Yan Bai is a doctoral student at Tufts' Friedman School of Nutrition. His work is focused on index studies on the cost of nutritious diets and dietary quality around the world using quantitative methods. Before that, Yan earned the Master of International Business (MIB) at Tufts' Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Besides advancing his knowledge on international finance and global health there, he also developed quantitative skills by cross-registering at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Prior to his graduate education, Yan worked as an investment analyst at International Finance Corporation (IFC), where he obtained industry experiences in health and agriculture sectors in China, Southeast Asia, and Africa. Yan also holds a master's degree in Economics from Tufts and bachelor's degrees in Chemistry and Economics from Peking University in China.