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Assistant Professor of Finance and Applied Economics, Dalton State College

Dr. Han Yu is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Applied Economics at the Wright School of Business, Dalton State College. ​His primary field of interest is applied microeconomics spanning health economics, labor economics, and the economics of education. Another line of his research studies issues related to subjective well-being.

Education
Ph.D. Economics, Louisiana State University, 2018
M.S. Economics, Louisiana State University, 2016
M.S. Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics, China, 2013
B.S. Information & Computing Science, Suzhou Univ of Sci & Tech, China, 2010

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor of Finance and Applied Economics, Wright School of Business, Dalton State College, August 2020 - present
Postdoc Research Associate, Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University, August 2018 -August 2020
Editorial Board, Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, 2019 - Present

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Assistant Professor of Finance and Applied Economics, Dalton State College
  • 2018–2020
    Postdoctoral research associate, Private Enterprise Research Center, Texas A&M University

Publications

  • 2021
    Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children of China, Journal of Human Capital
  • 2020
    Am I the Big Fish? The Effect of Ordinal Rank on Student Academic Performance in Middle School, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
  • 2019
    The Impact of Self-Perceived Relative Income on Life Satisfaction: Evidence from British Panel Data, Southern Economic Journal
  • 2019
    The Impact of High School Curriculum on Confidence, Academic Success, and Mental and Physical Well-Being of University Students, Journal of Labor Research
  • 2019
    Income Comparison and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Self-Perceived Relative Income Data from China, Eastern Economic Journal
  • 2014
    Income Inequality and Financial Reform in Asia: The Role of Human Capital, Applied Economics