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Curriculum Vitae: Yenjae Chang CV


  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2021
    • Advisor: Jia Yan
    • Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Market Power and Consumer Welfare
  • M.A. in Economics, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, 2016
  • B.A. in Economics, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, 2014

Research Interests

Industrial Organization, Energy and Environmental Economics, Transportation Economics, Public Economics


Working Papers

Works in Progress

  • Does Uber Benefit Travelers by Price Discrimination? (with Clifford Winston and Jia Yan)
  • When Do Consumers Respond to Marginal over Average Price? (with Kidong Kwon, Moon Joon Kim, and Dae-Wook Kim)


  • American Economic Association (AEA/ASSA) Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA., Jan, 2020, Selected Paper Session)
  • Western Economic Association International (WEAI) (San Francisco, CA., Jul, 2019, Selected Paper Session)
  • Graduate Research Exposition (Washington State University, WA., Mar, 2019, Poster)
  • Korea’s Allied Economic Associations Annual Meeting (Seoul, Korea, Feb, 2016, Selected Paper Session)

Scholarships and Awards

  • SES GSA Poster Competition (2019), 3rd place in Competition, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University
  • Soongsil International Student Scholarship (2018), Soongsil University
  • Graduate Student Paper Competition (2016), 2nd place in Competition, Korean Resource Economics Association
  • Graduate School Tuition Fellowship for Academic Excellence (2014), Soongsil University
  • Scholarship for Academic Excellence (2013), Soongsil University
  • Award of Student Policy Paper Competition (2012), Korea Development Institute (KDI) and Ministry of Economy and Finance of Korea

Research and Teaching Experience

   Research Assistant

  • Dr. Jia Yan — Washington State University (Summer 2019, Summer 2020 – Present)
  • Dr. Michael Brady — Washington State University (Summer 2018 – Fall 2019)
  • Dr. Dae-Wook Kim — Soongsil University (Spring 2014 – Fall 2016)

   Teaching Assistant

  • ECONS 506: Mathematics Primer for Economists — Washington State University (Fall 2017)
  • ECONS 324: Economics of Health Care — Washington State University (Fall 2017)
  • ECONS 305: Business Finance Economics — Washington State University (Spring 2017)


  • Military Service — In Charge of Signal Corps (Sergeant, 2008-2009), Republic of Korea Army, Gangwon, Korea


  • Computer: Python, STATA, R, and LATEX
  • Languages: English (fluent), Korean (native)


Yenjae Chang


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205C Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210