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School of Economics and Finance

Yu Zheng


Senior Lecturer

Telephone: +44 20 7882 8049
Room Number: GC510
Office Hours: Monday: 3pm - 5pm


Yu Zheng joins QMUL as a Senior Lecturer in Economics from City University of Hong Kong, where she is an Assistant Professor (on leave).

Her research areas are macroeconomics, development and labour economics. Her current research focuses on the economic development in China, in particular the cause and consequences of income inequality and policies of poverty reduction. More generally, she does theoretical and empirical work on economic growth, paying special attention to the aggregate implications of micro-level risks.

She received her Ph.D. in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.