Profile: Zhihao Yu

Profile: Zhihao Yu


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

    Web site:

    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:

    “Globalization Beyond Partitioning: Back to Krugman’s World” (with Jan Jørgensen and Philipp Schröder), Review of World Economics, Vol. 148, No. 1 (April 2012), pp. 73–87.

    “Division of Labor and Endogenous Comparative Advantage: A Smith-Ricardian Model of International Trade,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 19, No. 2 (May 2011), pp. 313–324.

    “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.