Haoming Liu

National University of Singapore, and IZA, Germany

This is a very exciting project and I am really happy to be able to contribute. The World of Labor provides an effective platform for researchers to disseminate their most recent research findings to policymakers and their fellow researchers

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore

Research interest

Income inequality and mobility, demography, and the Chinese labor market

Past positions

Visiting Scholar, Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, USA, 2008–2009; Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1998–1999


PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 1999

Selected publications

  • “Genetic ability and intergenerational earnings mobility.” Journal of Population Economics 22:1 (2009): 75–95 (with J. Zeng).

  • “Economic reforms and gender inequality in urban China.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 59:4 (2011): 839–876.

  • “Is there a quality-quantity tradeoff? Evidence from the relaxation of China’s one child policy.” Journal of Population Economics 27:2 (2014): 565–602.

  • “Primary school availability and middle school education in rural china.” Labour Economics 28 (2014): 24–40 (with L. Li).

  • “Dynamic pricing in the Singapore condominium market.” Economics Letters 124:1 (2014): 147–150 (with E. Fesselmeyer).