Jianfeng Yao

TitleAssistant Professor





OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 109

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Jianfeng Yao


Ph D: Economics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013

MA: Economics, Central Michigan University, 2007

BA: Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Nantong University, 2005

Research Interests

Health Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics

Recent Publications

Asiseh, Fafanyo  Yao, Jianfeng  (2016).  'Family Income and Body Mass Index - What Have We Learned from China'.   Health Economics Review.

Yao, Jianfeng  Basu, Bharati  (2009).  Foreign Direct Investment and Skill Formation in China.  (2,  23,  pp. 163-170).  International Economic Journal.

Yao, Jianfeng  Economic Impacts of Alzheimer├ó€™s Disease . 

Yao, Jianfeng  Fertility and Family Income and Depression among Females in the U.S.. 

Yao, Jianfeng  Financial Abuse and Cognitive Impairment among Families with Dementia. . 

Yao, Jianfeng  Job Mobility and Child Health: Evidence from U.S.. 

Yao, Jianfeng  Maternal Nonagricultural Employment Type, Maternal Care and Child Health: Policy and Behavior.   Forum for Health Economics & Policy.

Yao, Jianfeng  Asiseh, Fafanyo  Household Inequality and Development of Body Mass Index in China .   Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Asiseh, Fafanyo  Yao, Jianfeng  Access to Health Care: The Early Effect of Affordable Care Act for Children with Special Health Care Needs.   Journal of Applied Economics and Health Policy.