Jing Zhang is a senior economist on the macroeconomics team in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Her research focuses a variety of topics in international economics and macroeconomics, including international financial market frictions, currency and financial crisis, international capital flows, international risk-sharing, sovereign debt and sovereign defaults, fiscal policy in open economies, structural change in an open economy, the evolution and impact of global comparative advantage, household portfolio rebalancing in a general equilibrium, firm financing and growth dynamics and adverse selection in labor markets. Her research has appeared in Econometrica, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of International Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the European Economics Review, the IMF Economic Review and Economic Policy. She serves as an associate editor at the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.
Prior to joining the department in 2013, Zhang was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Michigan. Zhang received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota.