Update with William Yu


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William Yu
UCLA Anderson Forecast

William Yu joined the UCLA Anderson Forecast in 2011 as an economist.  At Forecast he focuses on the economic modeling and forecasting of Los Angeles and other regional economies in California.  He also conducts research and forecast on Asian emerging economies, especially China, and their impacts on the US economy.   His research interests include a wide range of economic and financial issues, such as time series econometrics, stock, bond and commodity price dynamics, public health, human capital, higher education, and economic sustainability.  He has published over a dozen research articles in Journal of Forecasting, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Health Care Finance, Journal of Education Finance, Economic Affairs, and Global Economic Review, etc.  He has also served as a reviewer for various journals, such as Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Banking and Finance, Japan and the World Economy, and Energy Journal, etc.

He received his bachelor's degree in finance from National Taiwan University in 1995 and was an analyst in Fubon Financial Holding in Taipei from 1997 to 2000.  In 2006, he received his Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Washington where he was also an economics instructor and won two distinguished teaching awards.  IN 2006, he worked for the Frank Russell Investment Group for Treasury and corporate yields modeling and forecasting.  From 2006 to 2011, he served as an assistant and an associate professor of economics at Winona State University where he taught courses including international economics, forecasting methods, intermediate macroeconomics, introductory macroeconomics, money and banking, and Asian economies.  He also served on the board of directors for the Minnesota Economic Association from 2007 to 2010.


E-Mail: william.yu@anderson.ucla.edu    Phone: 310.825.7805

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