Yangtze River Scholar Professor of Economics, Peking University, China.
Yaohui Zhao is the Yangtze River Scholar Professor of economics at Peking University, China. She is Principal Investigator of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHALRS), a nationally representative sample of Chinese residents 45 and older. Her research interests include labor and demographic economics, social security system pertaining to the elderly, and health economics. She received both her BA and MA in economics from Peking University and her Ph.D in economics from the University of Chicago.