Economics Club

About RJ Yang

Mr. RJ Yang received high honors in both Computer Engineering and Economics from Dartmouth College, and went on to work at Bridgewater Associates as an investment logic engineer before joining Prestige STEM Academy full time. He is currently part of the Booth Scholars program and specialized in algorithms and mathematical finance.

RJ has been teaching with the Prestige STEM Academy team for the last 10 years, and is especially excited to help students learn how to think algorithmically. RJ now heads Prestige Tech, the Prestige STEM Academy technology and quantitative science department. RJ also teaches most of the classes within Prestige Tech himself, and develops curriculum for other math and science courses at Prestige STEM Academy.


Students who have taken economics with RJ have received the following honors (among others):

NEC David Ricardo State Qualifiers: 3

Canadian Economics Olympiad Team (Top 5): 1

International Economics Olympiad Gold Medalists: 1

International Economics Olympiad Silver Medalists: 2

Trading Competitions (various) top 500: 19

100% students received 4 or 5 on AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics exams