Faculty and Research
Zhi George Yu

Professional Interests
International Trade and Finance

2011, Georgetown UniversityEconomics, Ph.D.
2002, Renmin University of ChinaFinance, Ph.D.
1997, Renmin University of ChinaEconomics, M.A.
1994, Renmin University of ChinaEconomics, B.A.

Professional Experience
Tenure-Track Faculty, School of International Business Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2011 - Present; Research Associate, Institute of Globalization and Monetary Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (U.S.), 2012 - Present; Special Sworn Status Researcher, Census Bureau, Department of Commerce (U.S.), 2008 - Present; Research Assistant, Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), 01/2008 - 08/2008; Lecturer/Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Georgetown University (U.S.), 01/2006 - 07/2011; Lecturer/Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario (Canada), 01/2003 - 07/2005; Research Officer, Department of Foreign Capital Utilization, National Commission of Development and Planning (China), 1997-2002; Research Intern, Department of Planning and Finance, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (China), 09/1996 - 12/1996.
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Zhi Yu, (2016), "Tariff Pass-through, Firm Heterogeneity and Product Quality (with Rodney Ludema)", Journal of International Economics , No. forthcoming .  
Zhi Yu, (2013), "The Most Recent Developments of the "New New Trade Theory"", Developments of Economic Research , No. 1 , pp.112-117 .  
Zhi Yu, (2002), "What Could a Bank Holding Company Do for Restructuring Chinese State-owned Commercial Banks?", Chinese Economic Herald .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "Financial Innovations in International Financial Markets (with Xiaoli Jin)", Economic Information .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "What Could Financial Institutions Do for Supporting the Development of High-Technology Industries?", Banks and Firms , No. 6 .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "Property Rights Structure and Managerial Performance: A Systematic Analysis", Economic Theory and Administration , No. 5 .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "Corporate Governance and the Reform of Chinese State-owned Enterprises", Journal of Renmin Uni- versity of China , No. 1 .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "Property Rights Restructuring of Chinese State-owned Enterprises", China Securities .  
Zhi Yu, (1996), "Should We Relax Information Disclosure Regulations on Mergers and Acquisitions in the Stock Market?", Graduate Times , No. 2 .  
Zhi Yu, (1995,1996), "Principles of Corporate Governance and Their Implications for the Reform of Chinese State-owned Enter- prises", Financial Times (China) .  
Zhi Yu, (1995), "Financial Stabilization via Debt Restructuring: A Solution to the Non-performing Loans between Chinese Banks and Firms (with Dinghe Hu)", Economic Survey and Information , No. 3 .  
Zhi Yu, (1995), "Fundamental Solutions to Chinese Financial Instabilities Caused by its Inter-firm Arrears", Economic Forum of Ninbo , No. 3 .  
Zhi Yu, (1995), "Ownership, Property Rights Structure and Their Implications for Chinese State-owned Enterprises", China Securities .  
Zhi Yu, (1995), "The Implications and Historical Development of Property Rights Structure", Financial Times (China) .  
Zhi Yu, (1995), "Positive and Negative Impacts of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Stock Market", Financial Times (China) .  
《国际贸易基础理论与研究前沿 》, (2015), 《国际贸易基础理论与研究前沿 》,,格致出版社.  

Research Frontier in International Trade (PhD), International Finance (Master), International Trade (Undergraduate)

2014      National Social Science Foundation (China), Project 14BJL057.
2013      Shanghai Pu’jiang Scholar (China), Project 13PJC055.

2012       Excellent Paper Prize, The 7th Shanghai Forum for Young Economists (China).  

2006-2010   Graduate School Scholarship, Georgetown University (U.S.).
2003-2005   International Graduate Student Scholarship, University of Western Ontario (Canada).

2002-2003   The President Scholarship for Graduate Studies, University of Western Ontario (Canada).

1996      City University of HongKong Scholarship (HongKong, Exchange Scholarship).
1996      Sumitomo Bank Scholarship (Japan, Exchange Scholarship).

1995      The First Prize for Paper Competition,China Securities(China).

1994      “Distinguished Graduate”, Renmin University of China (China).

Professor Zhi Yu is a tenure-track faculty member of the School of International Business Administration at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is also a member of the Shanghai "Pujiang Scholar Program" and a Research Associate of the China Free Trade Zone Research Collaboration Center, the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He received his PhD degree in finance from Renmin University of China and his PhD degree in economics from Georgetown University (U.S.). He once worked at China's National Commission of Development and Planning, the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, and the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce. His research focuses on international trade and finance, especially on micro-level studies of international trade policy.
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