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Lei Fang

Research Economist and Associate Adviser
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  • Biography

    Lei Fang is a research economist and associate adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Her research areas are macroeconomics, growth and development economics, and labor economics. She is an occasional contributor to the Atlanta Fed's macroblog, which provides commentary on economic topics including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, and the Southeast economy.

    Before joining the Bank in 2008, Dr. Fang was a research assistant, teaching assistant, and instructor at Arizona State University.

    Dr. Fang received her bachelor's degree in economics from Beijing University in China. She earned her master's degree and doctorate in economics from Arizona State University.

  • Working Papers

    Atlanta Fed Working Papers

    2014-5
    Home Hours in the United States and Europe
    Lei Fang and Cara McDaniel
    June 2014
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (282 KB) | Appendix Adobe PDF file format (235 KB)

    2014-2
    Human Capital Dynamics and the U.S. Labor Market
    Lei Fang and Jun Nie
    February 2014
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (343 KB)

    2012-19
    Home Production Technology and Time Allocation: Empirics, Theory, and Implications
    Lei Fang and Guozhong Zhu
    December 2012
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (401 KB)

    2012-16
    Wages and Unemployment across Business Cycles: A High-Frequency Investigation
    Lei Fang and Pedro Silos
    October 2012
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (216 KB)

    2011-14
    Impact of the Business Environment on Output and Productivity in Africa
    El-hadj Bah and Lei Fang
    November 2011
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (428 KB)

    2010-16a
    Entry Costs, Financial Friction, and Cross-Country Differences in Income and TFP
    Lei Fang
    September 2010
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (359 KB)

    2009-8
    Entry Barriers, Competition, and Technology Adoption
    Lei Fang
    March 2009
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (349 KB)

    2009-7
    Product Market Regulation and Market Work: A Benchmark Analysis
    Lei Fang and Richard Rogerson
    March 2009
    Abstract | Full text Adobe PDF file format (298 KB)

  • Publications

    Articles

    "Time Allocation and Home Production Technology," with Guozhong Zhu, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Accepted.

    "Barriers to Entry, Competition and Technology Adoption." Economic Inquiry. DOI: 10.1111/ecin.12391.

    "Home Hours in the United States and Europe," with Cara McDaniel. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics. DOI: 10.1515/bejm-2015-0031.

    "Impact of the Business Environment on Output and Productivity in Africa," with El-hadj Bah. Journal of Development Economics. 2015, vol. 114(C), pages 159–71.

    "Entry Cost, Financial Friction, and Cross-country Di erences in Income and TFP" with El-hadj Bah. Macroeconomic Dynamics. 2016, vol. 20(4), pages 884–908.

    "Product Market Regulation and Market Work: A Benchmark Analysis," with Richard Rogerson. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, vol. 3(2), pages 163–88, April 2011.

    "Policy Analysis in a Matching Model with Intensive and Extensive Margins," with Richard Rogerson. 2009, International Economic Review, vol 50–4.