Jiang Yanqing


Department:Department of International Economics and Trade


Address:School of Economics and Finance, Shanghai International Studies University, No. 1550 Wenxiang Road, Songjiang Campus, Shanghai, 201620, China

Areas of Expertise:

International Economics

Development Economics


Doctor of Science in Economics (Dr. Sc. Econ. / Ph.D. Econ.), October 2009, Hanken School of Economics, Finland (August 2004 – October 2009); Degree Supervisor: Professor Hans C. Blomqvist

Working Experience:

Nov. 2017 – Present, Professor, School of Economics and Finance, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

Nov. 2009 – Nov. 2017, Associate Professor, School of Economics and Finance, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China.

Aug. 2004 – Oct. 2009, Doctoral Researcher, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland; also associated with the Helsinki Center of Economic Research (HECER) in Helsinki, Finland

Sep. 2006 – Jun. 2007, Teaching Assistant, Hanken School of Economics, Finland

Jul. 2000 – Jul. 2004, Lecturer, Sydney Institute of Language and Commerce, Shanghai University (Shanghai University (China)–University of Technology Sydney (Australia)), Shanghai, China.

Jul. 1995 – Jun. 2000, Lecturer, School of Economics, Heilongjiang University, China

Jul. 1993 – June 1995, Project Representative, Heilongjiang Company of International Technology Cooperation, China

Selected Publications:


Jiang, Yanqing, Yunliang Jiang & Jinghai Zheng (2019), “Investment in Infrastructure and Regional Growth in China,” Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 56(9), 1942–1956.

Wang, Ruozhou & Yanqing Jiang (2018), “The impact of intensive utilization of cultivated land on grain yields: A case study of Shandong Province in China,” International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Research, 5(4), 76–84.

Sun, Qingqing & Yanqing Jiang (2018), “The Effect of Financial Fragility on the Capital Allocation Efficiency of China’s Real Economy,” Saudi Journal of Economics and Finance, 2(4), 187–193.

Ji, Xuan & Yanqing Jiang (2018), “The Difference of Outward-oriented Economy in Six Provinces of Central China Based on the Theil Index,” Asian Development Policy Review, 6(2), 70–76.

Yuan, Yeling & Yanqing Jiang (2018), “On Wal-Mart’s Marketing Strategy in the Chinese Market,” Saudi Journal of Business and Management Studies, 3(4), 471–476.

Zhang, Hengxing & Yanqing Jiang (2018), “An Analysis of the Barriers and Countermeasures of Sino-Latin American Economic and Trade Cooperation,” Saudi Journal of Economics and Finance, 2(2), 65–69.

Jiang, Yanqing & Xianru Ge (2017), “An Economic Model of Foreign Language Learning and Its Implications for Econometric Analysis,” Saudi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(12A), 1189–1200.

Jiang, Yanqing & Jinghai Zheng (2017), “Economic Growth or Environmental Sustainability? Drivers of Pollution in the Yangtze River Delta Urban Agglomeration in China,” Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 53(11), 2625–2643, DOI: 10.1080/1540496X.2017.1370580.

Jiang, Yanqing (2017), “Opening Up and Unbalanced Development in the Chinese Regions: Theoretical Thinking and Some Empirical Evidence,” in Arindam Banik, Munim Kumar Barai & Yasushi Suzuki (eds), Towards a Common Future: Understanding Growth, Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region, Palgrave Macmillan, Springer Nature, Singapore, 43–58. (Book Chapter)

Zhuang, Kexin & Yanqing Jiang (2016), “An Analysis of the Development of the Chinese Fast Food Industry,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 6(5), 85–100.

Jiang, Yanqing (2016), “Trade Integration and Regional Inequality: A Theoretical Framework with Empirical Implications for China,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 14(4), 365–384.

Wang, Qingyun & Yanqing Jiang (2016), “A Policy-centric Analysis on Japan’s Defense Industries: From TPEA to TPTDET Regime,” Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(5A), 519–526.

Zhang, Qin & Yanqing Jiang (2016), “On the Relationship between Foreign Trade and Regional Disparity in China in the Post-reform Era,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 6(3), 50–62.

