Xiaobo Zhang

Xiaobo Zhang is a distinguished chair professor of economics at the National School of Development, Peking University in China, and senior research fellow of IFPRI.

His research fields include agricultural economics, development economics, and Chinese economy. He has rich field experience in developing countries and has conducted surveys in China, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, and Myanmar.

He has published widely in top economics journals as well as a number of books. He is the Chief Editor of China Economic Review.

Zhang holds a Ph.D. and Master’s in applied economics and management from Cornell University, USA, and a Master’s in economics from Tianjin University of Economics and Finance, China.

He received the Sun Yefang Prize for Economics Research in China and the Zhang Peigang Development Economics Outstanding Achievement Award.

He is a member of the Board of the Partnership for Economic Policy.


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Dr Xiaobo Zhang
Professor of Economics
National School of Development
Peking University

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