Director of China Center for Development Studies - Shanghai & Fudan Universities
He is Research Fellow of Peking University-Lincoln Institute, and Hitotsubashi University, Japan. He worked as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He has consulted for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
2013, China’s Regional Development: Review and Prospect, (eds. Ming Lu, Zhao Chen, Xiwei Zhu and Xianxiang Xu), Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
2013, China’s Economic Development: Institutions, Growth and Imbalances, (with Zhao Chen, Yongqin Wang, Yan Zhang, Yuan Zhang and Changyuan Luo), Edward Elgar.
2013, “School Quality and Housing Prices: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Shanghai, China,” (with Feng, Hao), Journal of Housing Economics, 22, 291–307. available at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1051137713000478
2012, “Identity, Inequality, and Happiness: Evidence from Urban China,” (with Shiqing Jiang, and Hiroshi Sato), World Development,Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 1190–1200.
2006, “The Inequality-Growth Nexus in the Short- and Long- Run: Empirical Evidence from China,” (with Guanghua Wan and Zhao Chen), Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 34, No. 4, 654-667.