PhD student in Economics, Cornell University
Yukun is a third-year Ph.D. student in Economics at Cornell University. Her area of interest are environment economics, international trade and industrial organization, with a special focus on firm topics in emerging economies. Her past research focuses on how returns to work affects child labor and schooling; collective reputational forces in export markets for firms in emerging markets. Her current projects focuses on how tax incentives in exporting market affect emission outcomes for firms in pollution-intensive industries.
Recent work by Yukun Wang
A quality scandal that affected some Chinese dairy firms disrupted exports from all firms across the industry
Returns to child work play an important role in determining child labour and schooling through changing the opportunity costs of schooling