Huan Wang

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Huan Wang, PhD

  • Social Science Research Scholar, Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions

Encina Hall East, 5th Floor
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Biography

Huan Wang is a Research Scholar at Stanford University. Her research focuses on assessing educational quality and identifying effective educational programs and policies to improve student outcomes in rural China. By conducting large-scale randomized controlled trials, she evaluates the impact of social emotional learning on reducing dropouts in rural junior high schools, the impact of independent reading on student performance, and the effect of vision care programs on learning and schooling path.

She also currently runs a social enterprise that works with local communities to establish sustainable, high quality vision care services for children in rural China.

publications

Journal Articles
July 2024

Effects of Mindfulness and Life-Skills Training on Emotion Regulation and Anxiety Symptoms in Chinese Migrant Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Journal Articles
June 2024

The Shortage of Child Psychiatrists in Mainland China

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June 2024

Association Between Anxiety, Depression Symptoms, and Academic Burnout among Chinese Students: The Mediating Role of Resilience and Self-efficacy

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In The News

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Bay Area Council Conversations: Finding Opportunity in US-China Economic Relations

SCCEI team members Huan Wang, Research Scholar, and Matthew Boswell, Associate Director of External Affairs, joined in conversation with 15+ experts on where, despite obstacles, opportunities can still be found to build business and economic ties between the U.S. and China.
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Fears of a 'Dark COVID Winter' in Rural China Grow as the Holiday Rush Begins

SCCEI Research Scholar speaks with npr host Emily Feng about the current COVID situation in rural China, saying there is fear of rural villages being 'left on their own in a dark, COVID winter.'
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