Xiaoman Luo


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I am an enthusiastic development and labor economist and a sixth year Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, working with Professors Ashish Shenoy, Edward Taylor, Dmitry Arkhangelsky (CEMFI), and Guido Imbens (Stanford). Previously I received master of public policy at UCLA, working with Professor Manisha Shah, and B.A. in finance at Nanjing University.

I am on the 2020-21 econ job market. Here are my job market paper, 2-min pitch of JMP, research statement, and teaching statement.


  • Email: xiaoman@primal.ucdavis.edu

  • Address: 2162 Social Sciences and Humanities, UC Davis, Davis, CA95616

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Research Interests

  • Development economics

  • Labor economics

  • Education

  • Applied econometrics