Clair Yang

Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies



Clair Yang earned her Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Northwestern University in 2016, and her B.S. in Mathematics from Peking University in Beijing, China. Dr. Yang has most recently been a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Her research is in the area of political economy, applied microeconomics and the Chinese economy. She joins the Jackson School as an Assistant Professor specializing in Chinese economics.


  • Northwestern University, Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy, 2016