I am interested in economics, a field whose definition is still in flux. I currently define it as the study of human relations in, around, and despite modern capitalist systems [see changelog]. This philosophy informs my work, research, and creative writing.
In 2022, I obtained a masters degree in Quantitative Economics from the National University of Singapore. I previously graduated summa cum laude from Yale-NUS College, where I grew to love mathematics, statistics, and barbershop singing.
|Nov 2022||I presented a study with Guillem Riambau and Tim Wertz on grades and learning outcomes at the 60th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Philippine Economic Society.|
|Jul 2022||I ran a workshop on reading and writing for a wonderful bunch of primary school students at the Scholastic Readers Camp!|
|Apr 2022||My paper on lying behavior with Jessica Chang and Guillem Riambau has been published in the Journal of Economic Psychology.|
|Feb 2022||I just concluded a three-day virtual workshop with Queena Lee-Chua (my mother!) on Singapore math and the model method, for over 20,000 teachers across the Philippines.|
|Jun 2021||I presented my paper on trust and darknet markets at WEIS 2021.|
CybercrimeMeasuring the deterioration of trust on the dark web: Evidence from Operation Bayonet20th Workshop on the Economics of Information Security (2021)
Yale-NUS Outstanding Capstone in Economics (2020)
DishonestyJournal of Economic Psychology (2022)
EducationDo grades enhance learning? Evidence from a natural experiment in a liberal arts college60th Annual Meeting & Conference, Philippine Economic Society