经济学研究所

Institute of Economics

BORN: November 16th, 1969                                                                        

GENDER: Female                                                                                                                             

CITIZENSHIP: Chinese 

CURRENT POSITION

Associate Professor of Economics, Institute of Economics, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2001- present

Education background

Ph.D. of Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, 1994-1997

M.A. of Economics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 1991-1994

B.A. of Economics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 1987-1991

Experience

Associate Professor of Economics, Institute of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2001- 2012
Lecturer in Economics, Institute of Economics, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, 1997-2001
Visiting Scholar, Institute of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Seoul National University, Korea, August 2001- August 2002
Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, August 2003- August 2004
Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics, New School for Social Research, the New school University, USA, August 2011- August 2012

Concurrent Academic

“Hyman Minsky’s Political Economy of Stabilizing Macro-Economy.” Sponsored by National Social Science Fund (No.08CJL004)
“Studying Minsky’s Thoughts about Causes of Financial Crisis.” Sponsored by Tsinghua University Revival Fund Program for Humanities and Social Sciences (No. 2010WKYB015)
“Foxconn phenomenon and Chinese development model: an explanation from the perspective of political economy,” Sponsored by Tsinghua University Independent scientific research plan (No. 20121088007)

Research Status

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Theoretical Economics, Political Economy, Marx’s Economic Theory, Monetary Theory

TEACHING

Undergraduate Courses

Principles of Political Economy (Bilingual Teaching Course Type C in Tsinghua University-- English textbook) (No. 40700723)

An Introduction to Political Economy of Money and Finance (No. 30700733)

Graduate Courses

Political Economy of Money and Finance (No. 80700143)

Special Topics on Political Economy (No. 70613043)

