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Dr Jing Zhang

MSc (University of Birmingham), PhD (University of Birmingham)
Assistant Professor

Division: Industrial Economics
Centre/Institute: China Research Group
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8232169
Location: C27 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Dr Jing Zhang is an Assistant Professor in Industrial Economics at Nottingham University Business School. Her research interests are trade, foreign direct investment, innovation and the environment.

I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Kilugala Malimi
Kun Bao
Zhiyi Ren

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Zhang, J; Chen, J. (2017), "Introduction to China's New Normal Economy", Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies, Vol.15 (1), pp. 1-4.

YAO, S.; WANG, P.; ZHANG, J.; and OU, J. (2016), "Dynamic relationship between China's inward and outward foreign direct investments", China Economic Review, Vol.40, 54-70.

FU, X., HELMERS, C. and ZHANG, J. (2012), "The Two Faces of Foreign Management Capabilities: Competition and Spillovers from FDI in the UK Retail Sector", International Business Review, Vol.21(1), 71-88.

FU, X., KAPLINSKY, R. and ZHANG, J. (2012), "The impact of China on low and middle income countries' export prices in industrial-country markets", World Development, Vol.40(8), 1483-1496.

COLE, M. A., ELLIOTT, R.J.R. and ZHANG, J. (2011), "Growth, foreign direct investment and the environment: evidence from Chinese cities", Journal of Regional Science, Vol.51(1), 121-138.

FU, X. AND ZHANG, J. (2011), "Technology Transfer, Indigenous Innovation and Leapfrogging in Green Technology: The Solar-PV Industry in China and India", Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies, Vol.9(4), 329-347.

YAO, S. and ZHANG, J. (2011), "On economic theory and recovery of the financial crisis", World Economy, Vol.34(5), 764-777.

COLE, M.A., ELLIOTT, R.J.R. and ZHANG, J. (2009), "Corruption, good governance and FDI location in China: a province-level analysis", Journal of Development Studies, Vol.45(9), 1494-1512.

ZHANG, J. and FU, X. (2008), "FDI and environmental regulations in China", Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol.13(3), 332-353.


Zhang, J.; Chen, J. (2017), ed China in the New Normal Economy, (15(1)), Routledge.

Zhang, J. (2014), Foreign Direct Investment, Governance, and the Environment in China: Regional Dimensions, Palgrave MacMillan.

Chapters in Books

Jing Zhang, (2016), "Striking a Balance between Environmental Protection and Rapid Development", in China in the Xi Jinping Era, 151-186, Palgrave Macmillan.

Zhang, J; Zhang, X. (2015), "Exports and FDI in China", in Handbook on Trade and Development, 398-407, Edward Elgar.

YAO, S. and ZHANG, J. (2011), "World Financial Crisis and Implications for China", in An Assessment of the Global Impact of the Financial Crisis, (1), 182-208, Palgrave Macmillian.



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