Mingming MA


Assistant Professor
Economics of Health and Aging, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics
(Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2018)

Office Address:
517, School of Economics
111 Wuchuan Rd,
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Contact Information:
Telephone: +86-21-65903485
Email: ma.mingming@mail.shufe.edu.cn
Working Papers


Ph.D. Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 2018
M.A. Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 2015
M.A. Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 2012
B.A. Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 2009


  1. Ma, Mingming and Shi, Xinzheng (2014). Magnet classes and educational performance: evidence from China. Economic Development and Cultural Change 62, 537–566.

  2. Ma, Mingming (2019). Does children's education matter for parents' health and cognition? Evidence from China. Journal of Health Economics 66, 222–240.

Working Papers

  1. With Jain, Urvashi. Together in Sickness and in Health: Spousal Influence in Health and Health Behaviors of Elderly in England (May 2018).

  2. With Yahirun, Jenjira, Saenz, Joseph and Sheehan, Connor. Offspring Educational Attainment and Older Parents' Cognition in Mexico (Revise and Resubmit Invited at Demography).

  3. With Jain, Urvashi. Height Shrinkage, Health and Mortality among Older Adults: Evidence from Indonesia (under review).

  4. With Wu, Binzhen and Zhong, Xiaohan. Matching Mechanisms, Matching Quality, and Strategic Behavior: Evidence from China (June 2017).