Academic Achievement

Books
Examining the Money -- A Study on Marx’s Monetary Theory, Beijing: Jinghua Press, 2000.
Translations
Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crisis (Anwar Shaikh, Oxford University Press, 2016), the first chief translators, Beijing: Citic Press Corp., 2018, forthcoming
“Does High Public Debt Consistently Stifle Economic Growth? A Critique of Reinhart and Rogoff,”by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash and Robert Pollin, China Review of Political Economy, Vol.6, No.6, Nov. 2015, pp. 143-161.
 “The First Great Depression of the 21st Century,” by Anwar Shaikh, Social Sciences in China (Internal Circulation), No. 5, 2013, pp. 184-198; Reprinted in Contemporary Economic Research,, No. 1, 2014, pp. 24-31; and Reprinted in Economic Theory, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No. 5, 2014, pp. 12-19.
“Pitfalls Due to Financial Fragility”, by Hyman P. Minsky, in Reaganomics in the Stagflation Economy, edited by Sidney Weintraub and Marvin Goodstein, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983, pp 105-119, China Review of Political Economy, Vol.4 No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp210-221.
“2008 Global Financial Crisis and the Revival of Minsky-- the Introduction of Minsky’s Stabilizing an Unstable Economy (2008 edition),” by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray, China Review of Political Economy, Vol.2, No.2, Apr. 2011, pp. 146-167.
Understanding Capitalism: Competition, Command, and Change (3rd edition, Samuel Bowles, Richard Edwards, and Frank Roosevelt, Oxford University Press, 2005), one of three major translators, Part 3 Macroeconomics, Part 4 Conclusion, Beijing: China Renmin University Press, 2010, pp.341-551.
A History of Marxist Economics (Michael Charles Howard and John Edward King, Macmillan, 1992), Chapter 9: Capitalism and Underdevelopment, Chapter 16: The “Second Slump”: Theories of Crisis after 1973, Beijing: Central Compilation & Translation Press, 2002, pp.167-187, pp.313-337.
Articles
“Economic relationships and the law of Economics ---On MAO Zedong's economic thoughts in On the Ten Major Relationships and its Possible Realizing Ways,” Journal of Hebei University of Economics and Business, No. 6, 2013, Vol. 34, pp. 15-16
 “Richard Wolff and his ‘Democracy at Work’ movement,” Chinese Social Sciences Today, Marxist studies Monthly, June 26, 2013, B02
“Review of Understanding Capitalism: Competition, Command, and Change by Samuel Bowles, Richard Edward and Frank Roosevelt. (Jie Meng and Zhun Zhao) International Critical Thought, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013, pp. 223-228
“Two Research Focuses on Marx’s Economics Study,” Guangming Daily, August 5, 2011, P11.
“Critiquing the Efficient Market Hypothesis,” Contemporary Asian Economy Research, Vol.1, No.3, October, 2010, pp.15-23.
“Division Over the Efficient Market Hypothesis -- How Economists Rethink and Defend the Stability of Financial Markets after the Crisis,” China Review of Political Economy, Vol.1 No.2 April. 2010, pp.138-153; Reprinted in Economic Theory, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No.5. 2010, pp. 25-36.
“An Introduction to the Course ‘Intermediate Political Economy’ Offered in Tsinghua University,” Teaching and Research, No.9, July 2009, pp.39-43; Reprinted in Theory and Practice in Socialist Economy, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No.11. 2009, pp. 89-93.
“The Reason Why Marx Insisted on the Value Theory of Living Labor,” Teaching and Research, No.7, July 2008, pp.71-76.
“A Study on Unemployment in Capitalist Economy by Contemporary Post-Marxist Economics in the US,” Contemporary Economic Research, No.4. 2008, pp.17-21; Partly Reprinted in Marxism Digest, No.6. 2008, pp.31-32.
“A Survey of post-Marxist Macroeconomics,” Economic Perspectives, No.12. 2007, pp.17-21; Reprinted in Economic Theory, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No.4. 2008, pp.34-38.
“An Alternative Interpretation of Marx's Value Theory,” (in English) The 11th Mini-conference of the International Working Group on Value Theory (IWGVT), EEA 30th Annual Conference, Washington D.C., Feb.20~22, 2004, http://www.iwgvt.org/iwg_sessions.php?year=2004; “A New Explanation on Marx's Value Theory,” Contemporary Economic Research, No.6. 2005, pp.9-14, Reprinted in Theory and Practice in Socialist Economy, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No.9. 2005, pp.3-8.
“On How to Instruct Students to Write Papers and Make Research through Internet -- Experiences of Teaching Reforms of ‘Principle of Marxist Political Economy’,” Tsinghua Journal of, Vol.26 Sup. Nov. 2005, pp.144-147. Third Prize, Excellent Papers, High-education Research Association, Tsinghua University
“Courses of Marxist Economics in the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US,” Economic Issues in China, No.4, 2005, pp.74-80.
“The Present Situation of Research and Education in Marxist Economics in the US,” Economic Study of Shanghai School. No.10, 2005, pp.19-27.