Jiang, Yanqing, Jian Yuan, and Mengmeng Zeng (2016), “A Game Theoretic Study of Enterprise Mergers and Acquisitions: The Case of RJR Nabisco Being Acquired by KKR,” Business and Management Studies, 2(2), 21–33.

Jiang, Yanqing and Jingchen Jiang (2016), “An Analysis of the Influence of the Chinese Economic Development on the Environment,” Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 3(4), 230–240.

Wang, Yufang & Yanqing Jiang (2016), “An Empirical Analysis of Factors Affecting the Housing Price in Shanghai,” Asian Journal of Economic Modelling, 4(2), 104–111.

Liu, Yuanchun, Yanbin Chen, Yanqing Jiang & Jinghai Zheng (2015), “China’s Macroeconomic Trends in Downward Pressures: The ‘Micro Stimulus’ Effects and Steady Growth,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 13(3), 269–284.

Zhang, Xinyue & Yanqing Jiang (2014), “An Empirical Study of the Impact of Metro Station Proximity on Property Value in the Case of Nanjing, China,” Asian Developing Policy Review, 2(4), 61–71.

Wei, Huabin, Yanqing Jiang & Yuxing Zhang (2015), “A Review of Two Population Growth Models and an Analysis of Factors Affecting the Chinese Population Growth,” Asian Journal of Economic Modelling, 3(1), 8–20.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “How Are Welfare Levels Affected by Changing Transaction Efficiencies? A Theoretical Model for Dual Opening Up and Unbalanced Development,” Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 2(5B), 535–549.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “Foreign Direct Investment, Pollution, and the Environmental Quality: A Model with Empirical Evidence from the Chinese Regions,” The International Trade Journal, 29(3), 212–227.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “Education Expenditure in China: Potential Strategic Behavior among Regional Governments,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 13(3), 233–246.

Zhang, Yang Wenxin & Yanqing Jiang (2015), “Economic Development and Democratization in China: A Perspective from Civil Political Participation,” Asian Development Policy Review, 3(1), 1–8.

Fang, Lin & Yanqing Jiang (2015), “Persuasiveness of Celebrity Endorsed Advertising and a New Model for Celebrity Endorser Selection,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 5(8), 153–173.

Mao, Wenjing & Yanqing Jiang (2015), “On the Development Strategies of the New Energy Car Industry in China,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 5(5), 80–89.

Jiang, Jingchen & Yanqing Jiang (2015), “An Analysis of the Trade Barriers to the Chinese Cultural Trade,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 5(4), 62–72.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “Potential Spatial Labor and Human Capital Mobility in China: Evidence from College Admissions under the National College Entrance Examination System,” Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 50(S6), 107–121.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “Is Environmentally Sustainable Growth Being Achieved in China? An Analysis of Pollution Emission as a Production Input,” Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 2(2A), 159–164.

Xu, Runlan & Yanqing Jiang (2014), “Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone and Trade of Steel Products: Influences and Countermeasures,” Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 4(12), 175–193.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “Foreign Trade and Carbon Emission: Empirical Evidence from China,” Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 2(1B), 72–79.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “Spatial Strategic Interaction in Environmental Protection: An Empirical Study of the Chinese Provinces,” Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, 26(3), 203–216.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “Spatial Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Growth in Less Developed Regions of China,” American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 4(11), 644–656.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “How Does Growth Follow Differential Convergence Patterns? A Study of the Chinese Regions and Sectors,” Theoretical Economics Letters, 4(8), 705–715.

Jiang, Yanqing & Gaoyan Shi (2014), “An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Agricultural FDI on the International Competitiveness of Agricultural Products in China,” Modern Economy, 5(11), 1046–1052.

Jiang, Yanqing & Gaoyan Shi (2014), “Family Farms and Modern Industrialization in China: Analysis of the Shanghai Songjiang Area as a Case Study,” Agricultural Science, 2(3), 46–58.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “A Model for the Roles of FDI in Shaping Productivity Growth: With Empirical Evidence from China,” Journal of Finance and Economics, 2(3), 31–40.

