Vivian Zhanwei Yue

Associate Professor

Office: Rich 326

Phone: 404-727-0340


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  • Economics, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Economics, MA, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • Economics, BS, Summa Cum Laude, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2000


Areas of Interest:

International Economics, Macroeconomics, and Financial Economics


Selected Publications:

Na, Seunghoon, Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe, Martin Uribe, and Vivian Yue, "The Twin Ds: Optimal Default and Devaluation," American Economic Review, forthcoming.

Jahjah, Samir, Bin Wei, and Vivian Yue, "Exchange Rate Policy and Sovereign Bond Spreads in Developing Countries," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking 45:7 (2013): 1275-1300.

Mendoza, Enrique G., and Vivian Z. Yue, "A General Equilibrium Model of Sovereign Default and Business Cycles," Quarterly Journal of Economics 127:2 (2012): 889-946.

Yue, Vivian Z., "Sovereign Default and Debt Renegotiation," Journal of International Economics 80:2 (2010): 176-187. Awarded the Bhagwati Prize for Best Paper published in the journal during 2010-2011.

Diebold, Francis X., Canlin Li, and Vivian Z. Yue, "Global Yield Curve Dynamics and Interactions: A Dynamic Nelson-Siegel Approach," Journal of Econometrics 146:2 (October 2008): 351-363.

Uribe, Martin, and Vivian Z. Yue, "Country Spreads and Emerging Countries: Who Drives Whom?Journal of International Economics 69 (June 2006): 6-36.

For a CV and complete list of publications, please see Professor Yue's Personal Web Page.