“The Development of Markets in China” (in Korean) Readings of Contemporary ChinaⅡ, HanU1 Publisher, 2003, pp.187-215. Two kinds of reform Roads: China and Russia, Tsinghua University Press, 2004. pp.102-119.
“Study on the Endogenous Supply of Money in Contemporary Western Economics,” Toward the Development of Asia in the 21st Century, 2002’s Academic Conference of ISEF Association, Beijing, December 2002, pp.407-419.
“Marx’s Theory of the Commodity of Labor Power and Wage Labor,” Reports on the Research of Political Economy, No.3. Beijing: Social Science Literature Press, 2002, pp.504-520.
“Understanding the Labor Theory of Value by Means of Capital,” The 11th Conference of the National Association for Capital Studies, Renmin University of China, Beijing, April 2002.
“On Marx’s Starting Point of the Concept of Capital -- Why does Money Transform into Capital Concurrently?” The 8th Conference of the National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought, Weihai, China, August 2001.
 “The Reform of State-owned Enterprises in China: from the Perspective of the Market,” The Reform and the Development of Contemporary China, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2001, pp.125-136.
 “China's Accession to the WTO: the Implications for the Labor Market,” Create More Wonders of China Economy, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2000, pp.93-102.
 “An Interpretation of Marx’s Labor Theory of Value,” Teaching and Research, No.7, July 2000, pp.25-30.
“On Marx’s Theory of Exchange Value in ‘Economic Manuscripts of 1857-58’ -- On the Historical Inevitability of Market Economy Concurrently,” Series on Marxist Sources, No.20, Beijing: Commercial Press, 2000, pp.68-84.
“A Reflection on the Reform of the Student Performance Evaluation in the Course of the Introduction of Dengxiaoping’s Theory in Tsinghua University,” (Liu, Meixun; Cheng, Jianguo; Zhao, Zhun), Teaching and Research, No.1, January 2000, pp.64-68.
“The Naissance and the Development of Marxist Political Economy,” (Chapter1) in Principles of Marxist Political Economy, edited by Liu, Meixun, Beijing: Beijing Press, 2nd ed. 2000, pp.1-37, 1st ed. 1999, pp.1-34.
“An Inquiry into the Origins of Marx’s Theory of Ownership,” Journal of Tsinghua University, Vol. 13. No.3, 1998, pp.40-44. Reprinted in Economic Theory, the Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China (ICSS), No.1. 1999, pp.1-8.
“Why is the Market Inevitable? What Can We Learn from ‘Economic Manuscripts of 1857-58’,” Series on Marxist Sources, No.19. Beijing: Commercial Press, 1997, pp.610-627.
“Two Stages of the Social Economic Forms,” (Chapter5) in New Principles of Marxist Political Economy, edited by Gu, Hailiang, Beijing: National Defense University Press, 1997, pp.136-159.
“A Summary of the 5th Academic Conference of the National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought,” (Wu, Jingmin; Zhao, Zhun), Economic Perspectives, No.1. January 1996, pp.69-72.
“On the Structure of Property Rights of Joint Stock Companies,” Journal of Lanzhou University, No.1. 1995, pp.40-44.
“Only the Distribution according to the Value of Labor-force can Realize the Contribution According to Work,” Gansu Labor, No.5. 1993, pp.18-19.
“On Labor as a Commodity and the Labor Market under Socialist Market Economy,” (Zhang, Zhaoke; Zhao, Zhun), Gansu Labor, No.4. 1993, pp.18-20.
“Information: A Golden Key to the Prosperous Future,” (Chapter7) in Know the Enemy and Yourself, and You Will Be Unconquerable: the Successful Experiences of Japanese Small and Medium-sized Businesses, edited by Wang, Guanyi, Yinchuan: Ningxia People Press, 1993, pp.164-185.
“The Reform of the Financial System in China,” (Chapter5) in The Big Trends of Economic System in China, edited by Gao, Xingcai, Lanzhou: Lanzhou University Press, 1993, pp.120-144.
“On the Problems and the Countermeasures of Employment in Lanzhou,” Lanzhou Economy Research, No.5-6. 1992, pp.60-62.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Referee of Academic Journals: Social Sciences in China (2011), Journal of Anhui University (Philosophy and Social Sciences) (2010), Frontiers of Economics in China (2010)
Reviewer of Chinese Association for Political Economy, 2008-present
Executive member of the council, the national Forum of Marxist economics, 2015-present
Secretary of Tsinghua University for the “Beijing Doctoral Forum in Economics”, 2004-present
Council member of the National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought, 1998-present
Council member of the National Association for Capital Studies, 2005-present
Council member of the Capital Economists Forum,2013-
PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES AND INVITED TALKS
“Open up a new realm of Marxist political economics in contemporary China—the second conference of Young and middle-aged Marxist political economy,” Chair of the second session “Study of contemporary capitalist basic contradiction,” Social Sciences in China Press, Dec 26, 2015
