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Peng Nie, Dr. 

 

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Xi’an Jiaotong University

Rm. 611, School of Economics and Finance

No. 74 Yanta West Road, 710061 Xi’an, China

                      Email: niepeng2017@mail.xjtu.edu.cn; niepeng1900@163.com

 

Main Fields of Research

 

·    Health economics (esp. demographic and socioeconomic drivers of health outcomes, SES-related health inequality, biomarker applications in health economics)

 

·         Development economics (esp. household food (in)security, under-five child undernutrition/mortality)

 

·         Subjective well-being (esp. demographic and socioeconomic drivers of life satisfaction/happiness/depression)

 

·         Labor economics (esp. long work hours, female behavior in labor market, job satisfaction and labor turnover)

 

·         Genoeconomics (esp. practical applications of Mendelian randomization in health outcomes)

 

·        The economics of ageing (esp. healthy ageing)

 

 

Note: Applicants are interested in interdisciplinary research on health economics, development economics, subjective well-being, labor economics and genoeconomics are highly welcome to join in our research team!!!

 

Are you ready?

 

IF YES! Just give a try!

 

 

The most important part is that we could fully enjoy the beauty of science (in

 

particular, the science of economics) and keep a healthy and happy life! Bravo!!!  

 

 

Education

 

09/201208/2015     Doctorate in Economics (Dr. oec, summa cum laude), University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

 

Professional Experience (Academic/Non-academic)                           

 

02/2019 – present       Research Fellow, Global Health Institute (GHI), Department of Medicine, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an,

                                    China

 

07/2018 – present       Research Fellow, Global Labor Organization (GLO)

 

07/2017 – present       Distinguished Research Fellow, PhD supervisor (Young Talent Support Plan), School of Economics and

                                    Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China

 

07/2017 – present       Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Department of Household and Consumer Economics, Institute for Health Care

                                   & Public Management, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

08/2015 – 07/2017     Research Fellow (Postdoc), Department of Household and Consumer Economics, Institute for Health Care &                                           Public Management, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

11/2015 – 12/2015     Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business         School, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

11/2014 – 12/2014     Visiting Research Assistant, Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of Professions, University of

                                   Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

 

09/2012 – 08/2015    Research Assistant, Chair for Household and Consumer Economics, Institute for Health Care & Public                                                     Management, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany


 

Editorial Positions

 

Since 2019: Associate Editor/Editorial Board Member, BMC Public Health (Springer Nature) 

 

 

Since 2020: Associate Editor, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing (Elsevier)

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

2015 – 2017      Health Economics (at Master level, University of Hohenheim, Germany)

 

2017 – present Development Economics (at Bachelor level, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)

 

2017 – present Advanced Topics on Development Economics (at Master level, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)

 

2018 – present Economics of Incentives (at Bachelor level, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)

 

2019 – present Health Economics (at Master level, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China)

 

05/2018, 02/2019  The Role of Health in Economic Growth and Development (for international students, Xi’an, China) 

 

 

Assessment and Administration

 

2013 – 2017        Supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s seminar papers and Master’s Thesis, University of Hohenheim, Germany

 

2017 – present    Master and PhD supervision (5 master students and 4 PhD students), Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

 

2017 – present    Supervision of Double Degree of Bachelor’s graduation thesis (9 students), Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

 

2020 – 2023      Interdisciplinary PhD program, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (co-supervisor, together with School of Public Health, 

 

                           Xi'an Jiaotong University)

 

 

Research Projects

01/2021 – 12/2024   “Measurement and Decomposition of Inequality of Opportunity in Health in the Chinese Elderly: Roemer's

Theory of Equality of Opportunity” (funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), grant no. 72074178,

China), PI

 

06/2020 – 10/2020 “Health and Economic Impact of NCDs linked to Tobacco, Alcohol, and SSB Consumption in China” (funded

by World Bank), main participant

 

2019.01 – 2021.12 “Housing Poverty and Health in Urban China: Longitudinal Evidence and Underlying Mechanisms” (PI,

funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), grant no. 71804142), PI

