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    Food and Resource Economics Department

    Food and Resource Economics Department

Bixuan Yang, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Bixuan Yang is a post-doctoral researcher in the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida. She received a B.S. in Finance from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an M.A. in Applied Economics from Georgetown University. At the University of Florida, she obtained her Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics, in addition to an M.S. in Statistics.

Dr. Yang’s research interests lie in the areas of international trade, agricultural and food policy, fishery economics, and food and nutrition security. She focuses on studying changes in agricultural products trade in a rapidly changing global trade environment and evaluating their effects on socio-economic and ecological outcomes. Dr. Yang is particularly interested in studying fish and fishery products, examining their export, processing, and re-export patterns in Chinese and global markets.

 

  • Research

    Dr. Yang’s research interests lie in the areas of international trade, agricultural and food policy, fishery economics, and food and nutrition security.

  • Teaching

    University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department

    • Instructor, PhD Mathematics Camp for Economists (Food and Resource Economics and Warrington
      College of Business), 4.7/5.0, Summer 2019.
    • Teaching Assistant, Ph.D. Survey Research Methods for Economists, Bachir Kassas, Spring 2019.
    • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, Jana Hilsenroth,
      Fall 2020.
    • Teaching Assistant, Agricultural Price Analysis, Mikael Sandberg, Fall 2020.

    University of Florida, Warrington College of Business

    • Instructor, Financial Modeling, Department of Finance, Spring 2024 (expected).

Bixuan Yang

Contact

Phone: (202) 258-0095
yangbixuan@ufl.edu

Google Scholar

Bixuan Yang CV

  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Florida, June 2021.
      • Thesis Title: Three Essays on China’s Food Markets and Trade
    • M.A. in Statistics, University of Florida, 2020.
    • M.A. in Applied Economics, Georgetown University, 2015.
    • B.S. in Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2014.
  • Publications

    Peer-reviewed Publications

    • Asche, F., Yang B., Gephart, J.A., Smith, M.D., Anderson, J.L., Camp, E.V., Garlock, T.M., Love, D.C.,
      Oglend, A., Straume, H.M. (2022). China’s Seafood Imports: Not for Domestic Consumption?. Science,
      375(6579), 386-388
    • Yang B., Asche, F., Li, T. (2022). Consumer behavior and food prices during the COVID-19 pandemic:
      Evidence from Chinese cities. Economic Inquiry, 60(3), 1437-1460
    • Yang B., Anderson J.L., Fang Y. (2020). Trade Duration of Chinese Shrimp Exports. Aquaculture
      Economics & Management, 1-15
    • Yang B., Anderson J.L., Asche F. (2020). Determinants of China’s Seafood Trade. Marine Resource
      Economics, 35(2), 97-112