Wesley Yin

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management


Wes Yin holds joint appointments in the UCLA Luskin Department of Public Policy and the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Yin’s research interests fall in the areas of health, economic development, consumer finance and public economics. His current research studies how public policy, market structure, market power and the behavior of consumers — including people excluded from markets — affect health, welfare, public spending and consumer financial well-being.

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Illustration of a man in front of a computer covering his face while stressed Research Brief / Health Care

Behavioral Economics Could Increase Obamacare Enrollment and Stabilize Markets

Greater subsidies aren’t enough: Lowering the complexity of enrollment is needed to bring more and healthier people into the market

Foreign pharmacy Research Brief / Retail

Quality and Price: National Pharmacy Chains Benefit Consumers in India

Independent drug stores improve to meet the competition