YANG, Ziyan

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park


Phone:

Email:zyang@xmu.edu.cn

Office:D313

Homepage:http://zyang33.weebly.com

Biography Research Papers Research Projects

Working Experience

Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, School of Economics and Gregory and Paula Chow Center for Economics Research, Xiamen University, September 2017-present

Short-term Consultant, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank, Washington D.C., June 2015-June 2017

 

Education

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2017

B.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011

B.A. in Rural Development, China Agricultural University, Beijing, 2011

 

Research Interests

Institutional economics, agricultural and resource economics, Chinese economy

 

Teaching Interests

Speical Topcics in Comparative Institutional Economics (Fall, Selective)

Mathematical Economics (MA&PHD, undergraduate)

 

Publications

Yan, Jianzhong, Ziyan Yang, Zanhong Li, Xiubin Li, Liangjie Xin and Laixiang Sun (2016), “Drivers of Cropland Abandonment in Mountainous Areas: A Household Decision Model on Farming Scale and a Case Study of Southwest China,” Land Use Policy, 57, 459-469

 

Yang, Ziyan and Qiming Liu (2008), “Insights on Foreign Microfinance Institutions,” Journal of Anhui Agricultural University (SOC.SCI), 16, 62-65 (in Chinese)

 

Working Paper

"Contract Design in China's Rural Land Rental Market: Contractual Flexibility and Rental Payments"