Xuesong (Song) You

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Wharton Risk Center

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3819 Chestnut Street, Suite 217
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Email: xuesongy@wharton.upenn.edu

Xuesong (Song) You is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. His research focuses on the impact of catastrophic events on businesses. His research aims to understand the financial vulnerabilities of enterprises across demographics, their responses to related regulatory policies, and preparations for future disasters. His current work addresses questions involving small business credit utilization, pension funding, and insurance pricing. Prior to joining the Risk Center, Song earned his Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance from Temple University and M.S. in Risk Management from St. John’s University.

“Financing Severe Climate Risk: Evidence from Businesses During Hurricane Harvey” (with Benjamin Collier, Lawrence Powell, and Marc Ragin)

“Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Employer Withdrawals and Financial Vulnerability” (with Tianxiang Shi)

“Does One Shock Affect All: Evidence from Property/Casualty Insurance Industry”