Renjie Bao [read more]

Hello! Welcome to my webpage.

I am a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton Economics.


Interests    IO, Spatial, Urban

CV    click for a pdf (05/2024)

External link Google Scholar, Twitter

Working Papers

Manager Pay Inequality and Market Power

with Jan De Loecker and Jan Eeckhout, R&R Review of Economic Studies

Manuscript (11/2023), NBER WP (04/2022), VoxEU article, Slides

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

with Jan Eeckhout

Preliminary draft (03/2023)


Can Specialization be Optimal when Tasks are Complementary?

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

Manuscript, Published version

In Chinese

Big Data, Personal Information Protection, and Price Discrimination / 大数据个人信息保护和价格歧视

with Sanxi Li and Yufan Wu, Economic Research Journal, 2021 / 与李三希和武玙璠, <经济研究>, 2021

Summary (English), Manuscript (Chinese), Published version

Sorting Menus, Product Quality, and Platform Ecosystems / 组合排序规则、产品质量与平台生态

with Xiaolu Liu, Economic Research Journal, 2020 / 与刘小鲁, <经济研究>, 2020

Summary (English), Manuscript (Chinese), Published version