Please visit http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~mye for Maoliang's Job Market Webpage (updated CV and more papers to come soon) in Harvard Economics Department.
Maoliang Ye is a Chinese PhD Candidate in the Public Policy program at Kennedy School of Government and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. He receives continuous advices from professors in Kennedy School, Economics Department and Government Department. He holds a bachelor degree in engineering and two master degrees in engineering and economics. He is expected to graduate in May 2012 and will be on the job market for the academic year 2011-2012.
His current main interests are public finance, experimental/behavioral economics, political economy and their intersections, especially collective action (e.g., voluntary provision of public goods, coordination, trust building, cooperation to solve collective-risk social dilemma), redistribution, charity (e.g., fundraising), public opinion (e.g., perception of inequality and fairness, preference for redistribution), fiscal federalism and political economy of authoritarian regime. He is also interested in development economics (both micro and macro) and labor economics with the expertise on China.
He aims to conduct high-quality research with both academic and policy importance in his career. Besides deepening his current research, in the future he is also interested in social safety net, education, urban and health policy, non-profit sector, and various public finance and political economy issues.
In leisure time, he enjoys jogging and bicycling along the fantastic Charles River in Cambridge, swimming in the pool (beginner), playing badminton, photography, cooking, and reading online news.