Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan
AMA Innovation Lab Principal Investigator
Dean Yang's current research is primarily on microfinance, international migration, and areas at the intersection of these topics. Other past and current topics of interest include health, disasters, international trade, and political economy. Methodologically, much of his work involves randomized controlled trials in field settings, while other work involves analysis of novel data sources. A native of the Philippines, he received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Harvard University.