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  • jianan.yang@pku.edu.cn

YANG Jianan

Assistant Professor, Institute for Global Health and Development

Research Field: Health Economics, Development Economics

Dr. Jianan Yang is currently an assistant professor at Peking University Institute for Global Health and Development. Her primary research fields are health economics and development economics, with specific interests in health policy reform, health behavior and healthcare demand, and pharmaceutical innovation. Her research papers have been published in leading international journals in the field of development economics, such as the Journal of Development Economics. She has also served as an anonymous reviewer for renowned academic journals including Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and The World Bank Economic Review. She was awarded the Clive Granger Research Fellowship Award (Most Promising Ph.D. Student Award) and the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the Economics Department at the University of California, San Diego. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Renmin University of China in 2016, and her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego in 2022. Before joining Peking University, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Asian Health Policy Program at Stanford University.