Yang Wang


 Institute of Economics and Finance



Name: Yang Wang

Title: Assistant Professor


Email: 320337@nau.edu.cn

Address: 86 West Yushan Road, Nanjing, China

Zip Code: 211815

Personal Website:    


Education Background 

 Ph.D., Economics, Tulane University, 2011-2016

 M.A., Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics, 2008-2011

 B.A., Economics, Hebei University of Economics and Business, 2004-2008


Areas of Specialization

 Development Economics, Labor Economics, Inequality and Poverty



1.  Wang, Y. 2019. “Education Expansion and Decline in Cohort Quality in Brazil: 1995–2013”, Applied Economics Letters, 26 (7): 613-617.

2.  Wang, Y. 2019. “Education Expansion and Decline in Tertiary Premium in Brazil: 1995-2013”, Applied Economics Letters, 26 (11): 888-892.

3.  Wang, Y., N. Lustig, and O. Bartalotti. 2016. “Decomposing the Changes in Male Wage Distribution in Brazil”, Research in Labor Economics, 44: 49 – 78.

4.  Lv, G., Y. Wang, and Y. Xu. 2015. “On a New Class of Measures for Health Inequality Based on Ordinal Data”, The Journal of Economic Inequality, 13 (3): 465-477.


 Research Experience

 Consultant, Global Development Network, 2017—2019;

 Consultant, The World Bank, 2015;

 Consultant, Inter-America Development Bank, 2014;


Teaching Experience

 Intermediate Microeconomics, Fall 2019;

 Data Analysis, Spring 2018;

 Introductory Microeconomics, Fall 2017;



1.  Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, January 2016;

2.  Workshop on Understanding the Wage Inequality in Latin America and Caribbean, The World Bank, January 2015;