Dominique Fong is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, based in Beijing. She writes about one of China’s most important economic sectors: the property market: bubbles, bursts, land rights, changing cities, capital flows, what owning a home means to Chinese people.

Previously, she wrote about Asian financial markets from Hong Kong. In the U.S., she was a business and real estate reporter for The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, writing about housing affordability, real estate trends and luxury mansions. Before that, she was a local government and community reporter for The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon.

Born in San Jose, California, she graduated in 2010 from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles with bachelor’s degrees in print journalism and political science, and a minor in entrepreneurship.

Besides her native English, she speaks conversational French and Cantonese.