Fangzhu Yang

Fangzhu Yang

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics

Johns Hopkins University


Welcome to my homepage! I am a Ph.D student in the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. My research interests are labor economics, family and gender economics, and adopting machine learning methods to empirical applied-microeconomic topics. I will be on the job market in the 2023-2024 academic year.


  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Family and Gender
  • Machine Learning


  • Ph.D. in Economics, 2018 - 2024

    Johns Hopkins University

  • M.S.E in Applied Math and Stats, 2016 - 2018

    Johns Hopkins University

  • B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, 2014 - 2016

    Brandeis University

  • B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, 2012 - 2013

    Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Working Papers

Work in Progress


Economics of Poverty/Inequality

Spring 2023

Gender Economics

Fall 2022, Spring 2022

Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Fall 2022


Fall 2021

Market Design, Economics of Matching

Spring 2021

Elements of Microeconomics

Spring 2020

Microeconomic Theory

Fall 2019, 2020