Yujing Liu is currently a doctoral student in Economics at Florida State University. She earned a bachelor's degree in Economics at Shanghai Maritime University. Her research interests are related to environmental and energy economics. She has participated in research supported by city governments in China focused on water transportation and urban planning for port cities. Yujing also has experience in the financial industry, doing credit statement analysis and futures trading consultation, as well as experience running a wild bird conservation project in Shanghai. She speaks native Mandarin and is fluent in both English and Japanese.