Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Wendong Zhang, Associate Professor of Economics

Publications - Working Papers


17. Xiong, Tao, Wendong Zhang, and Fangxiao Zhao. May 2022. "When China Strikes: Quantifying Australian Agricultural Companies' Stock Price Responses to China's Trade Restrictions", Under Review at Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 


16. Lee, Jun Yeong, Grant Durbahn, Peter F. Orazem, and Wendong Zhang. June 2022. "The Roles of Risk Preferences, Selection, and Uncertain Returns on Land Contracts", Under Review at Journal of Agricultural Economics 


15. He, Xi, Gil DePaula, and Wendong Zhang. June 2021. Roads, Trade, and Development: Evidence from the Agricultural Boom in Brazil.


14. Li, Minghao, and Xi He, Wendong Zhang, Lulu Rodriguez, James M Gbeda, Shuyang Qu. June 2021. Partisan bias in Statements Versus Behavior: Evidence from Farmers’ Reactions to the US-China Trade War. Under Review at Political Behavior (Corresponding Author)


13. Cheng, Nieyan, Tang Chuan, Pengfei Liu, Minghao Li, and Wendong Zhang. May 2022. Pipeline Incidents and Property Values: A Nationwide Hedonic Analysis.   Under Review at Journal of Public Economics


12. Howad, Gregory, Wendong Zhang, Adriana Valcu-Lisman, and Phillip Gassman. March 2022. Evaluating the Efficiency-Participation Tradeoff in Agricultural Conservation Programs: The Effect of Reverse Auctions, Spatial Targeting, and Higher Offered Payments Revisions Requested at American Journal of Agricultural Economics 


11. Shr, Jimmy, and Wendong Zhang. August 2021. Does Omitting Downstream Water Quality Attributes Change Economic Benefits of Nutrient Reduction: Evidence from a Discrete Choice Experiment. In Preparation for American Journal of Agricultural Economics (Corresponding Author)


10. Cheng, Nieyan, Tao Xiong and Wendong Zhang. January 2022. The Impact of China's Place-Based Environmental Regulations on Its Hog Industry and Water Quality: A Synthetic Difference-in-differences Approach. In Preparation for at Journal of Environmental Economics and Management


9. He, Xi, Edward J. Balistreri, Gyu Hyun Kim, Tao Xiong, and Wendong Zhang. April 2022. A General Equilibrium Assessment of the Labor Productivity Impacts of COVID-19 on China's Regional Economies. Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Productivity Analysis (Corresponding Author)


8. Li, Haoran, Xibo Wan, and Wendong Zhang. November  2021. Do Firms Hedge Against Political Tensions? Evidence from Chinese Food Importers of Norwegian Salmon. Under Review at the World Economy


7. Graziano, Marcello, Kevin Meyer, Pengfei Liu, and Wendong Zhang.  April 2022. Impact of Waterborne E. Coli Outbreaks on Local Communities: Evidence from Housing Transactions in Michigan Under Review at Water Resources Research


6. He, Xi, Dermot Hayes, Miguel Carriquiry, Amani Elobeid, Wendong Zhang, Minghao Li. June 2022. China’s Growing Feed Imports: Projections from the CARD Agricultural Modeling Approach. Revise and Resubmit at Agribusiness


5. Zhang, Wendong, Hocheol Jeon, Xibo Wan, Yilan Xu, Brent Sohngen, and Stuart Ludsin, November 2019, Harmful Algal Blooms and Angler Welfare: A Spatially-Integrated Economic-Ecological Model of Lake Erie Recreational Angling.


4. Maule, Beatrice, Wendong Zhang, and Qing Liu, April 2022. Of Women and Land: How Gender Affects Successions and Transfers of Iowa Farms. Revisions Requested at Applied Economic Policy and Perspectives

(Winner of the 2021 AAEA Undergraduate Paper Competition)


3. Rodriguez, L., S. Qu, G. Han, W. Zhang, M. Li, and E. Cork. July 2020. “What Midwest Farmers Think about the Trade Dispute with China: Concerns, Claims, Solutions, and Information Needs”, Under Review at Journal of Agricultural and Food and Information,


2. Hasan, Syed M. and Wendong Zhang. May 2020. Will Urbanization in Developing Countries Reduce Carbon Emissions? Panel Data Evidence from Pakistani Household Surveys.


1. Zhang, Wendong, and Elena G. Irwin. June 2017. The Expanding Ethanol Market and Farmland Values: Identifying the Changing Influence of proximity to Agricultural Market Channels. mimeo.