Liu, Yuen Ting (ytl2102)

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Liu, Vivian
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Education Policy and Social Analysis

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Educational Background

Liu holds a Ph.D., M.Phil., and an M.A. in Economics and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.A. with a double major in Economics and Education from Macalester College, Minnesota.

Scholarly Interests

Vivian Yuen Ting Liu is a Post Doctoral Research Associate at Teacher College, Columbia University in Community College Research Center (CCRC). She conducts quantitative research on the academic and labor market outcomes to prominent higher education pathways with state administrative and restricted-use national datasets. Her research has important implications for increasing college completion rates, especially for low-income and marginalized students. Her research interests include financial aid, community college, summer enrollment, transfer students, and the economic returns to higher education.

Her academic contributions have been cited in a variety of news outlets, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, The Huffington Post, U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, and others. Additionally, she has been invited to write for an online newspaper, The EvoLLLution, which focuses on transforming higher education.


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