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Yichen Su

Senior Research Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Curriculum vitae

Yichen SuYichen Su joined the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in the summer of 2018. Su’s current research focuses on urban economics, labor economics and public economics. His doctoral dissertation investigates the determinants of the urban gentrification that has occurred over the last few decades.

Su graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles with a BA in business economics and holds a PhD in economics from Stanford University.

Publications

Working Papers

  • “The Effect of Working from Home on the Agglomeration Economies of Cities: Evidence from Advertised Wages,” with Sitian Liu.
  • “The Great Reshuffle: Residential Sorting During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Welfare Implications,” with Wenli Li.
  • “Conspicuous Consumption: Vehicle Purchases by Non-prime Consumers,” with Wenhua Di.
  • “Measuring the Value of Urban Consumption Amenities: A Time-Use Approach.”

Dallas Fed Publications

  • “ Signs of Slowdown Growing in Texas; Price Pressures Ease,” with Mytiah Caldwell,Dallas Fed Economics, August 4, 2022.
  • “ Largest Texas Metros Lure Big-City, Coastal Migrants During Pandemic,” with Wenli Li, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Southwest Economy, Fourth Quarter 2021.
  • “ Texas Economy Strongly Expands Despite Supply-Chain Disruptions, Hiring Challenges,” with Carlee Crocker,Dallas Fed Economics, August 5, 2021.
  • “ COVID-19 Fuels Sudden, Surging Demand for Suburban Housing,” with Laila Assanie, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Southwest Economy, Fourth Quarter 2020.
  • “ Texas Rebound Likely Slowed by Renewed COVID-19 Impact on Services, Retail,” with Carlee Crocker,Dallas Fed Economics, November 12, 2020.
  • “Working from Home During a Pandemic: It’s Not for Everyone,” Dallas Fed Economics, April 7, 2020.
  • “Gentrification Transforming Neighborhoods in Big Texas Cities,” Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Southwest Economy, Fourth Quarter 2019.
  • “Texas Economy Still Growing, Though Pace Slows,” Dallas Fed Economics, November 7, 2019.
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