• Growing Income Inequality in the United States and Other Advanced Economies (with David Lee and Thomas Lemieux) Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 34, pp. 52-78, November 2020.
    • My Interview with the American Economic Association Research Highlights Podcast:
  • Complex-Task Biased Technological Change and the Labor Market. (with Colin Caines and Gueorgui Kambourov) Review of Economic Dynamics,  vol. 25, pp. 298-319, April 2017.
  • Burdett-Mortensen Model of On-the-Job Search with Two Sectors. (with Shouyong Shi) Review of Economic Dynamics,  vol. 19, pp. 108-134, January 2016.
  • Unemployment in the Great Recession: A Comparison of Germany, Canada and the United States. (with Thomas Lemieux) Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 34 (S1), pp. 95-139, January 2016.
  • A Community Instructor Like Me: Race and Ethnicity Interactions in the Classroom. (with Rob Fairlie and Philip Oreopoulos) American Economic Review, vol. 104 (8), pp. 2567-91, August 2014.
  • Professor Qualities and Student Achievement. (with Philip Oreopoulos) The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 91 (1), pp. 83-92, February 2009.
  • A Professor Like Me: The Influence of Instructor Gender on College Achievement. (with Philip Oreopoulos) Journal of Human Resources, vol. 44 (2), pp. 479 – 494, Spring 2009.

Working Papers

  • An Empirical Model of Life-Cycle Earnings and Mobility Dynamics

Work in Progress

  • Statistical Design for Admission Problems with Groupwise Measurement Error (with Kyungchul Song).
  • Structural Changes, Labor Mobility and Wage Dispersion (with Shouyong Shi).
  • Empirical Directed Search with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Human Capital Accumulation (with Hiro Kasahara and Shouyong Shi).
  • Training Programs, Skills, and Human Capital: A Life-Cycle Approach
  • Complex-Skill Biased Technological Change  and the Occupational Wage and Employment Structure (with Colin Caines and Guergui Kambourov).
  • Construction Boom-Bust Cycles and the Long-Run Labor Market Outcomes of Construction Workers (with Maria Kogelnik, Thomas Lemieux and Mirko Titze).
  • The Career Concerns of Colonizers (with Christian Dippel and Guo Xu).
  • Ethnic Diversity and Labor Market Outcomes of the Native Born: Evidence from the Canadian Census Master Files. (With Wesley Sze and Haimin Zhang)