Profile

Dr. Gong Binlei studied and worked in Zhejiang University School, Michigan State University, Rice University, Brown University, Innovation for Poverty Action, Weatherford International, and Baker Institute for Public Policy. He has Bachelor Degree in Management, Master of Agricultural Economics, Master of Economics, Master of Statistics, and PhD in Economics. In 2016, he was selected by the "Hundred Talent" program from Zhejiang University. Dr. Gong is now working at the School of Public Affairs and China Academy of Rural Development (CARD). His research interests include Productivity and Economic Growth, Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, Energy Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Empirical Industry Organization.


EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Economics, Rice University, 2011-2016.

         Outstanding Dissertation Award: “Efficiency and Productivity Analysis of Multidivisional Firms”

M.A. in Statistics, Rice University, 2011-2016.

M.A. in Economics, Rice University, 2011-2014.

M.S. in Agricultural, Food, & Resource Economics, Michigan State University, 2009-2011.

B.M. in Agri. Management & Economics, Zhejiang University (CHN), with Honors, 2006-2009.

 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING FIELDS

Productivity and Economic Growth, Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, Energy &Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics, Empirical I.O., Labor Economics

 

RELEVANT POSITIONS

2016

Assistant   Professor, School of Public   Affairs, Zhejiang   University

2016

Assistant   Professor, School of Management, Zhejiang University

2015-16

Graduate Fellow,   Center for Energy Studies, Baker Institute for Public Policy

2014-15

Financial Analyst   Intern, Investor Relations, Weatherford International

2012

Consultant,   Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

2012

Research   Assistant for Prof. A. Aizer, Brown University

2009-11

Research   Assistant for Prof. J. Zhao, Michigan State University

 

PUBLICATIONS

GONG, B., 2018, Agricultural Reforms and Production in China: Changes in Provincial Production Function and Productivity in 1978-2015, Journal of Development Economics, 132: 18-31.

GONG, B., 2018, Different Behaviors in Natural Gas Production between National and Private Oil Companies: Economics-Driven or Environment-Driven? Energy Policy,114: 145-152.

GONG, B., 2018, The Shale Technical Revolution -- Cheer or Fear? Impact Analysis on Efficiency in the Global Oilfield Market, Energy Policy, 112: 162-172.

GONG, B., 2018, Multi-dimensional Interactions in Oilfield Market: A Jackknife Model Averaging Approach of Spatial Productivity Analysis, Energy Economics, forthcoming.

GONG, B., 2018, The Impact of Public Expenditure and International Trade on Agricultural Productivity in China, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, forthcoming.

GONG, B., 2018, Improving the Accuracy of Estimated Returns to Education in China—Based on Employment Rate, Career Length, and Income Growth, Frontiers of Economics in China, 12 (1): 113-131.

GONG, B., H. Guo, AND Y. Tang [2010], “Some Factors’ Impact on Migrant Worker Wage — Based on Survey of Migrant Workers in Hangzhou City”, Chinese Rural Economy 9: 38-47. (In Chinese)


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  1. The Impact of Interprovincial Competition on China’s Agriculture (In Chinese), 2017 Annual Conference for Chinese Association of Agricultural Economics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, December 15-17, 2017.

  2. Returns to Education and Experience for Migrant Workers: Evidence from Hangzhou for 2009-2016, The 2nd Annual Conference for China Association of Labor Economics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, December 2-3, 2017.

  3. Control Variable or Instrumental Variable? Revisiting the Effect of Family Background on Wages in China, The 9th CAER-IFPRI Annual Conference, China Agricultural Economic Review & International Food Policy Research Institute, Beijing, October 18-20, 2017.

  4. The Contribution of Inputs and Productivity to Agricultural Growth in China (In Chinese), 2017 China Annual Conference for Agricultural Economics and Management, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, October 13-15, 2017.

  5. Different Behaviors in Natural Gas Production between National and Private Oil Companies: Economics-Driven or Environment-Driven? The 8th Annual Conference of Energy Economics and Management, Renmin University, Beijing, September 22-24, 2017.

  6. Multi-dimensional interactions among oilfield companies: A Jackknife model averaging approach of spatial productivity analysis, The First Annual Conference of CAERE (Chinese Association of Environmental and Resource Economists), Renmin University, Beijing, August 24-26, 2017.

  7. The Efficiency Analysis of the Shale Revolution in the Global Oilfield Market, 15th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWEPA), Loughborough University, London, June 12-15, 2017.

  8. Agricultural Reforms and Production in China: Changes in Provincial Production Function and Productivity in 1978-2015, 2017 China Annual Conference for Chinese Economists Society, Nanjing University, Nanjing, June 10-11, 2017.

  9. Integration or Specialization? Efficiency Comparison among Oilfield Companies using a Semi-parametric Model under Shape Constraints, 2017 International Conference on Energy Finance, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, May 25-27, 2017.

  10. Impact of Finance and Trade to Agricultural Productivity in China, International Conference on Economics and Finance: Global and Domestic Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Economies, Southwestern Jiaotong University and the Society for the Study of Emerging Markets, Chengdu, May 12-13, 2017.

  11. Resource Allocation in Multidivisional Multiproduct Firms: Examining the Divisional Productivity of Energy Companies, 2016 Aisa-Pacific Productivity Conference, Nankai University, Tianjin, July 7-10, 2016.

  12. Resource Allocation in Multi-divisional Firms: Examining the Divisional Productivity of Energy Companies, 21th Texas Econometrics Camp, Texas A&M University, Montgomery, February 20-21, 2016.

  13. Multi-Segment Stochastic Frontier Analysis of the Global Oilfields Market, 85th Conference of the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, November 21-23, 2015.

  14. Estimating Industry-level Input in OECD Countries, 52th Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, Kansas City, October 22-24, 2015.

  15. Reduced Form and Structural Models in Productivity Analysis, 25th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Econometrics Group, Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis, October 10, 2015.

  16. Opening the Black Box of Resource Allocation in Multidivisional Firms, Rice Social Science Graduate Student Association Meeting, Rice University, Houston, October 9, 2015.

  17. Social Welfare Analysis of Renewable Portfolio Standards, PACE International Symposium on China’s Environment, Economy & Policy, Hangzhou, July 12-16, 2011.

  18. The Performance of Renewable Portfolio Standards, 2011 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Seattle, April 12-15, 2011.

 

REFEREE

Energy Economics, Empirical Economics, Energy Policy, Agricultural Economics, Frontiers of Economics in China.


MEMBERSHIPS

American Economic Association (AEA), Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), American Statistical Association (ASA), International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), Econometric Society, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Association of American Geographers (AAG), Baker Institute at Rice University.

 

Contact

Phone:0571-88981057
E-mail:gongbinlei@zju.edu.cn