Research Interest

I have been working on data-driven causal inference as well as quantitative structural modeling in economics and management science.

  1. Fohlin, Caroline, and Zhikun Lu. 2021. “How Contagious Was the Panic of 1907? New Evidence from Trust Company Stocks.” AEA Papers and Proceedings, 111: 514-19.
Working Paper
  1. Sooner or Later? Promising Delivery Speed in Online Retail,” with Ruomeng Cui, Tianshu Sun, and Joseph Golden, Under Review
  2. “Solving DSGE Models with AI: A Reinforcement Learning Approach,” draft available upon request
  3. “The Unintended Consequence of Eliminating Capital Distortion in China,” with Kaiji Chen, Xuewen Liu, and Yong Wang, draft coming soon