Position

Lecturer Business Economics
Flinders Business School

Biography

Lecturer in Economics, Flinders Business School, Flinders University

Qualifications

PhD in Economics, University of New South Wales

Honours, awards and grants

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

Topic Coordinator:

Research interests

  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Health Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Urban Economics

Publications

  • Mahuteau, S., Mavromaras, K., Richardson, S. and Zhu, R. (2017). Public–private sector wage differentials in Australia. Economic Record, forthcoming
  • He, X. and Zhu, R. (2016). Fertility and Female Labour Force Participation: Causal Evidence from Urban China. The Manchester School, 84(5) pp. 664-674.
    [10.1111/manc.12128] [10.1111/manc.12128] [Scopus]
  • 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.
    [10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2016.02.002] [Scopus]
  • 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, 60 pp. 139-154.
    [10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2016.06.008] [Web Link]
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Retirement and its consequences for women's health in Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 163 pp. 117-125.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.04.003] [Web Link]
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Wage differentials between urban residents and rural migrants in urban China during 2002-2007: a distributional analysis. CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW, 37 pp. 2-14.
    [10.1016/j.chieco.2015.04.002] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. and Chen, L. (2016). Overeducation, overskilling and mental well-being. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy,
    [10.1515/bejeap-2015-0187] [Web Link]
  • 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]
  • Mahuteau, S. and Zhu, R. (2015). Crime victimisation and subjective well-being: panel evidence from Australia. Health Economics, forthcoming
    [10.1002/hec.3230] [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.
    [10.1016/j.econlet.2015.11.002] [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]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • Mahuteau, S., Mavromaras, K., Richardson, S. and Zhu, R. (2017). Public–private sector wage differentials in Australia. Economic Record, forthcoming
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Retirement and its consequences for women's health in Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 163 pp. 117-125.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.04.003] [Web Link]
  • Zhu, R. (2016). Wage differentials between urban residents and rural migrants in urban China during 2002-2007: a distributional analysis. CHINA ECONOMIC REVIEW, 37 pp. 2-14.
    [10.1016/j.chieco.2015.04.002] [Scopus]
  • 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.
    [10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2016.02.002] [Scopus]
  • Zhu, R. and Chen, L. (2016). Overeducation, overskilling and mental well-being. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy,
    [10.1515/bejeap-2015-0187] [Web Link]
  • Mahuteau, S. and Zhu, R. (2015). Crime victimisation and subjective well-being: panel evidence from Australia. Health Economics, forthcoming
    [10.1002/hec.3230] [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. (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]
  • 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

Research Affiliations:

  • Research Affiliate, Australian Industrial Transformation Institute, Flinders University
  • Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, University of New South Wales

Reviewer for:

  • Applied Economics, Applied Economics Letters, Australian Economic Papers, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, China Economic Review, Contemporary Economic Policy, Economic Papers, Economic Record, Economics Letters, Education Economics, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Forum for Social Economics, Journal of Asian Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Population Ageing, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Review of Development Economics, Review of Income and Wealth.

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