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.
Uninsured and insured both receive help; benefits are temporary
Poorer residents of states refusing to expand Medicaid hit hardest
Greater subsidies aren’t enough: Lowering the complexity of enrollment is needed to bring more and healthier people into the market
Independent drug stores improve to meet the competition