Yang Huang

World Bank, China

I believe economics does not only belong to ivory towers and should serve society. IZA World of Labor provides a useful platform through which academics can convey knowledge to policymakers, make research accessible to a boarder audience, and transform ideas into actions. I am enthusiastic about being part of the project

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Economist, World Bank, China

Research interest

Migration and the left-behinds, aging and elderly care


PhD Economics, Paris School of Economics, 2017

Selected publications

  • "Children left behind in China: The role of school fees." IZA Journal of Development and Migration (Forthcoming) (wth H.-A. Dang and H. Selod).