Chenying Zhou

Office: Xuri Building 624


research interests: theory and policy for international trade


Dr. Chenying joined Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University in summer 2005. She is currently an associate professor, who received her master and doctoral degree majored in economics at Hu’nan University in 2002 and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 2005 respectively. Her research interests include topics in international economics and local public finance in China.


  • 2002.09-2005.06  International Trade, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Ph.D.

  • 1999.09-2002.06  International Economics, Hunan University, M.A.

  • 1995.09-1999.06  International Trade, Hu'nan College of Finance and Economics, B.A.

Work Experience

  • since 2007.11    Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Associate Professor

  • 2005.07-2007.11  Glorious Sun School of Business and Management, Donghua University, Assistant Professor

Academic Experience

  • 2013.04-2014.08  California State University, Senior Visiting Scholar of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission


Journal Papers

  • Zhou, C., & Tian, F. (2019). Research on optimizing strategy of bilingual course teaching of international economics for graduate students. University Education, 2: 170-172.

  • Zhou, C., & Li, H. (2019). Has OFDI to the manufacturing industry in the US improved Chinese technological innovation? An empirical study. Journal of Donghua University(Social Science Edition), 19(01): 76-84.

  • Tian, F., & Zhou, C. (2018). Evaluations on the division effects between fiscal responsibility and expenditure liability in urban areas: taking Shanghai as an example. Contemporary Finance & Economics, 401(04): 27-37.

  • Tian, F., & Zhou, C. (2017). Evaluation of Chinese social governance capabilities based on factor analysis. Journal of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications(Social Sciences Edition), 019(002): 59-65.

  • Tian, F., & Zhou, C. (2016). Social governance in China: index, convergence and influential factors. Public Finance Research, 8: 54-65.

  • Tian, F., & Zhou, C. (2013). The equalization of the regional basic public services and measure on financial system: an analysis framework. Reforms, 1: 50-57.

  • Zhou, C. (2013). Thinking of regional fiscal equalization in yangtze delta area. Commercial Research, 06: 144-150.

Chapters, Academic Books, and Textbooks

  • Zhou, C., & Tian, F. (2018). Equalization of Regional Basic Public Services: An Framework of Fiscal System, Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House.

  • Zhou, C. (2007). The Profit Principle of Comparative Advantages and Its Realization.

Teaching and Research Projects

  • 2018-2020  Division of financial power and expenditure obligations between the city and districts governments in Shanghai, Shanghai Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science(2018BJB004), Principal

  • 2015-2016  Optimizing financial system to promote the modernization of Shanghai's social governance ability, Shanghai Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science(2015BJB007), Principal

  • 2012-2015  Research on financial system of public service equalization in Yangtze River delta region, Shanghai Education Commission(13ZS041), Principal

  • 2011-2013  Research on the financial system reform to promote equalization of regional basic public services, Ministry of Education(11YJC630300), Principal

  • 2011-2013  Study on the financial system optimization of promoting the balance of basic public services in Shanghai during the twelfth five-year plan period, Shanghai Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science(2011BJB002), Principal


  • Undergraduate: Trade Practive for Imports and Exports, International Settlements

  • Graduate: International Economics