Yue Deng

Yue Deng

Yue Deng

Graduate Research Assistant

Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Health Economics, Industrial Organization

Yue Deng is a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics from the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason University. Her research interests include behavioral and experimental economics, health economics and industrial organization.
Most commonly she investigates health behavior, health epidemics and healthcare markets using laboratory, online or field experiments, as well as observational data to provide insights and policy implications for the real world. 

Current Research

working paper

The Opioid Crisis and Secondary Markets: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment (with Daniel Houser)

Quotas and Opioid Crisis: An Experimental Analysis (with Daniel Houser, Joachim Winter)

Grants and Fellowships

Dissertation Completion Grant, 2023

ICES Ph.D. Fellow, George Mason University, 2017-2022

Courses Taught


Econ 103: Microeconomics Principles, GMU, Summer 2021     

Econ 345: Introduction to Econometrics, GMU, summer 2020 (online)

Teaching Assistant

Behavioral Economics for Non-profits (ECON 296), GMU, summer 2018                                                                                            


Ph.D. in Economics, George Mason University, August 2017 - Current

M.A. in Economics, University of Zurich, September 2014 - July 2017 

B.A. in Economics, Northwestern Polytechnical University (China), September 2010 - July 2014


Recent Presentations

ESA World Meetings, Boston MA, June 2022

APEE annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV, Apr 2022

Workshop of Behavioral and Experimental Economics of the Americas (Online), Nov 2021