Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law
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Rui Cao

Research Specialist

Rui Cao is a research specialist for the University of Virginia’s Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law. She analyzes and visualizes data on government’s COVID-19-related loans to business to shed light on dynamics of government’s corruption and accountability in crisis time.  Prior to joining the CLEAR Lab, Rui worked as a Data Analyst at Ocula Data, focusing on comparing different treatment effects on diabetes as well as ETF trends prediction and validation. She had also worked at Randstad as a Financial Data Specialist, conducting the company's performance measurement, analytics, and prediction.  Rui earned a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics at Brandeis University. She has substantial experience in data analysis, machine learning, and predictive analytics in the healthcare and finance industries. She possesses high proficiency in R, Python, Tableau, PySpark, and SQL.

Assistant Professor of Economics
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Research Specialist
Graduate student, Fellow
Martha Lubin Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh Bicentennial Professor of Law
Associate Professor of Politics, Director of UVA's Quantitative Collaborative
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David Lurton Massee, Jr., Professor of Law and the Roy L. and Rosamond Woodruff Morgan Professor of Law
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Visiting Professor of Practice
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Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Assistant Professor of History and American Studies
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Associate Professor, Department of Economics
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Assistant Professor of Anthropology
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
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Graduate student, Fellow
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Graduate student, Fellow