Dr. Qin is a Senior Economist and Director of Research at SLCG Economic Consulting. He received a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and a M.S. in Statistics from the University of California, Davis. The focus of his doctoral research is discrete probability theory. His other areas of specialization include econometrics, machine learning and data mining. Dr. Qin has more than 6 years of experience solving complex problems in litigation and consulting using quantitative methods and delivering favorable outcomes for clients. Dr. Qin has also managed several research projects on topics ranging from financial regulation to spatial economics and published his findings in peer-reviewed journals.