研究团队

朱晓冬

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Xiaodong Zhu



Curriculum Vitae



December 2015

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION



Professor, Department of Economics

Chair, Department of Economics

University of Toronto

University of Toronto Mississauga

150 St. George Street

3359 Mississauga Road

Toronto, ON M5S 3G7

Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6

Canada

Canada

 

Phone: +1 416-978-7134 or +1 905-828-3907

 

Email: xzhu@chass.utoronto.ca

Web page: http://www.economics.utoronto.ca/xzhu

 

Citizenship: Canada

 

EDUCATION

1991 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Chicago

Title of Ph.D. thesis: “Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Stochastic Growth Model.” Advisor: Robert E. Lucas, Jr. 

1985 M.S. in Mathematical Statistics, Wuhan University 

1982 B.S. in Mathematics, Wuhan University

 

 

EMPLOYMENT



2004-present

Full Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto

1997-2004

Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Economics, University of Toronto

1992 to 1997

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto

1991 to 1992

Research Officer, Derivatives Research, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

1989 to 1990

Summer Research Associate, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

July. 2014-present

Chair, Department of Economics, University of Toronto Mississauga

Jul. 2012-Dec. 2013

Associate Chair, Department of Economics, University of Toronto Mississauga

OTHER ACADEMIC POSITIONS


2012-present

Special-Term Professor, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong


University

2010-present

International Fellow, Centre for Institutions, Policy and Culture in the Development Process,


University of Zurich

2009-present

Research Fellow, China Centre for Public Finance, Peking University

Oct. 2014

Cowles Foundation Visitor, Yale University

May 2011

Visiting Research Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research

2002-2011

Special-Term Professor, Tsinghua University

Jan.-May. 2006

Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech

Sep.-Dec. 1999

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

2002-2003

Vice President, Chinese Economists Society





EDITORIAL POSITIONS

2010-2013 Co-editor, China Economic Review

2004-2013 Editor, China Journal of Economics

2011-present Member of Editorial Board, Frontiers of Economics in China

2005-2009 Member of Editorial Advisory Board, China Economic Review

2001-present Member of Academic Advisory Board, China Economic Quarterly

2000-present Associate Editor, Annals of Economics and Finance


HONORS AND AWARD

Sichel Lecture, Western Michigan University, Apr. 2016 (scheduled)

Huada Lecture, Huazhong Normal University, Mar. 2014

Dean’s Excellence Award, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2012-2013, 2014-2015

Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Chinese Economy, Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research, Jan. 2013

Mary-Lynn Williamson Lecture, University of Toronto Mississauga, Nov. 2012

HSBC Lecture on Chinese Economy, Fudan University, Dec. 2011

Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Fellowship, 1990-1991

University of Chicago Fellowship, 1986-1990


RESEARCH AREAS

Growth and Development, Chinese Economy, Fiscal Policy, Macro-Finance


RESEARCH AWARDS

Centre for Macro-Finance Research Grant, SAIF, 2014 “State Capitalism and China’s Financial Market.” ¥150,000 (~$26,000)

SSHRC SIG Grant, 2012, Conference on Growth and Development, $2000

SSHRC Standard Research Grant, 2008-2011, “Accounting for China’s Growth Miracle.” $56,000

SSHRC Standard Research Grant, 2004-2007, “Barriers to Structural Transformation and Aggregate Economic Performance.” $68,540

SSHRC Standard Research grant, 2001-2004, “Cities, Agriculture, Population, and Growth.” $59,000

SSHRC Standard Research grant, 1997-2000, “Fiscal Shocks and Fiscal Risk Management.” $44,000

SSHRC Standard Research grant, 1994-1998, “Dynamic Aspects of the Relationship Among Income Distribution, Government Policy and Output Growth.” $44,000

Dean’s Travel Fund, 2000, $2,000

SSHRC SIG Grant, 1998, “Regional Growth in China.” $3,000

J.P. Morgan Research Grant, 1994-1996, “The Development of Non-Bank Financial Institutions in China.” $30,000

Connaught New Staff Grant, 1992-1994, “Optimal and Time Consistent Policies.” $10,000


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

     “Modernization of Agriculture and Long-Term Growth” (with Dennis Tao Yang), Journal of Monetary Economics, 60 (2013), 367-382.

     “Factor Market Distortions across Time, Space and Sectors in China” (with Loren Brandt and Trevor Tombe), Review of Economic Dynamics, 16 (2013), 39-58

     “Understanding China’s Growth”, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 26(4), Fall 2012, 103-124

     “Agriculture and aggregate productivity: A quantitative cross-country analysis” (with Diego Restuccia and Dennis Tao Yang), Journal of Monetary Economics, 55 (2), March 2008, pp. 234-250.

     “Using Financial Market Information to Enhance Canadian Fiscal Policy” (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis), Public Finance Management, Vol. 6 (2), pages 151-185, August 2006.

     “Tax Smoothing with Stochastic Interest Rates: A Re-assessment of Clinton’s Fiscal Legacy,” (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis and Shiqiang Zhan), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 37 (4), pages 699-724, August, 2005.

