Niu Gao is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of
California, specializing in K–12 education. Her areas of interest
include accountability and the teacher labor market, with recent work on
funding for K–12 education, digital learning in K–12 schools, and STEM
education. Prior to joining PPIC, she worked as a quantitative policy
analyst at Stanford. She holds a PhD in educational policy and an MS in
economics from Florida State University.