Xinyue Lin

I am a first-year graduate student at the Department of Economics, Harvard Univeristy. My research interests include behavioral economics, development economics, and applied theory.

Work in Progress

The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans

with Kevin Carney, Michael Kremer, and Gautam Rao

Information, Expectations and Reference-Dependent Evaluation in Consumption: Evidence from a Lab Experiment

with Juanjuan Meng


Peking University

B.A. in Economics (with distinction)
2014 - 2018


  • Outstanding Graduate, Peking University, 2018
  • Woori Bank Scholarship, Peking University, 2017
  • Founder Scholarship, Peking University, 2016
  • Benz Scholarship, Peking University, 2015
  • First Prize in 30th Chinese Physics Olympiad, 2013


Lei Yang - computer scientist in training