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Yizhou Jin

Yizhou Jin

Assistant Professor, Cross Appointed at UTSC and the Economics Department


Ph.D. Business Economics, Harvard 2019
M.A. Economics, Harvard 2016
B.A. Maths and Economics (valedictorian), UC Berkeley 2011

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Yizhou Jin is an economist trained in empirical industrial organization. He studies how data and AI technologies create and distribute economic value in imperfect markets.

He focuses on applications in insurance and digital platforms, combining economic theory, causal inference, and modern computation methods to extract insights from large datasets.

His name is pronounced as "ee-joh jin." For more information, please visit his website