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Ning Zhang

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Center for Economic Research
Shandong University

Jinan, China
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  1. Jiashuo Li & Sili Zhou & Wendong Wei & Jianchuan Qi & Yumeng Li & Bin Chen & Ning Zhang & Dabo Guan & Haoqi Qian & Xiaohui Wu & Jiawen Miao & Long Chen & Sai Liang & Kuishuang Feng, 2020. "Mercury-related health benefits from retrofitting coal-fired power plants in China," Papers 2005.07346,
  2. Ning Zhang, 2017. "Country portfolios with habit persistence," Working Papers 2019_10, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow.
  3. Dong Xiang & Ning Zhang & Andrew C Worthington, 2015. "Efficiency in the highly market-segmented Chinese banking sector: A meta-frontier non-radial directional distance function approach," Discussion Papers in Finance finance:201511, Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.
  4. Zhang, Ning & Wu, Tao & Wang, Bing & Dong, Liang & Ren, Jingzhen, 2015. "Sustainable water resource and endogenous economic growth," MPRA Paper 73457, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Dominik Wiedenhofer & Dabo Guan & Zhu Liu & Jing Meng & Zhang, Ning & Wei, Yi-Ming, "undated". "Unequal household carbon footprints in China," Working Paper 512821, Harvard University OpenScholar.


  1. Zhang, Ning & Huang, Xuhui & Liu, Yunxiao, 2021. "The cost of low-carbon transition for China's coal-fired power plants: A quantile frontier approach," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 169(C).
  2. Liu, Zheng & Shen, Hongtao & Welker, Michael & Zhang, Ning & Zhao, Yang, 2021. "Gone with the wind: An externality of earnings pressure," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1).
  3. Wendong Wei & Jiashuo Li & Bin Chen & Meng Wang & Pengfei Zhang & Dabo Guan & Jing Meng & Haoqi Qian & Yaohua Cheng & Chongqing Kang & Kuishuang Feng & Qing Yang & Ning Zhang & Xi Liang & Jinjun Xue, 2021. "Embodied greenhouse gas emissions from building China’s large-scale power transmission infrastructure," Nature Sustainability, Nature, vol. 4(8), pages 739-747, August.
  4. Pan, Dan & Zhang, Ning & Kong, Fanbin, 2021. "Does it matter who gives information? The impact of information sources on farmers’ pesticide use in China," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C).
  5. Zheng, Xuemei & Li, Cao & Fang, Xingming & Zhang, Ning, 2021. "Price sensitivity and consumers’ support for renewable energy in China," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 222(C).
  6. Du, Minzhe & Liu, Yunxiao & Wang, Bing & Lee, Myunghun & Zhang, Ning, 2021. "The sources of regulated productivity in Chinese power plants: An estimation of the restricted cost function combined with DEA approach," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 100(C).
  7. Congliang Wu & Ning Zhang & Liwen Xu, 2021. "Travelers on the Railway: An Economic Growth Model of the Effects of Railway Transportation Infrastructure on Consumption and Sustainable Economic Growth," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(12), pages 1-18, June.
  8. Yu, Yantuan & Zhang, Ning, 2021. "Low-carbon city pilot and carbon emission efficiency: Quasi-experimental evidence from China," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(C).
  9. Wang, Hui & Li, Rupeng & Zhang, Ning & Zhou, Peng & Wang, Qiang, 2020. "Assessing the role of technology in global manufacturing energy intensity change: A production-theoretical decomposition analysis," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 160(C).
  10. Yu, Yantuan & Zhang, Ning & Kim, Jong Dae, 2020. "Impact of urbanization on energy demand: An empirical study of the Yangtze River Economic Belt in China," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 139(C).
  11. Wei, Xiao & Zhang, Ning, 2020. "The shadow prices of CO2 and SO2 for Chinese Coal-fired Power Plants: A partial frontier approach," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 85(C).
  12. Zhang, Ning & Ren, Ran & Zhang, Qiong & Zhang, Tao, 2020. "Air pollution and tourism development: An interplay," Annals of Tourism Research, Elsevier, vol. 85(C).
  13. Zhu Liu & Philippe Ciais & Zhu Deng & Ruixue Lei & Steven J. Davis & Sha Feng & Bo Zheng & Duo Cui & Xinyu Dou & Biqing Zhu & Rui Guo & Piyu Ke & Taochun Sun & Chenxi Lu & Pan He & Yuan Wang & Xu Yue , 2020. "Near-real-time monitoring of global CO2 emissions reveals the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic," Nature Communications, Nature, vol. 11(1), pages 1-12, December.
  14. Ning Zhang & Weijie Zhang, 2020. "Can sustainable operations achieve economic benefit and energy saving for manufacturing industries in China?," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 290(1), pages 145-168, July.
