Yang Wang

Yang Wang Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
212 Observatory Hill Office Bldg., 1225 Observatory Dr.
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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

"The Impact of Sorority Membership on Disordered Eating and Body Mass Index”, with Susan Averett and Sabrina Terrizzi, Health Economics. Forthcoming.

“Effects of Earned Income Tax Credit on Children’s Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Non-Cognitive Skills”, with Susan Averett, Public Finance Review. Forthcoming.

“The Dual Burden of Malnutrition”, with Susan Averett, book chapter in Handbook of Economics and Human Biology Edited by Komlos and Kelly. 434 – 452, 2016.

“Identifying the Causal Effect of Alcohol Abuse on Intimate Partner Violence using a Natural Experiment”, with Susan Averett, Southern Economic Journal, 82(3): 697 – 724, 2016.

“Estimating Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Hyperbolic Discounting, with an Application to Mammography Decisions”, with Hanming Fang, International Economic Review, 56(2): 565 – 596, 2015.

“Decomposing Race and Gender Differences in Underweight and Obesity in South Africa”, with Susan Averett and Nicholas Stacey, Economics and Human Biology, 15: 23 – 40, 2014.

“Dynamic Implications of Subjective Expectations: Evidence from Adult Smokers,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 6(1): 1 – 37, 2014. (Lead Article)

CDE Research Theme Working Groups:

Demography of Inequality
Health and Mortality