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Kai Hao Yang

Kai Hao Yang

Assistant Professor of Economics

Using the tools of mechanism design and information design, Prof. Yang’s recent works center around the economic impact of novel information technologies, including privacy, algorithmic fairness, price discrimination, the sale of consumer data, online platforms. He also studies topics in political economy and finance, including gerrymandering and security design.

Prof. Yang received a B.A. in Political Science from National Taiwan University (2012), an M.A. and a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Chicago (2020).

Prior to joining Yale School of Management, Prof. Yang was a postdoctoral associate at the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics (2020-2021).


  • PhD, The University of Chicago
  • BA, National Taiwan University, 2012


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