Jie Chen has a diverse background in research and academia. She currently serves as a Research Scientist at Aledade, Inc., specializing in statistical analysis, regression analysis, and predictive modeling. With over a decade of experience, Ms. Chen has held roles including Assistant Professor at James Madison University, Postdoctoral Researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology, and Research Fellow at the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation. Her extensive portfolio includes projects on topics such as healthcare quality, dental care utilization, and occupational regulation. Jie Chen holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Lehigh University, where she received recognition as a recipient of the University Fellowship. Her analytical skills and dedication to her field make her a valuable asset in the realm of economics and academia.