Cuicui Chen is a doctoral student in Public Policy at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. She is interested in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and environmental and energy economics. She has worked as a research assistant for Jerry Hausman in the MIT Department of Economics, for Sergey Paltsev in the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, and for Jing Cao in the Tsinghua University Department of Economics. She has also been a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, having taught Energy Policy: Technologies, Systems, and Markets with Henry Lee.
She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering and a certificate in Computer Applications from Tsinghua University in 2010, and a Master of Science degree in Technology and Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012.