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  • Wei YOU
  • Assistant Professor

Wei You is an Assistant Professor in the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California San Diego in 2017. Between 2017 and 2020, he worked as a Research Fellow at the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. His research specialization includes Urban and Regional Economics, Development Economics, and Economic History.


Contact Information:

Email: weiyou@nsd.pku.edu.cn
Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/youweilucky/



1. The Economics of Speed: The Electrification of the Streetcar System and the Decline of Mom-and-Pop Stores in Boston, 1885-1905,  forthcoming at American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 
2. Labor Market and Residential Adjustment on Multiple Margins: The Role of Migration and Parental Coresidence, (joint with Sewin Chan and Katherine O’Regan), forthcoming at Journal of Housing Economics.
3. Detecting the Boundaries of Urban Areas in India: A Dataset for Pixel-Based Image Classification in Google Earth Engine, (joint with Ran Goldblatt, Gordon Hanson, and Amit Khandelwal), Remote Sensing, 2016, 8(8), 634
4. 社会性学习, 从众心理和股市参与决策, (与孟涓涓, 赵龙凯, 刘玉珍合作), 金融研究,2013年第 7期, 153-165.