Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
William Yu focuses on economic modeling, forecasting and the Los Angeles economy for the UCLA Anderson Forecast. His research interests include economic and financial issues such as time series econometrics, data analytics, stock, bond, real estate, commodity price dynamics, human capital and innovation. He teaches business forecasting and data science at UCLA Anderson and UCLA Extension and serves as a faculty advisor for Anderson’s Applied Management Research field study program.
As the pandemic wears on, a search for the factors that cost lives
Homebuyers ignore warnings of rising seas; lenders keep lending
Data show growth of educated adults in city populations
Analysis shows an increase in jobs for low-wage workers, but the buying power of their paycheck declines
A strong currency makes U.S. exports harder to sell, even outside of China
The troublesome relationship between tariffs, trade deficits and the tenuous economic recovery