Agricultural and Resource Economics

2200 Symons Hall, University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

United States

Hello, thanks for visiting my page.

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. I am on the job market this year and will attend the 2018 ASSA/AEA Annual Meeting in Philadelphia PA.

As a first-generation college student from a rural town in Chongqing China, he is fascinated by how much education has transformed people's life and reshaped economic landscapes in many regions and countries. His current research focuses on the role of aggregated human capital in economic growth in urban settings. Using data from urban China, Yuandong has investigated the external effect of higher education on worker productivity and identified substantial positive impacts of college share on wages for all workers.

Areas of Interest:

Development Economics

Education Economics

Labor Economics

Applied Microeconomics and Chinese Economy