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Zhiling Wang

Candidate Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Research field
Spatial Economics
Labor, Regional and Urban Economics, Spatial Economics


Short bio: Zhiling Wang received her PhD from Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, under supervision of Peter Nijkamp and Thomas De Graaff. In October 2018, Zhiling Wang joined department of applied economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam as an assistant professor. Her main research field is migration and economic geography, particularly focusing on linking labour mobility with regional economic development.

List of publications

Wang, Z. (2019). The Incompatibility of Local Economic Prosperity and Migrants’ Social Integration: Evidence from the Netherlands Annals of Regional Science, 64:57--78.

Wang, Z. and prof. Chen, L. (2019). Destination Choice of Chinese Rural-Urban Migrant Workers: Jobs, Amenities and Local Spillovers Journal of Regional Science, 59(3):586--609.

Zang, Z., de Graaff, T. and Nijkamp, P. (2016). Cultural Diversity and Cultural Distance as Choice Determinants of Migration Destination Spatial Economic Analysis, 11(2):176--200.