Ph.D. Economics, McMaster University, Canada 2011
Ph.D. Dissertation: Essays in Health Economics and Robust Econometrics
M.A. Economics, University of Guelph, Canada 2005
Master's Thesis: A Comparison between Flexible Parametric and Kernel Estimators B.Sc. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Hebei Normal University, China 2004
SGS Scholarship, McMaster University 2006 – 2009
SEDAP Fellowship, McMaster University 2007 - 2009
Graduate Research Scholarship, McMaster University 2006 - 2009
Entrance Scholarship, McMaster University 2005
University Graduate Bursary, University of Guelph 2004
Binary Response Correlated Random Coefficient Panel Data Models (with Y. Gao and Z. Liang), 2015, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 188, Issue 2, Pages 421–434.
Asymptotics for Nonparametric and Semiparametric Fixed Effects Panel Models (with Z. Liang), 2015, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 185, Issue 2, Pages 420–434.
A Smooth Nonparametric Conditional Density Test for Categorical Responses (with J. Racine), Econometric Theory, 2012, doi:10.1017/S0266466612000382.
Nonparametric Regression with Weakly Dependent Data: The Discrete and Continuous Regressor Case (with D. Ouyang and J. Racine), 2009, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics,Vol. 21, No. 6, Pages 697-711.
Do Higher Cigarette Taxes Lead Smokers to Lose (Self) Control? (with P. DeCicca), 2010.
Investigating the Price Sensitivity of Older Smokers (with P. DeCicca), 2010.