Dr. Zhang received her Ph.D in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in 2018. Prior to that, she earned Bachelor’s degree in finance, and Master’s degree in economics from Peking University. She joined the School of Management and Economics of CUHK-Shenzhen in July 2018. Her research interests include the economics of innovation, entrepreneurship, Chinese economy and applied microeconomics.

Academic Publications

“Kinship Networks, Financing and Entrepreneurship — Evidence from Rural China” (in Chinese) with Yunnan Guo and Yang Yao, Journal of Financial Research, 9, 136-149, 2013          

Working Papers:                                                                                                  
“Escaping Chinese Import Competition? Evidence from U.S. Firm Innovation” (Under Review)     

Work in Progress:                                                                                               
 “Chinese Import Competition and Reallocation of Talents: Evidence from U.S. Inventors”                                                                                                             
“Exchange Rate and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Chinese Exporters”