Yuanyuan Yang

Past Fellow


Yuanyuan Yang is a doctoral student at Brown School of Social Work in Washington University in St. Louise. She received her bachelor’s degree in management from Beijing Normal University and master’s degree in public policy from New York University. Previously, she worked as a research assistant at the China Center for Social Policy and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research. Her research interests lie in asset-based poverty policy, social assistance and financial literacy in China, the US, and other countries. Her current researches focus on the anti-poverty effectiveness of the primary social assistance program in China, Dibao and social mobility among different poverty groups in China


Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy