Dean Yang

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan

Dean Yang is Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan. His research deals with economic issues in developing countries. His areas of interest include microfinance, international migration and remittances, human capital, disasters, international trade, and crime and corruption. He is currently running survey work and field experiments among El Salvador migrant workers in the U.S., among Philippine migrant workers in Qatar, and on microfinance in Malawi. Professor Yang teaches courses in development economics and microeconomics at the undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. levels.

During 2006-07, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. He has worked as a consultant on development issues for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the UNDP, and in El Salvador and Peru. He received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Harvard University.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey