Fujin Zhou

  • Room A-553, W&N-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1087

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Fujin Zhou is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam. She is also the coordinator for the MSc Programme of Environment and Resource Management (ERM) at IVM.

Prior to this, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University School of Economics. She held a PhD in economics from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a MPhil in econometrics from Tinbergen Institute.

Her research interests include environmental economics, applied microeconomics, and development economics. Her research focuses on firms and assesses the economic impacts of climate change and market distortions on firm growth using firm level data. Her work was published (with Remco Oostendorp) in Review of Economics and Statistics in 2014, one of the top journals in economics.


Applied Microeconomics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics.


2015: PhD in Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

2008: MPhil in Economics, Tinbergen Institute.

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taxes Social Sciences
sales Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
Mongolia Social Sciences
production function Social Sciences
Tax Business & Economics
incentive Social Sciences
cause Social Sciences

Research Output 2011 2016

  • 1 Article
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 1 Working paper

Essays on Mismeasurement and Misallocation in Transition Economies

Zhou, F., 2016, Amsterdam: Tinbergen Institute. 173 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Measuring True Sales and Underreporting with Matched Firm-Level Survey and Tax-Office Data

Zhou, F. & Oostendorp, R. H., 2014, In : Review of Economics and Statistics. 96, 3, p. 563-576

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

production function

Measuring the true sales of firms with matched survey and tax office data

Oostendorp, R. H. & Zhou, F., 2011, Washington, USA: The World Bank, (World Bank Policy Research Working Paper; no. 5628).

Research output: Working paperProfessional