Jui-Chung (Ray) Yang


Welcome to my webpage. My name is Jui-Chung Yang. "Jui" is pronounced as "Ray" and please feel free to call me Ray. I am an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at National Tsing Hua University. My research interests span nonparametric econometrics and machine learning.


Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, National Tsing Hua University, 2017 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking, University of Southern California, 2014 - 2017


Ph.D. (Economics) Texas A&M University, 2009 - 2014

M.A. (Economics) National Taiwan University, 2004 - 2006

B.A. (Business Administration) National Taiwan University, 1998 - 2002

Working Paper

Double Machine Learning with Gradient Boosting and Its Application to the Big N Audit Quality Effect, with Hui-Ching Chuang and Chung-Ming Kuan, USC-INET Research Paper No. 19-05, 2019. Link


Half-Panel Jackknife Fixed Effects Estimation of Panels with Weakly Exogenous Regressor, with Alexander Chudik and M. Hashem Pesaran, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 33, 816–836, 2018. Link

Towards uniformly efficient trend estimation under weak / strong correlation and nonstationary volatility, with Ke-Li Xu, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 42, 63–86, 2015. Link

Multivariate local polynomial kernel estimators: leading bias and asymptotic distribution, with Jingping Gu and Qi Li, Econometric Reviews, 34, 979–1010, 2015. Link


Statistics (Fall 2018 -- Spring 2019) https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B61RCC6fHlAwVHliNWJlU3hyaWM?usp=sharing

Jui-Chung (Ray) Yang

Department of Economics

National Tsing Hua University

101, Sec. 2, Kuang-Fu Rd., Hsinchu, Taiwan 30013