Ph.D. in Economics, Southern Methodist University.
M.A. in Economics, Miami University at Oxford.
B.A. in Economics, Xiamen University.
PRIMARY: Asset Pricing, Financial Economics, Time Series Analysis and Applied Macroeconometrics.
SECONDARY: Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
Hu, R. and Zarazaga, C. (2018) Fiscal Stabilization and the Credibility of the U.S. Budget Sequestration Spending Austerity. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.jedc.2018.02.010
Start-up Research Grant Award, University of Macau.
Graduate Student Travel Grant Award, Southern Methodist University.
Top 5 National Finalists, Capital One® Modeling Competition 2014.
Best Third Year Research Paper Award, Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University.
Silver Medal in the SAS® Data Mining Shootout Competition 2013.
Full Tuition Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship Award, Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University.
Full Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship Award, Department of Economics, Miami University at Oxford.
Excellent Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Department of Finance, Xiamen University.
WEAI Conference, Western Economic Association International, San Diego, CA.
Brown Bag Seminar, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, TX.
Brown Bag Seminar, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.
Capital One® Modeling Competition Conference 2014, McLean, VA.
SAS® Predictive Analytics Annual Conference 2013, Orlando, FL.