Publications

My main research fields are the Economics of Technical Change and Economic Growth; Firm-Level Data Analysis; Bayesian Econometrics; and Information Theory. The following is the list of published journal articles, book chapters, and working papers.

Journal Articles

  1. Yang, J., Information-Theoretic Model of Induced Technological Change: Theory and Empirics, Metroeconomica, 2022.

  2. Heinrich, T., Yang, J., Dai, S., Levels of structural change: An analysis of China’s development push 1998-2014, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2021.

  3. Strauss, I., & Yang, J., Slowing Investment Rates in Developing Economies: Evidence from a Bayesian hierarchical model, International Review of Financial Analysis, 2021.

  4. Yang, J. and Carro, A., Two Tales of Complex System Analysis: ABM and MaxEnt, European Physical Journal: Special Topics, 2020.

  5. Scharfenaker, E and Yang, J., Maximum Entropy Economics, European Physical Journal: Special Topics, 2020.

  6. dos Santos, P. and Yang, J., Capital Mobility, Quasi-rents, and the Competitive Self-organization of Distributions of Profitability, Advances in Complex Systems, 2020.

  7. Yang, J. and Torres, D., The Persistent Statistical Structure of the US Input-Output Coefficient Matrices: 1963-2007, Economic Systems Research, 2019

  8. Yang, J., A Quantal Response Statistical Equilibrium Model of Induced Technical Change in an Interactive Factor Market: Firm-Level Evidence in the EU Economies, Entropy, 2018

  9. Yang, J., Information-Theoretic Approaches in Economics, Journal of Economic Surveys, 2018

Working papers

  1. Yang, J., Torsten Heinrich, and Julian Winkler, François Lafond, Pantelis Koutroumpis, and Doyne Farmer, Measuring Productivity Dispersion: a Parametric Approach Using the Levy α-Stable Distribution, resubmitted.

  2. Bonwoo Koo, Yang, J., and Brian D. Wright, “On optimality of secrecy and scarcity of idea.” R&R. [New version soon]

  3. Ilan Strauss & Yang, J., Corporate Secular Stagnation: Empirical Evidence on the Advanced Economy Investment Slowdown, Under Review.

Old Working papers

  1. Yang, J., Luis Daniel Torres Gonzalez, Advait Rajagopal, and Doyne Farmer, Production Network and GDP Growth: a Decomposition Approach.