Michael D. Bloem, Weixiang Pan and Jonathan Smith, “College Entrance Exam-taking Strategies in Georgia, Southern Economic Journal, 2021, 88(2): 587-627 

Ost, Ben, Weixiang Pan, and Doug Webber, “The Returns to College Persistence for Marginal Students: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from University Dismissal Policies,”  Journal of Labor Economics, 2018, Vol. 36, No. 3 : 779-805  

Ost, Ben, Weixiang Pan, and Doug Webber, “The Impact of Mass Layoffs on the Educational Investments of Working College Students,” Labour Economics, 2018, Vol. 51: 1-12  

Pan, Weixiang and Ben Ost, “The Impact of Parental Layoff on Higher Education Investment," Economics of Education Review, 2014, Vol. 42: 53-63

Working Papers

“College Networks: The Importance of Employer Connections” (with Ben Ost and Doug Webber) (Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Labor Economics)

“Firm-Specific Pay Premia and the Returns to Higher Education: Evidence from Community College” (Revise and Resubmit at Labour Economics)

“Institution, Major, and Firm-Specific Premia: Evidence from Administrative Data” (with Ben Ost and Doug Webber) 

“Beyond Student Peer Effects: Class Diversity, Test Scores, and the Role of Parents” (with Zhiyuan He)