Weiwei Weng

Weiwei Weng
Undergraduate Coordinator of Economics, Associate Professor of Practice in Economics, NYU Shanghai

Weiwei Weng is the Undergraduate Coordinator of Economics and Associate Professor of Practice in Economics at NYU Shanghai. Prior to this appointment, Weng was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the School of Business at Hong Kong Baptist University. 


Select Publications

  • Are Only-Children Difficult Team Members?" (with Fanzheng Yang), Applied Economics, 2021; at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00036846.2021.1923637.
  • Be proactive or inactive: The effects of systematic job riskiness on effort investment." ( with Fanzheng Yang, Yujiao Shi) Managerial and Decision Economics, 41, 599-607, 2020; at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/mde.3123 .
  • "Endogenous Preferential Treatment in Centralized Admissions" (with Y. Stephen Chiu), The RAND Journal of Economics: 40(2), 258-282, 2009
  • “The Impact of Social Identity on Trust in China: Experimental Evidence from Cross-Group Comparisons” (with Fanzheng Yang), Applied Economics, 46(16), 1855-1860, 2014
  • "Public Trust and Corruption Perception: Disaster Relief” (with Woo, C. K., Cheng, Y. S., Ho, S. T., & Horowitz, I), Applied Economics, 47(46), 4967-4981, 2015
  •  “A Win-Win Mechanism for Electricity Procurement by a Local Distribution Company” (with Woo, C. K., Horowitz, I., Kwok, G., Wan, S. K.). The Electricity Journal, 26(1), 27-35, 2013



  • PhD, Economics
    University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Market Design
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics

Courses Taught

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Microeconomics