Yajie SUN


 Institute of Economics and Finance



Name: Yajie SUN

Title: Assistant Professor


Email: 320349@nau.edu.cn

Address: 86 West Yushan Road, Nanjing, China

Zip Code: 211815


Education Background 

 Ph.D. in Real Estate Aug 2016-2020 National University of Singapore

 MPhil in Economics (Research) Aug 2014-Jul 2016 National University of Singapore

 B.A. in Public Finance Aug 2010-Jul 2014 Southwestern University of Finance and Economics


Areas of Specialization

 Urban and Regional Economics, Industrial Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Housing Market


Working Papers

1.  Expressways, Market Access, and Resource Misallocation in China, with Wen-Chi Liao (Job Market Paper)

2.  Continuing industrial development at resource-exhausted cities through a place-based program, with Wen-Chi Liao, under review

3.  Do Chinese county governments’ fiscal autonomy and administrative inefficiency affect firm productivity and entry?, with Yongheng Deng, Pei Li and Wen-Chi Liao

4.  Trade liberalization and civic values, with Jie Li, under review

5.  Electricity provision and output in manufacturing firms, with Wen-Chi Liao

6.  The information shock of disaster and hazard: the impact of 2014 Kaohsiung gas explosions and risk disclosure on the housing market, with Wen-Chi Liao and Yilan Luo



1.  Assessment for the Effect of Government Air Pollution Control Policy: Empirical Evidence from ‘Low-carbon City’ Construction in China  with Hong Song and Dengke Chen, Management World (管理世界), 2019, 35(6): 95-108.


Teaching Experience

 Teaching Assistant, Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore

    RE1101 Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance, 2016-2017 Sem1

    RE1702 Real Estate Data Analytics, 2017-2018 / 2018-2019 Sem1

    RE1705 Real Estate Finance and Accounting, 2017-2018 Sem 2


 Academic Conferences

 2018 The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) International Conference, Guangzhou, China

 2019 The 4th Biennial Conference of China Development Studies (BCCDS), Shanghai, China

 2019 The 24th International Conference of Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES), Shenzhen, China


Fellowships, Awards, and Honors

1.  Received GCREC Conference Best Paper Award - 2nd Prize   2018 Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC) Conference, Qingdao, China

2. B2016-2020: NUS Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, Singapore

3.  2014-2016: NUS Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, Singapore