Wei Qian is an Assistant Professor in School of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE). Her major fields are macroeconomics and development economics. Her research interests include labor market power, expectation formation, and geopolitical risk. Her recent work has focused on quantifying the effect of classical monopsony power against labor on wages and labor’s share and examining how the effect changes with external shocks (e.g., trade liberalization and infrastructure construction). She received her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Notre Dame in 2020. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantitative Finance from National University of Singapore.