Junfu Zhang is a professor of economics at Clark University. He specializes in urban and regional economics. His research interests include entrepreneurship and job creation, urbanization in China, high-tech industrial clusters, regional development, and racial housing segregation. Zhang received a B.A. from Renmin University of China and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, both in economics. He was a dissertation fellow at the Brookings Institution during 2000-2001. Before joining Clark University in 2006, he worked as a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California. He served as the president of the Chinese Economists Society (CES) from 2019-2020.

Junfu Zhang joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 15549
Chunbing Xing, Xiaoyan Yuan, Junfu Zhang
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2022, 97, 103834
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14433
Chao Fang, Ernest Zhang, Junfu Zhang
published in: Economics Letters, 2021, 205, 109943.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13836
Yu Liao, Junfu Zhang
published in: China Economic Review, 2021, 68, 101638.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11951
Rui Du, Junfu Zhang
published in: Papers in Regional Science, 2019, 98, 1517-1539.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9745
Shihe Fu, Yu Liao, Junfu Zhang
published in: Journal of Housing Economics, 2016, 33, 59-69
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8122
Ritashree Chakrabarti, Junfu Zhang
shorter version published in: Urban Studies, 2015, 52(6), 1134-1151
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8093
Junfu Zhang, Liang Zheng
revised version published as 'Are People Willing to Pay for Less Segregation? Evidence from U.S. Internal Migration' in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2015, 53, 97-112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7562
published in: China Economic Review, 2017, 43, 72-90
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4413
published in: Journal of Regional Science, 2011, 51(1), 167-193
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3888
David Neumark, Brandon Wall, Junfu Zhang
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93(1), 16-29
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2992
published under the title 'Why Do Some U.S. Universities Generate More Venture-Backed Academic Entrepreneurs than Others?' in: Venture Capital, 2009, 11(2), 133-162
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2964
published in: Small Business Economics, 2011, 36(2), 187-208
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2545
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63(2), 405-430
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1774
David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, Brandon Wall
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2007, 26, 39-83