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Xiaobo Zhang

  • Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management
  • Senior Research Fellow
  • International Food Policy Research Institute
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  • 3584CitationsNumber of citations received by Xiaobo's publications. Updated daily.

About

A citizen of China, Zhang earned B.S. in mathematics from Nankai University, China; M.S. in economics from Tianjin University of Economics and Finance, China; and M.S. and Ph.D. in applied economics and management from Cornell University in January 2000. Zhang joined IFPRI in 1998. He has published widely in the fields of demographic change, local governance, public investment, regional development, and rural industrialization in China and other developing countries. He is a Co-editor of China Economic Review. He was selected as the president of Chinese Economists Society from 2005 to 2006.

Editorships

China Economic Review

Chief editor

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • Forced Gifts: The Burden of Being a Friend

    • Erwin Bulte, Ruixin Wang A
    N/AReaders
    N/ACitations
  • The “quiet revolution” in the aquaculture value chain in Bangladesh

    • Hernandez R
    • Belton B
    • Reardon T
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    20Citations
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Professional experience

Senior Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

February 2006 - Present

Leader, China Program

International Food Policy Research Institute

August 2005 - March 2009(4 years)

Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

February 2003 - January 2006(3 years)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

February 2000 - January 2003(3 years)

Research Analyst

International Food Policy Research Institute

September 1998 - January 2000(a year)

Summer Intern

The World Bank

May 1997 - August 1997(3 months)

Intern

International Food Policy Research Institute

May 1996 - August 1996(3 months)

Co-editor

China Economic Review

Research Assistant

Cornell University

Teaching Assistant

Cornell University

Lecturer

Institute of Economics, Nankai University

Co-Leader, Rural-urban Linkage Program

International Food Policy Research Institute

Visiting Guangbiao Professor

Zhejiang University

Education

Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management

Cornell University

MS in Applied Economics and Management

Cornell University

BS in Mathematics

Nankai University

MS in Economics

Tianjin University of Finance and Economics

Groups

Co-authors (82)

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