New Faculty: Chen Qiu

Chen Qiu

Assistant Professor, Economics

Academic focus: 
I focus on developing econometric methods to answer questions encountered in applied economics and public policy-making.

Current research project: 
Program evaluation with high dimensional datasets, treatment policy design when treatment space is continuous, and optimal learning of semiparametric models

Previous positions:

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Department of Economics, University College London, 2020-2021

Academic background:

  • Ph.D., Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., 2020
  • M.Res., Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., 2017
  • M.Sc., Econometrics and mathematical economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K., 2015

Last book read:
“Bandit Algorithms” by Csaba Szepesvari and Tor Lattimore

In your own time/when not working:
Going to the gym, cooking, exploring nature

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:
Economic analysis with machine learning methods, for both graduate and undergraduate students

What most excites you about Cornell:
The interdisciplinary research environment, the opportunity to collaborate with inspiring colleagues and students in the college and beyond, the beautiful nature and that nice college town feel

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