Dr Yaping Shan

Dr Yaping Shan
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit School of Economics
 Email yaping.shan@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 2068
 Location Floor/Room 3 36 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Yaping Shan commenced as a Lecturer at the University of Adelaide in December 2012. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 2012 and holds Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor Mathematics from Wuhan University.


    • Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City, United States, Aug 2007 - Dec 2012
    • M.A. in Economics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, Aug 2005 - Jun 2007
    • B.A. in Economics & B.S. in Mathematics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, Aug 2001 - Jun 2005


    Personal Webpage:  https://sites.google.com/site/yapingshan82/

  • Awards & Achievements

    Executive Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Research, University of Adelaide 2016

    Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Year Fellowship, Graduate College, University of Iowa, 2011-2012

    Summer Fellowship, Graduate College, University of Iowa, 2011

    Outstanding Research Paper Award, Department of Economics, University of Iowa, 2010

  • Teaching Interests

    Introduction to Mathematical Economics (2013-2017)

    Intermediate Mathematical Economics (2013-2015)

    Intermediate Microeconomics (2016)

    Advanced Economics Analysis II (2016-2017)

    Advanced Mathematical Economics (2016-2017)  

  • Research Interests

    Dynamic Contract Theory, Microeconomics Theory

  • Publications

    "Optimal contracts for research agents", The RAND Journal of Economics 48(1):94-124, 2017 

    Working Paper

    "Incentives for Research Agents and Performance-vested Equity-based Compensation"


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