Hanchen Jiang

Welcome! My name is Hanchen (Raphael) Jiang. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of North Texas. I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University in 2020, and M.A. in Economics from the Graduate Program in Economic Development at Vanderbilt University in 2014.

My research interests are in the areas of Labor Economics, Urban Economics, Public Economics, and Development Economics, with a special focus on the economics and policies relating to the well-being of families and children.

I am particularly interested in these topics:

  • Human Development

  • Economic Mobility

  • Social Safety Nets

  • Housing Affordability

  • Urbanization and Migration