Dr Rong Zhu

Lecturer Business Economics

College of Business, Government and Law

+61 8 82012544
place Law & Commerce Building (3.67)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
  • Senior Lecturer, College of Business, Government and Law, Flinders University
  • Research Associate, Australian Industrial Transformation Institute, Flinders University
  • Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, University of New South Wales
  • PhD in Economics, University of New South Wales
Honours, awards and grants
  • Award: Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers, Flinders University (2015)
  • Australian Research Council Linkage Grant: "Economic complexity as a driver of innovation and smart specialisation" (with Professor John Spoehr, Associate Professor Giselle Rampersad, Professor David Powers, and Professor John Quiggin), 2018-2020. Partner Organisation: Government of South Australia Department of State Development
  • External Consultation Grants: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (2012); Australian Council of Learned Academies Secretariat (2013); Curtin University National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (2014); Department of Veterans' Aff airs (2014); New South Wales Skills Board (2015); Fair Work Commission (2015); Commonwealth Grants Commission (2016); Commonwealth Bank of Australia (2017)
  • Internal Research Grants: Faculty Research Grant (2013, 2017); Faculty Establishment Grant (2016); College Small Research Grant (2018); College Large Research Grant (2018)
Research interests
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Labour/Health/Urban Economics
Topic coordinator
BUSN2043 Managerial Economics
BUSN9115 Quantitative methods