 

07/2017 – 06/2023   “Young Talent Support Plan Start-Up Fund” (Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, grant no. 7121182501), PI

 

01/2017 – 12/2019   “Health Burden and Health Care Facilities/Resources of Countries along the New Silk Road and

Collaboration on Global Health” (funded by the US-based China Medical Board (CMB), grant no. CNL 16-262, US), participant

 

01/2015 – 01/2023   “The Childhood Obesity Study in China Mega-cities (COCM Study)”, (funded by NIH U54, grant no. U54HD070725, US), participant

 

2012.03 – 2017.02 I.Family StudyInvestigating the Determinants of Food Choice, Lifestyle and Health in European Children,

Adolescents and Their Parents” (funded by the European Commission within the Seventh RTD Framework Programme Contract No.

FP7 266044 (KBBE 2010-4), http://www.ifamilystudy.eu/), Co-PI of two subprojects of peer effects on individual body weight

 

2014.12 – 2015.11 “Internet Use and Subjective Well-Being in China”, one of granted research projects for Tuscany: a Global

Laboratory for Quality of Life,  Towards Expo 2015 (Feeding the Earth), Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Italy, PI

 

2014.02 – 2014.08 “Background Work for Region Aging Report: Paper on Subjective Well-being in the Europe and Central Asia

(ECA) Region”, ECSPE-Europe and Central Asia Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, World Bank Project, Co-PI

 

2012.09 – 2015.08   “Innovation Research Funds on Health and Nutrition”, the Center for Gender and Nutrition, University of

Hohenheim, Germany, PI 

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

1.  Nie, P.* and Sousa-Poza, A. (2014), “Maternal employment and childhood obesity in China: Evidence from China Health and Nutrition Survey”, Applied Economics, 46(20): 2418-2428. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2014.902025.

 

2.     Nie, P.*, Otterbach, S., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2015), “Long work hours and health in China”, China Economic Review, 33: 212-229. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2015.02.004.

 

3.    Nie, P.*, Sousa-Poza, A., and He, X.B. (2015), “Peer effects on childhood and adolescent obesity in China”, China Economic Review, 35: 47-69. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2015.06.002.  

 

4.   Nie, P.*, Sousa-Poza, A., and Xue, J.H. (2016), “Fuel for life: Domestic cooking fuels and women’s health in rural China”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(8), 810. doi:10.3390/ijerph13080810.

 

5.     Nie, P.* and Sousa-Poza, A. (2016), “A fresh look at calorie-income elasticities in China”, China Agricultural Economic Review, 8(1): 1-29. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/CAER-09-2014-0095.

  

6.     Bauer, J., Levin, V., Boudet, A.M., Nie, P.*, and Sousa-Poza, A. (2017), “Subjective well-being across lifespan in Europe and         Central Asia”, Journal of Population Ageing, 10(2):125-158. doi: 10.1007/s12062-016-9148-0.

 

7.     Nie, P.*, Nimrod, G., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2017), “Internet use and subjective well-being in China”, Social Indicators Research, 132(1): 489-516. doi: 10.1007/s11205-015-1227-8. 

 

8.    Nie, P.*, Gwozdz, W., Reisch, L.A. and Sousa-Poza, A. (2017), “Values, norms and peer effects on weight status”, Journal of Obesity, vol. 2017, Article ID 2849674. doi: 10.1155/2017/2849674.

 

9.     Nie, P.* and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), “Food insecurity among Europeans aged 50+”, Journal of Population Ageing, 11(2): 133-151. doi: 10.1007/s12062-017-9177-3.

 

10.  Nie, P.*  and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), “Commute time and subjective well-being in urban China”, China Economic Review, 48: 188-204. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2016.03.002.

 

11.  Nie, P.*, He, X.B., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), “Child loss and maternal wages in China”, Asian Population Studies, 14(1): 96-112.

doi: 10.1080/17441730.2017.1405552.

