Yikai Wang

Assistant Professor
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Phone +47-22850224
Room ES 1114
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1095 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Quantitative Macro, Political Economy, Macro Labor, Chinese Economy.


2014:             Ph.D. in Economics, University of Zurich

2011:             Visiting Student, Department of Economics, MIT

2008:             M.A. in Economics, Fudan University

2005:             B.S. in Computer Science, Fudan University

Personal website




Working Papers

Work in Progress

  • "Search Frictions and Wage Dispersion" (with Marcus Hagedorn and Iourii Manovskii)
  • "Divide and Rule: An Origin of Polarization and Ethnic Conflict" (with Simon Alder)
Tags: Economics, Income Employment and Welfare, Growth and Development, Political Economy
Published Aug. 28, 2014 12:47 PM - Last modified July 3, 2018 8:45 PM