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Junior Policy Analyst

M.A. (Economics), McGill University

B.Sc. (Honours Economics, Minor in Social Justice and Peace Studies), University of Western Ontario


Tingting Zhang is a Junior Policy Analyst at the C.D. Howe Institute. She works both in human capital and health policy research. Her research interest focuses on immigration, women’s workforce development, labour shortages, and other labour market concerns. She also researches policy issues related to healthcare in Canada such as primary care, senior care, and pharmacare.

With a Master's in Economics from McGill University, she brings both academic rigour and practical experience to her work. Prior to joining the C.D. Howe Institute in June 2022, Tingting worked as a Labour Market Analyst at the Four County Labour Market Planning Board, which serves the Bruce, Grey, Huron and Perth counties in Southwestern Ontario. In that role, she provided evidence-based reports and advised on a range of economic development issues. She also taught Principles of Microeconomics and Intermediate Microeconomics as a part-time instructor at King’s University College.