Assistant Professor of Economics
Ying Chen joined the New School in the fall of 2016 as an assistant professor of Economics. Her research topics include the employment impact from building green economy, living wage in the Chinese labor market setting; and the macroeconomics of economic crises. Her current research focuses on the sustainable development in contemporary China from the perspective of social, economic and environmental sustainability.
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, forthcoming, Labor History.
Economic Development, Environmental Economics, Political Economy, Chinese Economy
Economic Development 2
Independent Study (Open Campus)
Mentored Research (Open Campus)
Directed Dissertation Study (Open Campus)
Ind Senior Project (Open Campus)