Youhong Lin

Youhong Lin

Associate Professor

School of Economics, Xiamen University


​I obtained my PhD degree in economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2016 and began my first academic position in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. Now, I continue my academic career in Xiamen University. My current research interests are in the field of development economics, economic history, and health economics.

In recent years, I attempt to solve the puzzle of unified China and divided Europe. ​I also study the importance of water resource for health and economic development. Disease and economic development is also my interested field.


  • Economic History
  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics


  • PhD in Economic History, 2016

    Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

  • Visiting Student, 2015

    National University of Singapore

  • Master Degree in Economics, 2013

    Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, 2011

    Xiamen University

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