(Last updated : 2020-07-04 13:34:22)
  ZHANG Wei-Bin.
   Department   College of International Management
   Position   Professor
■ Education
1. 1982 Geography, Peking University, Graduated
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2000/05 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Collage of Asia Pacific Management Professor
2. 1996/05~1996/06 The Hong Kong University of Technology Hong Kong. Transportation Economic Research Associate
3. 1996/04~2000/03 Institute of Non-equilibrium Dynamics Beijing Normal University Beijing. CHINA. Nonlinear Economic Professor(in duty)
4. 1995/11~1995/12 Tottori University Department of Social Systems Eng. Nonlinear Theory Visiting Associated Professor
5. 1995/07~1998/11 The Swedish Institute for Future Studies Stockholm. Economic Dynamics Associate Professor
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■ Message
Message to undergraduate students: Life is long but the golden time we have for learning is short. Use your time at APU wisely. A solid learning equips you for uncertain futures; pleasant experiences make life meaningful. Message to graduate school students: Studying management also means learning how to manage one’s own life. I hope that you have a fruitful and pleasant academic time and enjoy Beppu’s calm beauty, relaxing hot spring, and Japanese food.
■ Current specialized field
Economic theory, Money and finance, Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy and Buddhist philosophy 
■ Books and theses
1. 2020/08/25 Book The General Economic Theory: An Integrative Approach.  1,pp.1-430 (Single) 
2. 2020/03/15 Article Gender Power and Family Decision in an Extended Solowian Economic Growth Model Technium Social Sciences Journal 5(1),pp.70-83 (Single) 
3. 2020/02/25 Article Optimal Taxation in the Solow-Uzawa Growth Model with Public Goods Journal of Social and Development Sciences 10(3),pp.1-11 (Single) 
4. 2020/02/10 Article Competition versus Monopolistic Competition by Integrating Solow-Uzawa and Dixit-Stiglitz Ovidius University Annals. Economic Sciences Series XIX(2),pp.390-400 (Single) 
5. 2020/01/20 Article Cournot-Nash Family Decision and Economic Growth in an Extended Solowian Model Academicus International Scientific Journal 21(1),pp.101-114 (Single) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2010/06 Journal of Financial Economic Policy
2. 2010/06 ∟ Editorial advisory board member
3. 2013/05 Studies in Business and Economics
4. 2013/05 ∟ Editorial advisory board member
5. 2011/02 Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2019/01/12 Tourism, Growth and and Business Cycles (ICMBT 2019)
2. 2018/08/30 Growth and Residential Location with Endogenous Land Value in a Small-Open Economy (VIII FIMEF Financial Research Conference)
3. 2018/02/02 Endogenous Growth and Business Cycles with Tourism in a Small-Open Economy (6th International Conference on Green, Growth, Globalization, Governance and GST (5G): Opportunities and Challenges, 2nd-4th Feb. 2018, Jaipur, India)
4. 2017/12/25 Endogenous Economic Growth with Education Subsidies (2017 International Conference on Global Issues and Development of Social Sciences Research, December 25-26, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa)
5. 2017/12/02 Urban Growth and Economic Fluctuations with Land Value and Land Rent (15th International Conference on Social Sciences, Business, Technology and Management, December 02-03, 2017, Seoul, Korea)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1.   general economic theory  (Key Word : general economic theory)
2.   Urban Evolution with Knowledge  (Key Word : clties,Knowledge,)
3. 2013/04~2018/03  Dynamic Interaction Between Economic Growth, Human Capital, Environment, and Resource  (Key Word : )
4. 2009~2011  Interregional Economic Dynamics-Distribution of Income and Wealth, Agglomeration and Economic Scales  (Key Word : )
5. 2004~2005  Can Tokyo compete as Asia's finance hub?  (Key Word : Service Sector, Financial Service, Business Cluster, Multivariate analysis, Measurement model, Competitive edge of the nation, Business hub, Agglomeration economies)
■ Awards and honors
1. 2016/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Research AY2014
2. 2015/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Research AY2014
3. 2014/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Research AY2013
4. 2013/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Research AY2012
5. 2012/07 Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Research AY2011
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■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2016/04/01 I tried to use more examples to explain economic theories. I also showed students how to understand economic systems as an whole with my own grand economic theory
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2016/04/01 I make careful choice of the textbooks according to APU students' quality. The choice is made with taking account of balancing concepts, theories, and examples from reality.
■ Committee and society
1. involved with 11 international academic journals editorial board members
2. 2020/06/20~ Science Academique Editorial board Link
3. 2017~ Recent Journal of Economics and Finance board members Link
4. 2015~ UTMS Journal of Economics board members Link
5. 2014~ Applied Finance and Accounting board members Link
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