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Song, Yangwei

Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • Mechanism design


selected publications


courses taught

  • ECON 4060 - Choice Theory and Economic Ethics: Good, Bad and Happiness
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
    Critiques how economists model and judge behavior. How we judge is contrasted with other moral philosophies. Economists assume individuals behave in their own best interests. What does this mean and is it true? Looks at research from psychology and neuroscience. Quizzes and a multi-step research paper, designed for students who love to question, research, write and rewrite. Recommended prerequisite: ECON 3080.
  • ECON 4897 - Economics of Organizations
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2023
    Introduces students to the economic analysis of relationship between firms and incentives within firms. The first part covers classical theories of firm boundaries and contractual relationship between firms. The second part focuses on compensation and incentive issues within firms.
  • ECON 7010 - Microeconomic Theory 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Fall 2022 / Fall 2023
    Analyzes recent and contemporary literature on fundamentals of economic theory. Considers value theory with particular emphasis on methodology, theory of demand, theory of the firm, game theory, theory of distribution, general equilibrium theory, and welfare economics. Instructor consent required.


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