Boli Xu

Welcome! I am an assistant professor of economics at the University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business

My research interests are microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and organizational economics

I received my Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in June 2023. 

Email: boli-xu@uiowa.edu

C.V. (updated October 2023)

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Working Papers

[1] Strategic Exits in Stochastic Partnerships: The Curse of Profitability (updated 07/2023) [draft] [SSRN]

[2] Partnership Stability and the Benefit of Imperfect Monitoring (updated 07/2023) [draft] [SSRN]

[3] Reserve Price Signaling with Public Information: Evidence from Online Auto Auctions (with Junyan Guan, updated 02/2024) [draft] [SSRN]

[4] Optimal Disclosure in Two-Sided Matching [draft] [SSRN]


Work in Progress

[5] A Revision-Game Concept of Stability and Cooperation in Games (with Bruno Strulovici)

[6] Optimal Test Design without Commitment (with Yingkai Li)

[7] Dynamic Screening in Delegated Search

[8] Strategic Information Acquisition with Payoff Externalities

[9] Farsighted Network Formation with Upfront Costs