Renjie Bao [read more]

Hello! Welcome to my webpage.

I am an Econ Ph.D. student at Princeton.


Interests    IO, Spatial, Macroeconomics

CV    click for a pdf (05/2023)

External link Google Scholar, Twitter

Working Papers

Killer Innovation: The Macroeconomic Implications of Strategic Investment that Affects Market Structure

with Jan Eeckhout, Manuscript (03/2023)

Are Managers Paid for Market Power?

with Jan De Loecker and Jan Eeckhout, Manuscript (03/2023), NBER WP (04/2022), VoxEU article, Slides

Search with Interdependent Values

with Sanxi Li and Jun Yu, Manuscript (06/2022), Slides


Can Specialization be Optimal when Tasks are Complementary?

with Sanxi Li and Jun Yu, Games and Economic Behavior, 2020 

Manuscript, Link to Publication

In Chinese

Big Data, Personal Information Protection, and Price Discrimination

with Sanxi Li and Yufan Wu, Economic Research Journal, 2021

Summary (English), Manuscript (Chinese), Link to Publication

Sorting Menus, Product Quality, and Platform Ecosystems

with Xiaolu Liu, Economic Research Journal, 2020

Summary (English), Manuscript (Chinese), Link to Publication