Selected Publications

Jan K. Brueckner, Shihe Fu, Yizhen Gu, and Junfu Zhang, “Measuring the Stringency of Land-Use Regulation: The Case of China’s Building-Height Limits,”  Review of Economics and Statistics 99, 663-677.

Yannis Ioannides and Junfu Zhang (2017). “Walled Cities in Late Imperial China,” Journal of Urban Economics 97, 71-88.

Chunbing Xing and Junfu Zhang (2017). “The Preference for Larger Cities in China: Evidence from Rural-Urban Migrants,” China Economic Review 43, 72-90.

Fu, Shihe, Yu Liao, and Junfu Zhang (2016). “The Effect of Housing Wealth on Labor Force Participation: Evidence from China,” Journal of Housing Economics 33, 59-69.

Junfu Zhang and Liang Zheng (2015). “Are People Willing to Pay for Less Segregation? Evidence from U.S. Internal Migration,” Regional Science and Urban Economics 53, 97-112.

Ritashree Chakrabarti and Junfu Zhang (2015). “Unaffordable Housing and Local Employment Growth: Evidence from California Municipalities,” Urban Studies 52, 1134-1151.

Junfu Zhang and Zhong Zhao (2015). “Social-Family Network and Self-Employment: Evidence from Temporary Rural-Urban Migrants in China,” IZA Journal of Labor & Development 4:4, 1-21.

Junfu Zhang (2011). “Interjurisdictional Competition for FDI: The Case of China’s ‘Development Zone Fever,’” Regional Science and Urban Economics 41, 145-159.

Junfu Zhang (2011). “Tipping and Residential Segregation: A Unified Schelling Model,” Journal of Regional Science 51, 167-193.
The longer working paper version, with all the proofs

David Neumark, Brandon Wall, and Junfu Zhang (2011). “Do Small Businesses Create More Jobs? New Evidence for the United States from the National Establishment Time Series,” Review of Economics and Statistics 93, 16-29.

Junfu Zhang (2011). “The Advantage of Experienced Start-Up Founders in Venture Capital Acquisition: Evidence from Serial Entrepreneurs,” Small Business Economics 36, 187-208.

Junfu Zhang (2009). “Why Do Some U.S. Universities Generate More Venture-Backed Academic Entrepreneurs than Others?Venture Capital 11, 133-162.
The earlier working paper version, entitled “A Study of Academic Entrepreneurs Using Venture Capital Data”.

Junfu Zhang (2009). “The Performance of University Spin-Offs: An Exploratory Analysis Using Venture Capital Data,” Journal of Technology Transfer 34, 255-285.

David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Stephen Ciccarella (2008). “The Effects of Wal-Mart on Local Labor Markets,” Journal of Urban Economics 63, 405-430.
– The expansion of Wal-Mart: a gif movie; a set of slides

Junfu Zhang (2007). “Access to Venture Capital and the Performance of Start-ups in Silicon Valley,” Economic Development Quarterly 21, 124-147.

David Neumark, Junfu Zhang, and Brandon Wall (2006). “Where the Jobs Are: Business Dynamics and Employment Growth,” Academy of Management Perspectives 20, 79-94.

Junfu Zhang (2004). “A Dynamic Model of Residential Segregation,” Journal of Mathematical Sociology 28, 147-170.
– Maps of segregation:  Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Washington, and other cities

Junfu Zhang (2004). “Residential Segregation in an All-Integrationist World,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 54, 533-550.

Junfu Zhang (2003). “Growing Silicon Valley on a Landscape: An Agent-Based Approach to High-Tech Industrial Clusters,” Journal of Evolutionary Economics 13, 529-548.

Junfu Zhang (2003). High-Tech Startups and Industry Dynamics in Silicon Valley, Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco, California.