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Xiaoyi Yan

Director, Budgetary Analysis

Xiaoyi Yan is Director of Budgetary Analysis. She leads the PBO’s analytical work on government budgets and Electoral Platform Costing.

Prior to joining the PBO, she worked in various policy departments and agencies including the last 6 years at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada as Director of Policy Research. She also worked at Health Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, Canada Revenue Agency and Statistics Canada in various capacities responsible for research and analysis. She served as a member and National Correspondent for Canada at the OECD’s Expert Group on Migration from 2015 to 2018 and taught Economics for many years in universities in Canada and China.

Xiaoyi holds a PhD in Economics from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.