Tianxu Chen

Assistant Professor in Residence

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Subject Areas: Health Economics, Labor Economics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics

Ph.D., Economics, Boston University
M.A., Economics, Duke University
B.A., Public Finance, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Courses Taught:
— Labor Economics

— Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

— Mathematical Economics

— Health Economics

Selected Publications

“Provider Payment Systems and Incentives”, (with Angelique Acquatella, Randall P. Ellis, and Taylor Watson) in Stella R. Quay (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Third Edition, Forthcoming.

“Deregulation as a Source of China’s Economic Growth”, with (Shiyuan Pan, Kai Xu and Kai Zhao), Macroeconomic Dynamics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2024, 28(3): 745-755.

Health Insurance Coverage and Marriage Behavior: Is There Evidence of Marriage-Lock?“, International Studies of Economics, 2023, 18(2): 136‒158

Can Health Savings Account Reduce Health Spending?: Evidence from China“, Frontiers of Economics in China, 2021, 16(1): 105‒123 

“Comparisons of Health Insurance Systems in Developed Countries“, with (Randall P. Ellis and Calvin E. Luscombe) in Anthony J. Culyer (ed) Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Elsevier Press,2014.

Contact Information
Office Location348 Herbst Hall
Office HoursBy appointment only