Authored Books

  1. Matthew E. Kahn and Siqi Zheng. “Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China.” Princeton University Press, 2016.
  2. Siqi Zheng. “China’s Urban Spatial Structure: Housing, Jobs and Related Urban Issues”, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press. (In Chinese)
  3. Siqi Zheng. “A Microeconomic Analysis of Housing Demand in Chinese Cities”, Beijing: China Architecture and Building Press. (In Chinese)

Edited Book

  1. Chi-ang Lin and Siqi Zheng (eds.). Environmental Economics and Sustainability. Wiley
  2. Siqi Zheng and Zhengzhen Tan (eds.). Toward Urban Economic Vibrancy: Patterns and Practices in Asia’s New Cities. MIT SA+P Press

Book Chapters

  1. Siqi Zheng, “Environmental Sustainability in Urban China”, in Huang Y. eds. Chinese Cities in the 21st Century. Springer, 2020.
  2. Siqi Zheng, Cong Sun, Jianghao Wang, Xiaoke Hu. “Congestion and Pollution in Chinese Cities”, in Wan G. and Lu M. eds. Dragon, Elephant and Cities: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India. Oxford University Press. 2019.
  3. Siqi Zheng. “Urban Spatial Structure in Chinese Cities”, 312-371, in Lu et. al. eds. China's Regional Development: Review and Prospect. New York: Routledge, 2013.
  4. Joyce Man, Siqi Zheng and Rongrong Ren. “Housing Policy and Housing Markets: Trends, Patterns, and Affordability”, 3-18, in Joyce Man. Eds. China’s Housing Reform and Outcomes. Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2011.
  5. Yuming Fu, Siqi Zheng and Rongrong Ren. “Housing Demand of Migrants in Chinese Cities”, 61-70, in Joyce Man. Eds. China’s Housing Reform and Outcomes. Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2011.

Invited Book Review

  1. Siqi Zheng. Review of “Regional Research Frontiers – Vol. 1: Innovations, Regional Growth and Migration”, edited by Jackson and Schaeffer. Journal of Regional Science. January 2019.

