Huihua Xie is currently an Assistant Professor in School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen. She received her Ph.D. degree in economics from the National University of Singapore.

Dr. Xie’s research interests center on labor economics, health economics, public economics, and applied microeconometrics.



Pay for Performance Scheme and Labor Productivity: Evidence from a Kinked Payment in China (with Xiqian Cai, Hong Song and Wei Jiang), Journal of Development Economics, Vol 156 102840. 2022

OLS Bias and MSE in a Unit Root Model (with Albert K. Tsui), International Journal of Statistical Sciences, Vol 22(1), 79-98. 2022

Education and Mental Health: Evidence and Mechanisms (with Wei Jiang, Yi Lu), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol 180: 407-437. 2020

Housing Wealth and Labor Supply: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design (with Han Li, Jiangyi Li and Yi Lu), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 183 104139. 2020

The Average and Distributional Effects of Teenage Adversity on Long-Term Health (with Jie Gong, Yi Lu), Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 71 102288. 2020

Long-Term Impact of Trade Liberalization on Human Capital Formation (with Jie Li, Yi Lu, and Hong Song), Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 47(4), 946-961, 2019 

Telecommunications Externality on Migration: Evidence from Chinese Villages (with Yi Lu, Colin Xu), China Economic Review, Vol. 39, 77-90, 2016

Working Papers

The Intergenerational Effects of Housing Regulations: the Regression Discontinuity Estimates on Child Development (with Han Li, Jiangyi Li and Yi Lu) R&R, Journal of Public Economics

Early Childhood Conditions and Adolescent Mental Health (with Bilge Erten, Pinar Keskin, Rodrigo Pinto and Lianming Zhu)

Causal Estimates under Kink Setting: Inference from the Tax Treatment of Medical Insurance Expenses (with Yi Lu and Jianguo Wang)

Does Employee Training Boost Firm Performance? Inference from a Tax Deduction Policy in China (with Yi Lu and Jianguo Wang)

Adolescent Environment and Noncognitive Skills (with Jie Gong, Yi Lu)

Sibling Effects on Occupational Choice: Evidence from China's 1986 Compulsory Education Laws

Education and Noncognitive Skills (with Jie Chen, Yi Lu)