Visiting Scholars and Graduate Students
Visiting Faculty Scholars 2016
Former CPR grad Ping Zhang (Fudan University) visited CPR, through mid-August, to work with Yilin Hou. Ping is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration, International Public Policy Program (IPP) and the School of International Relations and Public Affairs in Shanghai, China.
Visiting Faculty Scholars 2015
Hongren (Henry) Huang, (National Central University, Taiwan) a former student and co-author of Professor Chihwa Kao, visited CPR to collaborate on a project from mid-December 2015 to mid-September 2016. Currently, Hongren (Henry) Huang is an Associate Professor of Finance at National Central University, Taiwan. Professors Huang and Kao planned
to work on a project that explains how to recover the risk-neutral probability and market's belief using forward looking market prices (e.g., housing prices, derivatives).
Huiping Li (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics) is an Associate Professor of Finance and Economics. She received her PhD at UNC Charlotte. Her research is in residential segregation, local governments and income inequality both in the US and China. She was here working with Yilin Hou until late August on the willingness to pay for property tax in Shanghai. Her research has been reported by the Atlantic Monthly and Chicago
Former CPR grad Ping Zhang (Fudan University) visited CPR July 7- August 20, to work with Yilin Hou on a paper about the ability-to-pay property taxes in transitional economies. Ping is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration, International Public Policy Program (IPP) and the School of International Relations and Public Affairs in Shanghai, China.
Jose Gallegos(Videnza Consultants, Peru), Jose, a former CPR graduate student, is currently working at Videnza Consultants as a Principal Researcher. He has eight years of work experience on human development and poverty research. He was here for a week in May, working on a project with Jan Ondrich.
de Vries (University of Stirling, UK) visited CPR the week of April 27th to work on a project with David Popp. Frans de Vries is a Professor of Economics and Chair, Division of Economics, Stirling Management School. His fields of interest include environmental and energy economics, agricultural economics, and economics of technological change.
Rodríguez-Planas (City University of New York, Queens College) visited CPR from March 16-19 to work with Alfonso Flores-Lagunes. Her research interests include Program and Policy Evaluation in Education, Labor Market and Risky Behaviors, Wages and Flexible Work Arrangements, Family Economics, Youth and
Gender Issues, and Migration.
Visiting Graduate Students 2015
The Center for Policy Research is fortunate to afford visiting students from outside the United States the opportunity to work as research assistants in the Center.
Lei Xiao, is a Masters student, visiting from the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University. She is working with Yingyi Ma until September 2015. Lei's research interest is in public culture service and cultural differences between China and America.
Mingyue Wen, was a Ph.D. student, visiting from the School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University. She worked with Yilin Hou until January 2015. Mingyue's research interest was in public budgeting.