Visiting Scholars

Visiting scholars willing to come to CREATE need to contact either Prof. Ridley or Prof. Dall’erba.  Stays at CREATE are welcome under some conditions. They offer the opportunity to exchange and discuss research views with CREATE members and University of Illinois faculty and students, which can lead to a joint publication of academic papers.

Xiangwei Sun

Dr. Xiangwei Sun is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Zhengzhou University in China. He was a visiting student at Regional Economics Application Laboratory (REAL) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over 2015-2016. His research is in regional and urban growth, interregional trade, economic evaluation of urban policy and extremely weather events, and models of spatial econometrics, multiregional input-output model and CGE models. And he is going to work on questions on climate change impact on agriculture and on the global food supply chain.