Senior Research Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Yichen 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.
- “The Geography of Jobs and the Gender Wage Gap,” with Sitian Liu, Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_01188.
- “The Rising Value of Time and the Origin of Urban Gentrification,” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 14, no. 1, 2022, pp. 402-439. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20190550.
- “The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Demand for Density: Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market,” with Sitian Liu, Economics Letters, vol. 207, October 2021, 110010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2021.110010.
- “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.”