Department of Economics

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ZENG Jinli
Title: Associate Professor
Email: ecszjl Office: AS2 04-25
Tel: 6516 5177 Fax: 6775 2646
Degree: PhD, University of Western Ontario
CV: \people\CV\ecszjl.pdf

Teaching Areas:
Macroeconomic Analysis
Growth Theory Development Economics
Public Economics
Mathematical Economics

Research Areas:
Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Public Economics

Selected Publications:
  1. “Physical and Human Capital Accumulation, R&D and Economic Growth”, Southern Economic Journal, 63(4), April, 1997

  2.  “Consumption vs. Income Taxes When Private Human Capital Investments Are Imperfectly Observable” (James Davies and Jie Zhang), Journal of Public Economics, 77, 2000

  3. “Innovative vs. Imitative R&D and Economic Growth”, Journal of Development Economics, 64, 2001

  4. "Reexamining the Interactions between Innovation and Capital Accumulation", Journal of Macroeconomics, 25(4), 2003

  5.  “Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility under Private vs. Public Education” (with James Davies and Jie Zhang), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 107(3), 2005

  6.  “Inflation Taxation and Welfare with Externalities and Leisure” (with Wai-Ming Ho and Jie Zhang), Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 39(1), 2007

  7. “Subsidies in an R&D Growth Model with Elastic Labor” (with Jie Zhang), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 31, 2007

  8. “Determinants of Long-Run Unemployment” (with Haoming Liu) Southern Economic Journal, 74(3), 2008

  9. "Genetic Ability and Intergenerational Earnings Mobility" (with Haoming Liu), Journal of Population Economics , 22 (1), 75-95, 2009

  10. "Optimal Taxation in a Growth Model with Public Consumption and Home Production" (with Jie Zhang, James Davies and Stuart McDonald), Journal of Public Economics, 92, 885-896, 2008

  11. "Time-consistent taxation in a dynastic family model with human and physical capital and a balanced government budget" (with James Davies and Jie Zhang ), Canadian Journal of Economics, 42 (3), 1023-1049, 2009