Luna Yue Huang

Economist / Data Scientist

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Luna has a Ph.D. in development economics from UC Berkeley, and used to be a doctoral fellow at the Global Policy Lab. Luna has published in top academic journals like Nature and Annual Review of Economics. Her work was covered in 323 news stories, tweeted 3,426 times, and reached policymakers in the White House and the CDC.

Her Ph.D. dissertation focuses on how new technologies such as high-resolution satellite imagery and machine learning can be used for social good, e.g. -

Update: Luna will join Waymo as a data scientist in May 2021.

Last Updated: April 21, 2021