Wei Huang

Research Fellow

National University of Singapore

Wei Huang is a Postdoc at NBER with interests in labor economics, health economics and public economics. His previous work includes, for example, examining the relationship between height shrinkage and socio-economics status among older people, effects of education on older people's cognition, and the ethnic co-authorship in scientific journal papers within the US. He is also working on issues related to immigration and science policy. He got his PhD in Economics at Harvard University in 2016. He received master degree in Economics in 2011 and a bachelor's degree in Physics in 2008 at Peking University.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11428
Mi Dai, Wei Huang, Yifan Zhang
published as 'How do households adjust to tariff liberalization? Evidence from China's WTO accession' in: Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 150, 102628
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10425
published as 'The Power of Social Pensions: Evidence from China's New Rural Pension Scheme' in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2021, 13 (2), 179 - 205
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9301
forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021 (just accepted)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8432
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 33 (3), S1 / Part 2, S289-S318.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8394
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 93 (3), 467 -476
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