Lang (Kate) Yang

Lang Kate Yang
Title:
Assistant Professor
Office:
601G
Address:
Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st Street NW
MPA Suite 601G
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
United States
Phone:
202-994-6621
Fax:
202-994-6792
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
Lang (Kate) Yang's personal website

Areas of Expertise

Public budgeting
Public finance
Financial management
Education finance

Background

Lang Kate Yang is an assistant 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

Education

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

Publications

 

Personal Interests

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

Classes Taught

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