William Yu

Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast

About

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.

Read Full Bio 
Topics
Photo of William Yu

6 Articles

A close up image of flowers, candles, and photos to remember those who have died from COVID-19 Forecast / COVID-19

COVID-19 Death Rates Vary Widely by County, But Why?

As the pandemic wears on, a search for the factors that cost lives

A view of a white house on stilts on a beach shore Feature / Global Warming

Is the $1 Trillion Coastal Housing Market a Future Financial Crisis?

Homebuyers ignore warnings of rising seas; lenders keep lending

Students in cap and gown Research Brief / Economics

Where College Graduates Gather, Prosperity Rises

Data show growth of educated adults in city populations

McDonald's employee Forecast / Economy

Does a Rising Tide of High-Wage Tech Jobs Really Lift All Boats?

Analysis shows an increase in jobs for low-wage workers, but the buying power of their paycheck declines

Aerial shot of a port Forecast / International Trade

The Dollar: That Other Trade Problem

A strong currency makes U.S. exports harder to sell, even outside of China

Loaded cargo ship docked Forecast / International Trade

Some Unfortunate Truths about Trade

The troublesome relationship between tariffs, trade deficits and the tenuous economic recovery