|Ding Lu graduated from Fudan University (China) in 1983 with a bachelor degree and a master’s degree in 1986. He received a PhD degree in economics from Northwestern University (USA) in 1991.
Before joining ShanghaiTech University, he had been a tenured professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, Canada, since 2008 and a tenured professor at Sophia University in Tokyo in 2005-2008. His academic career also consists of affiliations with National University of Singapore (1992-2005) and University of Nebraska at Omaha (1991-92). He served as President of the Chinese Economists Society (North America) in 2011-2012. Over years, he has been a special-term guest professor at Fudan University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and XiAn International University as well as a senior research fellow at East Asian Institute of Singapore.
|Regional Economic Development, International Financial Trade and Industrial Policies.|
Ding Lu, The Visible Hand (in Chinese), Hong Kong Intelligent Books Ltd. and Shanghai People’s Press, China, 1993, 166 pp.
Ding Lu, Entrepreneurship in Suppressed Markets: China’s Private Sector Experience, New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1994, xv + 200 pp.
Ding Lu, “The Entrepreneurs Who Do Both: Production and Rent-Seeking”, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation (Elsevier, North-Holland) 23: 93-98, 1994.
Ding Lu and Zhimin Tang, State Intervention and Business in China: the Role of Preferential Policies, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 1997, xvi + 152 pp.
Ding Lu and Qiao Yu. “Bank Credit-quota Plan as a Macroeconomic Policy Instrument in China: effectiveness and costs”, Economic Systems (Elsevier, North-Holland), 22 (2): 147-174, 1998.
Ding Lu, “Shared Network Investment”, Journal of Economics (Springer Wien), 73(3): 299-312, 2001.
Ding Lu, “Rural-Urban Income Disparity: Impact of Growth, Allocative Efficiency and Local Growth Welfare”, China Economic Review (Elsevier, North-Holland), 13 (4): 419-429, 2002.
Tilak Abeysinghe & Ding Lu, “China as an Economic Powerhouse: Implications on Its Neighbours”, China Economic Review (Elsevier, North-Holland), 14(2): 164-185, 2003.
Ding Lu, “Pricing Behaviour of a Conventional Retailer’s Online-branch”, Singapore Economic Review (World Scientific, Singapore), 48(2): 173-179, 2003.
Ding Lu, “China’s Capability to Control its Exchange Rate”, China Economic Review (Elsevier, North-Holland), 15(3): 343– 347, 2004.
Ding Lu and C.K. Wong, China’s Telecommunications Market: Entering a New Competitive Age, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2004, xvi + 177 pp.
Ding Lu, Shandre M. Thangavelu and Qing Hu, “Biased Lending and Non-performing Loans in China’s Banking Sector”, Journal of Development Studies (Routledge, UK), 41(6): 1071-1091 , 2005.
Ding Lu, “China’s Regional Income Disparity: an Alternative Way to Think of the Sources and Causes,” Economics of Transition (Blackwell), 16 (1): 31-85, 2008.
Ding Lu, “The Economic Consequence of Labor Mobility in China's Regional Development,” Asian Economic Papers (MIT Press), 8 (2): 85-114, 2009.
Ding Lu, “Transition of China’s Growth Pattern”, Frontiers of Economics in China, 6(4): 535-555, 2011.
Ding Lu ed. and authored The Great Urbanization of China, World Scientific, Singapore, 2012, xi + 353 pp.
Ding Lu, “How Green is China’s Path of Catching Up? An International Comparative Evaluation”, Frontier Economics in China, 9(3): 484-498, 2014.
Ding Lu, “China’s Growth Slowdown and Prospects for Becoming a High-income Developed Economy”, Asian Economic Papers (MIT Press), 16(1): 89-113, 2017.