 

12.  Nie, P.*, Alfonso León, A., Díaz Sánchez, M.E., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), “The rise in obesity in Cuba from 2001 to 2010: An analysis of National Survey on Risk Factors and Chronic Diseases data”, Economics & Human Biology, 28: 1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.ehb.2017.11.003.

 

13.  Reza Oskorouchi, H., Nie, P. and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), “Floods and anemia of reproductive-age women in Afghanistan”, PLoS ONE 13(2): e0191726. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journalpone.0191726.

 

14.  Ma, W.L., Renwick, A., Nie, P., Tang, J.J. and Cai, R. (2018), “Off-farm work, smartphone use and household income: Evidence from rural China”, China Economic Review, 52: 80-94. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2018.06.002.

 

15.  Gwozdz, W., Nie, P.*, and Sousa-Poza, A., et al. (2019), “Peer effects on weight status, dietary behavior and physical activity among teenagers in Europe – Findings from the I.Family Study”, Kyklos, 72(2): 270-296. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/kykl.12197.

 

16.  Nie, P.*, Ding, L.L., Sousa-Poza, A. (2019), “Decomposing adult obesity trends in China (1991-2011)”, Economics & Human Biology, 34: 5-15. doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2019.02.001.

 

17.  Nie, P.*, Rammohan, A., Gwozdz, W., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2019), “Changes in child nutrition in India: A decomposition approach”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(10), 1815. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16101815.

 

18.  Nie, P.*, Ding, L.L., Sousa-Poza, A. (2019), What Chinese workers value: An analysis of job satisfaction, job expectations and labor turnover in China”, Prague Economic Papers (forthcoming). doi: https://doi.org/10.18267/j.pep.726.

 

19. Nie, P.*, Ding, L.L., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2019), “Obesity inequality and the changing shape of the bodyweight distribution in China”, China Economic Review, 58: 101348. doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chieco.2019.101348.

 

20.  Zhang, X., Kaiser, M., Nie, P., and Sousa-Poza, A.* (2019), “Why are Chinese workers so unhappy? A comparative cross-national analysis of job satisfaction, job expectations and job attributes”, PLoS ONE, 14(9): e0222715. doi: https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0222715.

 

21.  Nie, P.*, Ma, W.L., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2020), “The relationship between smartphone use and subjective well-being in rural   China”, Electronic Commerce Research (forthcoming). doi: 10.1007/s10660-020-09397-1.

 

22.  Ma, W.L., Nie, P., Zhang, P., and Renwick, A. (2020), “Impact of Internet use on economic well-being of rural households:   Evidence from China”, Review of Development Economics, 24: 503-523. doi: 10.1111/rode.12645.

 

23. Leng, C.X., Ma, W.L.*Nie, P., and Zhu, Z.K. (2020), “The relationship between happiness and consumption expenditure: Evidence from rural China”, Applied Research in Quality of Life (forthcoming). doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-020-09836-z.

 

24. Nie, P.*, Ding, L.L., Alfonso León, A, Sousa-Poza, A. Xue, H., Jia, P., Wang, L., Díaz Sánchez, M.E., and Wang, Y.F. (2020), Socioeconomic position and health gradient in Cuba: Dimensions and mechanisms, BMC Public Health, 20: 866. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-08980-3

 

25. Wei, J.X., Wu, Y., Zheng, J.G., Nie, P., Jia, P.* and Wang, Y.F.* (2020), Neighborhood sidewalk access and childhood obesity, Obesity Reviews (forthcoming). doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.13057.

 

26. Lu, H.Y.*, Nie, P., and Qian, L. (2020). Do quarantine experiences and attitudes towards COVID-19 affect the distribution of mental health in China? A quantile regression analysis. Applied Research in Quality of Life (forthcoming).

 

27. Lu, H.Y., Nie, P.*, and Sousa-Poza, A. (2020). The effect of parental educational expectations on adolescent subjective well-being and the moderating role of perceived academic pressure: Longitudinal evidence for China. Child Indicators Research (forthcoming).

