Research and Programming Analyst
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 experience in data programming, management, exploration, and analysis, and is available for consultation. 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.
Her 2020 drop-in hours for PSTC trainees are Mondays 10:00-12:00 and Thursdays 1:00-3:00.
Data management, Programming, Trainee consultation