Leo Y. Yang

Leo Y. Yang

Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science

University of California San Diego


Leo Y. Yang is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His research interests include computational social science, political economy, and development economics. His work focus on how does the media (like newspaper and Weibo) influences economic, social, and political issues. He is trained as a data scientist who is capable of collecting, cleaning, and using big data to analyze the social phenomenon.

Download my resumé.

  • Computational Social Science
  • Political Economy
  • Development Economy
  • M.Phil in Social Science, 2016

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Master in Finance, 2014

    Xiamen University

  • BSc in Internationcal Business and Trade, 2010

    Xiamen University, Tan Kah Kee College

Invited & Upcoming Talks

SDSI Data Science Lab
Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society