(corresponding author)

 

 

Reports/Discussion Papers

 

·     Bauer, J., Nie, P., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2014), “Subjective well-being in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region”, Background report for Golden Aging: Prospects for Healthy, Active, and Prosperous Aging in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, Washington, D.C.


·       Nie, P., Gwozdz, W., Reisch, L.A. (2016), “Report on Societal-Cultural Norms and Values and Peer Effects”, Bremen: University of Bremen, 22 p. (I.Family Project Deliverables, No. D7.3.1, http://research.cbs.dk/en/publications/report-on-societalcultural-norms-and-values-and-peer-effects(ece29f24-586d-4c5f-bc90-64c0ba003d7b).html)


·    Nie, P. and Sousa-Poza, A. (2016), “Food insecurity among older Europeans: Evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe”, Hohenheim Discussion Papers in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, No. 03-2016. (https://wiso.uni-hohenheim.de/papers)


·       Nie, P., Rammohan, A., Gwozdz, W., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2016), “Developments in malnutrition in Indian children below 5 years: A decomposition analysis”, IZA Discussion Paper No. 9893.

(http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=9893)


·       Nie, P. and Sousa-Poza (2017), What Chinese workers value: An analysis of job satisfaction, job expectations and labor turnover in China”, IZA Discussion Paper No. 10963. (http://ftp.iza.org/dp10963.pdf).

 

·       Nie, P., Ding, L.L., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2018), Obesity inequality and the changing shape of the bodyweight distribution in China. Hohenheim Discussion Papers in Business, Economics and Social Sciences 24-2018, University of Hohenheim. 

 

 

·   Nie, P., Li, Q., Cohen, A.A., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2019), In search of China’s income-health gradient: A biomarker-based analysis. IZA Discussion Paper No. 12165. (http://ftp.iza.org/dp12165.pdf)

 

·      Lu, H.Y. and Nie, P.*, and Sousa-Poza, A. (2019). The effect of parental educational expectations on adolescent subjective well-being and the moderating role of perceived academic pressure: Longitudinal evidence for China. IZA Discussion Paper No. 12832. (http://ftp.iza.org/dp12832.pdf)

 

·     Nie, P.*, Clark, A., D’Ambrosio, C., and Ding, L.L. (2020). Housing and income-related health inequality in urban China (1991-2015): The role of homeownership and housing conditions. Working Papers 524, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.

 

·   Lu, H.Y., Nie, P.*, and Qian, L. (2020). Do quarantine experiences and attitudes towards COVID-19 affect the distribution of psychological outcomes in China? A quantile regression analysis. GLO Discussion Paper No. 512. (https://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/215740/1/GLO-DP-0512.pdf)

 

·       Ding, L.L., Jones, A.M., and Nie, P.* (2020) Ex ante inequality of opportunity in health among the elderly in China: A distributional decomposition of biomarkers IZA Discussion Paper No. 13292, http://ftp.iza.org/dp13292.pdf.

 

·    Nie, P., Ding, L.L., and Jones, A.M.* (2020) Inequality of opportunity in bodyweight among middle-aged and older Chinese: A distributional approach. IZA Discussion Paper No. 13421, http://ftp.iza.org/dp13421.pdf.

 

·    Nie, P.*, Wang, L., and Sousa-Poza, A. (2020) Peer effects and fertility preference in China. IZA Discussion Paper No. 13448, http://ftp.iza.org/dp13448.pdf.

