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

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2004 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
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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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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Estimating Interdependence between Health and Education in a Dynamic Model

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
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 Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan

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

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
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

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
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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Mortality Risk and Educational Attainment of Black and White Men

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2021
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

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
Li Gan and Tarun Sabarwal
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and University of Kansas
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An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
Li Gan and Roberto Mosquera
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Universidad de las Americas - Department of Economics
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The Thick Market Effect on Housing Markets Transactions

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Li Gan and Qinghua Zhang
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Peking University - Guanghua School of Management
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A Simulation-Based Welfare Loss Calculation for Labor Taxes with Piecewise-Linear Budgets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
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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Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Xi Wu and Li Gan
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics 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

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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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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Do People Overreact? Evidence from the Housing Market after the Wenchuan Earthquake

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Sichuan University, 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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A Simple Test of Private Information in the Insurance Markets with Heterogeneous Insurance Demand

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
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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Making Friends with Your Neighbors? Agglomeration and Tacit Collusion in the Lodging Industry

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Li Gan and Manuel A. Hernandez
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Relocating or Redefined: A New Perspective on Urbanization in China

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), Nankai University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - Research Institute of Economics & Management
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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
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)Peking University - CCER
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Consumption insurance, risks, accountability, election, party

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Chinese Trade Price and Yuan's Valuation

The World Economy, Vol. 42, Issue 7, pp. 2215-2243, 2019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jun 2020
Yichen Gao, Li Gan and Qi Li
Lanzhou University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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Chinese yuan, currency valuation, exchange rate, external trade, purchasing power parity

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Dual Credit Markets and Household Usage to Finance: Evidence from a Representative Chinese Household Survey

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 81, Issue 6, pp. 1280-1317, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jun 2020
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
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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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