Khai Xiang (Khai) Chiong
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow
USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)
University of Southern California (USC)

Department of Economics
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

  From Fall 2017, I will begin as an Assistant Professor at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas.


Duality in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models   [pdf]  (with Alfred Galichon and Matthew Shum)
Quantitative Economics, Volume 7, Issue 1, pages 83115, March 2016

Working Papers


1.) Counterfactual Estimation in Semiparametric Discrete-Choice Models   [pdf] (with Yu-Wei Hsieh and Matt Shum)

2.) An Empirical Model of Mobile Advertising Platforms   [pdf]  (with Richard Chen)

3.) Random Projection Estimation of Discrete-Choice Models with Large Choice Sets   [pdf]  (with Matthew Shum)
Revise and Resubmit at Management Science

4.) Estimation of Graphical Models with Shape Restriction  [pdf] (with Roger Moon)

5.) On the Consistency of Network Data with Pairwise Stability  [pdf]

6.) Robustness in Network Formation Games   [pdf]

Drafts in Preparation

1.) Adverse Selection in Incentivized Advertising (with Richard Chen and Sha Yang)

Awards and Honors

Excellence in Teaching Award (Caltech, 2013-14)
Awarded by: Associated Students of California Institute of Technology (ASCIT) [Link]

John O. Ledyard Prize for Best Third Year Paper (Caltech, 2013)
Awarded by: Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

NET Institute Summer Research Grant (NYU, 2013)

Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship (Cambridge, 2007-2010)