Zhou Yang

Zhou Yang, Ph.D.

Robert Morris University  |  Associate Professor of Economics

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Leadership Position: NAIOP Distinguished Fellow

Chapter: NAIOP Pittsburgh

Zhou Yang is an Associate Professor of Economics at Robert Morris University. Her research interests include state and local tax policy, land value taxation and industrial organization. In particular, her recent research explores Pennsylvania’s experience with land value taxation. Her research has been funded by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.  Prior to her time in the United States, she worked on economic development policies and industrial planning in China.  She has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Housing Economics, Economic Modelling, and National Tax Journal among others. As an active researcher, she has presented papers in numerous national and international conferences and scholarly meetings, including presentations at American Economic Association meetings as well as National Tax Association meetings. Her current research focuses on public policy related to real estate. She is also interested in various issues related to real estate and industrial policy in general.