Jiang, Yanqing & Chunyang Wan (2014), “Technology, Production, and Socio-economic Indicators at the Macro Level: A Statistical Analysis of the Chinese Regions,” Studies in Engineering and Technology, 1(2), 62–76.

Jiang,Yanqing (2014), “Interregional Disparity and Convergence Tendency: An Empirical Study of TFP Growth in China,” Applied Economics and Finance, 1(2), 1–10.

Wan, Chunyan & Yanqing Jiang (2014), “A Comparative Analysis of User Preferences for Four Major Internet Based Education Media in China,” Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2(3), 144–152.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “Openness, Economic Development, and the Environment in Post-reform China: A Model with Empirical Analysis,” International Journal of Social Science Studies, 2(3), 56–66.

Han, Song, Peng Jiang, & Yanqing Jiang (2014), “The Performance of Chinese Commercial Banks after Accession to the WTO: From an Efficiency Perspective,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 12(3), 253–271.

Jiang, Yanqing, & Lin Fang (2014), “Consumer Reaction and the Effectiveness of Celebrity Endorsed Advertising: A Survey-based Econometric Analysis,” Studies in Media and Communication, 2(1), 92–101.

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), “Understanding TFP Growth in Inland Regions of China: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Three Factors,” International Review of Applied Economics, 28(3), 364–381.

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), “Total Factor Productivity, Pollution and ‘Green’ Economic Growth in China,” Journal of International Development, 27(4), 504–515. (May 2015)

Jiang, Yanqing (2012), “Technology Diffusion, Spatial Effects and Productivity Growth in the Chinese Provinces,” International Review of Applied Economics, 26(5), 643–656.

Jiang, Yanqing (2012), “A New Study of the Chinese Regions in a Neoclassical Framework of Models of Growth,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 10(3), 209–228.

Jiang, Yanqing (2012), “Interregional Disparities in Labor Productivity in China: How Does Industry Mix Matter?” International Economics and Finance Journal, 7(1), 1–16.

Jiang, Yanqing (2012), “An Empirical Study of Openness and Convergence in Labor Productivity in the Chinese Provinces,” Economic Change and Restructuring, 45(4), 317–336.

Jiang, Yanqing (2012), “Openness, the Spatial Spillover Effect of Productivity, and Regional Growth of Inland Provinces in China,” Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, 24(1/2), 1–16.

Jiang, Yanqing (2011), “Understanding Openness and Productivity Growth in China: An Empirical Study of the Chinese Provinces,” China Economic Review, 22(3), 290–298.

Jiang, Yanqing (2011), “Economic Environment, Technology Diffusion, and Growth of Regional Total Factor Productivity in China,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 9(2), 151–161.

Jiang, Yanqing (2011), “Structural Change and Growth in China under Economic Reforms: Patterns, Causes and Implications,” Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, 23(1), 48–65.

Jiang, Yanqing (2010), “An Empirical Study of Structural Factors and Regional Growth in China,” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 8(4), 335–352.


Jiang, Yanqing and Xu Yuan (2020), Environmentally Sustainable Development in China, Routledge (February, 2020).

Jiang, Yanqing and Wen Xu (2019), Globalization and the Changing Landscape of China’s Industrial Development, Nova Science Publishers (June, 2019).

Jiang, Yanqing and Peng Xu (2017), The Path to Sustainable Growth: Innovative Development of China, Stadium Press LLC, USA (September, 2017).

Jiang, Yanqing (2016), China: Regional Growth and Sustainability from an Environmental Perspective, Nova Science Publishers (September, 2016).

Jiang, Yanqing (2016), Green Development in China: Models and Discussions, Springer (March 31, 2016).

Jiang, Yanqing (2015), Modern China in Transition and Development: A Series of Empirical Studies in Many Facets, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (June 18, 2015).

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), Technology Diffusion and Growing China: Models and Analyses, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (November 25, 2014).

Jiang, Yanqing (2014), China: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Development Strategies, Elsevier Ltd (June 30, 2014).

Courses Taught:

Microeconomic Theory

Macroeconomic Theory


International Economics

Behavioral Economics

Industrial Economics