 

Academic Conferences and Workshops (selected)

 

1.     26/09/2020 – 27/09/2020, “The 2020 Pacific Causal Inference Conference”, International Biometric Society – Chinese Region; Department of Biostatistics, Peking University; Center for Statistical Science, Peking University, China

 

2.     19/09/2020 – 20/09/2020, “2020 Childhood Obesity & COVID-19 Prevention and Control International Symposium”, Global Health Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi’an, China (organization committee member)

 

3.     10/09/2020 – 11/09/2020, “IZA Workshop: Labor Market Institutions”, IZA, Germany

 

4.     01/09/2020 – 04/09/2020, “2020 Jobs and Development Conference: Better Jobs for Development”, IZA; The World Bank; UNU-WIDER

 

5.     26/08/2020 – 30/08/2020, “The Ninth International Symposium of Quantitative Economics, 2020”, Jilin University, Changchun, China

 

6.     22/08/2020 – 24/08/2020, “13th China Economics Summer Institute”, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

 

7.     13/08/2020 – 15/08/2020, “Chinese Economists Society 2020 North America Virtual Conference”, Chinese Economists Society

 

8.     14/08/2020, “Training Workshop on Data and Tools for Spatial Studies”, Chinese Economists Society; China Data Institute and Future Data Lab

 

9.     25/07/2020, “International Conference on Digital Health and Medical Analytics (DHA 2020)”, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

 

10.  20/07/2020, “The 2020 CN-Healthcare Summit (CHS): Working Together towards A New Healthy Era”, CN-Healthcare, China

 

11.  11/07/2020, “The 2020 Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK) China Annual Conference”, Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK) and Institute for Contemporary China Studies of Tsinghua University, China

 

12.  09/07/2020, “European Health Economics Association (EuHEA) Digital Conference”, European Health Economics Association

 

13.  23/06/2020, “Virtual PAA2020 Webinar-COVID 19-Data collection in Longitudinal Studies”, Population Association America, USA

 

14.  14/06/2020, “Global Symposium: Post-acute Care and Rehabilitation during COVID-19 Pandemic”, Harvard Healthcare Club, USA

 

15.  05/06/2020 – 07/06/2020, “Third IESR-GLO Joint Conference”, IESR, Jinan University, China and GLO, Bonn, Germany

 

16.  14/05/2020, “CHINATIV Online-Forum “Coronavirus: Krise oder Chance für die deutsch-chinesische Zusammenarbeit”, Hochschule für angewandtes Management, Germany

 

17.  08/05/2020, “Chamberlain Seminar: Symposium on Synthetic Control Methods”, Stanford University, USA

 

18.  30/04/2020 – 02/05/2020, “EPIC China Education Forum: Understanding Changes in China’s Education Landscape”, Stanford University, USA

 

19.  24/04/2020, “Becker Friedman Institute China (BFI-China)-Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER) Virtual SeminarCOVID-19 and Economics: China, Asia and Beyond”, Becker Friedman Institute China (BFI-China)

 

20.  22/04/2020, “Online Forum on Addressing Mental Health During the Covid-19 Outbreak in Africa as Health Care Systems Brace for a Battering”, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, USA

 

21.  09/04/2020, “Economic Approaches for Analysing the Short, Medium Term and Long Run Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis”, Royal Economic Society, UK

 

22.  09/04/2020, “COVID-19 Lessons Learned from China: Disease Management, Clinical Research and Health Policy”, Yale School of Public Health, USA

 

23.  18/03/2020 – 21/03/2020, “Well-Being 2020: Knowledge for Informed Decisions”, STATEC Research, rue Erasme, Luxembourg

 

24.  04/12/2019, “The Workshop on Doing Research in China”, Research Center in China-Competence in Hohenheim, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

25.  15/11/2019, “2019 China Health Economics Youth Forum”, China Health Economics Association, Beijing, China

 

26.  24/10/2019 – 26/10/2019, “Humboldt Colloquium Bonds of Trust – Shaping the Sino-German Research Network of the Future”, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Beijing, China

 

27.  13/09/2019 – 16/09/2019, “The Third Belt & Road Initiative Global Health International Congress & 2019 Global Health Forum of the University of Alliance of the Silk Road”, Global Health Institute (GHI), Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China (organization committee member, co-chair of Young Scholar Forum)

 

28.  26/08/2019 – 27/08/2019, “2019 International Conference of Social Computing”, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

