Zijian was a student in the MAPSS ECON program at the University of Chicago. He holds a BS in Economics and Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Zijian studied production networks and the propagation of shocks between firms and industries in his master’s thesis. His current research interests focus on early childhood intervention and relevant identification and estimation method.
In his free time, Zijian likes traveling, watching movies, and playing the guitar.