Liu Yang

Fellow, RIETI; Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University

Yang Liu is a Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry and a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University. Her research interests include labor markets, migration, human capital, wage inequality, and unemployment. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Kyoto University (2012). Her recent publications concentrate on labor issues from China such as labor market matching and unemployment, rural-urban migration, and job and worker reallocations. Her book China's Urban Labor Market: a Structural Econometric Approach (Kyoto University Press & Hong Kong University Press, 2013) won the 30th Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize.

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 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