Dr Yu Aoki

Dr Yu Aoki
Dr Yu Aoki
Dr Yu Aoki


Email Address
Telephone Number
+44 (0)1224 272182
Office Address

Room: S66 Edward Wright Building University of Aberdeen Dunbar Street Old Aberdeen UK, AB24 3QY Office hour: by appointment

Business School
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


Yu is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics in the Business School and the Health Economics Research Unit, and an IZA Research Fellow. Yu completed her MSc and PhD in Economics at the University of Warwick. She is an applied micro-econometrician working in the fields of labour and health economics. She is currently doing research on the social integration of immigrants in the UK, focusing on one of the possible key factors for integration: Language skills. In particular, she uses natural experiments to identify the causal impact of English proficiency on various immigrant outcomes including education, health, and residential clustering outcomes. She is also working on the project on the effects of the access to fast-food outlets on adolescent body weights.

Here is her CV.


Research Overview

Main Fields: Labour Economics, Health Economics

Secondary Fields: Applied Econometrics, Economics of Crime


Teaching Responsibilities

BU5025 Quantitative Methods (postgraduate)

PU5546 Health Economics for Health Professionals (postgraduate)

EC3524 Health Economics (undergraduate)


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Contributions to Journals

Working Papers