Bing Ma

  Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

bingLecturer, Economics

Contact Information

Office: Public Policy 339
Phone: 410-455-8039

Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Labor Economics, Health Economics, Applied Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics.

Working Papers

“Does Maternal Smoking in Pregnancy Matters to Infants Birth Outcomes?” (with Esra Yavuz Erdem)

“Is the Long Run Effect of Prenatal and Early Life Malnutrition Gender Neutral? A Case of the Great Chinese Famine”

“Women’s Career Path and Family Behaviors: A Discrete Choice Panel VAR Approach” (with Chunming Yuan).

“The Occupation, Marital Status and Fertility Choices of Women: A Life-Cycle Model”.

“Do Expectation and Realization of Women’s Fertility Match across Occupations? Evidence from NLSY79”

“Why Don’t Women Major in Economics?” (with Lisa Dickson).

Recent/Selected Publications

Socioeconomic Status and Obesity Gradient over Age: New Evidence from China”, Frontier of Economics in China, Volume 7, Number 1, 2012 , pp. 70-93(24)