     “Differential Fecundity and Gender Biased Parental Investments” (with Aloysius Siow), Review of Economic Dynamics 5 (2002), pp. 999-1024.

     “Fiscal Shocks and Fiscal Risk Management” (with Huw Lloyd-Ellis), Journal of Monetary Economics, 48 (2001), pp. 309-38.

     “Soft Budget Constraints and Inflation Cycles” (with Loren Brandt), Journal of Development Economics, 64 (2001), pp. 437-57.

     “Redistribution in a Decentralized Economy: Growth and Inflation in China under Reform” (with Loren Brandt), Journal of Political Economy, 108 (2000), pp. 422-39.

     “The Creation of Plants and Firms” (with Aloysius Siow), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 22 (1997), pp. 141-78.

     “Endogenous Capital Utilization, Investor's Effort, and Optimal Fiscal Policy,” Journal of Monetary Economics, 36 (1995), pp. 655-77.

     “Optimal Fiscal Policy in a Stochastic Growth Model,” Journal of Economic Theory, 58 (1992), pp. 250-89

    “Effects of Autocorrelations and Temporal Sampling Schemes on Estimates of Trend and Spatial Correlation” (with G.C. Tiao et al.), Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 95 (1990): pp.20507-517.

     “Correlation of K-groups of Random Variables” (with Yaoting Zhang), Chinese Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 4 (1988), pp. 29-36.

Book Edited and Book Chapters

     Co-editor, Private Enterprises and China’s Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Ltd Routledge, 2007.

     “Growth and structural transformation in China,” (with Loren Brandt and Chang-Tai Hsieh), in Loren Brandt and Thomas Rawski ed. China’s Great Economic Transformation, pp.569-632. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

     China’s Banking Sector and Economic Growth,” with Loren Brandt in Charles Calormiris (ed.) China at Cross-Road, pp.86-136, Columbia University Press, 2007.

     “International Dimensions of China’s Long Boom,” (with Loren Brandt and Thomas G. Rawski), in William W. Keller and Thomas Rawski ed. China’s Rise and the Balance of Influence in Asia, pp. 14-46, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007.

     “Sharing Catastrophe Risk under Model Uncertainty,” in Heping Zhang and Jian Huang ed., Development of Modern Statistics and Related Topics, pp.179-88, World Scientific Publishing Co, River Edge, New Jersey, 2007.

     “What Ails China: A Long-Run Perspective on Growth and Inflation (or Deflation) in China,” (with Loren Brandt) in A.E. Safarian and Wendy Dobson ed., East Asia in Transition: Economic and Security Challenges, pp. 49-72, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2002. (Excerpts of this article was published in Regions magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis in Dec. 2003)

     “Financial Structure and Macro-Stability: Comparison between Taiwan and Mainland China,” (in Chinese) in S.F. Song and X. H. Fang ed., Raising International Competitiveness: Taiwan’s Experience and Its Implications for Mainland China, pp.143- 57, China Economic Press, Beijing, 1998.

Other Publications

     “Commentary on Potential output in a rapidly developing economy: the case of China and a comparison with the United States and the European Union,” Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, July 2009, pages 343-348.

     “Financial Reform and the Role of Non-bank Financial Institutions in China,'' (with Loren Brandt) Technical report prepared for J.P. Morgan, May 1995 (27 pages).

    


WORKING PAPERS

“Trade, Migration and Regional Income Differences: Evidence from China” (with Trevor Tombe), Revision requested by the American Economic Review.

“Mismeasurement or Misallocation: Factor Market Distortions and Factor Income Shares in China” (with Zhenjie Qian)

“Accounting for China’s Growth,” (with Loren Brandt)

“Financing Growth under Incomplete Financial Market,” (with Chun Chang)


RECENT LECTURES AND CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

AEA meetings, January, 2016 (scheduled)

HKUST Urbanization, Structural Change and Employment Conference, December 2015

SUNY Buffalo, October 2015

China Conference, University of Clermont-Ferrand, October 2015

University of Connecticut, October 2015

Structural Transformation Conference, University of St. Andrews, August 2015

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, July 2015

Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong May 2015

Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, April 2015

PBOC-SAIF Conference on China’s Macro Economy, March 2015

American Economic Association Meetings in Boston, January 2015

Conference on Chinese Economy, Tsinghua University, December 2014

Department of Economics, University of Virginia, November 2014

Institute for Capacity Development, IMF, November 2014

Department of Economics, University of Toronto, November 2014

Department of Economics, Yale University, October 2014

Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, September 2014

Symposium on Chinese Governance, University of Chicago, August 2014

Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings in Toronto, June 2014

Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics in Beijing, May 2014

International Division, Bank of Canada, May 2014

NBER Chinese Economy Workshop, April 2014

Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, April 2014

Department of Economics, Michigan State University, April 2014

Huada Lecture, Huazhong Normal Univeristy, March 2014

School of Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, March 2014

Antai School of Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, March 2014

American Economic Association Meetings in Philadelphia, Jan. 2014

School of Economics, Fudan University, December 2013

China Centre for Economic Research, Peking University, November 2013

Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, November 2013

East Asian Division, World Bank, November 2013

Conference on China’s Economic Development and US-China Economic Relationship, George Washington University, November 2013

