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I am Zihan Hu, a Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Economics at Cornell University. I am also associated with the Brooks School of Public Policy (previously the Department of Policy Analysis and Management) at Cornell University.

My research focuses on labor economics and development economics.

I am on the job market for the 2022-2023 academic year. 



Ph.D., Economics (funded by Brooks School of Public Policy), Cornell University, 2017-present

Master (by Research), Economics, National University of Singapore, 2014-2017.

A.B., Economics, Peking University, 2009-2014.

Awards and Grants

Ernest Liu '64, Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2022

Humane Studies Fellowship, Insititute for Humane Studies, George Mason University, 2022

Hsien Wu and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarship, Graduate School, Cornell University, 2022

Sadov Graduate Student Fellowship, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, 2021

Field of Economics Excellence in Research Fellowship,  Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2021

Tapan Mitra Economics Prize for 3rd-year paper, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2020

​Red Wilson Excellence in Economics Medal, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2019

Small Grants in Labor Economics, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2019

Gregory Chow Best Paper Award, Chinese Economists Society, 2018

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