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Zhihao Yu

Full Professor

Degrees: B.Sc., M.Sc. (Shanghai Jiao Tong), M.A. (New Brunswick), Ph.D. (British Columbia)

Office: A-810 Loeb, 613-520-2600 x 3763

E-mail: zhihao [dot] yu [at] carleton [dot] ca

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Languages spoken other than English: Chinese (Mandarin)

Research fields: international trade, political economy

• international trade with special emphasis on outsourcing and intra-industry trade
• the political economy of government policy
• trade and the environment
• the economy of China

Selected publications:

“The Evolving Patterns of Global Production of Multi-Product Firms” (with Huanlang He), Canadian Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

“Economies of Scope and Patterns of Global Outsourcing,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4 (September 2012), pp. 854–868.

“Technology Transfer and the South’s Participation in an International Environmental Agreement” (with Larry D. Qiu), Review of International Economics, Vol. 17, No. 3 (August 2009), pp. 409–427.

“Trade, Market Size, and Industrial Structure: Revisiting the Home-Market Effect,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 38, No. 1 (February 2005), pp. 255–272.

“Environmental Protection: A Theory of Direct and Indirect Competition for Political Influence,” Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 72, No. 1 (January 2005), pp. 269–286.

“Trade Liberalization and Strategic Outsourcing” (with Yongmin Chen and Jota Ishikawa), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 63, No. 2 (July 2004), pp. 419–436.

“Economies of Scale and the Volume of Intra-Industry Trade” (with Nicolas Schmitt), Economics Letters, Vol. 74, No. 1 (20 December 2001), pp. 127–132.