Esther Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Statistics Director of Data Analytics
Office Phone: (951) 343-4942 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: James 479 Office Hours: Tue/Thu 12:30-2:00 and Wed 12:30-2:00
|Ph.D.||Economics / Econometrics||University of California, Irvine||2010|
Statistics classes: Statistical Mathematics I & II, Research and Experimental Design, Applied linear regression, Survey and sampling methodologies, Statistical Computing I & II
Econometrics classes: Econometrics, Applied Econometrics I
Economics classes: Accounting, Introduction to Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Econometrics/Statistics, Bayesian inference, Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC), forecasting, statistical and modeling tools, big data analysis, and international economics
EViews Lecturer, Bayesian VAR (2013-2014)
Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, UC Irvine (2007-2009)
Guest Lecturer, EViews and Stata training sessions for MBA students (CEO Program for General Management and Business), Yonsei University (2002-2004)
Research, Presentations, & Publications
“Copula Analysis of Correlated Counts," Advances in Econometrics: Bayesian Model Comparison, 34, 325 - 348, 2014.
“MCMC Perspectives on Simulated Likelihood Estimation," with Ivan Jeliazkov, Advances in Econometrics: Maximum Simulated Likelihood, 26, 3-39, 2010.
“Review of Fluctuations in Land and Stock Prices in the Japanese Economy," The Korean Journal of Economics, 16 (1), 95-122, 2009.
Church Membership & Activities
Koinonia Community Baptist Church (KCBC)
Sunday School Teacher, KCBC, 2007-present
College Bible Study Staff, KCBC, 2011-2014
Summer mission trip, Seed of Hope, Myanmar (2013-2015), Alaska (2016), and Korea (2017)
Choir member, KCBC, 2004-present
Choir member, Remnant Baptist Church, 1999-2003
Interests & Hobbies
Singing, computer coding, and playing the piano
And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me." (Luke 9:23, ESV)