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Yue Lin

Ph.D. student
Personal Statement

Yue Lin is a third-year Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, with a Designated Emphasis on Political Economy. Her main research interests cover international tension, multinational corporation, foreign lobbying, and computational social sciences. Currently, Yue works on a project that explores the interplay among home countries, host nations, and firms in an era marked by global economic and security interconnections, thanks to the generous support from Berkeley Economy and Society Initiative (BESI) and the Network for a New Political Economy (N2PE). 

Prior to doctoral studies, Yue gained experience at think tanks like the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where she worked on demographic policies and socioeconomic impacts, as well as Chinese business and governance. She also served as a Research Assistant for the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University, focusing on development finance institutions. Yue is a proud alumna of Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and Hong Kong Baptist University.

Primary Subfield
International Relations
Secondary Subfield
Methodology & Formal Theory
Political Economy
Academic Advisors
Ryan Brutger
Rebecca Perlman