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[Photo: Jiaqi LI] Mr Jiaqi LI
Occasional Research Assistant - Growth
Email: j.li130@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.03 W  

Biography:

Jiaqi is a research assistant for Dr. Anna Valero in Growth Programme at CEP, LSE. He is also a research assistant for Dr. Gabriella Conti at Department of Economics, UCL. Previously, he was a research economist at National Institute of Economic and Social Research, while studying at Warwick University. During his undergraduate, he taught English in a rural primary school two days per week.

Current Areas of Research:

1. Under Anna's supervision in the Industrial Strategy team at CEP, investigate the dynamic between education(HE/FE/On-the-job) and firm productivity in the UK.

2.1 child development and maternal parenting. 2.2 evaluation of a home-visit early childhood intervention in the US.

3. For a project under CVER directed by Prof. Sandra McNally, evaluate the income/tax/JSA claims effect of a UK pilot scheme which offered 6-month workshops in basic English and Maths to the unemployed aged 18-21 in 4 regions. (Also warwick dissertation)

Education:

  • MSc Economics (Distinction), 2018, Warwick University
  • MSc Quantitative Research Methods (Merit), 2017, UCL
  • BSc Economics (First class), 2016, Lanzhou University
  • BSc Economics (Visiting), 2016, Torino University

Awards:

  • Nominated Best Dissertation of the Year (UCL, 2017)
  • Distinctive Undergraduate (Ministry of Education Scholarship, China, 2015)
  • National First Prize (senior high school, 2009); Distinctive Award (junior high school, 2006)

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • UCL - Research Assistant