Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Chao Shi is a PhD candidate at the Department of Geography, Environment and Population. His research interests include migration and development, social indicator research, and qualitative and quantitative methods. HIs thesis examines how Chinese business migrants integrate and contribute to Australian economy and society. Before starting graduate school, Chao earned a B.A. in Chemical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology and M.A. in Economics at Peking University.
Migration and development; Business migrants; Social indicator research; Quantitative and Qualitative methods.
Date Position Institution name 2019 Research Assistant The University of Melbourne 2018 Teaching Assistant University of Adelaide 2017 - 2017 Intern and Consultant International Labour Organization 2016 Research Assistant Duke University 2016 - 2016 Research Assistant Cornell University
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2014 - 2017 Peking University China Master 2009 - 2013 Dalian University of Technology China Bechalor
Year Citation 2020 Shi, C., & Land, K. C. (2020). The Data Envelopment Analysis and Equal Weights/Minimax Methods of Composite Social Indicator Construction: a Methodological Study of Data Sensitivity and Robustness. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 28 pages.
2017 Shi, C., & Qiao, X. (2017). Age-Period-Cohort Effects on Life Satisfaction in China. Population and Development, 23(4).
Australian Government Research Training Scholarship
Charles and Frank Fenner Grant
Global Learning Grant
Walter Dorothy Duncan Trust
Funding from school of social science for fieldwork
Funding from school of social science for conference
Teaching Assistant in Statistical Software
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