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Education

20132015

Duke University

Master of Art in Economics, GPA: 3.7/4.0
20092013

Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Economics, GPA: 92/100

Work History

August 2015Present

Data Analyst

Arecy Consulting
  • Confirmed project requirements by studying user requirements
  • Maintained data dictionary by revising and entering definitions
July 2015August 2015

Management Trainee

312 Marketing Raleigh, NC
  • Executed day to day sales, marketing, and campaign management
  • Managed the implementation and delivery of a key client’s activity, maximizing performance, return on investment, and identifying opportunity to expand
July 2014August 2014

Intern Analyst

Dagong Global Credit Rating Co., Ltd. Beijing, China
  • Participated in the preparation of credit rating reports about corporate bonds; presented to internal rating committees and communicated with issuers and investors
  • Completed 2 twenty-page credit rating reports independently by conducting financial statement analysis; learned credit rating standards and gained knowledge about risk management
January 2012February 2012

Audit Department Intern

KPMG, Beijing, China
  • Participated in the audit process of a state-owned enterprise in the energy industry; made more than 30 phone calls to 50 city branches to urge them to hand in bank statements
  • Collected and collated data in working papers to get the necessary information for audit sampling

Selected Projects

Computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeling Duke University, Durham, NC                              April 2015

  • Completed two major projects in economic policy evaluation by analyzing linearized and nonlinear models using Excel and GAMS

Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators Durham, NC                                                          January - April 2015

  • Collaborated with team members to establish pilot strategies for ViFlex, a prescription glasses manufacturer; researched potential partnership opportunities for ViFlex and finalized partner shortlist and criteria with written reports

BCG Case Study Competition Duke University, Durham, NC                                                               March 2014

  • Used Excel to value the subject firm, McCarthy's BBQ & Grill, with DCF analysis under different production methods, annual volume, etc.; calculated the NPV and IRR using Excel; analyzed profitability and competitive position; conducted sensitivity analysis and scenario analysis

Skills

Languages: Fluent in English; Native in Chinese; Basic in Japanese (N5)

Technical: Microsoft Office, STATA, MATLAB, Python