29.  08/07/2019 – 10/07/2019, 2019 Workshop on Multilevel Systems-oriented Childhood Obesity Study In China”, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China

 

30.  07/06/2019 – 09/06/2019, “Population Health and Public Governance: The Second Asian Conference on Population and Development (ACPD)”, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

 

31.  03/06/2019 – 05/06/2019, “Empirical Strategies' Workshop: Empirical Strategies with Chinese Characteristics”, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China

 

32.  24/05/2019 – 25/05/2019, “The Second China Health Economics Forum”, Southeastern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China

 

33.  09/05/2019 – 11/05/2019, “Sino-UK Health Forum: Health-Care Reform in China: Past, Present and the Future”, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Ningbo, China

 

34.  22/04/2019, “Inaugural Ceremony of Youth Committee of China Health Economics Association and Health Economics Symposium”, China Health Economics Association, Beijing, China

 

35.  30/11/2018 – 02/12/2018, “The 2018 Conference on Global Health and Hospital Development”, China Hospital Development Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

 

36.  17/11/2018, “International Conference on Early Childhood Development in Rural China 2018”, Rural Education Action Program (REAP), Stanford University and Center for Experimental Economics in Education (CEEE), Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China

 

37.  12/10/2018 – 14/10/2018, “The 2018 Conference on China’s Reform and Opening Up: Structural Transformation and Economic Development”, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

 

38.  29/08/2018 – 31/08/2018, “UK-China Researcher Links Workshop: Economic Analysis of Large Medical Databases”, National School of Development (NSD), Peking University, Beijing, China

 

39.  04/05/2018 – 05/05/2018, “The Workshop on Inequality & Ageing: Next World Program and INEPA”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, invited discussed paper: “Expansion of Public Transfers in China: Who Are the Beneficiaries?” Feng Wang, University of California, Irvine, U.S.

 

40.  05/01/2018 – 07/01/2018, “2018 Meeting of American Economic Association”, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.

 

41.  08/12/2017, “The Workshop on Economic Development in China”, Taiwan Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, China

 

42.  07/12/2017, “The Workshop on Industrial Economics”, Taiwan Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, China

 

43.  17/05/2017 – 19/05/2017, “The 2nd South Lake Innovation Forum for International Young Talents”, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

 

44.  09/12/2016 – 10/12/2016, “The 8th International Symposium on Human Capital and Labor Markets: Celebrating Release of the China Human Capital Report 2016”, the China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China, invited discussed paper: “Women Hold Up Half the Sky? Gender identity and the wife's labor market performance in China”, Bing Ye, Zhejiang University, China

 

45.  03/11/2016 – 04/11/2016, “Workshop on the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)”, Munich Center for the Economics of Ageing (MEA), Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich, Germany

 

46.  27/09/2016, “International Colloquium on Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the 2030 Agenda: Science and Knowledge for Action”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

47.  13/07/2016 – 16/07/2016, “The European Health Economics Association (EuHEA) Conference 2016”, Hamburg University, Germany

 

48.  26/05/2016 – 27/05/2016, “Conference on The Economics of Aging and Health”, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, invited discussant, invited discussed paper: “Do Notional Defined Contribution Schemes prolong working life? Evidence from the 1994 Swedish Pension Reform”, Qi, Haodong, Helgertz, Jonas., and Bengtsson, Tommy, Lund University, Sweden

 

49.  17/05/2016 – 20/05/2016, “The Spring School and Workshop in Quantitative Methods 2016: Applied Microeconometrics”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

50.  14/01/2016 – 16/01/2016, “2016 Conference on Economics, Health and Happiness”, Lugano, Switzerland, invited discussed paper: “Decreased well-being after job loss: testing omitted causes”, Isabel Baumann, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Health Professions Department, Switzerland

 

51.  30/10/2015 – 31/10/2015, “The International Conference on Quality of Life in Tuscany: Theory and Policy”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

52.  22/10/2015 –  23/10/2015, “10th International Conference on the Chinese Economy – The Second China’s Transition: New Reforms for A New Context”, CERDI-IDREC, University of Auvergne, France

