Jun Zhao

 Assistant Professor

Office Location:
BAC 346
Phone:
(902) 585-1347
E-mail:jun.zhao@acadiau.ca
 
Master's:
Nankai University (Finance), 2003 
Master’s:
University of Manitoba (Economics), 2006  
PhD:
University of Manitoba (Economics), 2015

Research Interests:

  • International Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Current CV

 

Courses:

  •   Econ 1013 Microeconomic Principles
  •   Econ 1023 Macroeconomic Principles
  •   Econ 2613 Empirical Analysis I
  •   Econ 3413 Govt Tax/Expenditure
  •   Econ 4213 Development Economics

Working Papers:

  • "Are Emerging Market Economies Converging to the World Core Economies?”
  • "Analysis of Income Inequality in Canada” 

Research and Publications:

  • Serieux, J., and Zhao, J. “Does Globalization have Inter-Regional Convergence Implications?”

  • Zhao, J., and Serieux, J. "The Effects of Regional Economic Integration on Income Convergence within Latin America and the Caribbean".

  • Zhao, J., and Serieux, J. "The Effects of Intra-regional Trade and Finance Flows on the Pattern of Income Convergence in East and South East Asia".
  • Serieux, J., and Zhao, J. "The Effects of Regional Economic Integration on Income Convergence in Sub Sahara Africa".

  • Zhao, J., and Serieux, J. (2012). “Does Globalization have Inter-Regional Convergence Implications for South America?” The Global Studies Journal, 4(3): 115-134.
  • Wang, H. R., and Zhao, J. (2001). “The Present Situation and Development of Finance Leasing in China”. Journal  of Henan Economy, October, 2001.

Affiliations:

  • American Economics Association
  • Canadian Economics Association
  • Atlantic Canada Economics Association

Awards:

  • The Global Studies Journal Graduate Scholar Award, 2014
  • Faculty of Arts Endowment Fund (UM), 2014
  • Graduate Student Conference Travel Award (Faculty of Arts), 2013
  • The Canadian Women Economists Network (CWEN) Travel Grant Award, 2011
  • Faculty of Arts Endowment Fund (UM), 2011
  • Graduate Student Travel Award (UMGS), 2011
  • Graduate Student Travel Award (UMGS), 2010
  • Faculty of Arts Thesis Award (UM), 2010
  • University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF), 2008-2010
  • GSA-UMSU Graduate Bursary, 2008
  • GSA Innovation, Stewardship and Excellence Bursary, 2007