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Jing Zhao

Assistant Research Scientist
Jing Zhao
Assistant Research Scientist
Appalachian Laboratory


Jing is an agricultural economist. Her research interests include agriculture, international trade, the environment, and sustainability. Currently, she is working on Sustainable Agriculture Matrix project with Dr. Zhang. She received her PhD degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Missouri, M.A. and B.A. in International Trade from China Agricultural University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and hanging out with friends.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agricultural Economics
  • International Trade
  • Policy Analysis


  • University of Missouri, 2015, Ph.D., Agricultural Economics
  • China Agricultural University, 2010, M.A., International Trade
  • China Agricultural University, 2008, B.A., International Trade

Recent Publications