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Ting Zhang

Research Assistant Professor

Ting Zhang

Ting Zhang is a Research Assistant Professor of The Jacob France Institute in the Merrick School of Business. Her research interests include workforce development, entrepreneurship, regional economy, administrative records, and aging. Dr. Zhang has recently been focusing on profiling Maryland employment and business dynamics, examining recession impacts, tracking workers' placement, investigating job creation mechanism, exploring geographic dynamics of the economy, and diagnosing data quality using administrative records.

Dr. Zhang has been a winner of the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Award, finalist title in the Charles Tiebout Prize for Regional Science, US Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration Research Fellowship Award, Public Policy Paper Competition by Virginia Department of Transportation, and several other awards, grants, and fellowships. She is a published author of three books, two monographs, and academic journal articles. She is also a referee for several internationally renowned academic journals. Her book Elderly Entrepreneurship in an Aging Economy: It's Never Too Late was reviewed by The Gerontologist. In addition to conducting research at The Jacob France Institute, Dr. Zhang also teaches at the Merrick School of Business. She has previously conducted extensive research at George Mason University, the World Bank, the Urban Institute, and the Council of Graduate Schools, and taught at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.




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Ting Zhang
Research Assistant Professor
Jacob France Institute
University of Baltimore
1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-5779
Phone: (410)837-6551, Fax: (410)837-5814