Jin Zhou joined the Center for the Economics of Human Development September 2016 as a postdoctoral scholar and to support and drive forward the Asian Family in Transit (AFIT) initiative.
Jin completed her Ph.D. at the University of Western Ontario in 2016. She earned an M.A. in Economics from Beijing Normal University in 2010 and received a B.A. in Finance from Beijing Normal University in 2007.
Jin is an applied microeconomist with wide research interests in labor economics, family economics, and industry organization. Her current work focuses mostly on the field of migration and economics, especially the migration behavior in China. An ongoing working paper analyses how social networks affect both migration decisions, and labor market outcomes and also examine how individuals respond to government interventions through social network investment.
For more information, please visit her website.