Faculty & Research


Lu Ming

Department of:  Economics


Phone:  +86 (0)21 52301219

Email:  luming1973@sjtu.edu.cn



Professor Ming Lu is a distinguished professor, Ph.D. supervisor and director of Center for China Development Studies at the Department of Economics, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Also, he is a member of the Shanghai National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He works as an adjunct professor for Fudan University, Lincoln Studies Center, Peking University, Hitotsubashi University and as an expert consultant for the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. He got Ph.D. degree in economics at Fudan University in 2001. He once worked as a Fulbright Scholar for Harvard University and NBER and as a visiting scholar at the United Nations University/World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), Helsinki, Finland, Université Paris Sorbone, Queen’s University, Canada, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Université de Lille 1, Hongkong University of Science and Technology, Université Paris Dauphine, National University of Singapore and Le Centre d'études de l'emploi, France.
 The honors he won included “New Century Talent” awarded by the Ministry of Education, “Shanghai Shuguang Scholar”, “Shanghai Leading Talents” and “Shanghai's Top Ten Youth Economic Figures”. 

Prof. LU’s research has mainly focused on Labor Economics (income distribution, and migration), Development Economics (urbanization, and regional development) and Social Economics (social network, trust and economic development).

As the head of the project, Prof. LU has hosted many provincial and national projects sponsored by National Natural Science Fund, National Social Science Fund and Ministry of Education. Besides, he has hosted international projects cooperated with the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

Prof. LU has published The Space Power, China' s Economic Development: Institutions, Growth and Imbalances ( co-author ), and China' s Regional Development: Review and Prospect (one of the editors ), A New Economic Growth Engine for China (one of the editors ), China’s Development Road of Major Economy(co-author), China’s Regional Economic Development : Review and Prospect (co-author ), The Market Integration and Industrial Agglomeration in the China Regional Economic Development (co-author), The Wages and Employment Bargaining Theory : Study on the Efficiency of China's Dual Employment System, etc.

Prof. LU’s books Labor Economics and Economics of Labor and Human Resources were selected as important textbooks of “Ten-Five Year Plan” and Macroeconomics was selected as important textbook of “Eleven-Five Year Plan” by the Ministry of Education

Prof. LU’s papers were published in foreign magazines such as Journal of Comparative Economics, World Development, Journal of Housing Economics, and Review of Income and Wealth, and Chinese magazines such as China Social Science, The Economic Study, The Economics (Quarterly), The World Economy, and The Management World.

Prof. LU has obtained National Prize for Distinguished Ph.D. Dissertation, Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Award, Humanities and Social Science Research Award for Outstanding Achievement in Colleges and Universities in China awarded the Ministry of Education, Distinguished Research Prizes of Human Resources Study awarded by the Ministry of Personnel, etc.