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Mingli Chen

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 22901

Email: M dot Chen dot 3 at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S1.114

Office hours:

Mon/Wed 5-6pm

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Associate Professor

Departmental Responsibilities & Affiliations

  • Research Associate, CeMMAP, September 2015 – present
  • External Fellow, Centre for Panel Data Analysis, University of York, June 2017 – present
  • Turing fellow, the Alan Turing Institute, UK’s National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, February 2018 – present
  • Warwick-China Coordinator, 2021 - present
  • External Examiner, London School of Economics, September 2018 - present
  • External Advisor for the new MSc Economics & Data Science at the University of Manchester, March 2023 - present

Academic Service

Visiting Positions Held

  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, Stanford University, October 2022 – January 2023
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley, September – December 2017
  • Visiting Graduate Fellow, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, August 2013 – 2015

Research Interests

  • Econometrics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization


  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston, US, May 2015


  • EC9C8: Topics in Advanced Econometrics (second year Ph.D.), involves teaching on Causal Inference + Machine Learning, Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Spring 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • EC9A3: Advanced Econometric Theory (first year Ph.D.), Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018
  • EC331: Research in Applied Economics (undergraduate thesis), Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Fall 2015 – Spring 2017, Fall 2018 - Spring 2021

PhD Students


Working Papers

Selected Grants and Awards

  • International Partnerships Fund 2023/2024 (PI, £10,000)
  • Turing PDRA Award 2020 (CI, £58,454)
  • ESRC/NIESR Award 2019 (PI, £44,987)
  • Alan Turing Institute-HSBC-ONS Economic Data Science Awards 2018 (PI, £78,000)
  • Honorable Mention for Arnold Zellner Thesis Award Competition, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2017
  • Co-Winner of LABOUR Prize, Seventh Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics (ICEEE 2017)


  • Co-organizer, Turing workshop on "Statistics of Network Analysis", 29-30 May 2018, sponsored by the Alan Turing Institute.
  • (Co-)organizer, Econometrics Seminars and Workshop Series at Warwick, 2015 - present
  • Junior Hiring Committee, 2015-2017
  • Co-organizer of the Turing Institute/UCL/CeMMAP Workshop on “Causal Learning with Interactions”, 11-12 December 2019, in London
  • Co-organizer of Warwick-SUFE Workshop 2021 (Virtual)
  • Co-organizer of Warwick-Turing Economics Data Science Workshop 2023
    Link for registration;

    Conference Program
  • 2019 Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Bank of England Conference on “Modelling with Big Data and Machine Learning: Interpretability and Model Uncertainty”, held at the Bank of England.

  • 2020 Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Bank of England Virtual Conference on “Modelling with Big Data & Machine Learning: Measuring Economic Instability

  • 2021 Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Bank of England Virtual Conference on "New Methods and Applications for Macroeconomic Policy"