Zihan Hu

I am Zihan Hu, a fifth-year Ph. D. candidate in the Department of Economics and the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University.

My research focuses on labor economics in developing countries.

Email: zh282@cornell.edu


Ph.D., Economics, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 2017-present

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

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

Awards and Grants

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