Yiyan (Echo) Liu

Research Economist, Health Care Financing and Payment

Yinyan (Echo) Liu


  • PhD, Economics, University of Maryland
  • MA, Economics, Miami University
  • BA, Economics and Mathematics, Cornell College

Yiyan (Echo) Liu’s primary research interests are health insurance, health care financing, and health care payment and delivery. Since joining RTI, she has led quantitative analyses on several Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services projects, such as developing and recalibrating risk adjustment models, evaluating health reform initiatives, and conducting program evaluations on health care innovation awardees. Dr. Liu has broad empirical modeling and analytical skills, including comparison group methods, multivariate regressions, panel data methodology, quasi-experimental designs, and policy simulations.

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