Internal and international migration, urbanization, economic integration of immigrants, poverty, inequality, rural development, econometrics, survey techniques


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2013, Nong Zhu is Associate Professor at the Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS).

Holdinf a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Auvergne, his research interests are mainly in the following areas: migration, economic integration of immigrants, labor market, firms, and rural development.

He is responsible for several research projects on income inequality and immigrant poverty, innovation and firm performance, migration to rural areas and socio-spatial segregation, etc.

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CIRANO Publications by Nong Zhu

As an author

CIRANO Projects

Immigration and the socio-economic restructuring of rural areas

Nong Zhu, Jianwei Zhong