She is an associate professor in China Center for Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Peking University. She obtained Ph.D degree from Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Before she joined CCAP, she worked as a research associate in Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO), Germany. Her research focuses on the development of labor market, poverty and productivity analysis in China and other transition countries. Several papers have published on Food Policy, China Economics Review, and Agricultural Economics, etc.