Yue Lu is Assistant Professor of China Institute for WTO Studies, University of International Business and Economics. She has studied on Global Value Chain and China, Trade and Finance. She has published a number of book chapters and over twenty articles in leading economics journals in both Chinese and English. Her papers have appeared in journals such as International Interactions, Social Sciences in China (Chinese and English edition), World Economy (Chinese), Economics Research Journal (Chinese). She is a referee for China & World Economy. In addition, she is the principal investigator of National Natural Science Foundation of China (2016-2018). Yue Lu received her B.A. degrees and Ph.D. from Nankai University. She was a recipient of Fulbright Ph.D Dissertation Research Program Scholarship (2013-2014) and Committee of 100 Leadership Scholarship (2012). She was Visiting Scholar of Business School, Columbia University i2013-2014j and of East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore (2016-2017).