ZHANG Hongyong

ZHANG Hongyong

ZHANG Hongyong

Senior Fellow

Policy Advisor

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Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Activities at RIETI


International Trade, Chinese Economy, Applied Microeconometrics

Research Projects


2013 Ph.D., Economics, Kyoto University
2010 M.A., Economics, Kyoto University
2008 B.A., Business Administration, Kwansei Gakuin University
1998 B.A., Foreign Languages, Qingdao Ocean University


2016 July - September Visiting Scholar, Asian Development Bank
2014 - 2015 Lecturer, School of Economics, Senshu University
2014 - 2015 Lecturer, School of Political Science and Economics, Tokai University
2013 - Present Fellow, RIETI
2011 - 2013 Research Assistant, RIETI
2010 - 2013 Research Assistant, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University
2000 - 2002 Tomen Corporation, Qingdao Office
1998 - 2000 Uno Corporation, Qingdao Office

Selected Publications and Papers

  1. "The US-China Trade War: Implications for Japan’s Global Value Chains," in Geopolitics, Supply Chains, and International Relations in East Asia, Etel Solingen (eds.), Cambridge University Press, May 2021.
  2. "The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Production Networks: Evidence from Japanese Multinational Firms," Covid Economics, March 2021, Issue 72, 26-67.
  3. "Networks of Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese Micro-Data," The World Economy, July 2020, Vol. 43, 1841-1867. (with Dorothée Rouzet and Francesca Spinelli)
  4. "The Margins of Intermediate Goods Trade: Theory and Evidence," The International Economy, Special Issue in Memory of Michihiro Ohyama and Makoto Ikema, 2020, Vol. 23, 105-144. (with Tomohiro Ara)
  5. "Understanding the International Mobility of Chinese Temporary Workers," The World Economy, March 2019, Vol. 42, 738-758.
  6. "Political Connections and Antidumping Investigations: Evidence from China," China Economic Review, August 2018, Vol. 50, 34-41.
  7. "Markups and Exporting Behaviors of Foreign Affiliates," Journal of Comparative Economics, August 2017, Vol. 45, 445-455. (with Lianming Zhu)
  8. "Impacts of the WTO Accession on Chinese Exports," Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, May 2016, Vol. 14, 347-364. (with Ryuhei Wakasugi)
  9. "How Does Agglomeration Promote the Product Innovation of Chinese Firms?" China Economic Review, September 2015, Vol. 35, 105-120.



American Economic Association, Hong Kong Economic Association, The Chinese Economist Society, Japanese Economic Association, Japanese Society of International Economics