  15. Zhang, Ning & Jiang, Junxian & Gao, Bo & Liu, Xiaokai, 2020. "DDES analysis of unsteady flow evolution and pressure pulsation at off-design condition of a centrifugal pump," Renewable Energy, Elsevier, vol. 153(C), pages 193-204.
  16. Yu, Yantuan & Huang, Jianhuan & Zhang, Ning, 2019. "Modeling the eco-efficiency of Chinese prefecture-level cities with regional heterogeneities: A comparative perspective," Ecological Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 402(C), pages 1-17.
  17. Zhang, Ning & Choi, Yongrok & Wang, Wei, 2019. "Does energy research funding work? Evidence from the Natural Science Foundation of China using TEI@I method," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 144(C), pages 369-380.
  18. Xiao, Huijuan & Duan, Zhiyuan & Zhou, Ya & Zhang, Ning & Shan, Yuli & Lin, Xiyan & Liu, Guosheng, 2019. "CO2 emission patterns in shrinking and growing cities: A case study of Northeast China and the Yangtze River Delta," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 251(C), pages 1-1.
  19. Zhang, Ning & Jiang, Xue-Feng, 2019. "The effect of environmental policy on Chinese firm's green productivity and shadow price: A metafrontier input distance function approach," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 144(C), pages 129-136.
  20. Wang, H. & Zhou, P. & Xie, Bai-Chen & Zhang, N., 2019. "Assessing drivers of CO2 emissions in China's electricity sector: A metafrontier production-theoretical decomposition analysis," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 275(3), pages 1096-1107.
  21. Kai Xiong & Ning Zhang & Chih-Chun Kung & Fanbin Kong, 2019. "Determinants of Residents’ Willingness to Accept and Their Levels for Ecological Conservation in Ganjiang River Basin, China: An Empirical Analysis of Survey Data for 677 Households," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(21), pages 1-18, November.
  22. Kung, Chih-Chun & Zhang, Ning & Choi, Yongrok & Xiong, Kai & Yu, Jiangli, 2019. "Effectiveness of crop residuals in ethanol and pyrolysis-based electricity production: A stochastic analysis under uncertain climate impacts," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 125(C), pages 267-276.
  23. Xiang, Dong & Chen, Jiakui & Tripe, David & Zhang, Ning, 2019. "Family firms, sustainable innovation and financing cost: Evidence from Chinese hi-tech small and medium-sized enterprises," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 144(C), pages 499-511.
  24. Zhang, Weijie & Zhang, Ning & Yu, Yanni, 2019. "Carbon mitigation effects and potential cost savings from carbon emissions trading in China's regional industry," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 141(C), pages 1-11.
  25. Zhengge Tu & Tao Zhou & Ning Zhang, 2019. "Does China’s Pollution Levy Standards Reform Promote Green Growth?," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(21), pages 1-18, November.
  26. Wu, Tao & Zhang, Ning & Gui, Lin & Wu, Wenjie, 2018. "Sustainable endogenous growth model of multiple regions: Reconciling OR and economic perspectives," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 269(1), pages 218-226.
  27. Yanni Yu & Weijie Zhang & Ning Zhang, 2018. "The Potential Gains from Carbon Emissions Trading in China’s Industrial Sectors," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 52(4), pages 1175-1194, December.
  28. Pan, Dan & Zhang, Ning, 2018. "The Role of Agricultural Training on Fertilizer Use Knowledge: A Randomized Controlled Experiment," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 77-91.
  29. Du, Minzhe & Wang, Bing & Zhang, Ning, 2018. "National research funding and energy efficiency: Evidence from the National Science Foundation of China," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 120(C), pages 335-346.
  30. Kai Xiong & Fanbin Kong & Ning Zhang & Ni Lei & Chuanwang Sun, 2018. "Analysis of the Factors Influencing Willingness to Pay and Payout Level for Ecological Environment Improvement of the Ganjiang River Basin," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 10(7), pages 1-17, June.
  31. Chen, Zhongfei & Wanke, Peter & Antunes, Jorge Junio Moreira & Zhang, Ning, 2017. "Chinese airline efficiency under CO2 emissions and flight delays: A stochastic network DEA model," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 89-108.
  32. Xie, Hualin & He, Yafen & Zhang, Ning & Lu, Hua, 2017. "Spatiotemporal changes and fragmentation of forest land in Jiangxi Province, China," Journal of Forest Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(PA), pages 4-13.
  33. Dominik Wiedenhofer & Dabo Guan & Zhu Liu & Jing Meng & Ning Zhang & Yi-Ming Wei, 2017. "Unequal household carbon footprints in China," Nature Climate Change, Nature, vol. 7(1), pages 75-80, January.
