Wei Zhang, Assistant Professor

Wei Zhang received her PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught at UW-Madison and UW-LaCrosse prior to joining NIU.


Current Research: endogenous preferences and applications, information asymmetry in insurance

Areas of Specialization:
Behavioral Economics, Applied Game Theory, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization

Selected Publications:

  • Wei Zhang (2012) Job market signaling with two dimensions of private information, forthcoming at Bulletin of Economic Research
  • Wei Zhang (2012) Endogenous preferences and dynamic contract design, B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Contributions), Vol. 12: Iss. 1, Article 19, 33 pages
  • Peng Shi, Wei Zhang and Emiliano A. Valdez (2012) Testing asymmetric information with two-dimensional information: evidence from the Singapore auto insurance market, Journal of risk and Insurance, Vol. 79: Iss. 4, pages 1077-1114