Chang Hong 
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics


Research Interests: International Economics, Applied Microeconomics 

  • China's Exports and Employment,  joint with Robert Feenstra, China's Growing Role in World Trade, edited by Robert Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, NBER/University of Chicago Press, March 2010, pp.167-199 . Also NBER Working Paper No. 13552

  • Indonesia's Economic Performance in Comparative Perspective, and a New Policy Framework for 2049,  joint with Wing Thye Woo, Bulletin of Indonesian Economics Studies, vol. 46, issue 1, 2010, pp. 33-64

  • Global Production Networks and China's Processing Trade,  with Alyson Ma, Ari Van Assche, Journal of Asian Economics 20(6), November 2009, pp. 640-654

  • Comp¨¦titivit¨¦ internationale de la Chine: Une r¨¦alit¨¦ ¨¤ r¨¦¨¦valuer,  with Ari Van Assche and V. Slootmaekers, Chapter 2 in Le Québec l’heure de la mondialisation, edited by Benoit Aubert, CIRANO, Montréal, October 2008, pp. 37-54. . An earlier English version was published as China’s International Competitiveness: Reassessing the Evidence,LICOS Discussion Paper 205/2008, April 2008.

  • China's Foreign Exchange Market,  Financial Investment In China, Chapter 5, October 1997, Shanghai People’s Press (China)

  • Gradual Liberalization of Interest Rates in China,  Shanghai Finance, February 1997

  • Working Papers:  
  • Contractual Versus Non-Contractual Trade: The Role of Institutions in China,with Robert Feenstra, Hong Ma, Barbara Spencer. Under review at Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

  • The Political Economy of Tariff Protection in China: Evidence from WTO Accession.Revisions requested from Canadian Journal of Economics.

  • Does the Exchange Rate Matter for China’s Trade Balance,with Shang-Jin Wei and Caroline Freund.

  • Trade Liberalization, Wages, and Specialization in China,Under review at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy .

  • Unit Values in International Trade and Product Quality

  • Evidence on the Convergence of China’s Dual Trade Regimes,with Galina An, Songhua Lin.

  • Industrial Wages around the World (IWW) Database,with Robert Feenstra.

    Courses (Websites maintained via the network):  
  • Economics and the World Economy (ECN10): fall 2008, spring 2009, fall 2009, spring 2011, fall2011

  • International Economics: Trade and Finance (ECN108): fall 2009, fall 2011

  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECN206): spring 2009, spring 2011

  • International Trade Theory (ECN207): fall 2010

  • PhD International Trade Theory (ECN307): fall 2008, fall 2010

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