Curriculum Vitae

My academic CV can be found HERE.

RUIXUAN HU

740-818-7309 • RHU3@fordham.edu 

SUMMARY

Ph.D. in Economics with experience in quantitative methodology and modeling, data analysis and econometrics. Proficient in R and Matlab. Familiar with Python and SQL. Passionate to take on challengeable roles in the analytical field.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND 

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY – Graduate School of Arts and Science, Bronx, NY

Doctor of Philosophy                 Major: Economics                   Specialization: Econometrics                                    December, 2017

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY – Graduate School of Arts and Science, Bronx, NY

Master of Arts                           Major: Economics                                                                                                       December, 2014

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY – College of Business, Stony Brook, NY

Bachelor of Science                   Major: Economics & Finance                                                                                            May, 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL POLICY STUDIES AT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Bronx, NY

Research Assistant                                                                                                                                             August, 2014 – Present

·         Designed and developed foreign currency exchange (FX) time-varying volatility GARCH model with Linear Regressions, Time series by using Matlab, R, and Visual Basic.

·         Conducted statistical and economic analyses of China macroeconomic and regional data and performed computer programming for data transformation and forecast.

·         Conducted exploratory data analysis with persuasive visualizations for 10 years of major commodities prices and China ETF indexes data with R and SQL.

·         Conducted Monte Carlo Simulation using R and Matlab to do research on foreign currency exchange of short- and long-term with different structures of asset portfolios.

·         Conducted research on international economics policies through partnerships with academia, governments, non-governmental and international organizations, and investment banks.

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Department of Economics, Bronx, NY

Teaching Fellow                                                                                                                                                  August, 2016 – Present

·         Supervised and guided undergraduate students on modeling microeconomics research.

·         Conducted, organized and designed multiple sections of undergraduate Microeconomics lectures.

Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                                                                                  August, 2014 – August, 2016

·         Guided students with programming related questions (Matlab, R and Excel).

·         Conducted and led tutoring sessions on undergraduate courses, such as foundations of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, and Statistical Decision Making by using Matlab, EViews and Excel.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY, Department of Economics, Stony Brook, NY

Research Assistant                                                                                                                                  September, 2012 – May, 2013

·         Applied advanced statistical and quantitative modeling techniques to provide the analytical basis for measuring Chinese stock market performance.

·         Analyzed the volatility of Chinese stocks daily yields utilizing VaR-GARCH models

·         Lectured undergraduate students on intermediate macroeconomics and microeconomics practice classes.

 

AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA, Hebei, China

Financial Analyst Intern                                                                                                                    November, 2011 – January, 2012

·         Designed and developed optimization models using linear programming in Excel that yield the optimum investment allocation within each portfolio, generating higher returns at lower risk levels.

·         Analyzed potential client portfolios based on credit history, assets and liabilities, and loan payment preferences using Excel.

·         Prepared surveys of credit conditions for Iron companies, reclassified the part of macro analysis according to knowledge in macroeconomics and divided the macro analysis into three pieces: competitors, consumer, and policy.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 

Dissertation on Exchange Rate and Stock Market Performance

·         Obtained monthly and daily RMB exchange rate and Chinese stock market index data from Bloomberg terminal and database of Fordham University, Columbia University, and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

·         Implemented various hypothesis testing techniques such as Unit Root Test, Granger Causality Test on exchange rate and stock market return in different markets and sectors.

·         Utilized Vector Error Correction models to study the dynamics of Co-integrated time series and their long-run relationships.

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Ruixuan Hu,
Nov 7, 2017, 8:38 PM
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