Cindy Cheng

Cindy Cheng received her PhD in political economy and methodology in 2017. Her dissertation investigates the politics of food safety in China and to that end explored the problems authoritarian governments face in constructing regulatory institutions. Her research more generally explores a wide swath of international political economy issues, including competition policy, foreign aid, and global governance.  She has also developed a strong interest in political methodology, including missing data imputation, multilevel modeling and Bayesian statistics.