Chengfang Liu

Chengfang Liu, PhD

Program Manager, REAP-China

Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Room 3830, Anwai Datun Road, 11A
Beijing, 100101, P. R. China

Research Interests

Development economics, education economics and applied econometrics in rural China.


Chengfang Liu is a post-doctoral researcher in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University and the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She obtained her Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics in 2008 from the University of California, Davis. Her research is focused on public goods and services provision, and draws on data that she and field teams she has directed have collected in rural China over the past ten years. Chengfang has investigated the school mergers that have taken place recently in rural China, and she is currently working on a book about education and academic performance in rural China.