Papers in Refereed International Journals

  1. Dong, L., Du, R., Kahn, M. & Zheng, S. (2021). Ghost cities versus boom towns: Do China’s high speed rail new towns thrive? Regional Science and Urban Economics, forthcoming.
  2. Nam, K., Ou, Y. & Zheng, S. (2021). Impacts of Air Pollution on Urban Housing Prices in China. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, forthcoming.
  3. Duan, L., Sun, W., Niu, D. & Zheng, S. (2021). Transportation Infrastructure and Capital Mobility: Evidence from China’s High Speed Railway. Annals of Regional Science, forthcoming.
  4. Fan, Y., Palacios, J., Arcaya, M., Luo, R., & Zheng, S. (2021). Health perception and commuting choice: a survey experiment measuring behavioral trade-offs between physical activity benefits and pollution exposure risksEnvironmental Research Letters.
  5. Sun, W., Zhang, S., Lin, C., & Zheng, S. (2021). How do home purchase restrictions affect elite Chinese graduate students’ job search behavior?Regional Science and Urban Economics87, 103644.
  6. Niu, D., Sun, W., & Zheng, S. (2021). The role of informal housing in lowering China’s urbanization costsRegional Science and Urban Economics, 103638.
  7. DeSouza, P., Lu, R., Kinney, P., & Zheng, S. (2021). Exposures to multiple air pollutants while commuting: Evidence from Zhengzhou, ChinaAtmospheric Environment247, 118168.
  8. Kahn, M. E., Sun, W., Wu, J., & Zheng, S. (2020). Do Political Connections Help or Hinder Urban Economic Growth? Evidence from 1,400 Industrial Parks in China. Journal of Urban Economics, 103289.
  9. Zheng, S., Wang, J., & Dong, L. (2021). Urban network and vibrancy. Habitat International, 106, 102290.
  10. Guo, X., Sun, W., Yao, S., & Zheng, S. (2020). Does high-speed railway reduce air pollution along highways?——Evidence from China. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 89, 102607.
  11. Wang, B., & Zheng, S. (2020). Air pollution lowers travel demand in a consumer city. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 89, 102616.
  12. Duan, L., Sun, W., & Zheng, S. (2020) Transportation network and venture capital mobility: An analysis of air travel and high-speed rail in China. Journal of Transport Geography88, 102852.
  13. Deng, H., Sun, W., Yip, S. & Zheng, S. (2020). Household Income Inequality Aggravates High-Temperature Exposure Inequality in Urban China. Journal of Environmental Management275, 111224.
  14. Fan, Y., & Zheng, S. (2020) . Dockless Bike Sharing Alleviates Road Congestion by Complementing Subway Travel: Evidence from Beijing. Cities, 107, 102895.
  15. Yoshimura, Y., Santi, P. Arias, J. Zheng, S. & Ratti, C. (2020). Spatial clustering: Influence of urban street networks on retail sales volumes. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 2399808320954210.
  16. Niu, D., Sun, W., & Zheng, S. (2020). Travel Costs, Trade, and Market Segmentation: Evidence from China’s High-Speed Railway. Papers in Regional Science, 99(6), 1799-1825.
  17. Wang, J., Obradovich, N., & Zheng, S. (2020). A 43-Million-Person Investigation into Weather and Expressed Sentiment in a Changing Climate. One Earth, 2(6), 568-577.
  18. Wu, W., Zheng, S., Wang, B., & Du, M. (2020). Impacts of rail transit access on land and housing values in China: a quantitative synthesisTransport Reviews, 1-17.
  19. Zheng, S., & Du, R. (2020). How does urban agglomeration integration promote entrepreneurship in China? Evidence from regional human capital spillovers and market integrationCities97, 102529.
  20. Du, R., & Zheng, S. (2020). Agglomeration, Housing Affordability, and New Firm Formation: The Role of Subway Network in Beijing. Journal of Housing Economics, 48, 101668.
  21. Zheng, S., Duan, L., & Sun, W. (2020). Global air network and cross-border venture capital mobilityHabitat International, 102105.
  22. Dong, X., Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2019). The role of transportation speed in facilitating high skilled teamwork across citiesJournal of Urban Economics, 103212.
  23. Zheng, S., Wang, J., Sun, C., Zhang, X., & Kahn, M. E. (2019). Air pollution lowers Chinese urbanites' expressed happiness on social mediaNature Human Behaviour, 3(3), 237.
  24. Zheng, S., Zhang, X., & Sun, W. (2019). Air Pollution and Elite College Graduates' Job Location Choice: Evidence from China. Annals of Regional Science.
  25. Chiu-Shee, C., & Zheng, S. (2019). A Burden or A Tool? Rationalizing Public Housing Provision in Chinese Cities. Housing Studies.
  26. Zheng, S., Song, Z. & Sun, W. (2019). Do Affordable Housing Programs Facilitate Migrants' Social Integration in Chinese Cities? Cities.
  27. Dong, L., Ratti, C., & Zheng, S. (2019). Predicting neighborhoods' socioeconomic attributes using restaurant dataProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(31), 15447-15452.
  28. Sun, C., Zheng, S., Wang, J., & Kahn, M. E. (2019). Does clean air increase the demand for the consumer city? Evidence from BeijingJournal of Regional Science.
