Last Updated :2024/05/27

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
Web Site
zhou [at] hiroshima-u.ac.jp
My research interests mainly lie in the area of urban and regional economics and international trade theory.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Xiamen University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Economics;Economic policy

Research Keywords

  • Urban spatial structure, Economic agglomeration, Urban environment, International trade theory

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Urban Economics
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Regional Economic Policy
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Seminar
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Lectures(Regional Economics)
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Spatial Economics
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Topics
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Topics
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Seminar on Economics Program

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Toward sustainable cities: Where the electric vehicle users reside matters, Economics Letters, 202401
  2. ★, Financial Crisis and Within-City Heterogeneity in Land Prices: The Role of REIT Penetration, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 20231108
  3. Industrial specialization patterns across cities, agglomeration of skilled labour and technological growth, Spatial Economic Analysis, 17(3), 311-331, 202201
  4. Inter-industry trade and heterogeneous firms: country size matters, The Japanese Economic Review, 74(1), 57-81, 202011
  5. Urban agglomeration and heterogeneous firms: a synthesis of Helpman and Melitz, Journal of Economics, 130(3), 275-296, 202008
  6. ★, Public housing provision and housing vacancies in Japan, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 53(101038), 201909
  7. ★, Spatial inequality and urban costs: Revisiting the home market effect, Journal of Regional Science, 59(2), 302-321, 201903
  8. ★, Market size and wages, Economics Letters, 174, 153-156, 201901
  9. Home market effect, land rent, and welfare, Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science, 201901
  10. Heterogeneous firms, urban costs and agglomeration, International Journal of Economic Theory, 16(3), 329-348, 201809
  11. Urban wage inequality and economic agglomeration, The Annals of Regional Science, 59(2), 475-494, 201709
  12. Offshoring, globalization, and welfare, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 31, 75-93, 2015

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Finance, Trade costs and Trade, Yiming Zhou, 57th Canadian Economics Association Meetings, 2023/05/30, Without Invitation, English, Canadian Economic Association, Winnipeg, Canada

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Papers in Regional Science
  2. 2021, Journal of Regional Science
  3. 2022, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  4. 2022, Annals of Regional Science
  5. 2022, Journal of Economics