YANG, Ziyan

Assistant Professor

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

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Email:zyang@xmu.edu.cn

Office:D313

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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

Institutional Economics (Graduate Level, Core)

Mathematical Economics (MA&PHD, undergraduate, Core)

 

Research Interests

The applications of institutional economics on agricultural development, the new media, and economic history. 

 

 

Publications

1. Yang, Ziyan (2020), "Contract design in China's rural land rental market: Contractual flexibility and rental payments," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 178, 15-43.

2. Yang, Ziyan, Feng Wen (2020), "From Employees to Entrepreneurs: Rural Land Rental Market adn the Upgrade of Rural Labor Allcation in Non-Agrcultural Sectors [从务工到创业——农地流转与农村劳动力转移形式升级]," Management World [管理世界], 36(7), 171-184. 

3. Yang, Ziyan (2019), "The shadow price of nitrogen: A dynamic analysis of nitrogen-induced soil acidification in China," China Agricultural Economic Review, 3(11), 489-506.

4. 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.

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

 

Policy Opinions

Yang, Ziyan (2019), "Suggestions on Investing Grain Production Bases outside Fujian Province [关于加快推进省外粮食生产基地投资建设的建议]," accepted by the internal journal of Fujian provincial government cheng guo yao bao [成果要报] and Ba Min Kuai Xun [八闽快讯].

Principal Investigator, Young Scientists Fund of NSF of China

Principal Investigator, Research Fund of Fujian Social Science Foundation