Hongliang Zhang

Research Fellow

Zhejiang University

Hongliang Zhang is a ZJU 100 Young Professor of Economics at Zhejiang University. Before joining Zhejiang University, he had worked as an associate professor of economics at Hong Kong Baptist University and an assistant professor of economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He holds a doctor’s degree in economics and international development from MIT, a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from Peking University. As an empirical microeconomist, his research focuses on the application of causal inference methods in labour economics, public economics, development economics, and urban economics. His research works have been published in leading general-interest and top field economics journals, including Journal of European Economic Association, International Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, and Economics of Education Review.

Hongliang Zhang joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2023.