Fang Yang

Fang Yang

Marjory B. Ourso Excellence in Teaching Professor
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
2317 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: fyang@lsu.edu
Phone: 225-578-3803
Fax: 225-578-3807

Education

  • PhD Economics, University of Minnesota
  • BA Economics, Peking University
  • MA Economics, University of Minnesota

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Dept. of Economics, LSU, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Dept. of Economics, LSU, 2014

Interests

  • Teaching Interests: Macroeconomics
  • Research Interests: Macroeconomics (Consumption, Savings, Human Capital)

Selected Research Publications

  • Borella, M., De Nardi, M., and Yang, F. (2018). The Aggregate Implications of Gender and Marriage. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 11(2018), 6-26.
  • Borella, M., De Nardi, M., Yang, F., and Dharmasankar, S. (2017). For effective policy, economic models must include women .
  • Li, W., Liu, H., Yang, F., Yao, R., , ., and , . (2016). Housing Over Time and Over the Life Cycle: A Structural Estimation. International Economic Review, 57(4), 1237 1260.
  • Liu, X., Yang, F., and Cai, Z. (2016). Is Relative Risk Aversion Time-varying? Evidence from Households' Portfolio Choice Data. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 69, 2016229 248.
  • Jones, J. B and Yang, F. (2016). Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education. Journal of Labor Economics.
  • De Nardi, M. and Yang, F. (2016). Wealth Inequality, Family Background, and Estate Taxation. Journal of Monetary Economics, 77, 130-145.
  • De Nardi, M., Fella, G., and Yang, F. (2016). Piketty's Book and Macro Models of Wealth Inequality. Chicago Fed Letter, 352.
  • Dotsey, M., Li, W., and Yang, F. (2015). Home Production and Social Security Reform. European Economic Review, 73, 131 150.
  • De Nardi, M. and Yang, F. (2014). Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth. European Economic Review, 72, 182 196.
  • Dotsey, M., Li, W., and Yang, F. (2014). Consumption and Time Use over the Life Cycle. International Economic Review, 55(3), 665 692.
  • Ge, S., Yang, F., and , . (2013). Accounting for Gender Gap in College Attainment. Economic Inquiry, 51(1), 478 499.
  • Yang, F. (2013). Social Security Reform with Impure Intergenerational Altruism. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37(52-67).
  • Li, W. and Yang, F. (2010). American Dream or American Obsession? The Economic Benefits and Costs of Homeownership. Business Review, Q3, 20-30.
  • Yang, F. (2009). Consumption over the Life Cycle: How Different is Housing?. Review of Economic Dynamics, 12(3), 423-443.

Books

  • De Nardi, M., Fella, G., and Yang, F. (2017). Macro Models of Wealth Inequality In Heather Boushey J., Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum (Ed.), After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Working Papers

  • 2015-Piketty's Book and Macro Models of Wealth Inequality

Professional and Service Activities

  • Midwest Macro Meetings, Program Organizer (January, 2017 - May 23, 2017)
  • Public Finance Review, Editor, Associate Editor (March, 2017)

Employed by LSU since

August 19, 2013