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
Peng Shi and Wei Zhang (2014) A test of asymmetric learning in competitive insurance with partial information sharing, forthcoming at Journal of Risk and Insurance
Peng Shi and Wei Zhang (2014) Private information in health care utilization: specification of a copula-based hurdle model, forthcoming at Journal of the Royal Statistical Society-Series A
Wei Zhang (2014) Job market signaling with two dimensions of private information, Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 66, Iss. 2, pages 113–132
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