Lichen ZhangUniversity of Minnesota; University of Hong Kong
Lichen Zhang is currently a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Minnesota and a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. She will join the University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor of Economics in summer 2020. Her research interest lies in macroeconomics with a particular focus on heterogeneous agents and firm dynamics, both empirically and theoretically. Her papers attempt to contribute to the research agenda that centers on using micro data to inform aggregate quantitative structural models, emphasizing the link between micro-level heterogeneity—especially firm heterogeneity—and macro- level outcomes.