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DR FAN YI
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
National University of Singapore
4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566

 
  Appointment: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
  Office: SDE1-05-13
  Email: rstfyi@nus.edu.sg
  Tel: (65)65163441
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  Homepage: https://fanyinus.weebly.com/
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Dr. Fan Yi is an assistant professor in the Department of Real Estate at the National University of Singapore. She obtained her PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She earned MPhil degree (1st class honour) and Bachelor degree (1st class honour) in economics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Nanjing University, respectively. Prior to joining NUS, Dr. Fan has taught in universities in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

Dr. Fan’s current research interests lie in urban economics, labor economics and public policy. Her ongoing research projects include examining the long-term effects of historical migration on housing consumption and financial behaviours, the patterns and mechanisms of intergenerational mobility, the impacts of social norms on family resource allocation, urban noise pollution and location choice. Dr. Fan’s future research agenda is along the lines of interdisciplinary studies between economics and psychology, urban and international development, and migration studies, in addition to her current scope of research.


 
  • Mobility: Intergenerational Mobility and Migration

  • Behavioural Response to Urban Environment and Urban Policy


 
  • PhD, London School of Economics, 2015

  • MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Economics, 2009

  • Bachelor, Nanjing University, Economics, 2007


 

Publications:

1. Yi Fan, Junjian Yi, Ye Yuan and Junsen Zhang, The Glorified Mothers of Sons: Evidence from Sex Composition and Parental Time Allocation in Rural China, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 145 (2018), 249-260.

2. Yi Fan, Intergenerational Income Persistence and Transmission Mechanism: Evidence from Urban China. China Economic Review 41 (2016), 299-314.

3. Monica S. Hammer, Yi Fan, Tracy S. Swinburn, Miram Weber, Tracy K. Swinburn, Diana Weinhold, and Richard L. Neitzel, Applying a Novel Environmental health Framework Theory (I-ACT) to Noise Pollution Policies in the United States, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (2017), 1-22. 

4. Mi Diao, Yi Fan and Tien Foo Sing, A New Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line Construction and Housing Wealth: Evidence from the Circle Line, Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development (2017) 1:1, 64-89

5. Yi Fan, Economic Analysis on China’s General Higher Education (in Chinese), Jiangsu Higher Education (CSSCI) 2006, Vol. 4, pp. 149-150.

6. Yi Fan, Nationalism and Globalisation (in Chinese), Academia Bimestrie (CSSCI) Special Edition 2006, pp. 161-163.

Working Papers:

1. Yi Fan, Junjian Yi and Junsen Zhang, The Great Gatsby Curve in China: Economic Transition, Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility, July 2017, revise and resubmit at the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

2. Mi Diao, Yi Fan and Tien Foo Sing, Restricting Investment Demand in Singapore’s Housing Market, July 2018, under review. 

3. Yi Fan, Does Adversity Affect Long-Term Financial Behaviour? Evidence from China's Rustication Programme. March 2018.

4. Yi Fan and Diana Weinhold, Sleep Disruption and Health, July 2018, under review. 

5. Mi Diao, Yi Fan and Tien Foo Sing, Additional Buyer’s Stamp Duty and Its Impact on Developers and Property Prices, July 2018. 

Media:

The Wall Street Journal (Chinese Edition), July 2013VoxChina, July 2018Quartz, July 2018


 

Undergraduate Level:

  • Real Estate Economics (large class), National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Real Estate Data Analytics (large class), National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Research Methodology (large class), National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Introductory Mathematical Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching assistant

  • Perspectives in Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching assistant

  • Mathematical Methods in Economics III, Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching assistant

  • Economics of Derivatives, Chinese University of Hong Kong, teaching assistant

Graduate Level:

  • Urban Policy & Real Estate Markets, National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Quantitative Methods for Urban Planning, National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Real Estate Fundamentals for Planning and Development (in Chinese), National University of Singapore, lecturer

  • Social Research Methods in Developing Countries, London School of Economics and Political Science, teaching assistant


 
  • Referees for Quarterly Journal of Economics, Management Science, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, China Economic Review, Journal of Housing Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Review of Development Economics, Education Economics.

  • Admission Committee Member, Master of Urban Planning, National University of Singapore. 2015-2016, 2016-2017.

  • PhD Thesis Examiner, Committee Member and Oral Panel Member


 

Selected Conference Presentations: 

  • American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) International Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. July 2017.

  • 24th Annual Conference, European Real Estate Society, Delft, the Netherlands. June 2017.

  • Annual Conference, The Chinese Economists Society, Nanjing, China. June 2017.

  • NUS-IRES Symposium, Housing Market and the Macro Economy, Singapore. May 2017.

  • The 9th Biennial Conference of Hong Kong Economic Association, Hong Kong. December 2016.

  • 29th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association and the 68th European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Toulouse, France. August 2014.

  • 2014 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, Manchester, United Kingdom. April 2014.

  • 8th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development, Bonn, Germany. August 2013.

  • 24th Chinese Economic Association (UK) and 5th Chinese Economic Association (Europe) Annual Conference (CEA), The Hague, The Netherlands. August 2013.

  • 26th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), Bern, Switzerland. June 2012.

  • 24th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), Essen, Germany. June 2010.

 


 

04/2016 – 09/2019

Principal Investigator, Startup Grant S$180,000, Ministry of Education, Singapore

02/2017 – 08/2018

Co-Principal Investigator, The Ministry of Education, Academic Research Fund Tier 1 S$100,570, Singapore

10/2011 – 06/2012

Postgraduate Research Scholarship, London School of Economics

09/2009 – 07/2011

Guen Scholarship in Economics, London School of Economics

09/2007 – 06/2009

Postgraduate Studentship, Chinese University of Hong Kong

06/2009

Award of Best Thesis, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong

07/2008

Highest GPA Prize, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong

03/2007

Undergraduate Student Prize, Nanjing University

09/2003 – 06/2006

People’s Scholarship, Nanjing University


 
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