CURRENT POSITION

    Senior Lecturer
    School of Economics and Finance
    Queen Mary University of London
    Office:   +44 20 7882 8049

    Email:    yu.zheng [at] qmul [dot] ac [dot] uk
    
    Research Affiliate
    Centre for Economic Policy Research (Macroeconomics and Growth)
             
PREVIOUS POSITIONS

    Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, 2011-20
    Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute, 2015-6
    Visiting Fellow, European University Institute, 2016-7

CURRICULUM VITAE   [PDF]

    Research and Teaching Areas: Macro, Labor and Development

 

PUBLISHED OR FORTHCOMING PAPERS

     Dongya Koh and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis and Yu Zheng, 2020. "Labor Share Decline and Intellectual Property Products Capital" [PDF] [Online Appendix] forthcoming, Econometrica
            Media Coverage: World Economic ForumWashington Center for Equitable Growth
            Non-Economics: Baker (2016) in Harvard Law Review Forum

     Wang, Bin and Yu Zheng, 2020.  "A Model of Tournament Incentives with Corruption,"  Journal of Comparative Economics48(1) pp. 182-197. [PDF]  [Online Appendix]

    Yu Zheng, 2019. "The Role of Education Signaling in Explaining the Growth of College Wage Premium," Macroeconomic Dynamics, 23(3) pp. 1247-1286. [PDF]

    Mommaerts, Corina, Syed Hassan Raza and Yu Zheng, 2019.  "The Economic Consequences of Hospitalizations for Older Workers across Countries," Journal of the Economics of Ageing, in press [CEPR Discussion Paper version]

    Santaeulàlia-Llopis, Raül and Yu Zheng, 2018.  "The Price of Growth: Consumption Insurance in China 1989 - 2009," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics10(4), pp 1-36. (Lead Article) [PDF]  [Online Appendix]
            Media Coverage: VoxChina

REVISE-AND-RESUBMIT

    The Economic Value of Breaking Bad Misbehavior, School and the Labor Market (with Nick Papageorge and Victor Ronda) [PDF][Online Appendix] 2nd round R&R at Journal of Political Economy
            Media Coverage: Marginal RevolutionBrookingsFrankfurter Allgemeiner Sonntagszeitung, VoxEU

    Using Subjective Expectations Data to Allow for Unobserved Heterogeneity in Hotz-Miller Estimation Strategies (with Juan Pantano)  
[PDF] at Quantitative Economics

WORKING PAPERS

    Why is Food Consumption Inequality Underestimated? A Story of Vices and Children (with 
Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis)  [PDF]  [Appendix]

    Innovate to Lead or Innovate to Prevail: When do Monopolistic Rents Induce Growth? (with Roberto Piazza)  [PDF]

WORK IN PROGRESS:


    Eating Up Productivity: Social Insurance Barriers to Structural Change (with Leandro M. De Magalhães, Dongya Koh and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis)

    Constrained Efficient Entrepreneurship (with Lian Allub, Axelle Ferriere and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis)

    Village Insurance in a Growing China (with Orazio Attanasio, Costas Meghir and Corina Mommaerts)

GRANTS
    PI, General Research Fund, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2018 (declined).
    PI, Early Career Scheme Grant, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2013.
    PI, Strategic Research Grant, City University of Hong Kong, 2013, 2017.
    PI, Start-Up Grant, City University of Hong Kong, 2012.

EDITORIAL BOARDS
    Associate Editor, Research in Economics, 2018-
    
REFEREEING
    Review of Economic Studies, Journal of European Economic Association, International Economic Review, Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Economic Growth, European Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and ControlMacroeconomic Dynamics, Canadian Journal of Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Economic Letters, Economic Modelling, Review of International Economics, Food Policy, Pacific Economic Review, Singapore Economic Review, Frontiers of Economics in China, Contemporary Economic Policy, China Journal of Economics.


WORKSHOP ORGANIZED:
    2019: 1st QMUL-SUFE Economics Workshop: "Growth and Development in Uncertain Times"
    2020: 2nd QMUL-SUFE Economics Workshop: "New Micro Data and Econometric Techniques"