 

53.  22/07/2015 – 23/07/2015, “Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Workshop”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

54.  12/07/2015 – 15/07/2015, “11th World Congress on Health Economics (iHEA): Health Economics and Nutrition”, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

 

55.  24/06/2015 – 25/06/2015, “ESRC Multi-disciplinary Health & Biomarkers Conference”, University of Essex, Colchester, UK

 

56.  04/06/2015 – 05/06/2015, “XVIII Applied Economics Meeting”, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

 

57.  27/05/2015 – 29/05/2015, “The Spring School and Workshop on Quantative Methods: Effective Programming Practices for Economists”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

58.  21/05/2015 – 23/05/2015, “20th Spring Meeting of Young Economists”, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 

59.  06/05/2015 – 09/05/2015, “Work, Stress and Health Conference 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations”, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

 

60.  25/02/2015 – 27/02/2015, “8th RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics” University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, invited discussed paper: “Lone stars or constellantions? The impact of performance pay on matching assortativeness in academia”, Erina Ytsma, The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

 

61.  31/01/2015, Conference Cycle of the “Tuscany Towards Expo 2015” Project: “Civil Economy and Public Happiness”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

62.  30/01/2015, Conference Cycle of the “Tuscany Towards Expo 2015” Project: “Biodiversity and Forms of Enterprises”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

63.  24/01/2015, Conference Cycle of the “Tuscany Towards Expo 2015” Project: “Firms’ Governance and Well-Being at the Workplace”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

64.  17/01/2015, Conference Cycle of the “Tuscany Towards Expo 2015” Project: “Once upon A Time There Was the Future”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

65.  16/01/2015 – 31/01/2015, the Winter School  and Workshop on “Quality of Life, Well-Being and Social Relationships”, Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

66.  04/12/2014 – 05/12/2014, “Perspectives on (Un-)Employment – PhD Workshop”, Congress Center of the Federal Employment Agency, Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany

 

67.  19/11/2014, “Global Food Studies Seminar”, Global Food Studies, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

 

68.  16/07/2014, “2014 Doctoral Workshop on OECD Dataset”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

69.  11/07/2014, “2014 Doctoral Seminar on Health Care & Public Management” (Major discussant: Prof. Dr. Peter Zweifel, University of Zurich, Switzerland), University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

70.  23/06/2014 – 26/06/2014, “13th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy”, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), Athens, Greece

 

71.  18/06/2014 – 21/06/2014, “The 28th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE)”, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

 

72.  09/06/2014 – 13/06/2014, “The DEFAP-LASER Summer School and Workshop in Applied Microeconometrics”, Università Cattolica, Milan, Italy, invited discussed paper: “Health differences across gender: the role of different attitudes”, Eve Caroli and Lexane Weber-Baghdiguian, University of Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France

 

73.  24/05/2014 – 30/05/2014, “CINCH Academy - The Essen Summer School and Workshop in Health Economics”, CINCH, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, invited discussed paper: “The Effect of Early Childhood Language Training Programs on the Contemporary Formation of Grammar Skills”, Daniel A. Kamhöfer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

 

74.  07/05/201409/05/2014, “Conference on China after 35 Years of Economic Transition”, London Metropolitan University, London, UK

 

75.  05/12/2013 – 06/12/2013, Workshop on Search and Matching Theory”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

76.  13/09/2013 – 15/09/2013, Germany-China Forum on Animal Pharmacy and Animal-derived Food Safety”, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

 

77.  24/04/2013 – 17/07/2013, 2013 Doctoral Seminar on Empirical Economics, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

78.  01/12/2012 02/12/2012, “Workshop on Nonparametric Methods in Econometrics”, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

 

 

79.  24/07/2010 – 30/07/2010, “Workshop on Agricultural Development and Policy Analysis”, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

 

 

Referee Service (230+, including academic journals and conferences)

 

Academic journals:

Economics and Management:

