Lin Yang

Research student, LSE

Lin Yang

Lin’s research examines the quantification and aggregation of multidimensional human wellbeing, and its substantive implications for composite wellbeing index specification.

The research is motivated by questions about what trade-offs societies are willing to make between various dimensions of life, and how to quantify and represent these trade-offs in ways consistent with true social values and qualitative policy standards.


Lin has an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BSc in Economics from University College London.

Research interests

  • Multidimensional wellbeing;
  • Life satisfaction and valuation;
  • Economics and human development;
  • Applied set theory.