Dr Yi Wang

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance

Office/Location: 2.55E, Ogmore Building, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 7193

Email: ywang@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

Dr Yi Wang was awarded a PhD in Economics at Cardiff University.

She joined Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2015 and she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She is currently the Field Group Chair for Economics (TNE) at Cardiff School of Management.


​Dr Wang has taught a variety of modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She currently teaches Microeconomics, Labour Economics, Health Economics, Econometrics (Quantitative Methods) at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Dr Wang also supervises MBA students and is the internal examiner of PhD in Economics.


​Dr Wang’s research interests include: Applied Econometrics on policy issues (public sector wage premium, gender discrimination), Micro-founded economic models, international trade and language effect.

Key Publications

​James Foreman-Peck and Yi Wang (2014) The Costs to the UK of Language Deficiencies as a Barrier to UK Engagement in Exporting: A Report to UK Trade and Investment, available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-costs-to-the-uk-of-language-deficiencies-as-a-barrier-to-uk-engagement-in-exporting

Yi Wang, Peng Zhou (2019) The Public Sector Wage Premium Puzzle. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2019. DOI: 10.1504/IJCEE.2019.102511

Patrick Minford, Yi Wang & Peng Zhou (2020) Resolving the Public Sector Wage Premium Puzzle by Indirect Inference, Applied Economics, 52:7, 726-741, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2019.1648748

Other Projects and activities

External Links

​Dr Wang is now leading a project ‘The Use of Online Quiz to Improve Learning Efficiency and Academic Performance’. The purpose of this research project is to explore the effect of online quiz (Kahoot) applications on improving student’s exam marks.