Wei Huang is a Postdoc at NBER with interests in labor economics, health economics and public economics. His previous work includes, for example, examining the relationship between height shrinkage and socio-economics status among older people, effects of education on older people's cognition, and the ethnic co-authorship in scientific journal papers within the US. He is also working on issues related to immigration and science policy. He got his PhD in Economics at Harvard University in 2016. He received master degree in Economics in 2011 and a bachelor's degree in Physics in 2008 at Peking University.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.