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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston MA, May 2015 (expected)

Dissertation Title: Confidence, Asset Returns, and Monetary Policy

Main advisors: Larry Epstein and Francois Gourio

                  Dissertation Committee: Larry Epstein, Francois Gourio, Simon Gilchrist, and Jianjun Miao

M.A., Economics, University at Albany-SUNY, NY, 2009

B.S., Information System, Beijing Information Technology Institute, Beijing China

FIELDS OF INTEREST

Asset Pricing,  Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Portfolio Choice

WORKING PAPERS

“Confidence, Bond Risks and Asset Returns,” September 2014, Submitted.

 ”Confidence, Asset Returns, and Monetary Policy in a New Keynesian Model” (with Simon Gilchrist), October 2013.

WORK IN PROGRESS

         “Central Bank Performance and Cross Country Stock Returns”
          ”Portfolio Choice under Constant and Time Varying Ambiguity,” March 2012

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, May 2013

BU/BC Green Line Macro Meeting, April 2013

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Fellow, Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2013

Teaching Assistant, Portfolio Theory (Math-Finance Master and Ph.D.), Department of Finance, Boston University, Fall 2011

Teaching Assistant, Economics of Risk and Uncertainty, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2012

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Econometrics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2012

Teaching Assistant, Mathematical Economics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2011

WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Professor Marcel Rindisbacher, Department of Finance, Boston University, 2012

Research Assistant, Professor Larry Epstein, Department of Economics, Boston University, 2011, 2014

Research Assistant, Professor Simon Gilchrist, Department of Economics, Boston University, 2014

Non-academic experience:  Software Engineer at Founder Electronics, System Engineer at IBM(China)

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Summer Research Grant, Department of Economics, Boston University, Summer 2012,Summer 2013

Teaching Scholarship, Department of Economics, Boston University, 2010,2011,2012,2013

Best Performance Award on First Year Comprehensive Exams, SUNY Albany, 2007

LANGUAGES

Fluent in English, Native in Chinese

COMPUTER SKILLS: Matlab, Stata, C++

CITIZENSHIP/VISA: China/F1 Student

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

The Society for Financial Studies

REFERENCES

Professor Larry Epstein (lepstein@bu.edu)

Professor Francois Gourio (fgourio@bu.edu)

Professor Simon Gilchrist(sgilchri@bu.edu)

Professor Jianjun Miao(miaoj@bu.edu)

October 2014