Jiatong Zhong, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept

Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept
Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4



I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. I received my Ph.D. in 2019 from Purdue University. Before that, I received my Master degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and my Bachelor degree in Economics and Finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 


My research interests are in international trade and applied microeconomics. 


Econ 323 International Economics

Econ 421 International Trade

Econ 384 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II

Econ 403/603 Topics in Economics III (Introductory data analysis with Python)


ECON 421 - International Trade

Nature and relevance of international trade; early trade doctrines; the theory of comparative advantage, classical and modern approaches and empirical evidence for them; new approaches to the pure theory of international trade; economic growth and international trade; market imperfections and trade; commercial policy; economic integration and the gains from trade. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281 and ECON 386 or equivalent.

ECON 494 - Economic Data Analysis I

Computer programming for the statistical analysis of data in economics with focus on SAS, R, and Python. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 299 or equivalent.

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