Research Support & Data Services Librarian
"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."
Quantitative/Qualitative Methods in Social Sciences, Demography, Regional Economics, Urban Planning
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
- CU Numeric Data Collection
Columbia’s data portal for social sciences research
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.