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Bo Zhao

Assistant Professor

China Center for Economic Research, National School of Development, Peking University


Office Phone Number: +86-10-62758375


Research Areas
Quantitative Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Asset Pricing, Urban Economics


Intermediate Macroeconomics (Bachelor), Macroeconomic Theory (PhD)

Education Backgroud
PhD in Economics, University of Oslo, 2012

MPhil in Economics, University of Oslo, 2008

MA in Economics, Fudan University, 2009

BS in Mathematics, Fudan University, 2005


2012-now , National School of Development, Peking University, Assistant Professor

2009-2011, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Visiting Scholar


1.     Bo Zhao, “Too poor to retire? House Prices and Retirement”, Forthcoming, Review of Economic Dynamics

2.     Bo Zhao, “Rational Housing Bubble”, 2015, Economic Theory, Volume 60, Issue 1, Page 141-201

3.     Bo Zhao, “Cyclical dynamics in idiosyncratic labor-market risks: Evidence from March CPS 1968–2011”, 2013, Economics Letters, vol. 120(3), pages 528-531.

Working Papers

1.    Xuan Han, Yan Shen, and Bo Zhao, “Winning at the Starting Line:Key School Education premium and Housing Prices in Beijing”

2.    Kjetil Storesletten, Bo Zhao, and Fabrizio Zilibotti, “Fluctuating like China: Structural Change and Labor Reallocation in a Lewis Economy”

Research Fund

National Science Fund for Young Scholars of China (Grant No. 71603011): the economic growth, asset portfolios, and international capital flow in an aging society.