C. V.

PDF version (Nov.6, 2023)


  • JHU email: h.q@jhu.edu
  • Personal email: hanqecon@outlook.com
  • Tel: (+1) 667-375-1006
  • F-1 visa holder (STEM)


PhD in Economics, Johns Hopkins University (expected 2024)

  • Primary advisor: Robert Moffitt
  • Dissertation: Essays on Mobility and Monopsony Power in the Labor Market
  • En-route MA (2020)

BA in Economics, Minor in Mathematics, Peking University (2018)

Research Interest

Labor, Applied Micro, Applied Econometrics

Teaching Interest

  • Undergraduate: microeconomics (all levels), game theory, market design, statistics and econometrics (all levels), causal inference, computational economics, labor economics, economics of poverty and inequality, economics of social welfare programs, etc.
  • Graduate: topics in labor economics, structural approaches in applied microeconomics, etc.

Research Papers

  • “Human Capital Transferability and Employer Monopsony Power” [Job Market Paper, PDF]
  • “Growing Up Together: Sibling Correlation, Parental Influence, and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Developing Countries” with Nazmul Ahsan, Shahe Emran, Hanchen Jiang, and Forhad Shilpi [World Bank working paper]
  • “Cohort Trends in Women’s Employment: The Role of Family Structure” with Robert Moffitt and Prerna Rakheja [work in progress]
  • “Identification and Estimation of a Lifecycle Model on Labor Market Monopsony” [second dissertation chapter, work in progress]
  • “Labor Market Tightness and Job Mobility” [third dissertation chapter, work in progress]


Elements of Microeconomics [evaluation: 4.31/5]2021 SummerPrimary instructor
Econometrics (PhD) [evaluation: 5.00/5]2022 Spring, 2023 SpringTA / section instructor
Econometrics (Undergraduate)2023 Fall (ongoing)TA / section instructor
Elements of Microeconomics [evaluation: 4.28/5]2020 SpringTA / section instructor
Elements of Macroeconomics [evaluation: 4.48/5]2020 FallTA / section instructor
Economics of Health2019 FallTA
Economics of Poverty and Inequality2021 FallTA
Investments and Portfolio Management2022 FallTA


  • Short-term consultant, World Bank, 2020.11–2021.06


  • 9th Conference on Social and Economic Data, Berlin (2023)
  • International Workshop on Establishment Panel Analyses, Nürnberg (2023)
  • Johns Hopkins Applied Microeconomics Seminar (2022, 2023)


  • Joel Dean Undergraduate Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
  • Provost Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University (2022)
  • Sylvia and Wilifried Prewo Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University (AY 2022/2023)
  • Merit student, Peking University (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Leo Koguan scholarship, Peking University (2015, 2016)


  • Graduate Advisory Council, JHU Economics Department (AY 2022/2023)
  • Virtual session chair, Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting (2021)


  • Softwares: Stata, MATA, Matlab, Python, Latex, MS Office
  • Languages: Chinese Mandarin (native), English (fluent)