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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Profile Information

Cheng Chen

Assistant Professor


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Email: CCHEN9@clemson.edu
Vita: https://sites.google.com/view/chengchenwebpage

 


 Educational Background

  • Ph.D.
    Princeton 2014
  • M.A.
    Hitotsubashi University 2008
  • B.A.
    Nanjing University 2005

Courses Taught

  • International Microeconomics, Clemson University
  • Firms in a Global Economy, Clemson University
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON2102/2220), HKU
  • Economics of Organization and Strategy (ECON6006), HKU
  • Economic Analysis for Finance (MFIN 7007), HKU

Profile

Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Business, Clemson University (2018/Sep.-) Assistant Professor of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, the University of Hong Kong (2014/Aug. - 2018/Aug. and on-leave from 2018/Aug.-2019/May)

Research Interests

  • Firm Organization and Management
  • Multinational Firms and Foreign Direct Investment
  • Firm-level responses to Trade Liberalization
  • Uncertainty and Information Frictions

Research Publications

  • "Information, Incentives and Multinational Firms"
  • Journal of International Economics, 2011 vol. 85(1): 147-158.
  • "Management Quality and Firm Organization in Industry Equilibrium"
  • American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 2017 vol. 9(4):203-244.
  • "Import Competition, Agency Problem and Aggregate Productivity: Theory and Evidence"
  • European Economic Review 2018 vol. 111: 421-442.
  • "The Comparative Statics of Optimal Hierarchies" (with Wing Suen)
  • American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 2019 vol. 11 (2): 1-25. (lead article)
  • "Outward FDI and Domestic Input Distortions: Evidence from Chinese Firms" (with Miaojie Yu and Wei Tian) Economic Journal 2019 vol. 129: 3025–3057
  • “Measuring Business-Level Expectations and Uncertainty: Survey Evidence and the COVID-19 Pandemic” (with Tatsuro Senga, and Hongyong Zhang) Japanese Economic Review 2021 vol. 72: 509-532 (special issue on Covid-19)
  • “Import Competition, Heterogeneous Preferences of Managers and Productivity” (with Claudia Steinwender) forthcoming, Journal of International Economics

Links

Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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