Zhong Zhao is Professor of Economics at Renmin University of China and a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). His main areas of interest are labor economics, applied microeconometrics, social program evaluation and economy of China. His recent research topics on China include children's health, earnings instability and inequality, rural-urban disparity, comparison of wage evolutions in India and China, and rural-urban migration.
Albert Park is Chair Professor of Social Science, Professor of Economics, and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also a research fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and the International Growth Centre (DFID/Oxford/LSE). He previously held faculty positions at the University of Michigan and University of Oxford.