Curriculum Vitae

Yijiao Liu


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  • Ph.D. in Economics, Stony Brook University, USA, 2012-
  • B.A. in Economics National Base Class, Jilin University, China, 2008-2012.


Research Field

  • Urban Economics, Demographic Economics, Applied Microeconomics.


Computer Skill

  • Python, R, Stata, Latex, LyX, Matlab


Working Paper

  • ‘How will hukou reform change the city system in China’, 2017
  • ‘Distinguishing Places and Populations in China: Urban and Rural Areas and Urban and Rural Residents’, 2017
  • ‘Migrant workers and the social welfare of the rural migrant population’, 2014



  • ‘The Analysis of the Structure of the China’s Labor Marke’, Business Research Journal, May 2011, pp73- 75.



Professional Experience

  • Full-time intern, Mortality Section, Population Division, DESA, United Nations (August 2017–present).
  • Consultant, Research Foundation in CUNY (Spring 2015).
  • Project Leader, China National Innovation Project for Undergraduates (2010–2011).


Teaching Experience

  • Instructor for Undergraduates at Stony Brook University
    • Urban Economics
    • Economic Development
    • Urban Economics (on-line)
    • Demographic Economics of Developing Countries
    • Mathematical Statistics
    • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
    • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate at Stony Brook University
    • Introduction to Economics
    • Mathematical Statistics
    • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory


Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Summer Online Teaching Initiative, Office of the Provost, Stony Brook University, 2017.
  • Graduate teaching assistantship, Stony Brook University, 2014–present.
  • National Ping’an Paper Award, Third Prize, China, 2011.
  • The National Innovation Project for Undergraduates, Ministry of Education of China, 2010–2011.
  • Student Achievement Award of the School of Economics, Jilin University, China, 2009–2012.
  • Scholarship to the School of Economics, Jilin University, China, 2008–2012.



  • Volunteer, “Expert group meeting on Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration”, United Nations, September 08, 2017.
  • Organizer, the International Game Theory Conference at Stony Brook University, July 2016/July 2017.
  • Music Ambassador, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 2015–2016.



  • Classical Guitar Champion, Adult Group (12 years old), The Second Guitar Competition, Shenyang, China, 2002
  • Classical Guitar Player, Sciences Playwriting Competition Winning Entries, Simon’s Center, Stony Brook University, 2013
  • Classical Guitar Player for the original soundtrack of the documentary movie, Utopia, directed by Yiren Wang, China, 2007