Prof. Dr. Zhong Zhao

Professorial fellow

Research group(s):
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Zhong Zhao is an associate dean and a professor of economics at the School of Labou and Human Resources, Renmin University of China, and a member of the university academic committee. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Renmin University of China and a doctorate degree in economics from Johns Hopkins University. His main areas of interest are labour economics, applied microeconometrics, social programme evaluation and economy of China. His recent research topics on China include earnings instability and inequality, rural-urban disparity, rural-urban migration, labour relations, and health and health care reform in China. He has published in both international and Chinese economics journals such as Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A) , Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics Letters, Journal of Population Economics, and Journal of Comparative Economics. He is a recipient of the 2013 Kuznets Prize of the Journal of Population Economics.

Selected publications by Zhong Zhao