Weili Ding

Associate Professor of Economics
NYU Shanghai


Weili Ding  is a Project 985 Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Economics of Education, Beijing Normal University and a member of NYU’s Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making. She is also an associate professor at Queen’s University which she joined after being spending two years as an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002 after completing a B.A. in Economics at Fudan University. Professor Ding’s research interests are in the economics of education, health economics, rural development and urban transitions in China.Her research has been supported by both the Spencer Foundation and SSSHRC. Her work has appeared in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, China Economic Review among other outlets. 

Research interests:  economics of education, health economics, rural development and urban transitions. 

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