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Dahai Yue Ph.D.

Dahai Yue, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Management
3310 School of Public Health
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-6125


  1. Ph.D., Health Policy and Management, UCLA Economics Cognate, University of California Los Angeles, 2020
  2. UCLA Economics Dissertation: “Educational Attainment and Hospital Admissions: New Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study"
  3. M.S., Health Economics, Peking University, 2015
  4. M.D., Preventive Medicine, summa cum laude, Shandong University, 2012


Dahai Yue is a health economist whose research focuses on deploying medicine, economic theories, and rigorous methods to understand better how social factors shape health and healthcare-seeking behaviors. His most recent work focuses on the effects of education on health outcomes (e.g., longevity, chronic conditions) and healthcare utilization (e.g., hospitalizations). He is also working on topics related to homelessness and housing. His research aims to integrate social determinants of health into the study of healthcare delivery systems to improve care efficiency and reduce health disparities. His work has been supported by a Gilbert Foundation Research Grant and featured in top journals, including Health Affairs, and Health Services Research.