Feicheng Wang


Feicheng Wang joined the University of Göttingen as a postdoctoral research fellow in August 2017. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nottingham in 2017. Before that, he attended a postgraduate programme at Xiamen University and did his undergraduate study at Beijing Institute of Technology, both in Economics. Prior to joining the University of Göttingen, Feicheng worked as a visiting teaching fellow at Nottingham University Business School China (2016-2017).

His research analyses various issues related to the interaction between labour markets and globalisation with a focus on China. He is also interested in topics of development economics and environmental economics.

SSRN page: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2970814

Research Interests

International Trade; Labour Economics; Applied Microeconometrics; Chinese Economy

Research Papers

  • Feicheng Wang, Chris Milner and Juliane Scheffel: “Export Destination and the Skill Premium: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Industries”, Accepted for publication in Canadian Journal of Economics.
  • Feicheng Wang, Chris Milner and Juliane Scheffel (2021): “Labour Market Reform and Firm-level Employment Adjustment: Evidence from the Hukou Reform in China”, Journal of Development Economics. (Paper link, Hukou reform data)
  • Feicheng Wang, Chris Milner and Juliane Scheffel (2018): “Globalization and Inter-industry Wage Differentials in China”, Review of International Economics. (Paper link)
  • “Trade Liberalization and the Gender Employment Gap in China” (with Krisztina Kis-Katos and Minghai Zhou) Working paper
  • “Mask Wars: China's Exports of Medical Goods in Times of COVID-19” (with Andreas Fuchs, Lennart Kaplan, Krisztina Kis-Katos, Sebastian Schmidt, and Felix Turbanisch) Working paper; VoxEU column
  • “The Health Consequence of Rising Housing Prices in China” (with Yuanwei Xu) Working paper
  • “Business Flies: The Trade Promoting Effect of Air Connectivity” (with Zheng Wang and Zhuo Zhou) Working paper
  • “Import Competition and Informal Employment: Empirical Evidence from China” (with Hartmut Lehmann and Zhe Liang)


  • International Trade and the Labour Market (University of Göttingen)
  • Advanced Labour Economics (University of Göttingen)
  • Economics of Pricing and Decision Making (Nottingham University Business School China)
  • Economics of Corporate Strategy (Nottingham University Business School China)
  • Quantitative Methods (Nottingham University Business School China)
  • Microeconomics for Business (Nottingham University Business School China)
  • Mathematical Economics (School of Economics, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China)
  • Microeconomic Theory (School of Economics, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China)
  • Microeconomic Theory (School of Economics, Xiamen University)