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Dr Xiaohui Zhang

Dr Xiaohui Zhang

Senior Lecturer in Economics

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+44 (0) 1392 723510

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Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Dr Xiaohui Zhang joined the Exeter Business School in August 2016 as a Senior Lecturer in economics. Coming from a mathematics background, she obtained her PhD in Econometrics and Health Economics from Monash University, Australia in 2009. Before joining the University of Exeter, she had been working at Monash University and Murdoch University, Australia.

Qualifications

  • 2009: PhD Econometrics and Health Economics (Monash University, Australia)

Research clusters

Research interests

  • Applied econometrics
  • Bayesian econometrics
  • Health economics
  • Productivity and efficiency analysis

My research interests are in applied micro-econometrics, including cross-sectional and panel data modelling, applied Bayesian econometrics, semi-parametric and non-parametric modelling and productivity and efficiency analysis. Health economics is my major applied areas. My research topics are across individual health status, health services utilization, private health insurance purchasing decision, chronic diseases, rare diseases, children obesity, hospital performance, health care expenditure, etc.

Research projects

  • Hospital performance evaluation
  • Patient safety in hospital
  • Health care cost

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Feng G, Gao J, Peng B, Zhang X (In Press). A Varying-Coefficient Panel Data Model with Fixed Effects: Theory and an Application to U.S. Commercial Banks. Journal of Econometrics
Brown S, Harris M, Srivastava P, Zhang X (In Press). Modelling Illegal Drug Participation. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A: Statistics in Society
Hauck K, Zhang X (2016). Heterogeneity in the Effect of Common Shocks on Health Care Expenditure Growth. Health Economics, 25, 1090-1103.
Hong K, Peng B, Zhang X (2015). Capturing the Impact of Unobserved Industry-Wide Shocks on Stock Returns with Panel Data Model. Economic Record, 91, 495-508.
Feng G, Zhang X (2014). Returns to Scale at Large Banks in the U.S.: a random coefficient approach. Journal of Banking & Finance, 39, 135-145.
Griffiths W, Zhang X, Zhao X (2013). Estimation and efficiency measurement in stochastic production frontiers with ordinal outcomes. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 42(1), 67-84.
Zhang X, Hauck K, Zhao X (2013). PATIENT SAFETY IN HOSPITALS - a BAYESIAN ANALYSIS OF UNOBSERVABLE HOSPITAL AND SPECIALTY LEVEL RISK FACTORS. Health Economics, 22(9), 1158-1174.
Feng G, Zhang X (2012). Productivity and Returns to Scale among Large and Community Banks in the U.S.: a Bayesian true random effects distance frontier analysis. Journal of Banking & Finance, 36, 1883-1895.
Zhang X, Zhao X, Harris A (2009). Chronic diseases and labour force participation in Australia. Journal of Health Economics, 28(1), 91-108.

Publications by year


In Press

Feng G, Gao J, Peng B, Zhang X (In Press). A Varying-Coefficient Panel Data Model with Fixed Effects: Theory and an Application to U.S. Commercial Banks. Journal of Econometrics
Brown S, Harris M, Srivastava P, Zhang X (In Press). Modelling Illegal Drug Participation. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A: Statistics in Society

2016

Hauck K, Zhang X (2016). Heterogeneity in the Effect of Common Shocks on Health Care Expenditure Growth. Health Economics, 25, 1090-1103.

2015

Hong K, Peng B, Zhang X (2015). Capturing the Impact of Unobserved Industry-Wide Shocks on Stock Returns with Panel Data Model. Economic Record, 91, 495-508.

2014

Feng G, Zhang X (2014). Returns to Scale at Large Banks in the U.S.: a random coefficient approach. Journal of Banking & Finance, 39, 135-145.

2013

Griffiths W, Zhang X, Zhao X (2013). Estimation and efficiency measurement in stochastic production frontiers with ordinal outcomes. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 42(1), 67-84.
Zhang X, Hauck K, Zhao X (2013). PATIENT SAFETY IN HOSPITALS - a BAYESIAN ANALYSIS OF UNOBSERVABLE HOSPITAL AND SPECIALTY LEVEL RISK FACTORS. Health Economics, 22(9), 1158-1174.

2012

Feng G, Zhang X (2012). Productivity and Returns to Scale among Large and Community Banks in the U.S.: a Bayesian true random effects distance frontier analysis. Journal of Banking & Finance, 36, 1883-1895.

2009

Zhang X, Zhao X, Harris A (2009). Chronic diseases and labour force participation in Australia. Journal of Health Economics, 28(1), 91-108.

My teaching interests are in econometrics, business statistics and health economics.

Modules

2016/17