Yongli Wang

Yongli Wang

The Department of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
Department of Economics
University House
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


  • PhD in Economics, University of Leicester
  • MSc Financial Economics, University of Leicester
  • BSc Finance, Wuhan University, China


Yongli achieved his PhD in economics at the University of Leicester in 2020. He worked as a lecturer at the University of Essex since October 2019 before he joined the University of Birmingham on March 2022. Prior to joining the Birmingham Business School, Yongli heavily involved in teaching economics modules in macroeconomics and econometrics, and administration duties at Essex, such as the deputy director of the undergraduates’ final project and the deputy director of the PGT dissertation. His research interest is on the time-series forecasting under uncertainty and structural breaks and inflation modelling.


  • Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Methods for Statistics and Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics


  • Time-series econometrics
  • Forecasting under uncertainty and structural breaks


Hall, S.H., Tavlas, G.S., and Wang, Y. (forthcoming, 2023),

Drivers and spillover effects of inflation: The United States, the euro area, and the United Kingdom, Journal of International Money and Finance