Hang Yu

Welcome to my website!

I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Michigan.

My fields of interest are development, health, and behavioral. I conduct field experiments on health and anti-poverty programs in developing countries.

I will be joining Peking University, National School of Development/Institute of South-South Cooperation and Development, as an assistant professor in fall 2020.

Phone: +1 734 (730) 8356

Email: hangyu@umich.edu

Job Market Paper

"Social Stigma as a Barrier to HIV Testing: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mozambique." [PDF] [Appendix] [AEA Registry]


“Direct and Spillover Impacts of a Community-Level HIV/AIDS Program: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Mozambique,” with Dean Yang, Arlete Mahumane, and James Riddell. Accepted based on pre-results review at the Journal of Development Economics, July 22, 2019. [PDF] [ClinicalTrials.gov Registry] [AEA Registry]

Work in Progress

“Interventions to Improve HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence in Beira, Mozambique,” with Dean Yang, James Riddell, and Arlete Mahumane. [ClinicalTrials.gov Registry] [AEA Registry]

"The Value of Political Connections for Firms: The Case of Outside Directors in China."[Draft available upon request]