Wei Yin

Research Support & Data Services Librarian


Wei Yin

ABOUT ME
"I am here to provide support for any subject or discipline involving numeric data preparation and analysis. I can also help with qualitative/quantitative social science research methodology questions. I am proficient in using Stata, SPSS & Excel, and have basic level skills in R and SAS."

 

EXPERTISE
Quantitative/Qualitative Methods in Social Sciences, Demography, Regional Economics, Urban Planning

 

EDUCATION
B.S., Resource Management & Urban and Rural Planning, Beijing Forestry University

M.S., Human Geography (concentrated on Economic Geography), Peking University

Ph.D. ABD, Economic Geography and International Business & World Trade, State University of New York at Buffalo

CONTACT INFO
wy2288@columbia.edu

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RECOMMENDED RESOURCES

  • CU Numeric Data Collection
    Columbia’s data portal for social sciences research
  • IPUMS
    For researchers who use demographic and socioeconomic data, IPUMS provides census and survey data from around the world integrated across time and space.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
    This website provides a wide range of subjects related to labor market and workplace in the U.S., including employment & unemployment, inflation & prices, pay & benefits. It’s very helpful for labor study on occupational level and regional level.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
    For regional studies based on the U.S., this website provides national, international, regional, industry level socioeconomic data, as well as interactive data visualization tool.