Lang (Kate) Yang

Lang Kate Yang

Lang (Kate) Yang

Associate Professor


Office Phone: (202) 994-6621
Fax: (202) 994-6792
805 21st Street NW, MPA Suite 601G Washington DC 20052

Lang Kate Yang is an associate professor at the Trachtenberg School. Her research interest is in state and local government finances. Her recent publications examine how states address local government fiscal stress through monitoring, intervention, and bankruptcy authorizations. Further, she examines the incentives and impediments to government financial reporting, disclosure, and transparency. Lastly, she studies education finances in the United States, especially school district borrowing and fiscal responses to shocks.

Professor Yang's CV

  • Travelling
  • Playing badminton
  • Attempting to raise a trilingual child

Public budgeting
Public finance
Financial management
Education finance

PPPA 6005 Public Budgeting, Revenue, and Expenditures
PPPA 6053 Financial Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations

PhD, Public Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington
MPP, University of Minnesota Twin Cities