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.

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



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