Xue, Yuhan

Email
At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Economics
Position
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-1354
Office Location
HH 4412

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz, June 2014
M.A., Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz, June 2011

M.S., Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, May 2008
B.A., Economics, Peking University, China, July 2007

Bio:

Cathy Yuhan Xue, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. Her areas of specialization include health economics, applied microeconomics, development economics and policy analysis.

Dr. Xue’s current research mainly focuses on various topics in health and development through the lens of applied microeconomics. Her current research relates to air quality and infant mortality in China, the disparity between self-reported health and actual health, social welfare program utilization and food security, income uncertainty and people's consumption choices in China.


Dr. Xue’s teaching experience includes both undergraduate courses and graduate courses. Her undergraduate courses include Business Statistics (Econ 245), Econometrics (Econ 345) and Health Economics (Econ 445). She also teaches Health Economics (Econ 745) as an elective for the MS Applied Economics Program. 

Publications:

  1. "Health Returns to Modern Heating: Evidence from China." Applied Economics, July 2017.
  2. "Have Electronic Benefits Cards Improved Food Access for Food Stamp Recipients?'' with Nicholas Lovett. Journal of Economic Studies, Vol:44, Iss:6, 2017.
  3. "Income Uncertainty, Consumer Durables Investments and Home Production: Evidence from China,'' with Yabin Wang. Contemporary Economic Policy, forthcoming.


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the College of Business and Economics, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. I hold a PhD Degree in Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz. The focus of my research is in the areas of applied microeconomics, health economics and policy analysis.

Ph.D.
Economics
University of California, Santa Cruz
2014
MA
Economics
University of California, Santa Cruz
2011
MS
Economics
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
2008
BA
Economics
Peking University
2007

American Economic Association
March 2016 - March 2017
Midwest Economic Association
October 2014 - March 2017
Missouri Valley Economic Association
October 2015 - October 2016
Western Economic Association International
April 2015 - April 2016

Do Greater Sanctions Deter Youth Crime? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
Nicholas Lovett
Family First or the Kindness of Strangers? Foster Care Placements and Adult Outcomes
Nicholas Lovett
Has the Affordable Act Affected Healthcare Efficiency?
Russ Kashian, Nicholas Lovett
"Have Electronic Benefits Cards Improved Food Access for Food Stamp Recipients?”
Nicholas Lovett
Income Uncertainty, Consumer Durables Investments and Home Production: Evidence from China
Yabin Wang
Health Returns to Modern Heating: Evidence from China
Health Returns to Modern Heating: Evidence from China

Have Electronic Benefits Cards Improved Food Access for Food Stamp Recipients?
Journal of Economic Studies
Vol. 44 Iss. 6
Income Uncertainty, Consumer Durables Investments and Home Production: Evidence from China
Contemporary Economic Policy
Health Returns to Modern Heating: Evidence from China
Applied Economics
Pg. 15

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