- Ph.D. in Economics, M.A. in Economics, University of Pittsburgh
- B.A. in International Economics and Trade, Renmin University of China
Economics of Education, Chinese Economy, Behavioral Economics, Poverty and Inequality.
Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina, Brandyn Churchill, and Yang Song. “Immigration Enforcement and Infant Health.” American Journal of Health Economics. Accepted.
Glewwe, Paul, Xianqiang Zou, and Yang Song. “Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes in Rural China.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 193 (2022): 294-311.
Kato, Takao, and Yang Song. “Advising, Gender, and Performance: Evidence from a University with Exogenous Adviser-Student Gender Match.” Economic Inquiry 60.1 (2021): 121-141.
Work in Progress
Picker Research Fellowship, Colgate University (2018-19)
Lampert Global Partnership Faculty Grant, Colgate University (2018-19)
Faculty Research Council Discretionary Grant, Colgate University (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh (2014-15)
Jerome C. Wells Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh (2013-14)
Chou Fellowship for Economics, University of Pittsburgh (2010-12)
Academic Excellence Fellowship, Agricultural Bank of China (2009-10)
Visiting Scholar, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota (Spring 2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Education Policy Initiative, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (Fall 2018)
Organizing Committee, Chinese Education Finance and Policy Association (2020-21)
Founding Member, Chinese Education Finance and Policy Association
The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter; China Economic Review; Eastern Economic Journal; Economic Development and Cultural Change;Economics of Education Review; Economics & Human Biology; International Journal of Educational Development; Journal of Comparative Economics; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of the Japanese and International Economies; PlosOne; Review of Economics and Statistics.
- Honors Seminar (Fall 2021 - Spring 2021)
- Seminar in Economics of Education (Spring 2021, Fall 2019, Spring 2018, Fall 2016, Spring 2016)
- Chinese Economy (Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2016)
- Introduction to Economics (Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015)
- Core China (Fall 2020, Spring 2020)
University of Pittsburgh:
- Introduction to Microeconomic Theory (Summer 2014)
- Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Microeconomic Theory (Fall 2012, Fall 2013)
Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Conference, Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference, Econometric Society Asia Meeting, Econometric Society China Meeting, 6th IZA Economics of Education Workshop
International Symposium on Human Capital and Labor Markets, Southern Economic Association Annual Conference, Colgate Social Science Luncheon Series, Western Economic Association Annual Conference, Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics Annual Conference, Jinan University, SUNY Buffalo
|2019||University of Minnesota (APEC), International Conference on Human Capital and Economic Development in China (SUNY Buffalo), Econometric Society Asia Meeting, Econometric Society China Meeting, Hunan University, National University of Singapore, Hanyang University, University of Seoul, Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) Annual Conference, University of Minnesota (APEC), Macalester College|
|2018||AEFP Annual Conference, University of Michigan CIERS, University of Michigan Labor Brownbag|
|2017||Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Conference, Lehigh University, Econometrics Society Asia Meeting (CUHK), Transpacific Labor Society Annual Meeting in Osaka, Colgate Social Science Luncheon, AEFP Annual Conference, Chinese Economists Society Annual Conference|
|2016||Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University, Chinese Labor Economists Annual Conference, University of Michigan CIERS, Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Conference|
|2015||APPAM, Chinese Economists Society Annual Conference|
|2014||University of Michigan CIERS, University of Pittsburgh|
|2013||Ronald Coase Institute Workshop (Xiamen University), University of Chicago Socioeconomic Inequality Summer School (Poster), Pittsburgh Economics Medley (Poster), Carnegie Mellon University (CBDR Brownbag), University of Pittsburgh Grad Expo, University of Pittsburgh Applied Microeconomics Brownbag Series|