Yeling Tan, nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since May 2022, is professor of public policy at the University of Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government. Her research sits at the intersection of international and comparative political economy, with an emphasis on globalization and China's economic governance. She was awarded the Joseph S. Lepgold prize of the Mortara Center at Georgetown University, as well as Cornell University's Peter Katzenstein prize, for her book, Disaggregating China, Inc. (Cornell University Press, 2021), which examines the variegated impact that entry into the World Trade Organization had on China's economic and industrial policymaking. She has published articles in Comparative Political Studies, the Review of International Organizations, International Studies Quarterly,Governance, the China Journal, and Global Policy, and is coauthor of China Experiments (Brookings Institution Press, 2012) and coeditor of Asia's Role in Governing Global Health (Routledge, 2013).
Tan's policy analysis has been published in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Washington Post, and by the World Economic Forum. She holds a PhD in public policy from Harvard University, an MA in public administration in international development from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in international relations and economics from Stanford University. Apart from research on globalization and China, she has also worked in the public and nongovernmental sectors on a range of issues including economic development, international security policy, global governance, and governance innovations.