Name: Pengguohua

Department: College of Economics


Gender: male


Career: Professor

Degree: PhD.

Graduate School: Sun Yat-Sen University



Office Location:

Address: 601 West Huangpu Road

PostCode: 510632

Fax: 020-85220187





Sun Yat-Sen University  (Guangzhou, China), Ph.D. in Economics  

Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (Wuhan, China), M.S. Economics, B.A.Economics


Work Experience

    Jinan University, College of Economics, (Guangzhou, China), Professor, October 2011-

        Stanford University, SCID, Visiting Scholar, (2015. 2 - 2016. 3, 2009. 8 - 2010. 8)

    Jinan University, College of Economics, (Guangzhou, China), Associate Professor, October 2007- October 2011

    Jinan University, College of Economics, (Guangzhou, China), Assistant Professor, July 2006-October 2007

Research Fields

Thesis Fields


  1. Guohua Peng, Entry Costs and Regional Productivity Disparity in an Open EconomyEconomics Letters, 161, 2017, pp 138-140. (Appendix). Longer working paper version.

  2. Guohua Peng, Fan Xia, The Size Distribution of Exporting and Non-exporting Firms in a Panel of Chinese ProvincesPapers in Regional Science, 95(S1), 2016, pp S71–S85. 

  3. Zipf’s law for Chinese cities: Rolling sample regressionsPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications,389(18),  2010, pp 3804 -3813.(Online Appendix:  Results of Hill Estimator for the Rolling Rank Method

  1. The Matching of Skills to Tasks、Labor Migration and Chinese Regional Income DisparityWorking Paper VersionOnline AppendixEconomic Research Journal (in Chinese), 2015.1, pp 99-110. (English Abstract)

  2. The Empirical Study on Dual Margin and Core Products of Chinese Multi-product Exporters(with Fan XIA), the Journal of World Economy (in Chinese), 2013.2, pp 42-63. (English Abstract)

  3. A Review of Endogenous Growth Theory”, Forward Position in Economics (in Chinese), 2009.2-3, pp94-99. (English Abstract)        Reprinted in Theoretic Economics, 2009(6), Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China.

  4. Regional Income Convergence Clubs among Chinese Provinces”,the Journal of Quantitative & Technical Economics (in Chinese), 2008.12, pp49-57.   (English Abstract)

  5. A Comparison between Two Growth Accounting Methods——What Determines the Regional Disparity in China”,South China Journal of Economics (in Chinese), 2008.7, pp14-22. (English Abstract)

  6. The Empirical Research on Productivity in Chinese Provinces Using Bilateral Gravity Model of International Trade”, Economic Research Journal (in Chinese), 2007.8, pp123-132. (English Abstract       Reprinted in Foreign Economy, International Trade, 2007(12), Information Center for Social Sciences of Renmin University of China.

  7. Total Factor Productivity and Composition of Human Capital in Chinese Provinces”,China Industrial Economy (in Chinese), 2007.2, pp 52-59. (English Abstract)

  8. The Research on Long-Run Income Convergence in the Chinese Provinces”, Management World (in Chinese), 2006.9, pp 53-58. (English Abstract)

  9. The Disparity of Income, TFP and the Convergence Hypothesis in Chinese Provinces”, Economic Research Journal (in Chinese), 2005.9, pp19-29. (English Abstract)

  10. The Sources of Chinese Regional Growth and Divergence”, the Journal of World Economy (in Chinese), 2005.9, pp 42-50. (English Abstract)

BOOK: Total Factor Productivity and Regional Disparity in ChinaEconomic Science Press, Beijing, 2009(The revisions of some chapters were published in Journals above.)

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Open Course

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics (undergraduate)
Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics (graduate)


Social Position