The Economics Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kei-Mu Yi as the M. D. Anderson Chair in Economics
The Economics Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kei-Mu Yi as the M. D. Anderson Chair in Economics as of January 2016. Before joining UH, Dr. Yi was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis where he served as a Special Policy Advisor to the President. Dr. Yi is a noted expert in the fields of international trade and macroeconomics. He has published seminal articles on the importance of vertical production linkages for international trade flows and is considered one of the founders of the analysis of “offshoring.” His publications appear in prestigious economics journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of International Economics and many more. He earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago and BS in economics at MIT.