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Zhiyi (Alicia) Xu is an economist in the Environmental and Product Liability Practice at Bates White. Dr. Xu specializes in structural demand estimation and high-dimensional data analysis, using Bayesian statistics and structure learning to estimate demand in multivariate probit models. She has worked on a variety of international banking matters and pricing strategies for international trade transactions. Dr. Xu has also conducted research in childhood obesity prevalence and prevention for a National Institutes of Health program and contributed to the SAS/ETS User’s Guide. Her experience includes teaching undergraduate-level economics.


PhD, Economics, North Carolina State University
MA, Economics, Vanderbilt University
BA, Economics, Nankai University

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