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Dean Yang

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Professor, Economics.

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.

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Journal Articles

Giné, X., J. Goldberg, Daniel Silverman, and Dean Yang. Forthcoming. "Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices." The Economic Journal. DOI. Abstract.

Hicken, Allen D., Stephen Leider, Nico M. Ravanilla, and Dean Yang. 2018. "Temptation in vote-selling: Evidence from a field experiment in the Philippines." Journal of Development Economics, 131: 1-14. DOI. Abstract.

Yang, Dean. 2017. "Migration policies for development." Revue d'Economie du Developpement, 25(1): 75-95. DOI. Abstract.

Brune, Lasse, Xavier Giné, Jessica Goldberg, and Dean Yang. 2017. "Savings defaults and payment delays for cash transfers: Field experimental evidence from Malawi." Journal of Development Economics, 129(Supplement C): 1-13. DOI. Abstract.

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.

Hicken, Allen, Stephen Leider, Nico Ravanilla, and Dean Yang. 2015. "Measuring Vote-Selling: Field Evidence from the Philippines." American Economic Review, 105(5): 352-356. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainee:

Valentina Duque.