Jackie Kai Zhao

Associate Professor


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Curriculum vitae (PDF)

Subject Areas: Macroeconomics, Public Policy, Saving, Health, Inequality, the Chinese Economy.     


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Western Ontario (Canada), 2011


  • Grillo Family Award for Excellence in Research (UConn), 2018-2019
  • T. Merritt Brown Thesis Prize for best doctoral dissertation in Economics (UWO), 2011

Courses Taught:

  • Quantitative Macro (PhD field)
  • Macroeconomic Theory (PhD core)
  • Quantitative Intermediate Macroeconomics (Undergrad)

Selected Publications

           International Economic Review, Volume 61, Issue 1, February 2020.

          Journal of Monetary Economics, Volume 96, June 2018.       

          Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 78, May 2017.

          European Economic Review, Volume 75, April 2015

          Journal of Monetary EconomicsVolume 64, May 2014.

          Review of Economic Dynamics, Volume 17(3), July 2014.

          The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2011, 11(1), Article 26.

Contact Information
Phone+1 860 486 4326
Mailing AddressUnit 1063
Office Location349 Herbst Hall
Office HoursMondays 3:00-4:30, or by appointment