Shuang Feng is currently a Doctoral Candidate of Economics at Florida State University and joined FSU CEFA as a graduate researcher in 2017. She earned the M.A. in Economics from University of San Francisco in 2012 and the B.A. in Economics from Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China in 2010. While being here, she also serves as a tutorial assistant to FSU CARE.
Her areas of interest include macroeconomics and international macroeconomics with an emphasis on the analysis of dynamic of international capital flows. Her current research focuses on the study of the impact of the real business cycles (RBC) on joint dynamic of sovereign debt and foreign direct investment (FDI), and the investigation of the intrinsic motivation and the optimal strategies of emerging countries’ governments for attracting foreign investments. She has a strong modeling background and is proficient in Matlab programming for LDV models and DSGE models, Stata, Eviews, Gretl, and Excel.
In addition, she is also interested in financial and monetary economics, and applied econometrics. Recently, she has started exploring the field of mapping and valuation of natural goods and services.