Conference on the Institutional Foundations of China’s Economic Development and Implications for Further Reform, University of Chicago, August 2013

Development Research Centre, State Council of China, April 2013

Keynote speech, Forum of Chief Economists, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, April 2013

Keynote speech, 4th International Conference on Chinese Economy, Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research, January 2013

American Economics Association Meetings in San Diego, January 2013


COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate

     Intermediate Macroeconomics

     Intermediate Macroeconomics for Specialists

     Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence

     Economics of Risk Management

     Long Term Economic Growth: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

     Growth and Development of the Chinese Economy

Graduate

     Math-Stat Review for Ph.D. students

     Dynamic Programming for Ph.D. students

     First-year Ph.D. core course: Macroeconomics

     Topics in Growth and Development for Ph.D. students

     Economics of Risk Management for master students

     Economic Theory-Macro for Master of Financial Economics students

Professional

     Macroeconomics and Chinese Economy: MBA course at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance

     Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy: EMBA course at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance

     Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy: DBA course at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance

     Derivatives and Risk Management: A course taught to Chinese bank officials and traders on behalf of the US investment bank J.P. Morgan.

     Macroeconomics and Public Debt Management: A course taught to Chinese officials in fiscal departments from various regions.


PH.D. STUDENT SUPERVISIONS

Supervisor: Jie Cao, “Essays on Macroeconomics,” 2015. (Initial employment: Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

Supervisor: Ding Ding, “Essays on Market Conditions and Corporate Investment Decisions,” 2014.(Initial employment: Australia National University)

Supervisor: Asad Priyo, “Essays on Macroeconomics and Finance,” 2014. (Initial employment: North-South University)

Committee member: Pedro Bento, “Competition, Innovation, and Regulation: Accounting for Productivity Differences,” 2013. (Initial employment: West Virginia University)

Supervisor: Trevor Tombe, “Dual Economy Trade and Income Differences,” 2011. (Initial employment: Wilfred Laurier University)

Committee member: Baran Doda, “Three Essays on Macroeconomics,” 2010. (Initial employment: post-doc at London School of Economics)

Committee member: Qing Liu, “Essays on International Economics,” 2008. (Initial employment: Tsinghua University)

Committee member: Aamir Rafique Hashmi, “Essays on Market Structure, Innovation, Institutions and Technology Adoption,” 2007. (Initial employment: National University of Singapore)

Supervisor: Tasso Adamopoulos, “Essays in Macroeconomics and Development,” 2005. (Initial employment: York University)

Supervisor: Constantine Angyridis, “Essays on Dynamic Optimal Fiscal Policy,” 2004. (Initial employment: Ryerson University)

Supervisor: Yiguo Sun, “Essays on Semiparametric Efficient Adaptive Estimation and an Empirical Analysis of Catastrophe-linked Securities,” 2002. (Initial employment: University of Guelph)

Committee member: Xian Yang, “An Investigation of Asset Pricing Puzzles with Cyclical Risk Aversion and Intertemporal Substitution,” 2001. (Initial employment: Algorithmics)

Committee member: Gregory Gagnon, “Dynamic Analysis of Economic Systems,” 2000. (Initial employment: Ryerson University)

Committee member: Sanjit Dhami, “Three Essays in the Formation and Evolution of Fiscal Policy under Uncertainty and Asymmetric Information,” 1997. (Initial employment: University of Essex)

Committee member: Dajiang Guo, “Essays on Implied Stochastic Variance from Currency Options,” 1996. (Initial employment: University of Guelph)


CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

2013-present Member of program committee, annual conference Summer Institute of Finance

2009-present Organizer, annual conference Tsinghua Workshop in Macroeconomics

2015 Organizer, Bank of Canada-University of Toronto Conference on the Chinese Economy

2012 Organizer, Conference on Growth and Development

2010, 2011, 2014, Organizer, annual conference Fudan-Tsinghua-CUHK Conference on the Chinese Economy

2010 Organizer, Toronto Workshop on China’s Macroeconomy

2009 Organizer, Tsinghua Workshop on Saving and Investment in China

2006 Member of program committee, Far Easter Econometric Society Meetings in Beijing

2003 Organizer, Canadian Macro Study Group Meeting

2003 Organizer, Chinese Economists Society Annual Meeting

2002 Session organizer, American Economic Association Meetings

1997 Organizer, Canadian Macro Study Group Meeting

1995 Organizer, Canadian Theory Study Group Meeting


REFEREE

American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, International Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, Economic Journal, Journal of Banking and International Finance, Taxation and International Public Finance, Canadian Journal of Economics, China Economic Review, Hong Kong Research Council Grant Competition, Social Science and Humanity Research Council Grant Competition, Canadian Research Chair Competition