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Qiao "Anna" Wen, Graduate Research Assistant

bio-photo-wenQiao “Anna” Wen conducts quantitative research on returns to higher education by degree field and institutional type, and the effects of financial aid programs on academic and labor market outcomes.

Wen is a doctoral student in the Economics and Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She received an MA in International Comparative Education from Stanford University and a BA with double majors in English Literature and Economics from Peking University in China.

Her research interests include returns to higher education, and the use of quantitative methods in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of educational programs and intervention.