Rong Hai

Asst. Professor

Phone:
(267) 254-8866
Locator Code:
6550

 
Career

Education

2013Ph.D. Economics University of Pennsylvania

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Inequality | Human capital investment | Preference formation | Financial market frictions

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Inequality | Human capital investment | Preference formation | Financial market frictions

Professional Experience

2013 - 2016Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago
2012 - 2012Summer Research Fellow, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
2008 - 2009Short Term Consultant, Office of Chief Economist, The World Bank

Honors & Acknowledgements

Provost's Research Award, 2017-2018
CSWEP Dissertation Fellowship, 2012
International Economic Review Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2007 - 2012
PEW Presidential Prize Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Public economics; labor economics; household finance; and health economics

Publications

With Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania) and Andrew Postlewaite (University of Pennsylvania) On the Welfare Cost of Consumption Fluctuations in the Presence of Memorable Goods (Accepted, Quantitative Economics. July 2020).


With James J. Heckman (Universityof Chicago) 4-36 (25 Review of Economic Dynamics. April 2017).


With Siddhartha Biswas (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Indraneel Chakraborty (University of Miami) Income Inequality, Tax Policy, and Economic Growth 688-727 (127(601) Economic Journal. May 2017).


With Indraneel Chakraborty (University of Miami), Hans Holter (University of Oslo), and Serhiy Stepanchuk (University of Southampton) The Real Effects of Financial(Dis) Integration: A Multi-Country Equilibrium Analysis of Europe 28-45 (85 Journal of Monetary Economics. January 2017).