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.
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.