  34. Zhang, Ning & Yu, Keren & Chen, Zhongfei, 2017. "How does urbanization affect carbon dioxide emissions? A cross-country panel data analysis," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 678-687.
  35. Sun, Lu & Li, Hong & Dong, Liang & Fang, Kai & Ren, Jingzheng & Geng, Yong & Fujii, Minoru & Zhang, Wei & Zhang, Ning & Liu, Zhe, 2017. "Eco-benefits assessment on urban industrial symbiosis based on material flows analysis and emergy evaluation approach: A case of Liuzhou city, China," Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 78-88.
  36. Liu, Yazhou & Ji, Yueqing & Shao, Shuai & Zhong, Funing & Zhang, Ning & Chen, Yishan, 2017. "Scale of Production, Agglomeration and Agricultural Pollutant Treatment: Evidence From a Survey in China," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 140(C), pages 30-45.
  37. Liexun Yang & Peng Zhou & Ning Zhang, 2017. "A Review of Low-Carbon Transformation and Energy Innovation Issues in China," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 9(7), pages 1-6, July.
  38. Liang, Hanwei & Dong, Liang & Tanikawa, Hiroki & Zhang, Ning & Gao, Zhiqiu & Luo, Xiao, 2017. "Feasibility of a new-generation nighttime light data for estimating in-use steel stock of buildings and civil engineering infrastructures," Resources, Conservation & Recycling, Elsevier, vol. 123(C), pages 11-23.
  39. Ning Zhang & Bing Wang, 2016. "Toward a Sustainable Low-Carbon China: A Review of the Special Issue of “Energy Economics and Management”," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 8(8), pages 1-8, August.
  40. Marc Cowling & Weixi Liu & Maria Minniti & Ning Zhang, 2016. "UK credit and discouragement during the GFC," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 47(4), pages 1049-1074, December.
  41. Zhang, Ning & Lu, Xi & McElroy, Michael B. & Nielsen, Chris P. & Chen, Xinyu & Deng, Yu & Kang, Chongqing, 2016. "Reducing curtailment of wind electricity in China by employing electric boilers for heat and pumped hydro for energy storage," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 184(C), pages 987-994.
  42. Zhang, Ning & Wang, Bing & Liu, Zhu, 2016. "Carbon emissions dynamics, efficiency gains, and technological innovation in China's industrial sectors," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 99(C), pages 10-19.
  43. Yu Liu & Hongwei Xiao & Ning Zhang, 2016. "Industrial Carbon Emissions of China’s Regions: A Spatial Econometric Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 8(3), pages 1-14, February.
  44. Zhang, Ning & Wang, Bing & Chen, Zhongfei, 2016. "Carbon emissions reductions and technology gaps in the world's factory, 1990–2012," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 91(C), pages 28-37.
  45. Li, Ke & Zhang, Ning & Liu, Yanchu, 2016. "The energy rebound effects across China’s industrial sectors: An output distance function approach," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 184(C), pages 1165-1175.
  46. Du, Limin & Hanley, Aoife & Zhang, Ning, 2016. "Environmental technical efficiency, technology gap and shadow price of coal-fuelled power plants in China: A parametric meta-frontier analysis," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 14-32.
  47. Zhang, Ning & Wu, Tao & Wang, Bing & Dong, Liang & Ren, Jingzheng, 2016. "Sustainable water resource and endogenous economic growth," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 112(C), pages 237-244.
  48. Liu, Guangtian & Wang, Bing & Zhang, Ning, 2016. "A coin has two sides: Which one is driving China’s green TFP growth?," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 481-498.
  49. Liu, Yanchu & Cui, Zhenyu & Zhang, Ning, 2016. "Integral representation of vega for American put options," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 19(C), pages 204-208.
  50. Dudley, Evan & Zhang, Ning, 2016. "Trust and corporate cash holdings," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 363-387.
  51. Zhang, Ning & Wang, Bing, 2015. "A deterministic parametric metafrontier Luenberger indicator for measuring environmentally-sensitive productivity growth: A Korean fossil-fuel power case," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 88-98.
  52. Kung, Chih-Chun & Zhang, Ning, 2015. "Renewable energy from pyrolysis using crops and agricultural residuals: An economic and environmental evaluation," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 90(P2), pages 1532-1544.
  53. Guoping Mei & Jingyi Gan & Ning Zhang, 2015. "Metafrontier Environmental Efficiency for China’s Regions: A Slack-Based Efficiency Measure," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 7(4), pages 1-18, April.
  54. Ning Zhang & Fanbin Kong & Chih-Chun Kung, 2015. "On Modeling Environmental Production Characteristics: A Slacks-Based Measure for China’s Poyang Lake Ecological Economics Zone," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 46(3), pages 389-404, October.
