Tse-Ling Teh completed her PhD in Sustainable Development at Columbia University, New York in 2015. Ling’s research focuses on improving welfare through the design of policy in situations of uncertainty and risk. Although her research is primarily in applied microeconomic theory, she also utilizes experimental games and field surveys in her research. Most recently, Ling has generated theoretical research to inform disaster risk financing policy at the World Bank.
Prior to resuming her studies, Ling held roles as an actuarial consultant at Towers Watson and a program analyst at the UNDP. In addition to her PhD, Ling holds first class degrees in Law and Actuarial studies from the Australian National University.