Ph.D. Candidate, International Economics and Finance, Brandeis University, 2008-2015
          M.S., Management Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2007

          B.A., Economics, Hunan Normal University, China, 2004 

Research Fields

        Primary fields:      Energy Economics, Economic Development,Macroeconomics, 

        Secondary fields:  Applied Econometrics, Computational Economics

Research Experience 

         Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Economic Research Department 

         Research Assistant to Professor Gary Jefferson 

         Research Assistant to Professor Laarni Bulan

Teaching Experience

             Statistics and Economic Analysis (undergraduate), summer 2014, 2013, 2011 (eval: 4.74/5)

Teaching Fellows  
              Fall      2014    Applied Regression Analysis (PhD), for Professor Wu Zeng
              Spring 2014    International Trade Policy and Institutions (master), for Professor Judith Dean
              Fall      2013     Advanced Econometrics (PhD), for Professor Dominic Hodgkin
              Spring 2013     Applied Econonometrics (PhD), for Professor Elizabeth Brainerd
              Spring 2012     Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics (undergraduate), for Professor George Hall
              Spring 2012     International Trade: Theory and Practice (master), for Professor Peter Petri
              Fall      2011      Advanced Econometrics (PhD), for Professor Davide Pettenuzzo
              Fall      2010     Advanced Microeconomics (PhD), for Professor Blake LeBaron
              Fall      2010     Senior Thesis Honor Program(undergraduate), for Professor Elizabeth Brainerd
              Spring 2010     Macroeconomics Theory (undergraduate), for Professor George Hall 
              Fall      2009     Econometrics with Application of Linear Algebra (undergraduate), for Professor Hong Li
              Fall      2008     Industrial Organization (undergraduate), for Professor Kathryn Graddy                        
  Awards, Scholarship and Fellowships 

          The Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Young Fellowship (2013)

Provost's Dissertation Support Award, Brandeis University (2013)

Travel and Research Grant, Brandeis University (2013)

CSWEP Summer Fellowship, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2012)

Asian Pacific Center Research Grant, Brandeis University (2010-2012)

Graduate Fellowship, Brandeis University (2008-present) 

Graduate Fellowship, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2004-2007)

Conferences & Seminars Attended
          2015  The Penn Symposium on Contemporary China
          2013  PAFTAD Conference; Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting; Eastern Economics Association Annual Meeting
          2012 Midwest Macroeconomics Annual Conference; Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Computer Skills

          Matlab, STATA, C, Dynare, Latex

Languages and Other
          English (fluent), Chinese (native)
          Citizenship: Chinese F-1 visa