David Ou is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the Luskin School of Public Affairs interested in international and regional development and the role of business and trade in creating a common prosperity. Before returning to school at Luskin, he conducted field research projects as a student at Fudan University, completed an independent research project on private enterprises in the Pearl River Delta, and developed business opportunities with a local trading company in Southeast Asia. David is a great lover of film and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. He enjoys street photography, barbell training, and The Economist in his free time.