Dr Zhongmin Wu - Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe)

Dr Zhongmin Wu

Reader in Economics

Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University

Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU, UK

Email: zhongmin.wu@ntu.ac.uk


Dr Zhongmin Wu received his PhD in Economics from the University of Southampton. He organised the CEA (UK) 18th Annual Conference in Nottingham (April 2007) and co-organised the CEA (UK) and CCES joint international conferences in Shanghai (September 2007). Zhongmin won the Best Paper Award by the Chinese Economic Association in the UK (2003 and 2002). His research has focused on migration, unemployment, employment and entrepreneurship, both in the UK and in China. He has a general interest in labour economics, the Chinese economy and its labour market, multiple job holding in the UK and British entrepreneurs. His work mainly uses econometric analysis of panel data. Dr Zhongmin Wu has published in Journals such as Regional Studies, Annals of Operations Research, Economics of Planning, Applied Economics, China Economic Review, Applied Economics Letters and Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. He edited two books 'China in the World Economy' and 'Financial Sector Reform and the International Integration of China', both published by Routledge in 2009. Recent research work will be forthcoming in Economics letters, Journal of Development Studies, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, and Applied Economics.

Please see Dr Zhongmin Wu's webpage at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University.

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Zhu Y., Wu Z., Wang M., Du Y. and F. Cai, (2012) "Do Migrants Really Save More? Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Savings in Rural China", Journal of Development Studies, (forthcoming)
  • Faria J., Wang L. and Wu, Z., (2012) "Debts on debts", North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 23(2), 203-219
  • Wu, D. and Wu, Z. (2012) "Crime, Inequality and Unemployment in England and Wales", Applied Economics, 44(29), 3765–3775
  • Faria J. and Wu Z., (2012) From Unemployed to Entrepreneur: The role of Absolute Bequest Motive, Economics Letters, 114(1), 120–123
  • Wu, Z. Baimbridge M., and Zhu Y., (2009) "Multiple Job Holding in the UK: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey", Applied Economics, 41(21), 2751-2766
  • Wu, Z. and Yao, S. (2006) "On Unemployment Inflow and Outflow in Urban China", Regional Studies, 40(8), 811–822
  • Liu, W. Sharp, J. and Wu, Z. (2006) "Preference, Production and Performance in Data Envelopment Analysis", Annals of Operations Research, 145(1), 105–127
  • Wu, Zhongmin (2004) "Regional Unemployment in Transitional China: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis", Economics of Planning, 36(4), 297-314
  • Wu, Zhongmin (2004) "Wage Curve for Urban China: A Panel Data Approach", Applied Economics Letters, 11(7), 425-428
  • Wu, Z. and Zhu, Y. (2004) "Income Differential and Out-migration: the Impacts of Between-gap and Within-gap" Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2(1), 27-37
  • Wu, Zhongmin (2003) "The Persistence of Regional Unemployment: Evidence from China", Applied Economics, 35(12), 1417-1421
  • Wu, Z. and Yao, S. (2003) "Inter-migration and Intra-migration in China: A Theoretical And Empirical Analysis", China Economic Review, 14(4), 371-385

Edited Books

  • Wu, Zhongmin Edited (2009) China in the World Economy. London Routledge ISBN: 9780415470025
  • Wu, Zhongmin Edited (2009) Financial Sector Reform and the International Integration of China, London: Routledge ISBN: 9780415470032

Book Chapters

  • Wu, Zhongmin (2009) "Youth Unemployment in Urban China" Chapter for "China in the World Economy", Routledge, ISBN 978-0-415-47002-5
  • Wu, Zhongmin (2006) "Unemployment in China: Some Stylised Facts" Chapter for "Globalisation, Competition and Growth in China", Routledge, ISBN: 0415351979

Discussion Papers

  • Wheatley D. and Wu Z 2011. "Work, Inequality, and the Dual Career Household", Working Papers 2011/03, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, Economics Division.
  • Zhu, Y., Wu, Z., Peng, L. and L. Sheng, (2009) "Where Did All the Remittances Go? – Understanding the Impact of Remittances on Consumption Patterns in Rural China", Department of Economics, University of Kent, Studies in Economics 0907
  • Liu, W. Sharp, J. and Wu, Z. (2004) "DEA Models with different Preference and Goals", University of Kent, KBS Working Paper Series No. 53
  • Sharp, J.; Liu, W. and Wu, Z. (2003) "Data Envelopment Analysis with Natural Negative Outputs and Inputs", University of Kent, KBS Working Paper Series No. 48

Selected Journal Articles in Chinese

  • Wu, Zhongmin (2005) "Urban Youth Unemployment and Wage Curve ---Evidence from Panel Data of China", China Labour Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, No.3
  • Wu, Z. and Yao, S. (2004) "Urban Unemployment Inflow and Outflow in China” China Labour Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, No.1
  • Wu, Zhongmin (2003) "Urban Unemployment and Labour Mobility in Transitional China", China Economic Quarterly, Peking University, Vol.2 No.4
  • Wu, Z. and Che, J. (1993) "A Study on the Cross-section Data Econometric Model", Journal of Research on Financial and Economic Problems, No.111
  • Wu, Zhongmin (1988) "Heterorscedasticity and Bartlett Test in Modelling Cross-section Data", Journal of Quantitative and Technical Economics, Vol.5 No.2
  • Wu, Zhongmin (1987) "On the Quantitative Economics from Nobel Economics Prizes", Journal of Foreign Economics and Management, No.106