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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


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Yuxi Yao

Assistant Professor of Economics
HLH 525 B
P.O. Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588-0489
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Ph.D. in Economics, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2020.
M.A. in Economics, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2014.
M.Sc. in Applied Economics, City University of Hong Kong (with distinction), Hong Kong, 2012. Applied Mathematics, Xiamen University, China, 2011.
B.A. in Economics, Xiamen University, China, 2011.
Research Interests
  • Macroeconomics
  • Housing Economics
  • Urban Economics

Yuxi Yao is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Western Ontario in 2020. 

Yao is a macroeconomist. Most of her research involves applying equilibrium models with heterogeneous agents to understand the long-run trends in important variables characterizing the housing market, including house prices, rents, homeownership rates, and household mortgage debt. She is also interested in studying people's location choices and housing-related policies.