Yanling Wang, Carleton University, Canada
Dr. Yanling Wang is a Professor of Economics at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. She worked as a consultant at the World Bank from 2001 to 2003. She was a researcher with the State Economic & Trade Commission, China, from 1995 to 1997, and was a research associate at Statistics Canada from 2005 to 2009. Her research interests lie in the empirical issues related to international trade and foreign direct investment, such as knowledge spillovers. Her research has appeared in journals such as Canadian Journal of Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Review of International Economics, and Contemporary Economic Policy, among others. She served as executive member of the Canadian Women Economists Network (CWEN) from 2006 to 2008, and President of CWEN for 2008-2009. She was the President for the Chinese Economists Society (2010-2011), for which she organized a series of academic activities during her term.