University of Chicago, Department of Economics
Junjian Yi is a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. Mr. Yi received his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007 and 2011, respectively, supervised by Prof. Junsen Zhang. Before entering the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he obtained his master degree in Economics from Zhejiang University in 2005, supervised by Prof. Xianguo Yao.
Mr. Yi is interested in Labor and Demographic Economics and Development Economics. Specifically, he has focused on three major topics over the past few years: (1) The causes and consequences of the demographic changes in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and East Asia; including topics on marriage, fertility, and sex ratio imbalance. (2) Education, rural-to-urban migration, labor market dynamics, and inequality in Mainland China and Hong Kong. (3) Family behaviors, human capital formation, and intergenerational mobility.
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