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Xun Tang
Professor
Professor of Economics
 
e-mail:Xun.Tang@rice.edu
 
  • M.P.P. Public Policy (2003) University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • Ph.D. Economics (2008) Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A.
  • B.A. English (1998) Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China
 
Primary Department
   Department of Economics
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Websites
 Personal Website
 Webpage at Economics Department, Rice University
 
Research Areas
 Econometrics, Industrial Organization
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Antonio Merlo and Xun Tang "Bargaining with Heterogeneous Beliefs: A Structural Analysis of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida." under review at Journal of Political EconomySubmitted

 
 

Antonio Merlo and Xun Tang "New Results in Identification of Stochastic Sequential Bargaining Models." R&R, Journal of EconometricsIn Revision

 
 

Elena Krasnokutskaya, Kyungchul Song and Xun Tang "Estimating Unobserved Individual Heterogeneity through Pairwise Comparisons." R&R, Journal of EconometricsIn Revision

 
 

Elena Krasnokutskaya, Kyungchul Song and Xun Tang "Multi-Attribute Auctions with Unobserved Heterogeneity in Supplier Qualities and Procurer Tastes." R&R, Journal of Political EconomyIn Revision

 
 

Yonghong An and Xun Tang "Identification and Estimation of Auctions with Incomplete Contracts: A Structural Analysis of California Highway Construction Projects." under review at Rand Journal of EconomicsSubmitted

 
 

Arthur Lewbel and Xun Tang "Identification and Estimation of Games with Incomplete Information Using Excluded Regressors." Journal of Econometrics

 
 

Mian Dai and Xun Tang "Regulation and Capacity Choices under Incomplete Information: Evidence from Dialysis Market." Review of Economics and Statistics

 
 

Songnian Chen, Shakeeb Khan and Xun Tang "On the Informational Content of Special Regressors in Heteroskedastic Discrete Response Models." Journal of EconometricsIn Press

 
 

Yonghong An and Xun Tang "Committee Decisions with Heterogeneous Tastes and Ideological Bias." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

 
 

Andriy Norets and Xun Tang "Semiparametric Inference in Dynamic Binary Choice Models." Review of Economic Studies

 
 

Hanming Fang and Xun Tang "Inference of Bidders’ Risk Aversion in Ascending Auctions with Endogenous Entry." Journal of Econometrics

 
Presentations
 Panelist
 

"Stanford University, SITE Conference,  "Auctions with Incomplete Contract: Structural Analysis of California Highway Procurement Contracts"."

 
 

"Yale University, Cowles Foundation Conference, "Bargaining with Optimism: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 

"North American Econometric Society Summer Meeting, "Bargaining with Heterogeneous Beliefs: A Structural Analysis of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 Seminar Speaker
 

"Emory University, Econometrics Seminar, "Bargaining with Optimism: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 

"Princeton University, Econometrics Seminar, "Bargaining with Optimism: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 

"University of Wisconsin, Madison, Econometrics Seminar, "Bargaining with Optimism: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 

"Brown University, Econometrics Seminar, "Bargaining with Heterogeneous Beliefs: A Structural Analysis of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Florida"."

 
 

"Northwestern University, Econometrics Seminar, "On the Informational Content of Special Regressors in Heteroskedastic Discrete Response Models"."

 
 

"Penn State University, Econometrics Seminar, "Identification and Estimation of Games with Incomplete Information Using Excluded Regressors" ."

 
 

"Rochester University, Econometrics Seminar, ''Identification and Estimation of Games with Incomplete Information Using Excluded Regressors''."

 
Editorial Positions
 Associate Editor, Econometrics Journal. (2015 - 2017)

Supervised Theses & Dissertations
 Iliya Atanasov, Transparency and Institutional Choice in the European Union. (Thesis Committee Member)

 Jin Li, Essays on Monopoly Pricing and Egalitarian division under Leontief Preferences. (Thesis Committee Member)

 Binlei Gong, Resource Allocation in Multidivisional Multiproduct Firms: Examining the Divisional Productivity of Energy Companies. (Thesis Committee Member)

 Raul Bajo-Buenestado, Welfare implications of capacity compensation mechanisms in the electricity sector: an analysis of the Texas market (ERCOT). (Thesis Committee Member)

 Jaepil Han, Estimation of Industry-level Productivity with Cross-sectional Dependence using Spatial Analysis. (Thesis Committee Member)

Positions Held
 Member of Graduate Committee. (2015 - 2016)

 Member of Graduate Committee, Rice University. (2014 - 2015)