Areas of Interest: Political economy, global policy, international development.
Yiran received her bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from NYU. During college, Yiran interned at the World Trade Organization, where she gained a wider view of Chinese economic policy and learned to evaluate which economic policies are most efficient. Yiran also interned at New York State Senator Daniel Squadron's office for a semester. This work provided her with an understanding of the challenges of the political economy and governance management. She hopes to further explore these fields as a possible career path. Yiran grew up in China and attended high school in Sydney, Australia. She is fluent in English and Chinese.