I am a PhD student in Economics at the LSE and affiliated with the Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme  at STICERD.

Field: Development, Labour Economics, Organizations

Background: LSE, HU Berlin

Contact: @guoxu_econ | Linkedin | Google Scholar | [email protected]

Work in progress
Social Connections and the Performance of Bureaucracies: Evidence from the British Empire - JMP 2016/17 Draft on request

How Does Collective Reputation Affect Hiring? Selection and Sorting in an Online Labour Market
– Submitted

Determinants and Consequences of Bureaucratic Effectiveness: Evidence from the Indian Administrative Service – with Marianne Bertrand, Robin Burgess and Arunish Chawla

Rewarding Schooling Success and Perceived Returns to Education: Evidence from India – with Sandra Sequeira and Johannes Spinnewijn – Resubmitted at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Confidence Men? Gender and Confidence: Evidence among Top Economists - with Heather Sarsons - Submitted
Covered on LSE Impact Blog, Politics and Policy, and USAPP

Publications (Pre-PhD) [+]

Misc and policy papers [+]