The Econometrics Game
The econometrics game is a day-long competition where competing teams are given a dataset and fourteen hours to devise and answer a question of economic importance. The prompt in 2016 was to investigate the economic assimilation of immigrants, and my team came in second out of nine teams.
(4/16) Revisiting the Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants
Just for fun
In 2014, my friend Albert and I played a lot of flappy bird and compared our scores to a geometric distribution.
(2/16) A Statistical Analysis of Flappy Bird
For our final project in Econometrics B during the winter of 2016, my friend Leila and I studied the role of US political interests in the allocation of funds by the World Bank and International Development Association.
(3/16) Informal Influence in the World Bank
I took Time-Dependent Data during the winter of 2016, and my final project analyzed climate trends in Central England from the 17th century to the present using time-series techniques.
(3/16) Global Warming in Central England
I took Experimental Economics during the spring of 2015, and my team designed a field experiment around Amazon's Mechanical Turk to investigate motivating factors behind gift-reciprocity in labor markets.
(6/15) Employer Reputation and Effort Reciprocity
During the summer of 2015, I interned at China Life Insurance in Beijing, and did some research in analyzing risk factors in China's stock market, dynamic portfolio selection, and the turn of the month effect.
(8/15) Dynamic Portfolio Selection in the U.S.
(8/15) Common Risk Factors in China's A Shares
(7/15) Exploiting the Turn of the Month effect in China and Hong Kong
(7/15) The Turn of the Month effect in Hong Kong and China
(7/15) A brief analysis of the Turn of the Month effect in the U.S.
(8/14) A Long-short equity proposal for the gaming industry