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ISEM Postgraduate Hu Yuxiao Engages in Academic Research to Harvard University

Author:Translated by Liang Jue Proofread by HuaZexun Editor:Yang Jun Publish:2017-04-07 Size:TTT
In the new semester of 2017, Hu Yuxiao, who began her postgraduate study in 2015 at CUEB International School of Economics and Management(ISEM), was invited by the internationally renowned economist Richard B. Freeman to Harvard University for six months’ academic research with Harvard University’s scholars, specifically on China's economic problems at the National Bureau of Economic Research. International School of Economics and Management will provide support and funding to help Hu Yuxiao on research and living, encouraging her to keep focused on study.

Before studying in the International School of Economics and Management, Hu Yuxiaomade up her mind to pursue the doctorate in an overseas university with global prestige. Hu Yuxiao utilized various academic resources provided by the School and took a deep dive into the study of economics, especially in the field of econometrics. Thanks to her painstaking efforts, she got an average grade of 92 and won the first-class scholarship. With professional guidance from her mentor Li Kunpeng and professors with foreign PhD degrees from different research fields, she developed intense research interest in labor economics and development economics. With the help of Wang Chao, teacher of the course “Applied Economics Frontier", Hu Yuxiao successfully submitted an 8,000-word English course thesis, Wage Inequality Between Homosexual and Heterosexual Male Employees - a Quantile Decomposition Approach, to an international SCI journal. In addition, Hu Yuxiao has received graduate admission letters from the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a doctoral admission notice from North Carolina State University. 

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