Assistant Professor of Economics
Ying Chen joined the New School in the fall of 2016 as an assistant professor of Economics. Her current research focuses on the sustainable development in contemporary China from the perspective of social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Ph.D. Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A. Social Sciences, University of Chicago
B.A. Economics, Shanghai International Studies University
2019 Spatial Shift in China’s Labor Struggles: Evidence and Implication. Journal of Labor and Society, 1-10.
2018 The Myth of Hukou: Re-Examining Hukou’s Implications for China’s Development Model, Review of Radical Political Economics, 1-16.
2018 Renewable Energy Investment and Employment in China, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 32.
2017 Informal Economy and China’s Economic Development (with Zhun Xu), Chinese Economy, Vol. 50, Issue: 6, December, 425-433.
2015 Are Chinese Workers Paid the Correct Wages? Measuring Wage Underpayment in the Chinese Industrial Sector, 2005-2010 (with Zhun Xu and Minqi Li), Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 47 Issue 3 September.
2013 Class Struggle and Economic Fluctuations: VAR Analysis of the post-War U.S. Economy (with Deepankar Basu and Jong-seok Oh), International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 27 No.5 September.
2012 Living Wage, Overtime Work and China’s Sustainable Economic Development (with Zhongjin Li, Hao Qi, Zhun Xu), China Review of Political Economy (in Chinese).
2013: "Financial Crises 1980s-2010" in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor and Economic History edited by Melvyn Dubofsky, Oxford University Press.
2016: Review of Inside China’s Automobile Factories: The Politics of Labor and Worker Resistance by Lu Zhang, Labor History, 57(4), page 554-5..
2018 Are We Heading for Another Economic Crash? State of Nature.
Economic Development, Political Economy, Chinese Economy
2018 - 2020 China India Scholar-Leaders Fellowship
2017 Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies Faculty Fellowship
Comparative Economic Systems (Spring 2020)
Directed Dissertation Study
Directed Dissertation Study (Spring 2020)
Economic Development 2 (Spring 2020)
Ind Senior Project
Ind Senior Project (Spring 2020)
Independent Study (Spring 2020)
Mentored Research (Spring 2020)