Ning completed her Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh in 2021. Her research interests lie in public economics and labour economics. She is particularly interested in housing and family economics. Her primary research agenda focuses on the effects of affordable housing policies and educational loans on household behaviour, welfare, and inequality. Beyond that, she also has a broad interest in applied microeconomics, with a special focus on migration and intrahousehold resources allocations. Her work involves both structural form and reduced form analysis.