I-Ling Shen is a senior research analyst at the Milken Institute. She specializes in population economics, economic growth and inequality. Her research has been published in the Journal of Economic Inequality and in various working paper series. Her work was cited in United Nations’ “Human Development Report 2009” and was widely covered by media in the U.S. and Europe. She is an extramural fellow with the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), and she was formerly a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow at the University of Geneva. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from UCL, a Master of Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s in business administration from National Taiwan University.
She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2008 and became a Research Fellow in December 2011.