Hanming Fang

Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics

University of Pennsylvania

Hanming Fang is the Joseph M. Cohen Term Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an elected Fellow of Econometric Society. His main research areas are public economics, labor economics and the Chinese economy. His research on health insurance market received the Kenneth Arrow Award for the best health economics research from the International Health Economics Association in 2010. He is an expert on the Chinese housing market, health care, population aging and political economy. He is a co-founder of VoxChina – a non-profit web platform that provides research-based analysis of the Chinese economy. He is a Research Associate of National Bureau of Economic Research (USA) and served as its Acting Director of the Chinese Economy Working Group (2014-2016). He has published widely in top journals in economics and served as a co-editor for Journal of Public Economics and International Economic Review, and served on the editorial board for several other journals, including the top economics journal, American Economic Review. Fang served on the faculty at Yale University and Duke University before joining Penn in 2009.