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  • Graduate Teaching Asst (E), Economics Department

Research Summary

My research mainly encompasses the intersectional fields of development economics, international economics, applied econometrics and East Asian political economy. Generally speaking, my research topics primarily surround the topics of structural change and productivity growth with a strong concentration on output and employment sectors. My dissertation is a portfolio of three essays that investigate China's regional economic development paths since 1997.

Education

  • BA, Economics, National Tsing Hua University
  • Minor, Chinese Literature, National Tsing Hua University
  • MA, Economics, University of Denver
  • PhD (in progress, expected completion in 2018/2019), Economics, University of Utah . Project: "Essays on Globalization, Structural Change, and Productivity Growth in China during the Period 1997-2015"

Biography

Thank you for visiting my professional profile at the University of Utah.

My name is Sophie Wu. I am originally from Taiwan, and currently an econ PhD candidate. 

I have been studying economics since 2001. My research mainly encompasses the intersectional fields of development economics, international economics, applied econometrics, and East Asian political economy. 

In addition to my academic work, I am also a passionate business developer in the e-commerce sector. 

I speak Mandarin, Taiwanese, and English. I also have knoweldge in French and Japanse. 

During my free time, I love to explroe different places and cultures.