Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Nancy Qian is a Professor at the Kellogg SOM's MEDS Department at Northwestern University. She was born in Shanghai, China, received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on the intersection of development economics, political economy and economic history and has been published in top academic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Review of Economic Studies. She has been the recipient of numerous awards such as the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, and serves in several editorial positions.
Recent work by Nancy Qian
Evidence from China shows why autocrats may introduce local elections and how this affects policy
Evidence from China shows tax revenues increase in the short run from better enforcement, but these increases decrease over time as firms downsize