Yingyao Hu        颖尧

Professor of Economics

Johns Hopkins University


Curriculum Vitae


















Econometrics, Empirical industrial organization, Labor economics.

Microeconomic models with latent variables, Measurement error models.











The econometrics of unobservables: Applications of measurement error models in empirical industrial organization and labor economics conditionally accepted at Journal of Econometrics - special issue on measurement errors


Lecture slides: The Econometrics of Unobservables



Nonparametric identification using instrumental variables: sufficient conditions for completeness








Identification and estimation of nonlinear models with misclassification error using instrumental variables: A general solution, Journal of Econometrics, vol. 144 (2008), issue 1, pages 27-61.



Instrumental variable treatment of nonclassical measurement error models (with Susanne Schennach), Econometrica, vol. 76, no. 1 (2008), pages 195216.



Identification and estimation of nonlinear models using two samples with nonclassical measurement errors (with Raymond Carroll and Xiaohong Chen), Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 22 (2010), issue 4, pages 379-399. (JNPS 2010 Best Paper Award)



On deconvolution as a first stage nonparametric estimator (with Geert Ridder), Econometric Reviews, vol. 29 (2010), issue 4, pages 1-32.



The fertility effect of catastrophe: U.S. hurricane births (with Rick Evans and Zhong Zhao), Journal of Population Economics, vol. 23 (2010), issue 1, pages 1-36. (2013 Kuznets Prize)



Estimating first-price auctions with an unknown number of bidders: a misclassification approach (with Yonghong An and Matthew Shum), Journal of Econometrics, vol. 157 (2010), pages 328-341.



Estimation of nonlinear models with mismeasured regressors using marginal information (with Geert Ridder), Journal of Applied Econometrics, vol. 27, issue 3 (2012), pages 347-385.



Returns to lying? Identifying the effects of misreporting when the truth is unobserved (with Arthur Lewbel), Frontiers of Economics in China, vol. 7 (2012), pages 163-192.



Well-posedness of measurement error models for self-reported data (with Yonghong An). Journal of Econometrics, vol. 168 (2012), pages 259-269.



Misclassification errors and the underestimation of U.S. unemployment rates (with Shuaizhang Feng), American Economic Review, vol. 103, issue 2 (April 2013), pages 1054-70.



Nonparametric identification of dynamic models with unobserved state variables (with Matthew Shum), Journal of Econometrics, vol. 171, issue 1 (November 2012), pages 32-44.



Nonparametric identification and semiparametric estimation of classical measurement error models without side information (with Susanne Schennach), Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 108, issue 501 (March 2013), pages 177-186.



Nonparametric identification of first-price auctions with non-separable unobserved heterogeneity (with David McAdams and Matthew Shum). Journal of Econometrics, vol. 174, issue 2 (June 2013), pages 186-193.


Identification and estimation of nonlinear dynamic panel data models with unobserved covariates (with Ji-Liang Shiu), Journal of Econometrics, vol. 175, issue 2 (August 2013), pages 116-131



Nonparametric learning rules from bandit experiments: the eyes have it! (with Yutaka Kayaba and Matthew Shum), Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 81, (September 2013), pages 215-231



Identifying dynamic games with serially-correlated unobservables (with Matthew Shum), Advances in Econometrics, vol. 31 (2013), pages 97-113




Closed-form estimation of nonparametric models with non-classical measurement errors (with Yuya Sasaki), Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming










180.334 (Undergraduate Econometrics)

180.354 (Econometrics of Unobservables)

180.633 (Graduate Econometrics)

180.638 (Graduate Mirco-econometrics II)