Dr Jangho Yang
Assistant Professor of Management Sciences at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo
Jangho Yang is an Assistant Professor of Management Sciences, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Prior to his employment at UW, he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Research Officer at the Oxford Martin School and INET, University of Oxford. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the New School for Social Research.
His research has focused on the applications of Bayesian statistical modeling to a wide range of economic questions including firm-level dynamics of investment, global innovation frontier, and input-output analysis. He is also interested in information-theoretic economic/econometric modeling. His doctoral dissertation is about statistical equilibrium models of technological change and Bayesian estimations of the innovation possibilities frontier. He has published in economics and multidisciplinary journals such as the Journal of Economic Surveys, Economics Systems Research, Entropy, European Physical Journals Special Topics, and Advances in Complex Systems.
No. 2019-14 - Measuring productivity dispersion: a parametric approach using the Lévy alpha-stable distribution
28 Apr 22
We examine in detail the distribution of labor productivity levels and growth, and observe that they...
Levels of structural change: An analysis of China’s development push 1998-2014
16 Sep 21
We investigate structural change in the PR China during a period of particularly rapid growth 1998-2...
No. 2019-16 - Corporate Secular Stagnation: Empirical Evidence on the Advanced Economy Investment Slowdown
22 Jul 20
We detail a secular slowdown in investment rates using a large panel of advanced economy non-financi...
Two tales of complex system analysis: MaxEnt and agent-based modeling
07 Jul 20
Over the recent four decades, agent-based modeling and maximum entropy modeling have provided some o...
The persistent statistical structure of the US input–output coefficient matrices: 1963–2007
17 Jan 19
The paper finds evidence for the existence of a statistical structure in the US input–output coeffic...
A Quantal Response Statistical Equilibrium Model of Induced Technical Change in an Interactive Factor Market: Firm-Level Evidence in the EU Economies
28 Feb 18
This paper studies the pattern of technical change at the firm level by applying and extending the Q...