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Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton
Promoting preventive health care in Michigan: The impact of information and incentives (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation)
Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America (Mueller, Weinberg Endowment)
Remittance and Financial Products Innovation Project (Banco Agricola)
Research Associate Professor, Population Studies Center.
Co-Director, Postdoctoral Program, Population Studies Center.
Associate Professor, Economics.
Associate Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ph.D., Harvard University
Dr. Yang's research deals with the economic problems of developing countries, focusing on international migration, micro-finance, disasters and risk, human capital, international trade, and crime and corruption.
Brune, Lasse, Xavier Giné, Jessica Goldberg, and Dean Yang. 2016. "Facilitating Savings for Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi." Economic Development and Cultural Change, 64(2): 187-220. DOI. Abstract.
Beam, Emily, David Mckenzie, and Dean Yang. 2016. "Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines." Economic Development and Cultural Change, 64(2): 323-368. DOI. Abstract.
Ashraf, Nava, Diego Aycinena, Claudia Martinez, and Dean Yang. 2015. "Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador." Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(2): 332-351. DOI. Abstract.
Batista, Catia, Daniel Silverman, and Dean Yang. 2015. "Directed giving: Evidence from an inter-household transfer experiment." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 118: 2-21. DOI. Abstract.