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Yang Wang

Ph.D. Candidate

Phone: (+1)858-336-3183

Office: SH 232

Email: yaw080@ucsd.edu

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics - University of California, San Diego - 2020 (expected)
  • M.A. Economics - Tsinghua University - 2014
  • B.A. Economics - Tsinghua University - 2012

Research Fields

  • Development Economics
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Labor Economics

Research Interests

My research focuses on development economics, urban and regional economics, and labor economics. I study the accumulation and spatial allocation of human capital in a variety of topics such as the labor market, urbanization, globalization, education, and health. By leveraging theoretical frameworks, structural estimation, and empirical strategies, I hope to contribute to a better understanding of the economic decisions in those areas.

References

Gordon Hanson (co-chair)
UC San Diego
Department of Economics
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Karthik Muralidharan (co-chair)
UC San Diego
Department of Economics
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David Lagakos
UC San Diego
Department of Economics
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