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Dr Ran Gu

Lecturer
Department of Economics
Dr Ran Gu
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872754

  • Location

    5B.334, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Tuesday 10 am-12 pm (by email appointment)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Labour Economics

Open to supervise

Search and Matching

Open to supervise

Conferences and presentations

The Gender Gap in Household Bargaining Power: A Revealed-Preference Approach

Invited presentation, Workshop on Financial Advice and Risk Preferences, Paris, France, 7/12/2023

Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars

Invited presentation, Bank of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania, 8/9/2023

Human Capital and the Business Cycle Effects on the Postgraduate Wage Premium

Invited presentation, Labor, Firms, and Macro Workshop, Philadelphia, United States, 15/7/2023

Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars

Invited presentation, Workshop of Macro and Finance 2023, Shanghai, China, 13/7/2023

Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars

Invited presentation, Structural Econometrics Working Group 1, London, United Kingdom, 28/6/2023

Effects of Stay-at-Home Orders on Skill Requirements in Job Vacancy Postings

Invited presentation, 21st IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists (TAM), 8/6/2022

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Computational Economics (EC910)

  • Topics in Macroeconomics (EC991)

Previous supervision

Deo Sande
Deo Sande
Thesis title: The Impact of Monetary Policy, Sterilised Forex Intervention, Demand and Supply Shocks on Credit in Uganda.
Degree subject: Economics
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 19/5/2021

Publications

Journal articles (3)

Gu, R., (2023). Human Capital and the Business Cycle Effects on the Postgraduate Wage Premium. Review of Economic Dynamics. 48, 345-376

Gu, R. and Zhong, L., (2023). Effects of stay-at-home orders on skill requirements in vacancy postings. Labour Economics. 82, 102342-102342

Blundell, RW., Gu, R., Leth‐Petersen, S., Low, H. and Meghir, C., (2019). Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars. Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper (2197)

Reports and Papers (3)

Blundell, RW., Gu, R., Leth-Petersen, S., Low, H. and Meghir, C., Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars

Blundell, RW., Gu, R., Leth-Petersen, S., Low, H. and Meghir, C., Durables and Lemons: Private Information and the Market for Cars

Gu, R., Peng, C. and Zhang, W., (2021). The Gender Gap in Household Bargaining Power: A Portfolio-Choice Approach

Grants and funding

2020

Who Wears the Pants? Household Risk Attitudes and Intra-Household Financial Decision-Making

University of Cambridge (Funder)

2019

Risk Attitude and Portfolio Choice: An Intra-household Perspective

British Academy

Contact

ran.gu@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872754

Location:

5B.334, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Tuesday 10 am-12 pm (by email appointment)

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