research

education

degrees

2016 Ph.D.University of Amsterdam and Université Catholique de Louvain, Economics

2011 MSc Université Paris 1 and Universität Bielefeld, Mathematical Economics

2007 Master De La Salle University, Mathematics

2006 BA and BSc De La Salle University, Economics and Accountancy

professional experience

academic

2016 - present Assistant Professor

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)

Department of Statistics and Data Science, School of Economics (SOE)

Xiamen University, China

2016 Researcher

Chair of Statistics

Universität Passau, Germany

2014 - 2016 Lecturer

Department of Economics and Econometrics

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007 - 2009 Assistant Professor

Financial Management Department

De La Salle University, The Philippines

2006 - 2007 Assistant Lecturer

Economics Department

De La Salle University, The Philippines

administration and communication

2019 - 2021 Director

International Graduate Programs

Experience with distance learning efforts, building community among international graduate students, improving engagement with faculty members

2017 - 2021 Committee member, area of marketing and operations

International Graduate Programs

Experience with improving informativeness of admissions workflow, overseeing daily operations

master and phd research supervision

xiamen university

Leonard Bryan Lim Kho (2021 - present): Supplementing Small Probability Samples with Large Non-probability Samples in the Absence of Auxiliary Variables (Master in progress).

Makafui Anani (2019 - present): Essays on Banking in Africa. (PhD in progress).

Shahzad Munir (2017 - 2021): Essays on Testing Deviations from Normality (co-supervision with Prof. Xiaoyi Han; PhD obtained June 2021).

Low Cheng Hui (2020 - 2021): A Monte Carlo Analysis of the KPSS Test and Its Recent Modifications (Master obtained December 2021).

Bwogi Enoch Sean Tandekwire (2019 - 2020): The Effect of Capitalization Size on Factor Exposures in Smart Beta Exchange Traded Funds (Master obtained September 2020).

Lidia Yaolin Xu Chan (2018 - 2019): Demand for Wine and Alcoholic Beer in Spain: Estimating Elasticities with the Almost Ideal Demand System (Master obtained September 2019).

Felix Atanga Adongo (2018 - 2019): On the Performance of Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Multilateral Resistance Terms Obtained from a Structural Gravity Model: A Dedicated Monte Carlo Study (Master obtained July 2019).

Iry Notoavina Randarimalala (2018 - 2019): The Effect of Consumer Reviews on Stock Returns: Evidence from the Video Game Industry (Master obtained July 2019).

Mohammad Tareq Abdullah (2017 - 2018): The Impact of Measurement Error on Estimation and Inference in the Solow Growth Model (Master obtained September 2018).

Makafui Anani (2017 - 2018): Complexity and Idiosyncratic Risk: Evidence from U.S. Bank Holding Companies (Master obtained July 2018).

Prashanta Mohan Chakraborty (2017 - 2018): The Impact of Private Commercial Bank Branch Expansion on Agricultural Yield: Evidence from District Level Panel Data from Bangladesh (Master obtained July 2018).

university of amsterdam

Mariana Oviedo Pacheco (2015 - 2016): The Relative Importance of Internal and External Variables on the Dynamics of Mexico’s Output and the Calculation of the Output Gap: an SVAR approach (MSc Econometrics obtained January 2016)

Nadia Zoon (2014 - 2015): An Econometric Analysis of Donor Management and Donor Behavior at SOS Kinderdorpen Nederland (MSc Econometrics obtained October 2015)

Alejandro Brondino (2014 - 2015): Forecasting with Panels under the Correlated Random Effects Framework as in Mundlak (1978) (MSc Econometrics obtained August 2015)

seminar, workshop, and conference presentations

co-author presenting

2022 The Eleventh Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE), 5th International Conference on Econometrics and Statistics (ECOSTA 2022), 7th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI2022), SAE 2022: Small Area Estimation, Surveys and Data Science, Second Toronto Workshop on Reproducibility, 6th China Accounting and Finance Conference

2021 15th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics, Bernoulli-IMS 10th World Congress In Probability and Statistics (poster), De La Salle University SOE 10th Anniversary Seminar Series

2020 14th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics

2019 4th Monash-Xiamen Workshop, WISE Workshop in Microeconometrics, 13th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics

2018 SWUFE, 14th Symposium on Econometric Theory and Its Applications, 3rd Monash-Xiamen Workshop

2017 Tinbergen Institute, 2017 Humboldt-Aarhus-Xiamen Workshop, Asian Meeting of Econometric Society, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Midwest Econometrics Study Group, Xiamen University (2x)

2016 Bilkent University, University of Amsterdam Workshop on Panel Data, Xiamen University (2x)

2015 Tinbergen Institute, University of Passau, Monash University, 9th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics, 21st Panel Data Conference, 2nd IAAE Annual Conference, 25th New Zealand Econometric Study Group, 10th Netherlands Econometric Study Group (plenary)

2014 University of Amsterdam Workshop on Panel Data, 9th Netherlands Econometric Study Group (poster)

2013 University of Amsterdam Workshop on Panel Data, KU Leuven Workshop on Panel Data and Incidental Parameters, 4th Amsterdam-Bonn Econometrics Workshop, CORE-ILSM Lecture Series on High-Dimensional Econometrics, 8th Netherlands Econometric Study Group (poster)

2012 Tinbergen Institute, Universität Bielefeld, 6th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics

2011 University of Amsterdam

professional service

Co-organizer, “Mentoring Event for Female Economists”, 2019 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Xiamen, China, June 2019.

Organizing Committee, “2019 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society”, The Econometric Society, Xiamen, China, June 2019.

Reviewer, Journal of Applied Econometrics (3x), Econometrics and Statistics (5x), Applied Economics (1x), Applied Economics Letters (1x), Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics (4x), The MIT Press (2x).

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