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Yu Sheng

Crawford Chair in Agricultural Economics

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Crawford Chair in Agricultural Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, the Australian National University. He is also serving as vice president of the Asian Society of Agricultural Economists and the president of East Asian Brach of Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economic Society (AARES). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Australian National University in 2006. He is also the co-editor of Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AJARE) and associate editor of Journal of Productivity Analysis. Since then, he has been working for the Australian National University and other international famed research institute. His research interest includes agricultural technology progress and productivity, rural transformation and development, and international trade and food policy, CGE modelling and China economy. Recent research has been published in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Canadian Journal of Economics, Energy Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, World Development, Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics, etc.

Research interests

My research interest includes science and technology policies, agricultural productivity, rural transformation and agricultural sustainable development, climate change and its impact on global agriculture, and agricultural commodity trade and computable general equilibrium analysis. Since 2011, I have published around 50 journal articles including many in top-tier journals such as: American Journal of Agricultural Economics; Energy Economics; Journal of International Money and Finance; Canadian Journal of Economics; Review of Income and Wealth; World Development; and Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.


I teach a number of courses for both undergraduates and graduates, including advanced agricultural economics, managerial economics and quantitative international economics at Peking University and microeconomics and macroeconomics at the Hong Kong Polytech University.

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