Rong Zhou

Visiting PhD Student

Academic Interests: Innovation Management, Green industrial Policy, Social Network Analysis


Rong joined the Institute for Manufacturing as a visiting PhD student in innovation management under the supervision of Dr Tim Minshall in Jan 2023. Prior to starting her PhD, Rong earned a bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.



[1] Zhou Y, Zhou R, Chen L, Zhao Y and Zhang Q. Environmental Policy Mixes and Green Industrial Development: An Empirical Study of the Chinese Textile Industry From 1998 to 2012. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. doi: 10.1109/TEM.2020.3009282.

[2] Chen L, Zhou R, Chang Y, & Zhou Y. 2021. Does green industrial policy promote the sustainable growth of polluting firms? Evidences from China. Science of The Total Environment, 764: 142927.

[3] Sheng R, Zhou R*, Zhang Y, Wang Z. Green Investment Changes in China: A Shift-Share Analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021; 18(12):6658. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18126658

[4] Chen L, Zhou R, Zhong W, Wang D, Zhou Y, Xue L. Green Industrial Policy and High-quality Development of Heavy Polluting Industries. China Population, Resources and Environment. 2021; 31(1).

[5] Ji H, Xu G, Zhou R, Zhou Y. Corporate Social Responsibility, Non-Precipitating Slack Resources and Technological Innovation Ambidexterity. Science & Technology Progress and Policy. 2019; 036(015), 69-76.

[6] Shi J, Zhou R, Li T. Research on the "Double-micro Linkage" Mode of Government Service -- Based on the Text Analysis of Shanghai Government Microblog and Wechat. E-Government. 2016; 000(002):50-59

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