Associate Professor of Economics, Peking University
Dr. Qinghua Zhang is associate professor at the Department of Applied Economics in Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She graduated from Wuhan University where she received her bachelor's degree in economics. She received her Ph.D in economics from Brown University in 2002. She was visiting assistant professor at the Department of Economics in University of Texas-Austin between 2002 and 2004. She joined Guanghua School of Management in the autumn of 2004. She was also short-term consultant for the World Bank between 2004-2006.
Dr. Zhang's research interests include Urban economics, Public Finance, Search and Matching, and Applied Econometrics. She has published in leading economic journals including Review of Economics and Statistics, Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of Urban Economics and Journal of Econometrics.
Recent work by Qinghua Zhang
Quantitative models may prove to be weak substitutes for direct empirical evidence; for evidence-based policymaking, research technique matters