Dean Yang
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Associate Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
 
Phone:
(734) 764-6158
Office:
Weill Hall
             
735 S. State St. #3315
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091
E-mail: 
deanyang@umich.edu
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Research and Teaching Interests:
_Human Rights
_Writing
_Energy and Environment
Quantitative Methods
 
Educational Background:
B.A., Economics, Harvard University; Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University

Recent Publications:
Under the Weather: Health, Schooling, and Socioeconomic Consequences of Early-Life Rainfall

Coping with Disaster: The Impact of Hurricanes on International Financial Flows, 1970-2001

Are Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines

International Migration, Human Capital, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

Why Do Migrants Return to Poor Countries? Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Responses to Exchange Rate Shocks

Integrity for Hire: An Analysis of a Widespread Program for Combating Customs Corruption

Can Enforcement Backfire? Crime Displacement in the Context of Customs Reform in the Philippines

Bio:
Dean Yang is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics. His research is on the economic problems of developing countries. His specific areas of interest include: international migration, microfinance, health, corruption, and the economics of disasters. Dean teaches Ford School courses in the economics of developing countries and in microeconomics, as well as a Ph.D. course in development economics. He received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Harvard University.

Academic Appointments:
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Department of Economics, LS&A