Applied microeconomics; Labor economics; Economics of education; Economics of networks
Weiwei Hu received her Ph.D in Economics from Duke University. Her research focuses on empirical evaluation of school admission systems and peer effects in social networks. One of her working papers about the NYC small school reforms was reported in several newspapers including New York Post, Huffington Post, New York Daily News and etc. She is currently working on the poverty measurements in China using the longitudinal data from Gansu Province.