Yi Wang

Alumni MPC Population Studies Predoctoral Trainee
Graduate Research Assistant
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Research Interests

Housing, Urban Redevelopment, Migration


Yi is a Ph.D. candidate in Public Affairs with a focus on affordable housing policy and urban redevelopment. She joined the MPC in 2019 as a Population Studies Predoctoral Trainee and graduated from the training program in 2022. She earned her Masters in Urban Planning (2018) from Tsinghua University and her BA in Urban Planning (2015) from Tianjin University.

As a graduate research assistant at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), Yi is working with Professor Edward G. Goetz on projects that examine and evaluate different types of policy interventions directed toward affordable housing development in the US, France, and China.