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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 and assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His research focuses on deploying medical knowledge, economic theories, and rigorous methods to understand better how social factors (e.g., education and housing) shape health and healthcare-seeking behaviors and evaluate the impacts of public programs (e.g., health insurance expansion). The overarching goal of his research is to improve healthcare efficiency and reduce health disparities. His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and featured in top journals, including the Journal of Health Economics, Health Affairs, and Health Services Research.