Ph.D. Candidate
Office: 260 Heady Hall
Phone: (515) 520-9221
Email: yuanli AT iastate.edu and yuanli.isu AT gmail com
Department of Economics
Iowa State University
Yuan Li

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Economics; Minor, Statistics (expected May 2012)
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
Advisor: Dr. John Beghin, Professor, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

B.S., Agricultural Economics (July 2005)
College of Economics and Management, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

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EXPERIENCE

Data Analyst Intern (May 2011-Current)
PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company, Seattle, Washington

Research Assistant (January 2010-August 2010)
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Research Assistant (May 2008-August 2008)
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Teaching Assistant (August 2005-Decemeber 2009)
Iowa State University, Ames, IA

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PUBLICATIONS & WORK IN PROGRESS

Li. Y., & Beghin, J.C. 2011. “A meta-analysis of estimates of the impact of technical barriers to trade.” Journal of Policy Modeling, forthcoming.

Li. Y., & Beghin, J.C. 2011. “A Protectionism Index for Non-Tariff Measures: An Application to Maximum Residue Levels.” Working paper.

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HONORS

Quinn Popcorn Foreign Trade Scholarship, Iowa State University, 2009

Finalist, 7th Annual Norman Borlaug Lectureship Poster Competition, 2008

Scholarship for Academic Excellence, China Agricultural University, 2002-2005

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TECHNICAL SKILLS

SAS, R, STATA, Matlab, GAUSS, Access, ArcView GIS, Excel

SQL, C, Visual Basic

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USEFUL LINKS

Look up movie and showtime in town

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