Position

Research Fellow
National Institute of Labour Studies

Biography

2011/09-present: Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University

2013/05-present: Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, University of New South Wales

Qualifications

PhD in Economics, University of New South Wales

Honours, awards and grants

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University, 2015

Early Career Researcher Fellowship, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 2012

Young Scholar Fellowship, Pacifi c Trade and Development International Steering Committee, 2012

Research interests

Applied microeconometrics, health economics, labour economics, urban economics

Publications

  • Qin, Y., Zhu, H. and Zhu, R. (2016). Changes in the distribution of land prices in urban China during 2007-2012. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 57 pp. 77-90.
    [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Retirement and its consequences for women's health in Australia. Social Science and Medicine, forthcoming
  • Zhu, H., Deng, Y., Zhu, R. and He, X. (2016). Fear of nuclear power? Evidence from Fukushima nuclear accident and land markets in China. Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming
  • Mahuteau, S. and Zhu, R. (2015). Crime victimisation and subjective well-being: panel evidence from Australia. Health Economics, forthcoming
    [10.1002/hec.3230] [Scopus]
  • Magnani, E. and Zhu, R. (2015). Social mobility and inequality in urban China: understanding the role of intergenerational transmission of education. Applied Economics, 47(43) pp. 4590-4606.
    [10.1080/00036846.2015.1031877]
  • He, X. and Zhu, R. (2015). Fertility and Female Labour Force Participation: Causal Evidence from Urban China. The Manchester School,
    [10.1111/manc.12128] [Scopus]
  • Cebulla, A.J. and Zhu, R. (2015). Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, pp. 1-13.
    [10.1080/15017419.2015.1064026] [Scopus]
  • Mavromaras, K. and Zhu, R. (2015). Labour force participation of older men in Australia: the role of spousal participation. Oxford Economic Papers, 67(2) pp. 310-333.
    [10.1093/oep/gpu054] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. and He, X. (2015). How does women's life satisfaction respond to retirement? A two-stage analysis. Economics Letters, 137 pp. 118-122.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhu, R. (2015). Wage differentials between urban residents and rural migrants in urban China during 2002-2007: a distributional analysis. CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW,
    [10.1016/j.chieco.2015.04.002] [10.1016/j.chieco.2015.04.002] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2015). Heterogeneity in the economic returns to schooling among Chinese rural-urban migrants, 2002-07. ECONOMICS OF TRANSITION, 23(1) pp. 135-167.
    [10.1111/ecot.12057] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Goode, A., Mavromaras, K. and Zhu, R. (2014). Family income and child health in China. CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW, 29 pp. 152-165.
    [10.1016/j.chieco.2014.04.007] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2014). The impact of major-job mismatch on college graduates' early career earnings: evidence from China. Education Economics, 22(5) pp. 511-528.
    [10.1080/09645292.2012.659009] [Scopus]
  • Magnani, E. and Zhu, R. (2012). Gender wage differentials among rural-urban migrants in China. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42(5) pp. 779-793.
    [10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2011.08.001] [Scopus]
  • Chambers, G., Hoang, V., Zhu, R. and Illingworth, P. (2012). A reduction in public funding for fertility treatment - an econometric analysis of access to treatment and savings to government. BMC Health Services Research, 12(142)
    [10.1186/1472-6963-12-142] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2011). Individual heterogeneity in returns to education in urban China during 1995-2002. Economics Letters, 113(1) pp. 84-87.
    [10.1016/j.econlet.2011.05.028] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Retirement and its consequences for women's health in Australia. Social Science and Medicine, forthcoming
  • Qin, Y., Zhu, H. and Zhu, R. (2016). Changes in the distribution of land prices in urban China during 2007-2012. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 57 pp. 77-90.
    [Scopus]
  • Mahuteau, S. and Zhu, R. (2015). Crime victimisation and subjective well-being: panel evidence from Australia. Health Economics, forthcoming
    [10.1002/hec.3230] [Scopus]
  • Magnani, E. and Zhu, R. (2015). Social mobility and inequality in urban China: understanding the role of intergenerational transmission of education. Applied Economics, 47(43) pp. 4590-4606.
    [10.1080/00036846.2015.1031877]
  • Mavromaras, K. and Zhu, R. (2015). Labour force participation of older men in Australia: the role of spousal participation. Oxford Economic Papers, 67(2) pp. 310-333.
    [10.1093/oep/gpu054] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. and He, X. (2015). How does women's life satisfaction respond to retirement? A two-stage analysis. Economics Letters, 137 pp. 118-122.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhu, R. (2015). Heterogeneity in the economic returns to schooling among Chinese rural-urban migrants, 2002-07. ECONOMICS OF TRANSITION, 23(1) pp. 135-167.
    [10.1111/ecot.12057] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Goode, A., Mavromaras, K. and Zhu, R. (2014). Family income and child health in China. CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW, 29 pp. 152-165.
    [10.1016/j.chieco.2014.04.007] [Scopus]
  • Magnani, E. and Zhu, R. (2012). Gender wage differentials among rural-urban migrants in China. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42(5) pp. 779-793.
    [10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2011.08.001] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. (2011). Individual heterogeneity in returns to education in urban China during 1995-2002. Economics Letters, 113(1) pp. 84-87.
    [10.1016/j.econlet.2011.05.028] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

Referee for Applied Economics, Australian Economic Papers, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, China Economic Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economic Papers, Economics Letters, Education Economics, Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Review of Development Economics, Review of Income and Wealth

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