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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Graduate Student

Wen Chen

Education:

  • Ph.D. Economics, Washington State University (expected May 2015)
    Advisor: Robert E. Rosenman
  • M.S. Statistics, Washington State University (expected May 2015)
  • B.S. Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, 2011
  • B.S. Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, 2011

Research Interest:

  • Financial Economics, Industrial Organization
  • Labor Economics, Applied Microeconometrics

 Professional Certificates:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Exams
    Level I, Passed, December 2013
    Level II, Passed, June 2014
  • Uniform Certied Public Accountant (CPA) Examinations (State of Washington)
    BEC, 92, August 2012
    FAR, 92, October, 2012
    REG, 92, November, 2012
    AUD, 96, February, 2013

Work in Progress:

  • Information Interaction of Insider Trading on Share Re-purchases: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with Robert E. Rosenman
  • Gender Bias in Top Executives: A Diagnosis from Stock Market Performance
  • The Effect of an Employer Health Insurance Mandate on the Demand for Part-time Labor, with Bisisha Mandal
  • Go Back to Hotelling: An Interaction Between Reputation and Quality Variations

Professional Presentations:

  • “Gender Bias in Top Executives: A Diagnosis from Stock Market” Session Title:(Household and Labor Economics).
    Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Research Experience:

  • Affordable Care Act and small businesses with Bidisha Mandal
  • Irrigation systems
  • Bovine Respiratory Disease project


Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant: Labor Economics, Fall 2011- Spring 2012
  • Teaching Assistant:Global Capitalism Today: Perspectives and Issues, Fall 2011
  • Intermediate Microeconomics without Calculus, Spring 2012
  • Monetary Theory and Policy, Spring 2012


Computer Skills:

  • STATA, SAS, GAUSS, R, LATEX, SQL

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Degree Program: Ph.D.
Washington State University
School of Economic Sciences
P.O. Box 646210
Pullman, WA 99164-6210
Phone: (206) 849-3540
E-mail: wen_econ.chen@wsu.edu