Chen Yeh

Assistant Professor of Economics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I received my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in June 2017.

My research focuses on heterogeneity at the firm level and its importance for the aggregate economy. To do so, I use a variety of large scale data sets including those from administrative sources. I apply insights from macroeconomics and IO to study the behavior of firms at the micro level and its implications for aggregate fluctuations, productivity and growth.

Research interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Firm dynamics
  • Productivity
  • Microfoundations of aggregate fluctuations