Yixiao Zhou is a Senior Lecturer at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy. Yixiao has expertise in understanding drivers of inclusive growth and development and identifying policies that enhance them; forecasting international macroeconomic developments and policies; forecasting economic growth in China and its relationships with the world; and various topics on global economic growth and competition such as global trade, global competition and technology innovation, and global migration. Her works on these topics are published in leading journals in the field.
Yixiao is a Council Member of the Economics Society of Australia WA Branch (ESA WA) and the Chinese Economics Society of Australia (CESA), a member of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI), Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES), and the Chinese Economist Society (CES).
Yixiao earned her PhD in Economics from ANU, and her Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Science from Peking University. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring students for advanced, cutting-edge and innovative research with policy impact.
Dr. Yixiao Zhou has expertise in explaining and forecasting global macroeconomic trends and policies as well as economic growth in China and its macroeconomic relationships with the world. In the context of COVID-19, Yixiao contributes insights on global, Chinese, and Australian macroeconomic trends and policies including fiscal and monetary responses to combat downturn; global trade and China’s role in the global value chain; global competition and collaboration in technologies; and structural reform in various economies to lift growth post COVID-19.