Dean Yang is a 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, political economy, and the economics of disasters. Dean teaches a Ford School course on the economics of developing countries, as well as a PhD course in development economics. He received his undergraduate and PhD degrees in economics from Harvard University.
- PhD in economics, Harvard University
- BA in economics, Harvard University
The economics of health decision-making in Mozambique
- Carter, Michael, Rachid Laajaj, and Dean Yang, “Subsidies and the African Green Revolution: Direct Effects and Social Network Spillovers of Randomized Input Subsidies in Mozambique,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 12, No. 2, April 2021, pp. 206-229.
- Mahajan, Parag and Dean Yang, “Taken by Storm: Hurricanes, Migrant Networks, and U.S. Immigration,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 12, No. 2, April 2020, pp. 250-77.