Ying Zhu

Education: PhD, U.C. Berkeley; MA, U.C. Berkeley; MS, M.I.T.; BA, Carroll College, MT

Employment: Assistant Professor of Economics at UCSD (current), Assistant Professor of Statistics and Computer Science at Purdue University, West Lafayette (previous)

Research Fields: Theoretical Statistics, Integration of Economic Theory, Machine Learning, and Operations Research

Research Interests: High-Dimensional Estimation and Inference, Nonasymptotic Statistics, Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods, Mathematical Foundations of Statistical Learning, Data Based Robust Mechanism Design

Curriculum Vitae 

Publications and Accepted Papers

Working Papers

PhD Dissertation 

Endogenous Econometric Models and Multi-Stage Estimation in High-Dimensional Settings: Theory and Applications - University of California, Berkeley, Spring 2015

PhD Dissertation Committee Chairs: James Powell (Economics), J. Miguel Villas-Boas (Haas School of Business)

PhD Dissertation Committee Members: Martin Wainwright (Statistics and EECS), Ganesh Iyer (Haas School of Business), Przemyslaw Jeziorski (Haas School of Business), Demian Pouzo (Economics)

M.S. Thesis 

Evaluating Airline Delays: The Role of Airline Networks, Schedules, and Passenger Demands - School of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Feb. 2009, supervised by Cynthia Barnhart