Huaiping Yuan received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. Before that, he earned his Master’s degree in Economics from Tinbergen Institute and his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Hong Kong.  His main research interests lie at the intersection of behavioral economics and labor economics, with a focus on personality traits and gender differences. He uses a combination of methodologies, including laboratory experiments, surveys, and administrative data for his research.



1. Public Speaking Aversion Management Science (with Thomas Buser)-2022

2. Do women give up competing more easily? Evidence from the lab and the Dutch Math Olympiad American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (with Thomas Buser)-2019


Working Papers & Working in Progress

1. Wage transparency and the gender pay gap: Evidence from the lab and the field (with Katharina Brütt, Reinhard Selten Award 2022)

2. The effects of in utero Ramadan exposure on Big Five personality outcomes