Muzhe Yang, Ph.D., holds the Francis and Elizabeth Ingrassia Professorship


Peking University, China, B.A., M.A.
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Health Economics
Applied Econometrics
Public Policy
Treatment Effect Analysis

Muzhe Yang's research aims to provide empirical evidence on causal relations that have policy implications. Examples of his work include peer effects in physicians’ new drug prescription behaviors, impacts of exposure to food advertising on purchasing behaviors, the roles of nationality and ethnicity on international and inter-regional trade, effects of paid maternity leave on breastfeeding practices, impacts of publicly reported provider quality information on CABG markets, and impacts of power plant emissions on infant health.


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