Qinyou Hu is currently a Ph.D. student in Economics at Rice University. Before coming to Rice, she obtained a Master's degree in economics from Duke University. Her research interests lie in development economics and labor economics. She is enthusiastic about topics related to family dynamics, gender inequality, peer effects, and child development. One of her ongoing projects examines a field experiment in middle schools in urban China to help curb school bullying. She hopes to better understand adolescents' rationality and reasoning through the lens of economics.