Yalun Su



I am a PhD student at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.

My broad research interests are in the field of public and labor economics. In particular, I am interested in government assistance programs, intergenerational mobility, and subjective well-beings.

Working Paper

“Income-Support Programs and Financial Distress: Evidence from Disability Programs,” with Manasi Deshpande and Tal Gross. Manuscript. Online Appendix.

Originally released as NBER Working Paper #25642 with the title:“Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes.”


M.Sc. in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics

B.A. with Distinction in General Scholarship in Applied Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics , UC Berkeley

My Round The World in Summer 2019