PhD, University of Washington
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
HKUST IEMS Faculty Associate
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
Yangguang received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Washington in 2016 and joined HKUST afterward. His research areas are Industrial Organization and applied Microeconomics. The theme of his research is combining economic model and structural econometrics to study policy-oriented topics. His current research projects tackle problems in procurement, public resource allocation, corruption, and market design.
SELECTED PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS
- Detecting Quality Manipulation Corruption in Scoring Auctions, 2017.
- Auction-lottery Hybrid Mechanisms: Structural Model and Empirical Analysis, with Quan Wen, 2017.
- Procurement Auctions under Quality Manipulation Corruption, with Jijun Xia, 2016.
- Structural Analysis of Tullock Contests with an Application to U.S. House of Representatives Elections, with Ming He, 2017