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Yuanyuan Deng

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Yuanyuan Deng is a consultant at the World Bank. She is an applied microeconomist with broad empirical interests focusing on Health Economics, Public Economics, and Labor Economics. Her research has been supported by the Michigan Retirement and Disability Research Center (MRDRC) and the Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College.

Yuanyuan is currently working on implementing lending operations and policy dialogues for an aged care system in China. She also develops a costing model to estimate the cost of the basic package of aged care services.

Yuanyuan received her Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York-Stony Brook in 2016. Before joining the World Bank, she held positions at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and the Singapore Management University.

Research Areas

  • Health economics
  • Labor economics
  • Public economics


  • Stony Brook University, PhD in Economics, 2016
  • Stony Brook University, MA in Economics, 2012