Weikai CHEN

TA sessions for Econ 203 (Inter Micro by Prof. Katzner) Fall 2015

  • Office hours: 830 Thompson, 2-4 PM, Wed
  • Email: weikaichen@umass.edu
  • Sessions: 
    • 203-01 AB Machmer W-25, Fri, 11:15-12:05
    • 203-01 AC Machmer W-25, Fri, 12:20 -1:10
    • 203-01 AE Machmer W-11, Fri, 10:10-11:00

Research Interests

  • Political Economy, Marxian Economics and Economoic Mothodology
  • Agent-based Computing Economics(ACE) and Complexity
  • Chinese Economy

Education 

  • Ph.d in Economics, Umass Amherst, 2014 -
  • M.A. in Political Economy, Nankai University, CN, GPA:3.9, June 2014
    • Nankai University First-class Scholarship, Based on Merit, 2013
    • Full Graduate Fellowship in the Master Program, Nankai University, 2012 & 2013
  • Exchange Semester in Economics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Fall 2013
  • B.S. in Economics, Nankai University, CN, GPA:3.7, June 2012
    • Nankai University Second-class Scholorship, Based on Merit, 2008, 2009 & 2011
    • Excellent Students Awards, Nankai University, 2009 & 2010

Conference Publications

  • "Matching Impacts of School Admission Mechanisms: An Agent-Based Approach", Eastern Economic Association 2015 Annual Conference, New York, US. (coauthor with Chen, S.-H., & Wang, C. H.)
  • Chen, W., Chen, S.-H., & Wang, C. H. (2014). Agent-based modeling of school admission systems. Paper presented at the 6th International Workshop on Emergent Intelligence on Networked Agents, Paris, France and the Chinese Economists Society 2014 Annual Conference, Guanzhou, China .
  • “The power in the Labor Market: the perspective from political Economy”, Chinese Association for Political Economy, Fudan Univ., Shanghai, CN, Nov 3-5, 2012. (in Chinese)

Skills

  • Language:  Chinese (native), English (fluent)
  • Computer Skills: Python, Matlab, R, NetLogo, LaTex, Linux