Samuel Zhang extended research
Undergraduate Program Manager
|Location:||Mt Helen campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 5327 6788|
- Development Economics
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Chinese Economy
Current research projects
- The long-run relationship between financial development and house prices
- The effect of financial inclusion on household welfare in China
Journal articles (selected)
2021. Energy poverty, children’s wellbeing and the mediating role of academic performance: Evidence from China (with S. Appau and P. L. Kodom). Energy Economics. 97, 105206.
2021. When Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy? Weather and Air-Conditioning (with C. Guven, H. Yuan and V. Aksakalli). Energy Economics, 98, 105216.
2021. R&D intensity and income inequality in the G7: 1870-2016 (with S. Churchill, B. Peng and R. Smyth). Scottish Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.
2021. Social capital inequality and subjective wellbeing of older Chinese (with R. Smyth, S. Churchill and S. Appau). Social Indicators Research, forthcoming.
2021. Transport infrastructure and house prices in the long run (with S. Churchill, K. Baako and K. Mintah). Transport Policy. 112: 1-12.
2021. Adverse shocks, household expenditure and child marriage: Evidence from India and Vietnam (with T. Trinh). Empirical Economics, 61(3): 1617-1639.
2021. The determinants of bank branch location in India: An empirical investigation (with R. Arora and S. Colombage). International Journal of Bank Marketing, 39(5): 856-870.
2020. Income inequality and subjective wellbeing: Panel data evidence from China (with S. Churchill). China Economic Review, 60: 1-10.
2019. Thinking inside the box: A closer look at financial inclusion and household income (with A. Posso). Journal of Development Studies, 55(7): 1616-1631.
2019. Banking in the shadows: A comparative study of China and India (with R. Arora). Australian Economic History Review, 59(1): 103-131.
2017. Does microfinance reduce poverty? Some international evidence. The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 17(2): 1-13.
Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) Inaugural Conference, Melbourne, Australia (February 2020)
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (July 2019)
Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, the United Kingdom (September 2018)
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia (August 2018)
Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics, Hangzhou, China (January 2018)
Development Studies Association Annual Conference, Bradford, the United Kingdom (September 2017)
Beyond Research – Pathways to Impact, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Melbourne, Australia (February 2017)
Women’s Empowerment & Microfinance in the Asia Pacific Workshop, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (November 2017)
- RMIT Research Award, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Australia
- RMIT Teaching Award, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Australia