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Ma, Chao

Assistant Professor


Phone:

Email:ma.271(at)buckeyemail.osu.edu

Office:B212(A)

Research Fields:Applied Microeconomics

Homepage:http://chaoma2014.weebly.com

Biography Research Papers Research Projects

WORK EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University, September 2015 -
Research Intern, Moody's Analytics, June 2014 - August 2014

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Economics, The Ohio State University, May 2015
M.A., Economics, The Ohio State University, August 2011
M.A., Economics, The State University of New York at Buffalo, May 2010
M.A., Finance, Nankai University, July 2008
B.S., Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China, July 2005
B.S., Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, July 2005

RESEARCH FIELDS
Empirical Industrial Organization, Real Estate Finance and Urban Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics (Dynamic Choice)

“Estimating a Dynamic Discrete Choice Model with Partial Observability for Household Mortgage Default and Prepayment Behaviors.” 
“Does Capital Structure Differently Affect Incumbents’ Responses to Entry Threat and Actual Entry?” (Forthcoming at Journal of Economics & Management Strategy) 
“Momentum and Reversion to Fundamentals: Are They Captured by Households’ Subjective Expectations of House Prices?” (under review)
“House Price Expectations and Mortgage Default Decisions.” (under review)
“Per-Customer Quantity Limit and Price Discrimination: Evidence from the U.S. Residential Mortgage Market.” (under review)
“Delay Risks: Evaluation and Securitization.”  with Hao Zhang and Hongbiao Zhao. (under review)
“Spatial Variation in Reverse Mortgages Usage: House Price Dynamics and Consumer Selection”, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 53(3), 392-417. Jointly with Donald Haurin & Wei Shi at OSU Economics Department, Stephanie Moulton & Jason Seligman at OSU School of Public Affairs, & Max Schmeiser at Federal Reserve)