Research Papers


Estimating the Effects of Educational System Consolidation: The Case of China’s Rural School Closure Initiative” [ABSTRACT], February 2020, Accepted, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 70/1 (October 2021), Emily Hannum, Xiaoying Liu, and Fan Wang

Early life height and weight production functions with endogenous energy and protein inputs” [ABSTRACT], September 2016, 65-81, Economics & Human Biology, 22, Esteban Puentes, Fan Wang, Jere R. Behrman, Flavio Cunha, John Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Linda S. Adair, Judith Borja and Reynaldo Martorell

Working Papers

“The Optimal Allocation of Resources Among Heterogeneous Individuals”, October 2020


“Optimal Allocation of the COVID-19 Stimulus Checks”, October 2020, Vegard M. Nygaard, Bent E. Sørensen, and Fan Wang


“You are What Your Parents Think: Height and Local Reference Points”, April 2020, Fan Wang, Esteban Puentes, Jere R. Behrman, and Flavio Cunha


“An Empirical Equilibrium Model of Formal and Informal Credit Markets in Developing Countries”, October 2019, Revise and Resubmit, Review of Economic Dynamics


Research in Progress

“Distinguishing Constraints on Savings and Their Impact on Inequality”, August 2020, Gautham Udupa and Fan Wang

“A Choice Amongst Many: Household Borrowing in a Setting with Multiple Providers”, February 2019, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Height Growth Paths and Optimal Nutritional Subsidies”, February 2019, Jere R. Behrman, Flavio Cunha, Esteban Puentes, and Fan Wang

“Investments in the Human Capital of Children in Village Economies”, June 2017, Flavio Cunha, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Catch-up effects in Health Outcomes-Linear and Quantile Regression Estimates from Four Countries”, May 2017, with Jere R. Behrman, Andreas Georgiadis, Subha Mani, and Fan Wang