the fourth national Forum of Marxist economics and the fifth national Youth Forum of Marxist political economy,” discussant of the second session “foreign Marxist economic theory”, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, October 24, 2015
the ninth Conference of Chinese Association for Political Economy (CAPE), discussant of the fifth session “historical and empirical analysis of Chinese Economy”, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, October 17-18, 2015
“A comparison between the teaching, studies and spread of Marxist Economics in contemporary US,” the 15th Conference of National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought, Sichuan University, July 18-19, 2015
“A comparison between the studies of Marxist Economics in contemporary US,” the 50th Anniversary Commemorating Symposium of the Institute for the history of development of Marxism-Leninism “the history, present and future of the development of Marxism—the current situation and the prospect of the studies of the history of Marxist Economics,” Renmin University of China, Nov. 27, 2014
“Public debt and Economic growth and Economic Efficiency,” 14th Conference of National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought, the Plenary Session, Yunnan University of Finance & Economics, August 7, 2013
 “Necessary labor and Surplus Labor: an Analysis on the Cause of 2008 Global Economic Crisis,” the 3rd National Conference on das Kapital and Contemporary Issues, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, July 6, 2013
“American Marxist Economist’s view on the Cause of 2008 Global Economic Crisis,” Youth Annual Meeting of Political Economics of 2013, Tsinghua University, May 12, 2013
“Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: Implications and Possibilities,” Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research, Oakland, August 20, 2012
“The Contradiction of Money and the Crisis of Liquidity”, the Seventh Forum of the World Association for Political Economy, “on State, Market, the Public and the Human Development in the 21st Century”, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, May 26-27, 2012
“Marx’s Economics and China’s Economic Reform and Development”, Center for Marxist Education in Cambridge, March 141, 2012
“Some Issues in Political Economy of Gender”, Brandeis University, Women's Studies Research Center, March 141, 2012
 “Interpreting Scholes’ Puzzle with Marx's Theory of Money and Capital”, presentation at 38th Annual Meetings of Eastern Economic Association, Boston, March 9-11, 2012
 “Explaining Scholes’ confusion about the drying-up of liquidity -- Concurrently on Marx’s Essence, inherent contradiction, and its development of Money.” Talk at the 1st Youth Forum of Marxist economics in Beijing, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, May 4, 2011
“Profit Rate and Employment: Two key points to Understand and Develop Marxist Political Economy.” Talk at the Conference of Developing Marxist Political Economy, Social Sciences in China Press, Dec 31, 2010
“The Global Financial Crisis and Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis.” Presented at the 4th Conference of Chinese Association for Political Economy (CAPE), the 3rd Panel, Nankai University, Nov 27, 2010
“Solving Problems for Scholes--Concurrently on Marx’s Theory of the Nature of Money, and the Evolvement of Money’s Internal Contradiction.” Talk at the 15th Conference of the National Association for Capital Studies, the 2nd Panel, South Western University of Finance and Economics, Oct 30, 2010
“The Global Financial Crisis and the Revival of Minsky.” Talk at the 18th Annual Academic Symposium of Chinese Association of Foreign Economics, the 3rd Panel, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Sep 24, 2010
“Critiquing Efficient Market Hypothesis -- Questioning and Defending the Stability of Financial Market.” Presented at the 5th International Forum of WAPE, the 1st branch Meeting, International College, Renmin University of China, Suzhou, May 29, 2010
“Division Over the Efficient Market Hypothesis -- How Economists Rethink and Defend the Stability of the Financial Market after the Crisis.” Invited talk at Beijing Technology and Business University, May 25, 2010
“Efficient Market Hypothesis and CAPM: What is the Internal Stability of Markets?” Presented at Beijing Doctoral Forum in Economics, BaiGou, Hebei Province, November 21, 2009
“An Introduction to the Course ‘Intermediate Political Economy’ Offered in Tsinghua University.” Presented at the 3rd Conference of Chinese Association for Political Economy (CAPE), the Plenary Session; “Understanding the Financial and Economic Crisis in the US from the Perspective of Marx’s Theory.” the Concurrent Session, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, November 8, 2009
“Marx’s Theory of Under-consumption and the Financial and Economic Crisis in the US.” Presented at the 12th Conference of National Association of the History of Marxist Economic Thought, the Plenary Session, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, October 11, 2009
“A Marxism Analysis of Current Financial and Economic Crisis.” Invited talk at Renmin University of China, Workshop on Political Economy, July 17, 2009
