Publications

  1. Contests: Theory and Topics, with Zenan Wu, a survey on theoretical studies of contests as an invited contribution to Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics, forthcoming.

  2. Multi-market Value Creation and Competition, with Ganesh Iyer, Marketing Science, forth-coming.

  3. Law, Social Responsibility, and Outsourcing, with Jie Gong and Ivan Png, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2018, 57, 114-146.

  4. Do Exclusivity Arrangements Hurt Consumers, with Jihui Chen, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2017, 51(3), 311-319.

  5. Optimal Disclosure Policy in Contests with Asymmetric Entry, with Jingfeng Lu and Jun Zhang, the Canadian Journal of Economics, 2016, 49(1), 52-75.

  6. "Success Breeds Success" or "Pride Goes Before a Fall?": Teams and Individuals in Team- Production Contests, with Changxia Ke and Fangfang Tan, Games and Economic Behavior, 2015, 94, 57-79.

  7. Team Contests with Multiple Pairwise Battles, with Jingfeng Lu and Yue Pan, American Economic Review, 2015, 105(7), 2120-2140.

  8. Contests with Endogenous Entries, with Qian Jiao and Jingfeng Lu, International Journal of Game Theory, 2015, 44(2), 2015.

  9. Disclosure Policy in Contest with Stochastic Abilities, with Qian Jiao and Jingfeng Lu, Economics Letters, 2014, 125(3), 376ñ380.

  10. "Reverse"-Lottery Contest and Contest Elimination Function, with Jingfeng Lu and Zhewei Wang, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2014, 50, 128-140.

  11. Reputation-Concerned Policy Makers and Endogenous Institutional Bias, with Ming Li, the Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 110, 15-25.

  12. Communication and Commitment in Contests, with Oliver Gurtler and Johannes Munster, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, 95, 1-19 (lead article).

  13. Competitive Effects of Cross-Shareholdings in All-Pay Auctions with Complete Information, with Jingfeng Lu, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2013, 31(3), 267-277.

  14. Incentivizing R&D: Prize or Subsidies? with Jingfeng Lu and Yuanzhu Lu, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012, 30(1), 67-79.

  15. Micro Foundation of Generalized Multi-Prize Contests: A Noisy Ranking Perspective, with Jingfeng Lu, Social Choice and Welfare, 38(3), 2012, 497-517.

  16. The Optimal Multi-Stage Contests, with Jingfeng Lu, Economic Theory, 2012, 51(2), 351-382 (lead article; featured at NAJ Economics, 14, 2007).

  17. On Disclosure Policy in Contests with Stochastic Entry, with Qian Jiao and Jingfeng Lu, Public Choice, 2011, 148, 419-434.

  18. Contest Design and Optimal Endogenous Entry, with Jingfeng Lu, Economic Inquiry, 2010, 48, 80-88.

  19. Contests with Pre-Contest Investment, with Jingfeng Lu, Economics Letters, 2009, 103, 142- 145.

  20. The Beauty of "Bigness": on Optimal Design of Multi-Winner Contests, with Jingfeng Lu, Games and Economic Behavior, 2009, 66, 146-161.

  21. A Theory of Affirmative Action in College Admissions, Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, 420-429

  22. Endogenous Timing in Contest with Asymmetric Information, Public Choice, 2006, 129, 1-23(lead article).