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Dallas Fed Names Fang Yang as economic policy advisor, senior economist

July 6, 2022

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Fang Yang as economic policy advisor and senior economist.

Yang is responsible for research in the area of macroeconomics, with a particular emphasis on issues related to labor markets, wealth inequality and housing.

Yang’s research agenda focuses on individual and household’s optimal choices and evaluates how those decisions are affected by policies and the economic environment.

Previously, Yang worked as an associate professor at the Louisiana State University where she taught since 2003. Yang previously taught at the State University of New York at Albany and has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis and Philadelphia. Fang is the author or co-author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles.

Yang holds BA and MA degrees in economics from Peking University and MA and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Minnesota.

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