Xuejuan Su

Associate Professor

University of Alberta
Department of Economics

9-22 H.M. Tory Building
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2H4


(780) 492-4198
(780) 492-3300

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Fall Term 2019

ECON 350:
The Economics of Public Expenditure

ECON 386:
Applications of Mathematics to Economics I

Winter Term 2020

ECON 386:
Applications of Mathematics to Economics I

ECON 550:
Pubic Expenditure

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Current research topics

How Much Are Good Schools Worth? Evidence from School Acquisitions in Beijing (with Huayi Yu)

Information, Belief, and Health Behavior: Evidence from CHARLS (with Xiaoyan Lei and Guangxiang Song)

Consumer Beliefs and Product Safety Innovations (with Tilman Klumpp)

Grade Compensating Differentials in the Competition between College Majors (with Michael Kaganovich)

Publications in refereed journals

The Impact of Schooling Intensity on Student Learning: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment (with Vincenzo Andrietti) Education Finance and Policy, 14(4), 679-701, 2019.

College Curriculum, Diverging Selectivity, and Enrollment Expansion (with Michael Kaganovich) Economic Theory, 67(4), 1019-1050, 2019.

Price-Quality Competition in a Mixed Duopoly (with Tilman Klumpp) Journal of Public Economic Theory, 21(3), 400-432, 2019.

Education Curriculum and Student Achievement: Theory and Evidence (with Vincenzo Andrietti) Education Economics, 27(1), 4-19, 2019 (lead article).

An Equilibrium Selection Theory of Monopolization (with Andrew Eckert and Tilman Klumpp) Southern Economic Journal, 83(4), 1012-1037, 2017.

Strategic Investments under Open Access: Theory and Evidence (with Tilman Klumpp) Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(3), 495-521, 2015.

Have Customers Benefited from Electricity Retail Competition? Journal of Regulatory Economics, 47(2), 146-182, 2015.

A Theory of Perceived Discrimination (with Tilman Klumpp) Economic Theory, 53(1), 153-180, 2013.

Second-Order Statistical Discrimination (with Tilman Klumpp), Journal of Public Economics, 97(1), 108-116, 2013.

Open Access and Dynamic Efficiency (with Tilman Klumpp) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 2(2), 64-96, 2010.

Design of an Economically Efficient Feed-In Tariff Structure for Renewable Energy Development (with Jonathan A. Lesser) Energy Policy 36(3), 981-990, 2008.

Rational Terrorists and Optimal Network Structure (with Walter Enders) Journal of Conflict Resolution 51(1), 33-57, 2007.

Endogenous Determination of Public Budget Allocation Across Education Stages Journal of Development Economics 81(2), 438-456, 2006.

The Allocation of Public Funds in a Hierarchical Educational System Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 28(12), 2485-2510, 2004.

Last updated: August, 2019