Hanming Fang, Professor of Economics, has been appointed Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics


hanming fang    

Dr. Hanming Fang is an internationally recognized applied microeconomist with broad theoretical and empirical interests focusing on public economics. His research focuses on health care, health insurance, and social insurance programs, particularly their interactions with the labor market. He also studies issues related to the Chinese economy, particularly China's political economy, its housing market, and the implications of China's population aging on its labor market. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he served as the acting director of the Chinese economy working group from 2014 to 2016. He is also a research associate of the Population Studies Center and Population Aging Research Center, and a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2018 he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society