Working Papers

"Folklore", with S. Michalopoulos

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming

"High-Value Work and the Rise of Women: The Cotton Revolution and Gender Equality in China", 2020    

Revise and Resubmit, Review of Economic Studies

"Autocratic Rule and Social Capital: Evidence from Imperial China", 2020


Work in Progress

Women and Asylums

Extreme Poverty and a Culture of Violence

The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Affirmative Action: Evidence from Imperial China, with B. Zhang


"Friends from Afar: The Taiping Rebellion, Cultural Proximity and Primary Schooling in the Lower Yangzi,1850-1949", with Y. Hao

Explorations in Economic History 63 (2017): 44-69.

Book Reviews

Book Review for "M. Tanimoto and R. B. Wong, Public Goods Provision in the Early Modern Economy: Comparative Perspectives from Japan, China, and Europe"

Economic History Review 73 (2020): 335-336.

Older Working Papers

"Raising Dragon", 2014, with J. V. C. Nye