“An Introduction to the Course ‘Intermediate Political Economy’ Offered in Tsinghua University.” Presented at the 1st Conference on Textbook and Courses Reform of Political economy, Plenary Session, Anhui University, April 11, 2009
“The Present Situation of Research and Education in Marxist Economics in the US.” Invited talk at the School of Economics, Renmin University of China, September 25, 2008
“On Bowles’s Post-Marxist Macroeconomics.” Invited talk at Renmin University of China, Workshop on Political Economy, December 13, 2007
“On the Essence of Marx's Money.” Presented at Beijing Doctoral Forum in Economics, Hebei College of Finance, December 23, 2007
“The Present Situation of Research and Education in Marxist Economics in the US.” “Money Supply: Endogenous or Exogenous?” Invited talks at Lanzhou University, October 9~10, 2007
“Money Supply: Endogenous or Exogenous?” Invited talk at Northwest Normal University, October 12, 2007
“The Present Situation of Research and Education in Marxist Economics in the US.” Talk at the 12th Conference of the National Association for Capital Studies, Xiangtan University, October 17, 2004
“The Reform of Ownership in China Since 1978: the Reform of State-owned Enterprises and the Non-state-owned Economy.” Presented at 2004 URPE Summer Workshop/Retreat: Right-Wing Coup, or Neoliberalism as Usual? Camp Chinqueka, Bantam, Connecticut, June 4~7, 2004
“The Reform of Ownership in China Since 1978: the Reform of State-owned Enterprises and the Non-state-owned Economy.” Invited talk at the Center for Marxist Education in Boston, May 22, 2004
“An Alternative Interpretation of Marx's Value Theory.” Presented at the Eleventh Mini-conference of the International Working Group on Value Theory (IWGVT)” and the “Eastern Economic Association (EEA) 30th Annual Conference”, Washington DC. February 20~22, 2004,
“An Interpretation of Marx's Value Theory--An Integration of Reality and Idea.” Presented at Rethinking Marxism's 5th International Gala Conference--Marxism and the World Stage, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, November 6~8, 2003
HONORS AND AWARDS
Second Prize, Outstanding Class Teacher, Tsinghua University, 2010
Outstanding member of the Union of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2006
Third Prize, Excellent Papers, High-education Research Association, Tsinghua University (On How to Instruct Students to Write Papers and Conduct Research through Internet -- Experiences of Teaching Reforms of “Principle of Marxist Political Economy).” 2005
Second Prize, Outstanding Teaching Achievement, Tsinghua University (Focus on the Textbook Construction, Further the Teaching Reform, core member), 2004
Excellent Paper, the 16th National Teaching Reform Conference (Experiencing Fullness, Happiness, and Thinking in Teaching and Learning), 2003
Candidates for Leading Scholars in Courses of Marxist Theory and Ethics of Beijing Colleges, 2003
First Prize, Excellent Educational Software of Tsinghua University (Web-based Courseware of Marxist Political Economy, core member), 2002
Second Prize, the 7th Beijing’s Excellent Achievement in Philosophy & Social Sciences (Principles of Marxist Political Economy, core member), 2002
Second Prize, Excellent Papers of Beijing’s High-education Association of Political Economy and Socialism Construction (Interpretation of Marxist Theory of Value of Labor), 2002
Second Prize, the 5th National Multimedia Educational Software Contest (Web-based Courseware of Marxist Political Economy, core member), 2001
First Prize, Excellent Textbook, Tsinghua University (Principles of Marxist Political Economy, core member), 2001
Outstanding Teacher in School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, 2000
First Prize, Excellent Teaching, Tsinghua University (core member), 2000
Second Prize, Excellent Teacher of “Friends of Tsinghua”, 1999
Guanghua Fellowship, Renmin University of China, 1995-1996
The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund, Lanzhou University, 1993-1994
Third Prize, Outstanding Achievement of Scientific Research of Finance, Gansu Province -- the Reform of Financial System in China, 1994
Outstanding Student Cadre, Lanzhou University, 1990
STUDENTS SUPERVISED
Current Ph.D. advisees
Sun Xiaoyu, Wang Shuai
Current MA advisees
Ma Xiaonan
Past MA advisees
Wang Zexian, Liu Hui, DongXin, Fan Zhangwei, Zhang Ke, Lu Ming, Wang Shuai, Liu Zhenshan, Ma Mengting, Sun Yongan, Zhang Jin, Sui Xin
Past BA advisees
Yang Huize, Zhang Ke, Lin Zhenzhong, Li Xuan, Lei Xiaoyu, You Pengfei, Zeng Ju, Cao Shiyun, Guan Lin, Ju Xiao, Long Qin, Jin Tianyu, Gao Yunyi
DIRECTION OF UNDERGRADUATE WORK
Class Teacher of “Pilot Class in Social Sciences” of School of Humanities and Social Sciences (56 students), 2008-2012

CONTACT INFORMATION
Institute of Economics
School of Social Sciences
MingZhai, Room 203, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R.China, 100084
Phone: (86)10-62788151 (Office)
Fax: (86)10-62780592
Email: zhaozhun@tsinghua.edu.cn