Xu Zhicheng big


Old Campus of Henan University, Kaifeng, Henan

Dongliuzhai Building, 1st floor


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Research Interests

Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics



Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, 2016

M.A. Economics, Shenzhen University, 2008

B.A. Management Information System, Jilin University, 2005



  1. Conveniently dependent or naively overconfident? An experimental study on the reaction to external help (with Yinjunjie Zhang and Marco A. Palma), in: Plos One (forthcoming)

  2. Shadow of a Doubt: Moral Excuse in Charitable Giving (with Marco A. Palma), in: Review of Behavioral Economics, Vol. 6 (2), pp 133-146, 2019

  3. The Negative Consequences of School Bullying on Academic Performance and Mitigation through Female Teacher Participation: Evidence from Ghana (with Shahriar Kibriya and Yu Zhang), in: Applied Economics, Vol. 49 (25) 2017, pp. 2480-2490

  4. Consequential Egalitarianism vs. Accountability Principle: An Experimental Investigation (with Marco A. Palma), in: Applied Economics Letters, 23 (8), 562-565, 2016

  5. Unintended effects of the Alabama HB 56 immigration law on crime: A preliminary analysis (with Yinjinjie Zhang and Marco A. Palma), in: Economics Letters, Vol 147, October 2016, pp. 68 - 71