Ms Yang is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where she is co- director of the Crime Working Group. She is also a Co-Editor at the Journal of Public Economics and serves on the editorial board at the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Professor Yang’s teaching and research interests center around empirical law and economics, particularly in the areas of criminal justice and algorithmic fairness. Her current research includes empirical projects on racial bias in the criminal justice system, human oversight of algorithms, the spillover effects of deportation fear, and delivery of health care in correctional facilities. In addition to publications in leading economics journals and law reviews, her work has been featured in the New Yorker, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Boston Globe, among other media outlets, and has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a recipient of the American Law Institute’s Early Career Scholars Medal and Harvard Law School’s Sacks-Freund Award for Teaching Excellence. From 2014-2015, Professor Yang served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. Professor Yang graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2013, where she was a John M. Olin and Terence M. Considine Fellow, and recipient of the John M. Olin Prize. She also received her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 2013 and was a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She earned an A.B. in economics summa cum laude and an A.M. in statistics from Harvard University in 2008.

Programas y seminarios destacados

  • Campus de Alta Capacidad

    Fecha de inicio: 07/07/2024

    Una iniciativa que tiene como objetivo principal desarrollar al máximo el potencial de jóvenes de edades comprendidas entre los 10 y los 18 años acreditados como «de alta capacidad».

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Fecha de inicio: 10/06/2024

    El objetivo de este programa es analizar los últimos avances en el campo de la innovación y el emprendimiento desde una perspectiva multisectorial. Dirigido por profesores del MIT.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Fecha de inicio: 10/06/2024

    Programa dirigido a Técnicos Comerciales y Economistas del Estado, profesores universitarios e investigadores españoles para compartir conocimientos en economía internacional

  • Workshop From Science to Society

    Fecha de inicio: 22/09/2024

    La Fundación Rafael del Pino junto con al Club de Científicos (Becarios de Excelencia Rafael del Pino) organizan el FS2S: Translating today’s research into tomorrow’s solutions