PhD Student

BSc (Economics and Finance, University of York); MSc (Finance and Econometrics, University of York)

E-mail: slniu@uwaterloo.ca

Research interests

  • Energy economics
  • Financial economics
  • Asset pricing
  • Real options

Work experience

From 2006 I have participated in the project titled "Ramping rate at hydroelectric dams: knowledge and tools for balancing aquatic ecology, power generation and economics". I was a scientific researcher for the Thematic Program on Quantitative Finance in the Fields Institute at the University of Toronto in 2010.

Current work

I am currently working on my dissertation titled "Economics of ramping rate restrictions at hydro power plants: balancing profitability and environmental concerns".

Supervisor

  • Margaret Insley
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo