Zining Yang

Ph.D. Candidate, School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University
Email: zining.yang@cgu.edu
Work Phone: +1(909)­-621-8803

Zining Yang is aPh.D. Candidate in Political Science at the School of Politics & Economics at Claremont Graduate University. She is also Research Associate at TransResearch Consortium, as well as a lecturer at Claremont Graduate University. Her research interests include international political economy, conflict and integration, international relations in East Asia, computational economics, agent-based models, network analysis, and system dynamic models.

Ms. Yang has published several articles on environment and resource protection in China, East Asia diplomacy and the political economy of Asian integration. Her work on European integration focuses on public support, the political economy of fiscal integration, and macroeconomic sentiment analysis for the European Union Center of California. 

She received her B.A. in International Relationsfrom Beijing International Studies University in Beijing, China in 2009, M.A. in International Studies from Claremont Graduate University in 2011, and she is expected to receive her Ph.D. in Political Science from Claremont Graduate University in 2013. 

Other related research work, publication, websites, and links

  • Chinese Political Efficiency and Economic Growth.
  • Fusing Econometrics and Network Analysis.
  • Global Trade Convergence in the 20thCentury.
  • The Political Economy of Capital Account Liberalization, International Institutions and Political Capacity.
  • Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Sitting.
  • Arab Spring Culture Shift and Regime Transitions from the Development Perspective.
  • Towards Global Trade Convergence: Network Perspectives across the 20th Century.