Personal profile


Yuan joined the School of Economics in September, 2018. She specializes in applied networks science and data analysis in socio-econiomics. With an inter-disciplinary background, her main research interests include technology innovation, knowledge diffusion and mobility, e-commerce, gig economy and others. Yuan is now a PhD candidate in Economics and Management Science at the School for Advanced Studies Lucca in Italy. She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in the U.S., and Bachelor’s degree from Fudan University in China.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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