Jianchao Lai

PhD Student, University of California, Los Angeles

Jianchao Lai is a PhD student in social welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include the differential outcomes of economic development for marginalized populations in the US and China. Jianchao earned an MSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a BSW from Nanjing University. She was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year.