Bin Wei is a research economist and adviser on the financial markets team in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His research interests include liquidity, contract theory, corporate finance, macrofinance, and computation.
Before joining the Atlanta Fed in 2014, Dr. Wei was an economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2011 to 2014 and an assistant professor of finance at Baruch College, the City University of New York, from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Wei has published research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
Dr. Wei received a bachelor of science from the University of Science and Technology of China and a master of applied economics (statistics) from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his doctoral degree in finance from Duke University.
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Bin Wei, Kris Gerardi, and Feng Zhao. "Atlanta Fed Conference Investigates Inequalities in the Financial System," Policy Hub: Macroblog. December 2, 2021.
Urban Jermann, Bin Wei, and Vivian Yue. "China's Two-Pillar Policy for the Renminbi." Notes from the Vault (2018 September).
Bin Wei and Vivian Yue. "Liquidity Backstops and Dynamic Debt Runs." Notes from the Vault (2015 June).
Nikolay Gospodinov, Paula Tkac, and Bin Wei. "Are Long-Term Inflation Expectations Declining? Not So Fast, Says Atlanta Fed," macroblog. January 15, 2016.
"Optimal Long-Term Contracting with Learning" (with Zhiguo He, Jianfeng Yu and Feng Gao). The Review of Financial Studies, June 2017 30(1): pp. 2006–2065.
"Uncertainty, Risk, and Incentives: Theory and Evidence" (with Zhiguo He, Si Li, and Jianfeng Yu). Management Science, January 2014 60(1): pp. 206–26.
"Exchange Rate Policy and LDC Foreign Borrowing" (with Samir Jahjah and Vivian Zhanwei Yue). Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, October 2013 45(7): pp. 1275–300.
"A Model of Portfolio Delegation and Strategic Trading" (with Albert S. Kyle and Hui Ou-Yang). Review of Financial Studies, November 2011 24(11): pp. 3813–840.
Endogenous Events and Long Run Returns (joint with S. "Vish" Viswanathan). Review of Financial Studies, April 2008 21(2): pp. 855–88.