Research and Programming Analyst
Office: 107 Mencoff Hall
Tel: (401) 863-9411
Office hours for PSTC trainees:
- Monday, 1-3 p.m.
- Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Hong Xia joined the PSTC in 2015, coming from Ohio State University where she was a research associate at the Center for Human Resource Research. For nearly fourteen years, she worked on a large database, the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY), conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. She was responsible for creating event history variables for marriage and crime and incarceration histories and other variables in fertility, income, and training sections. She has extensive experiences in data programming, management, exploration, and analysis. Hong holds a bachelor's degree in statistics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and an M.S. in statistics from Arizona State University.