Review of Income and Wealth,

Economics & Human Biology,

The Journal of the Economics of Ageing,

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy,

China Economic Review,

China & World Economy

Journal of Asian Economics,

Journal of Family and Economic Issues,

China Agricultural Economic Review,

Review of Development Economics

Singpore Economic Review,

Journal of Applied Economics

Economics Bulletin,

Economies,

International Journal of Manpower


Health, Nutrient, Ageing and Development:

PNAS,

One Earth,

Preventive Medicine,

BMJ Open,

BMC Public Health,

BMC Health Services Research,

Journal of Transport & Health

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

International Journal of Health Policy and Management,

Nutrients,

Healthcare, 

The Journals of Gerontology: Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences,

Journal of Population Ageing,

Ageing and Mental Health,

Research on Aging,

Journal of Happiness Studies,

Children and Youth Services Review

Cities

Habitat International,

Asian Population Studies

Sustainability


Social Science:

Social Science Research,

International Journal of Comparative Sociology,

Social Science Journal,

Societies


Others:

Frontiers in Psychology,

Cogent Psychology, 

Behavioral Sciences,

PLoS ONE

Safety,

Heliyon, 

Social Sciences & Humanities Open,

Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa

 

Academic conferences:

Invited anonymous Referee Committee Member (in the fields of Health Economics and Development Economics) for

21st Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE) 2016 Lisbon, Portugal;

22nd SMYE 2017, Halle, Germany;

23rd SMYE 2018, Mallorca, Spain;  

24th SMYE 2019, ​Brussels, Belgium;

25th SMYE 2020, Bologna, Italy


Selected member of the Scientific Committee Review Panel for

  • the 2017 World Congress of International Health Economics Association (iHEA), Boston, US;
  • the 2019 World Congress of iHEA, Basel, Switzerland
  •  
  • Organization Committee and Review Panel Member of the Third Belt & Road Initiative Global Health International Congress & 2019 Global Health Forum of the University of Alliance of the Silk Road, Global Health Institute (GHI), Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China

     

    External Review Expert for the PhD Dissertation

    Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia

 

 

Membership             

   

International Health Economics Association (iHEA, since 2015)

 

The European Association of Young Economists (EAYE, since 2015)

 

The Chinese Economists Society (CES, since 2017)

 

The Economic Science Association (ESA, since 2018)

 

Global Labor Organization (GLO Fellow, since 2018)

 

China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAM, since 2018)

 

The International Chinese Nutrition Young Scholar Network (ICNYSN, since 2019)

 

Youth Committee of China Health Economics Association (Committee Member, since 2019)

 

Health Econometrics and Data Group, University of York, UK (since 2020)

 

 

Awards

 

January 2020           Outstanding Reviewer Award”, Economic Review (in Chinese, a top-tier journal of economics in China)

 

December 2018        Best Paper Award”, The 2018 Conference on Global Health and Hospital Development”, China Hospital                           Development Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

 

May 2018                 2017 Jianbing Young Talent Support Award”, School of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University,        

                                 Xi’an, China

 

September 2017        Outstanding Reviewer Award”, Habitat International (IF=4.310, JCR Q1, Elsevier)

 

June 2015                 Travel bursary of the ESRC Multi-disciplinary Health & Biomarkers Conference”, University of Essex, Colchester, 

                                  UK

 

12/2014 – 10/2015    Internet Use and Subjective Well-Being in China, Granted research project of “Tuscany: a Global Laboratory for

                                  Quality of Life”, Towards Expo 2015 (Feeding the Earth), Polo Lionello Bonfanti, Florence, Italy

 

June 2014                  Full scholarship of the DEFAP-LASER Summer School in Applied Microeconometrics at Università Cattolica,

                                   Milan, Italy

 

09/2012 – 08/2015    DAAD “Excellence Scholarship of PhD Program of “Global Food Security”, Food Security Center, University 

                                  of Hohenheim,  Germany   

 

Languages 

                                                       

English (fluent); German (basic); Chinese (native)