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Data analyst

Claremont, CA
March 26, 2018

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Claremont, CA, ***11


PHD candidate in Economics

Claremont Graduate University,


Expected Graduate Date: May 2019


Master of Arts in Economics,Global

Commerce and Finance

Claremont Graduate University,

Claremont, CA

Degree awarded: Aug 2014

Relevant Course: Econometrics I,

International Finance and Econ

Development(developing and emerging



Bachelor of Science in Financial


Yunnan University of Finance and

Economics, Kunming, China

Degree awarded: Jul 2012

Relevant Course: Financial Risk

Management, Financial Derivative, and

Fixed income securities

Experienced Data Analysis

Econometrics Panel Data Time Series Data Financial Data Research Experience

International Monetary & Finance Research Assistant Sep. 2017- Present Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

• Manage the International Monetary and Financial Workshop;

• Participate in empirical research including data searching and cleaning, data analysis using Stata, and graph generating.

Neuroeconomics Research Assistant September 2016 - May 2017 Center for Neuroeconomics Studies, Claremont,CA

• Assisted in a study for Morning Star Company on organizational culture and employee productivity by helping on data entry for 1000 surveys and analyzing survey data by using Ofactors method.

• Grants application for multiple projects: money pressure with CITI bank, wearable sensors, and oxytocin with autism.

Data Analysis Experience

• Panel data: Using Stata to run regression to evaluate and analyze a panel of 44 countries over three periods to find the relationship between energy and GDP growth.

• Time Series Data: Testing China’s stock market efficiency based on 12 years daily closing price stock indices of Chinese stock exchanges in Shanghai and Shenzhen for A and B shares. We applied unit root test and variance ratio test by using Stata and Eviews.

• Big data(machine learning): Using Azure and Tableau to find the factors affect the level of the private education expenditure. Dataset: cross- sectional data in 2012 for 10 variables from 72 countries. We applied 3 regression models and 3 classification models.

Current Research

• Testing stock market efficiency by applying entropy or other complexity tools.


• Data Analysis

• Macro/Micro Economics

• Econometrics Modeling

• Project Management

• Applied Research

• Time Series

• Bilingual Mandarin

• Passed CFA Level I


• Stata

• Eviews

• R

• LaTex

• Tableau

• Azure

• Microsoft Office Suite:

Excel, PowerPoint, Word


For more information,please visit my LinkedIn Qiyun Li (Lori)

Academic Activities & Awards

Project Manager Nov.2010 - Nov.2011

Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming, China

• Managed undergraduate research training plan, selected topic, developed surveys, analyzed data, and published thesis.


• $16,000 Fellowship during 2015 to 2016, Claremont Graduate University

• 25% scholarship during master’s degree in CGU

• 1 of 2 students out of 50 to receive Thesis Excellence Awards,Yunnan University of Finance and Economics

Work Experience

Marketing Analyst Dec. 2014 - May 2015

Natural Health Fountain 1, San Gabriel, CA

• Wrote business plan and management plan with management team;

• Forecasted the company revenue by researching and analyzing market conditions, pricing, sales and market share;

• Forecasted 5-years company growth on workforce and client base . Economics Research Assistant Sep. 2013 - Dec. 2013 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

• Assisted in research data management for a research project on Russia labor force and taxation.

Banking Intern Feb. 2012 - May. 2012

Qujing Commercial Bank, Qujing, China

• Collaborated to prepare pre-loan investigation reports for management team review by analyzing companies’ financial statements, personal statement and on-site investigation of production situation

• Analyzed customer needs to suggest appropriate product options. Consulting Intern July 2011

Price Waterhouse Coopers(PwC), Shanghai, China

• Assisted with establishment of framework for small and medium-sized enterprise credit evaluation system using strategic models. For more information,please visit my LinkedIn

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