Wang Lanjie

I am Wang Lanjie (王岚婕), a Ph.D. student at the School of Economics, Centre For Research On Successful Ageing (ROSA), Singapore Management University (SMU), supervised by Prof. Xuan Zhang and Prof. Seonghoon KIM. My research interest focuses on Applied Microeconomics: Health Economics, Human Capital and Labour Economics, and Public Economics. 

My educational background includes a Bachelor's degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) in Finance and Exchange Student at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) in 2018-2019 (Academic Excellence Award). In my spare time, I like playing Badminton and Basketball (player in Department). I am a musical instrument lover, like playing the Piano (level ten of the national level), Guzheng/Chinese Zither (level eight), Ocarina, Recorder, Guitar, Bamboo Flute, and Cucurbit Flute. I was born and grew up in Xinjiang, China.


  • 2020 - 2024

    PhD in Economics
    Singapore Management University (Singapore)

    2024, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship, Singapore Management University
    2024, Chinese Government Scholarship
    2023, Presidential Doctoral Fellowship, Singapore Management University
    2020-2024, Full Doctoral Scholarship, Singapore Management University

  • 2018 - 2019

    Exchange Student, Academic Excellence Student
    University of California, Davis (U.S.)
    Research Assistant for Professor Colin Cameron and Tutor of ECN 102 Analysis of Econ Data in Winter 2019

  • 2016 – 2020

    B.A in Economics (Finance), Merit Student
    Beijing Foreign Studies University (China)
    Research Assistant of International Trade and Teaching Assistant of Econometrics

Professional Acitivites
  • 2024, Intern, United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Statistics Division, Population and Social Statistics Section, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS)
  • 2024, Consultant, Asian Development Bank, “ Asian Development Report (ADR) 2024"
  • 2023, Consultant, Asian Development Bank, “ Asian Development Report (ADR) 2024"
  • 2023, Intern, Asian Development Bank, Economic Research and Development Impact Department (ERDI), Economic Analysis and Operational Support Division. The internship assignment “Priority Setting in Health Sector Projects."
  • 2023, President, Graduate Research Social Society, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • 2019, Intern, Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China, International Economics and Finance Institute, China
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