Yake Wang

Visiting Scholar


Yake Wang is a professor at the School of Insurance and Economics, University of International Business and Economics. She is also a Research Scholar of China Institute for Income Distribution at Beijing Normal University. Dr. Yake’s work has been supported by multiple national funding sources such as the National Social Science Found of China, Beijing Municipal Social Science Foundation, Program for Excellent Talents, and so on.

Research Interests

  • The Chinese social security systems: level, size and redistributive effects.
  • The Chinese old-age insurance systems: benefit levels, saving effects, redistributive effects.
Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy