Dr. Tianran Dai received her Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University in 2015. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia before joining the School of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in September 2014. Her research fields are applied microeconomics, development economics, and urban economics.
'The impact of young cohort size on adult educational upgrading: evidence from family planning policies in China', job market paper
'Quantity-quality trade-off: evidence from high school and college enrollment of young adolescents in China'
'The formation and dynamics of ethnic neighborhoods' (with Sanghoon Lee, Nathan Schiff)