Profile: Yongmei Ni
Yongmei Ni’s research examines educational policies related to school choice to improve education access, equity, and effectiveness for all students, and the importance of school leadership and leadership preparation programs. Her policy research has examined various issues related to the effects of charter school policies on racial/ethnic segregation and social stratification, effectiveness, resource allocation, teacher working conditions, teacher and principal labor markets. Her recent research on educational leadership explores the quality of leadership preparation programs and their impact on graduate learning and their leadership practices in schools. She has published articles in journals such as Economics of Education Review, Teachers College Record, Educational Administration Quarterly, American Journal of Education, and Educational Policy. She holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy and a Master's degree in Economics from Michigan State University.