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Shuning Mao

Ph.D. Candidate - Department of Economics

Office: Sequoyah Hall 235

Phone: (925) 719-0595

Email: shm021@ucsd.edu

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

I am a Ph.D. Candidate interested in applied economics and data science. I am currently on the job market and will be available for interviews this winter at the ASSA 2020 meeting in San Diego. I am very interested in a career which allows me to touch the pulse of the real-world economy.

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics - University of California, San Diego - 2020 (expected)
  • B.Sc., Quantitative Finance, minor in Economics and Mathematics - The Chinese University of Hong Kong - 2014

Research Fields

  • Primary Fields: Macroeconomics, Data Science
  • Secondary Field: Political Economy

Research Interests

I am an applied economist and data scientist who is passionate about integrating "unconventional" data into economic research. I have used various data sources such as social media and newspapers to detect policy intentions and real-time market responses. Across diverse topics, my research shares the common objective of using textual data with advanced data analytical tools to measure economic variables.

For more details, please see my research page.

References

James Hamilton (chair)
Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
(858) 534-5986
Email     Website

Prashant Bharadwaj
Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
(858) 822-6760
Email     Website

Steve Levkoff
Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
(858) 822-6481
Email     Website