Prof. Kevin Zhang from Illinois State University will discuss the future of the US-China trade relationship.
Kevin H. Zhang is professor of economics at Illinois State University (ISU). He received his Ph.D. from University of Colorado-Boulder and completed his post-doctoral research at Harvard University. Before joining ISU, Dr. Zhang served as consultant for the Harvard Institute of International Development. Dr. Zhang’s research filed is international economics, industrial development, innovation, urban and regional economics, and the Chinese economy. In addition to 5 books on FDI, international trade, industrial development, the Chinese economy, and regional economics, Dr. Zhang has published over 100 articles and book-chapters in leading journals such as Journal of Development Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Journal of Development Studies, Urban Studies, Contemporary Economic Policy, China Economic Review, International Journal of Business, Review of Development Economics, and International Review Economics and Finance. Dr. Zhang is associate editor of The Chinese Economy (published by Taylor & Francis) and in the editorial board for journals such as Online Journal of Social Sciences Research, Journal of Chinese Economics and Foreign, and The Open Urban Studies Journal. Dr. Zhang served as vice president of Chinese Economists Society (CES) for two terms (2000-01 and 2002-03). Since 2001, Dr. Zhang has taught in several leading universities in China.
Sponsored by the Dr. Y. S. Tsiang Professorship in Chinese Studies, UMSL Global, University of Missouri-St. Louis.