Li Gan

Department of Economics
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4228
Tel: 979/862-1667
Fax: 979/847-8747

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NBER Program Affiliations: AG
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate

NBER Working Papers and Publications

January 2015Impact of China's Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Expenditure and Health Outcomes
with Feng Huang: w20873
July 2014A Model to Evaluate Vehicle Emission Incentive Policies in Japan
with Don Fullerton, Miwa Hattori: w20333

Published: Don Fullerton & Li Gan & Miwa Hattori, 2015. "A model to evaluate vehicle emission incentive policies in Japan," Environmental Economics and Policy Studies- The Official Journal of the Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies / The Official Journal of the East Asian Association of Environmental and, Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies - SEEPS, vol. 17(1), pages 79-108, January. citation courtesy of

November 2013Multiple Dimensions of Private Information in Life Insurance Markets
with Xi Wu: w19629
October 2013Market Thickness and the Impact of Unemployment on Housing Market Outcomes
with Qinghua Zhang: w19564
Do People Overreact? Evidence from the Housing Market After the Wenchuan Earthquake
with Guoying Deng, Manuel A. Hernandez: w19515

Published: Journal of Urban Economics Volume 90, November 2015, Pages 79–89 Cover image Do natural disasters cause an excessive fear of heights? Evidence from the Wenchuan earthquake Guoying Denga, , Li Ganb, , Manuel A. Hernandezc, ,

February 2013Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types
with Manuel A. Hernandez, Yanyan Liu: w18847

Published: Li Gan & Manuel A. Hernandez & Yanyan Liu, 2018. "GROUP LENDING WITH HETEROGENEOUS TYPES," Economic Inquiry, vol 56(2), pages 895-913.

Does Sorting Students Improve Scores? An Analysis of Class Composition
with Courtney A. Collins: w18848
January 2011A Simple Test of Private Information in the Insurance Markets with Heterogeneous Insurance Demand
with Feng Huang, Adalbert Mayer: w16738

Published: Li Gan & Feng Huang & Adalbert Mayer, 2015. "A simple test for private information in insurance markets with heterogeneous insurance demand," Economics Letters, vol 136, pages 197-200.

Making friends with your neighbors? Agglomeration and tacit collusion in the lodging industry
with Manuel A. Hernandez: w16739

Published: Li Gan & Manuel A. Hernandez, 2013. "Making Friends with Your Neighbors? Agglomeration and Tacit Collusion in The Lodging Industry," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(3), pages 1002-1017, July. citation courtesy of

March 2008An Empirical Study of the Credit Market with Unobserved Consumer Typers
with Roberto Mosquera: w13873
May 2007Price Dispersion under Costly Capacity and Demand Uncertainty
with Diego Escobari: w13075
January 2007Estimating Interdependence Between Health and Education in a Dynamic Model
with Guan Gong: w12830
November 2006Health Shocks, Village Elections, and Long-Term Income: Evidence from Rural China
with Lixin Colin Xu, Yang Yao: w12686
April 2006The Thick Market Effect on Housing Markets Transactions
with Qinghua Zhang: w12134

Published: Gan, Li and Qinghua Zhang. “The Thick Market Effect of Local Unemployment Rate Fluctuations.” Journal of Econometrics 133(2006): 127-152.

November 2005A Simple Test of Adverse Events and Strategic Timing Theories of Consumer Bankruptcy
with Tarun Sabarwal: w11763
August 2005Vehicle Choices, Miles Driven, and Pollution Policies
with Ye Feng, Don Fullerton: w11553

Published: Ye Feng & Don Fullerton & Li Gan, 2013. "Vehicle choices, miles driven, and pollution policies," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 44(1), pages 4-29, August. citation courtesy of

Individual Subjective Survival Curves
with Michael D. Hurd, Daniel L. McFadden
in Analyses in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
April 2005The Thick Market Effect on Local Unemployment Rate Fluctuations
with Qinghua Zhang: w11248

Published: Gan, Li and Qinghua Zhang. "The Thick Market Effect on Local Unemployment Rate Fluctuations." Journal of Econometrics 133, 1 (July 2006): 127-152 citation courtesy of

March 2005Cost-Effective Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions
with Don Fullerton: w11174

Published: Fullerton, Don and Li Gan. "Cost-Effective Policies To Reduce Vehicle Emissions," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(2,May), 300-304. citation courtesy of

October 2004Efficiency of Thin and Thick Markets
with Qi Li: w10815

Published: Gan, Li & Li, Qi, 2016. "Efficiency of thin and thick markets," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 192(1), pages 40-54. citation courtesy of

September 2004Subjective Mortality Risk and Bequests
with Guan Gong, Michael Hurd, Daniel McFadden: w10789

Published: Gan, Li & Gong, Guan & Hurd, Michael & McFadden, Daniel, 2015. "Subjective mortality risk and bequests," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 188(2), pages 514-525. citation courtesy of

May 2004A Simple Model of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation
with Roberton C. Williams III, Thomas Wiseman: w10463

Published: Li Gan & Roberton C. Williams Iii & Thomas Wiseman, 2011. "A Simple Model Of Optimal Hate Crime Legislation," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 49(3), pages 674-684, 07. citation courtesy of

March 2004Mortality Risk and Educational Attainment of Black and White Men
with Guan Gong: w10381
December 2003A Simulation-Based Welfare Loss Calculation for Labor Taxes with Piecewise-Linear Budgets
with Don Fullerton: w10139

Published: Fullerton, Don and Li Gan. "A Simulation-Based Welfare Loss Calculation For Labor Taxes With Piecewise-Linear Budgets," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(11,Sep), 2339-2359. citation courtesy of

February 2003Individual Subjective Survival Curves
with Michael Hurd, Daniel McFadden: w9480

Published: Wise, David (ed.) Analyses in Economics of Aging. The University of Chicago Press, 2005.

January 1998Subjective Survival Curves and Life Cycle Behavior
with Michael D. Hurd, Daniel L. McFadden
in Inquiries in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
Consumption and Savings Balances of the Elderly: Experimental Evidence on Survey Response Bias
with Michael D. Hurd, Daniel McFadden, Harish Chand, Angela Menill, Michael Roberts
in Frontiers in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
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