Carrie Wenjing Xu

Carrie Wenjing Xu

Research Interests: Labor and Experimental Economics, Peer Effects and Social Network


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Carrie is the first joint doctoral candidate in economics and information science at the University of Michigan. Her main fields of interest are labor, behavioral and experimental economics. Carrie's current research examines peer effects using experimental methods in contexts such as college education. She received a bachelor of art in economics with a minor in applied mathematics from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2011.

Research Projects

  • Peer Effects in Randomized Study Groups
  • Mirror Mirror on the Network: Peer Selection and Endogenous Preferences (with Erin L. Krupka and Stephen Leider)
  • Working with Your Neighbors: Incentives in Networked Coordination Games (with Erin L. Krupka)
  • Estimating Spillover Effects Using a Field Experiment