Jianfeng Wu

Jianfeng WU is an Assistant Professor at School of Economics, Fudan University. He studies regional and urban economics, and has published several academic papers in international journals such as China Economic Review. He received his Ph.D. in 2009 from National University of Singapore and has been at Fudan University since then. He has been the Principle Investigator of the research project, Testing for Localization for County Administrative Restructuring Using Micro-geographic Data, sponsored by National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2016-2019. He was the Principle Investigator of the research project, The Spatial Evolution of Industrial Activities in China, sponsored by NSFC, 2010-2013.

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    The birth of edge cities in China: Measuring the spillover effects of industrial parks

    From its established status as a high-tech science park in 1988, Zhongguancun has been transformed from a village to China’s “Silicon Valley”. Zhongguancun's big success has led many Chinese local governments to embrace ‘place-based’ investments and support the building of industrial parks (special economic zones, SEZ). In fact, this is a growing global trend. A...

    2 Sep 2015 | Siqi Zheng, Weizeng Sun, Jianfeng Wu, Matthew Kahn