Luojia Hu

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor

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Luojia Hu


Luojia Hu is a senior economist and economic advisor in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Hu conducts research in the areas of econometrics, labor economics and consumer finance. Her research has been published in Econometrica, Economic Journal, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Econometrics Journal, Journal of Econometric Methods, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review and the Review of Finance.

Prior to joining the Chicago Fed in August 2007, Hu was an assistant professor of economics at Northwestern University. She also was a visiting research fellow at the industrial relations section and department of economics at Princeton University. Hu received a BA in economics from the People's University of China and a PhD in economics from Princeton University.

Bank Publications

Chicago Fed Letter

Gadi Barlevy, Luojia Hu | 2023 | No. 477 | March Download
Daniel Aaronson, Luojia Hu, Aastha Rajan | 2021 | No. 450 | January Download
Daniel Aaronson, Luojia Hu, Aastha Rajan | 2020 | No. 435 | April Download
Daniel Aaronson, Luojia Hu, Aastha Rajan | 2019 | No. 421 Download
Sarah Miller, Luojia Hu, Robert Kaestner, Bhash Mazumder, Ashley Wong, Lisa Camner McKay | 2019 | No. 420 Download
Ross Cole, Luojia Hu, Sam Schulhofer-Wohl | 2017 | No. 387 Download
Daniel Aaronson, Luojia Hu, Arian Seifoddini, Daniel G. Sullivan | 2015 | No. 338 Download
Daniel Aaronson, Jonathan Davis, Luojia Hu | 2012 | No. 296 | March Download

Economic Perspectives

Daniel Aaronson, Luojia Hu, Arian Seifoddini, Daniel G. Sullivan | 2014 | Vol. 38 | 4th Quarter Download
Luojia Hu, Maude Toussaint-Comeau | 2010 | Vol. 34 | No. 2 | 2nd Quarter Download

Working papers

Working Papers

Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu, Ekaterini Kyriazidou, Martin Weidner | 2022 | No. 2022-34 | July Download
Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu | 2020 | No. 2020-19 | September Download
Luojia Hu, Xing Huang, Andrei Simonov | 2020 | No. 2020-07 | February Download
Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu | 2018 | No. 2018-11 Download
Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu | 2018 | No. 2018-10 Download
Luojia Hu, Robert Kaestner, Bhash Mazumder, Sarah Miller, Ashley Wong | 2016 | No. 2016-10 Download
Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu | 2015 | No. 2015-01 | March Download
Sule Alan, Bo E. Honoré, Luojia Hu, Søren Leth-Petersen | 2011 | No. 2011-08 | November Download

Selected External Publications

Selected Journal Articles

“Selection without Exclusion”
with Bo Honore, Econometrica, forthcoming.

“The Effect of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Financial Well-Being”
With Robert Kaestner, Bhashkar Mazumder, Sarah Miller and Ashley Wong, 2018, Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 163, pp. 99-112.

“Poor (Wo)man’s Bootstrap”
With Bo Honore, 2017, Econometrica, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 1277–1301.

“Prenatal Sex-Selection and Girls’ Well-Being: Evidence from India”
With Analia Schlosser, 2015, Economic Journal, Vol. 125, No. 587, pp.1227-1261.

“Displacement, Asymmetric Information, and Heterogeneous Human Capital”
With Christopher Taber, 2011, Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 113-152.

“Discrete Time Duration Models with Group-level Heterogeneity”
With Anders Frederiksen and Bo Honoré, 2007, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 141, No.2, pp. 1014-1043.

“Estimating the Probability of Leaving Unemployment Using Uncompleted Spells from Repeated Cross-section Data”
With Maia Guell, 2006, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 307-341.

“Estimation of Cross Sectional and Panel Data Censored Regression Models with Endogeneity”
With Bo Honoré, 2004, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 122, No. 2, pp. 293-316.

“Estimation of a Censored Dynamic Panel Data Model”
2002, Econometrica, Vol. 70, No. 6, pp. 2499-2517.

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