  55. Rui Zhao & Hualing He & Ning Zhang, 2015. "Regional Water Footprint Assessment: A Case Study of Leshan City," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 7(12), pages 1-16, December.
  56. Zhang, Ning & Wei, Xiao, 2015. "Dynamic total factor carbon emissions performance changes in the Chinese transportation industry," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 146(C), pages 409-420.
  57. Yongrok Choi & Ning Zhang, 2015. "Introduction to the Special Issue on “the Sustainable Asia Conference 2014”," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 7(2), pages 1-8, February.
  58. Yongrok Choi & Dong-hyun Oh & Ning Zhang, 2015. "Environmentally sensitive productivity growth and its decompositions in China: a metafrontier Malmquist–Luenberger productivity index approach," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 49(3), pages 1017-1043, November.
  59. Kejia Chu & Ning Zhang & Zhongfei Chen, 2015. "The Efficiency and Its Determinants for China’s Medical Care System: Some Policy Implications for Northeast Asia," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 7(10), pages 1-20, October.
  60. Zhang, Ning & Zhou, Peng & Kung, Chih-Chun, 2015. "Total-factor carbon emission performance of the Chinese transportation industry: A bootstrapped non-radial Malmquist index analysis," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 584-593.
  61. Yi Liu & Ning Zhang, 2015. "Sustainability of Trade Liberalization and Antidumping: Evidence from Mexico’s Trade Liberalization toward China," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 7(9), pages 1-20, August.
  62. Yu-Long Zhao & Lie-Hui Zhang & Zhi-Xiong He & Bo-Ning Zhang, 2014. "Productivity for Horizontal Wells in Low-Permeability Reservoir with Oil/Water Two-Phase Flow," Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi, vol. 2014, pages 1-9, May.
  63. Hualin Xie & Jinlang Zou & Hailing Jiang & Ning Zhang & Yongrok Choi, 2014. "Spatiotemporal Pattern and Driving Forces of Arable Land-Use Intensity in China: Toward Sustainable Land Management Using Emergy Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 6(6), pages 1-17, May.
  64. Fanbin Kong & Kai Xiong & Ning Zhang, 2014. "Determinants of Farmers’ Willingness to Pay and Its Level for Ecological Compensation of Poyang Lake Wetland, China: A Household-Level Survey," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 6(10), pages 1-15, September.
  65. Ning Zhang & Jong-Dae Kim, 2014. "Measuring sustainability by Energy Efficiency Analysis for Korean Power Companies: A Sequential Slacks-Based Efficiency Measure," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 6(3), pages 1-13, March.
  66. Zhang, Ning & Kong, Fanbin & Choi, Yongrok, 2014. "Measuring sustainability performance for China: A sequential generalized directional distance function approach," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 392-397.
  67. Zhang, Ning & Kong, Fanbin & Choi, Yongrok & Zhou, P., 2014. "The effect of size-control policy on unified energy and carbon efficiency for Chinese fossil fuel power plants," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 70(C), pages 193-200.
  68. Zhang, Ning & Choi, Yongrok, 2013. "Total-factor carbon emission performance of fossil fuel power plants in China: A metafrontier non-radial Malmquist index analysis," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 549-559.
  69. Zhang, Ning & Zhou, P. & Choi, Yongrok, 2013. "Energy efficiency, CO2 emission performance and technology gaps in fossil fuel electricity generation in Korea: A meta-frontier non-radial directional distance functionanalysis," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 653-662.
  70. Chang, Young-Tae & Zhang, Ning & Danao, Denise & Zhang, Nan, 2013. "Environmental efficiency analysis of transportation system in China: A non-radial DEA approach," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 277-283.
  71. Zhang, Ning & Choi, Yongrok, 2013. "A comparative study of dynamic changes in CO2 emission performance of fossil fuel power plants in China and Korea," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 324-332.
  72. Choi, Yongrok & Zhang, Ning & Zhou, P., 2012. "Efficiency and abatement costs of energy-related CO2 emissions in China: A slacks-based efficiency measure," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 198-208.
  73. Lee, Myunghun & Zhang, Ning, 2012. "Technical efficiency, shadow price of carbon dioxide emissions, and substitutability for energy in the Chinese manufacturing industries," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(5), pages 1492-1497.

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  1. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (3) 2016-10-23 2017-10-29 2020-05-25
  2. NEP-CNA: China (2) 2017-10-29 2020-05-25
  3. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2017-10-29 2020-05-25
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2017-10-29
  5. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2016-01-03
  6. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2016-01-03
  7. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2016-10-23
  8. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2020-05-25
  9. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2016-01-03


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