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Fang Yang

Department of Economics - Associate Professor
2322 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3803
Fax: 225-578-3807
Email: fyang@lsu.edu


Personal Web Site

Education
Ph D Economics, University of Minnesota
MA Economics, University of Minnesota
BA Economics, Peking University
Courses Taught
ECON 2035 - Money, Banking and Macroeconomic Activity
ECON 4710 - Aggregate Economic Analysis
ECON 7591 - Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics
ECON 7719 - Advanced Macroeconomics II
ECON 7735 - Macroeconomics III
ECON 7799 - Seminar in Advanced Economic Problems
ECON 9000 - Dissertation Research
Awards
Excellence in Teaching Award, Dept. of Economics, LSU, 2016
Excellence in Teaching Award, Dept. of Economics, LSU, 2014
Interests
Teaching Interest: Macroeconomics
Research Interest: Macroeconomics (Consumption, Savings, Human Capital)
Selected Research Publications

The Aggregate Implications of Gender and Marriage. Borella, M., De Nardi, M., and Yang, F. (2017). The Journal of the Economics of Ageing.

Housing Over Time and Over the Life Cycle: A Structural Estimation. Li, W., Liu, H., Yang, F., and Yao, R. (2016). International Economic Review, 57(4), 1237–1260.

Is Relative Risk Aversion Time-varying? Evidence from Households' Portfolio Choice Data. Liu, X., Yang, F., and Cai, Z. (2016). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 69, 2016229–248.

Skill-Biased Technical Change and the Cost of Higher Education. Jones, J., and Yang, F. (2016). Journal of Labor Economics.

Wealth Inequality, Family Background, and Estate Taxation. De Nardi, M., and Yang, F. (2016). Journal of Monetary Economics, 77, 130-145.

Piketty’s Book and Macro Models of Wealth Inequality. De Nardi, M., Fella, G., and Yang, F. (2016). Chicago Fed Letter, 352.

Home Production and Social Security Reform. Dotsey, M., Li, W., and Yang, F. (2015). European Economic Review, 73, 131–150.

Bequests and Heterogeneity in Retirement Wealth. De Nardi, M., and Yang, F. (2014). European Economic Review, 72, 182–196.

Consumption and Time Use over the Life Cycle. Dotsey, M., Li, W., and Yang, F. (2014). International Economic Review, 55(3), 665 – 692.

Accounting for Gender Gap in College Attainment. Ge, S., and Yang, F. (2013). Economic Inquiry, 51(1), 478–499.

Social Security Reform with Impure Intergenerational Altruism. Yang, F. (2013). Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 37(52-67).

American Dream or American Obsession? The Economic Benefits and Costs of Homeownership. Li, W., and Yang, F. (2010). Business Review, Q3, 20-30.

Consumption over the Life Cycle: How Different is Housing?. Yang, F. (2009). Review of Economic Dynamics, 12(3), 423-443.

Books

Macro Models of Wealth Inequality. De Nardi, M., Fella, G., and Yang, F. (2017). In Heather Boushey J., Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum (Eds.), After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality. Harvard University Press. ISBN: 9780674504776.

Editorial Appointments
Public Finance Review
Professional and Service Activities
Midwest Macro Meetings, Program Organizer
Employed by LSU since:
August 19, 2013
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