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Research Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Dr Yinjunjie Zhang (Jacquelyn) is a Research Fellow at the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute in the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Dr Zhang’s research interests spans the areas of labour economics, public economics and experimental economics. A common thread is in understanding the impact of public policy on people’s behaviour, preference, choice, and welfare.

She has published research articles in peer-reviewed economic journals and worked on a range of research projects aimed at providing insights on the relationship between social policies and labour market outcomes.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Education

  • 2018 
    Texas A&M University, Doctor of Philosophy

Publications

  • 2021
    Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Revisiting Sugar Taxes and Sugary Drink Consumption: Evidence from the Random-Coefficient Demand Model
  • 2021
    TTPI-Working Paper, Social norms or enforcement? A natural field experiment to improve traffic and parking fine compliance
  • 2021
    Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)-Working Paper, Gender Norms and Domestic Abuse: Evidence From Australia
  • 2020
    Empirical Economics, The impact of the H-1B cap exemption on PhD labor markets
  • 2020
    Economic Record, Financial constraints and small and medium enterprises: A review
  • 2019
    PloS One, Conveniently dependent or naively overconfident? An experimental study on the reaction to external help
  • 2016
    Economics Letters, Unintended effects of the Alabama HB 56 immigration law on crime: A preliminary analysis

Professional Memberships

  • American Economic Association
  • Western Economic Association International
  • Economic Society of Australia