Binzhi Chen

Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Economics

Group Patterns in Growth Regression

My current research lies in using machine learning algorithms to construct latent groups panel models, and model-based hypothesis testing related to latent groups panel models.

Supervisors: Dr. Marco Barassi and Dr. Yiannis Karavias

Contact details


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MSc Financial Economics (2018-2019), University of Birmingham


  • The Department of Economics Scholarship
  • Additional Birmingham Business School Doctoral Scholarship (College)

Teaching responsibilities

Teaching Assistant: Sun Yat-sen University Stata Summer Seminar (June - August 2020)

Research interests

  • Theoretical Econometrics
  • Latent Group Patterns
  • Panel Data
  • Machine Learning