  29. Zheng, S., Zhang, X., Sun, W., & Wang, J. (2019). The effect of a new subway line on local air quality: A case study in Changsha. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 68: 26-38.
  30. Yan, L., Duarte, F., Wang, D., Zheng, S., & Ratti, C. (2019). Exploring the effect of air pollution on social activity in China using geotagged social media check-in data. Cities, 91, 116-125.
  31. Hidalgo, C. A., Balland, P. A., Boschma, R., Delgado, M., Feldman, M., Frenken, K., ... Zheng, S. & Zhu, S. (2018, July). The principle of relatedness. In International conference on complex systems (pp. 451-457). Springer, Cham.
  32. Liu, H., Yi, D., & Zheng, S. (2018). Small property rights housing in major Chinese cities: Its role and the uniqueness of dwellersHabitat International77, 121-129.
  33. Sun, W., Zhang, X., Li, H., Wu, J., & Zheng, S. (2018). Environmental ideology and household energy conservation in BeijingJournal of cleaner production195, 1600-1608.
  34. Xu, Y., Zhang, Q., Zheng, S., & Zhu, G. (2018). House Age, Price and Rent: Implications from Land-Structure DecompositionThe Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics56(2), 303-324.
  35. Zheng, S., Sun, W., Wu, J., & Kahn, M. E. (2017). The birth of edge cities in China: Measuring the effects of industrial parks policyJournal of Urban Economics100, 80-103.
  36. Zhang, Y., Zheng, S., Sun, C., & Wang, R. (2017). Does subway proximity discourage automobility? Evidence from BeijingTransportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment52, 506-517.
  37. Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2017). A new era of pollution progress in urban China?Journal of Economic Perspectives31(1), 71-92.
  38. Lu, M., Sun, C., & Zheng, S. (2017). Congestion and pollution consequences of driving-to-school trips: A case study in BeijingTransportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment50, 280-291.
  39. Sun, W., Fu, Y., & Zheng, S. (2017). Local Public Service Provision and Spatial Inequality in Chinese Cities: The Role of Residential Income Sorting and Land‐Use ConditionsJournal of Regional Science57(4), 547-567.
  40. Sun, C., Kahn, M. E., & Zheng, S. (2017). Self-protection investment exacerbates air pollution exposure inequality in urban ChinaEcological economics131, 468-474.
  41. Sun, W., Zheng, S., Geltner, D. M., & Wang, R. (2017). The housing market effects of local home purchase restrictions: evidence from Beijing. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics55(3), 288-312.
  42. Yang, Z., Fan, Y., & Zheng, S. (2016). Determinants of household carbon emissions: Pathway toward eco-community in BeijingHabitat International57, 175-186.
  43. Zhang, L., Sun, C., Liu, H., & Zheng, S. (2016). The role of public information in increasing homebuyers' willingness-to-pay for green housing: Evidence from BeijingEcological Economics129, 40-49.
  44. Zheng, S., Xu, Y., Zhang, X., & Wang, R. (2016). Transit development, consumer amenities and home values: Evidence from Beijing's subway neighborhoods. Journal of Housing Economics33, 22-33.
  45. Zheng, S., Hu, X., Wang, J., & Wang, R. (2016). Subways near the subway: Rail transit and neighborhood catering businesses in BeijingTransport Policy51, 81-92.
  46. Zheng, S., Sun, W., & Kahn, M. E. (2016). Investor confidence as a determinant of China's urban housing market dynamicsReal Estate Economics44(4), 814-845.
  47. Auffhammer, M., Sun, W., Wu, J., & Zheng, S. (2016). The decomposition and dynamics of industrial carbon dioxide emissions for 287 Chinese cities in 1998–2009Journal of Economic Surveys30(3), 460-481.
  48. Zhang, Y., Zheng, S., Song, Y., & Zhong, Y. (2016). The Spillover Effect of Urban Village Removal on Nearby Home Values in BeijingGrowth and Change47(1), 9-31.
  49. Zheng, S., Hu, W., & Wang, R. (2016). How much is a good school worth in Beijing? Identifying price premium with paired resale and rental dataThe Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics53(2), 184-199.
  50. Lin, B. C. A., & Zheng, S. (2016). A new direction in environmental economicsJournal of Economic Surveys30(3), 397-402.
  51. Sun, W., Zheng, S., & Wang, R. (2015). The capitalization of subway access in home value: A repeat-rentals model with supply constraints in BeijingTransportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice80, 104-115.
  52. Xu, Y., Zhang, Q., & Zheng, S. (2015). The rising demand for subway after private driving restriction: Evidence from Beijing's housing marketRegional Science and Urban Economics54, 28-37.
  53. Guo, X., Zheng, S., Geltner, D., & Liu, H. (2014). A new approach for constructing home price indices: The pseudo repeat sales model and its application in ChinaJournal of Housing Economics25, 20-38.
  54. Zheng, S., Sun, C., Qi, Y., & Kahn, M. E. (2014). The evolving geography of China's industrial production: Implications for pollution dynamics and urban quality of lifeJournal of Economic Surveys28(4), 709-724.
  55. Sun, C., Zheng, S., & Wang, R. (2014). Restricting driving for better traffic and clearer skies: Did it work in Beijing?Transport Policy32, 34-41.
  56. Zheng, S., Kahn, M. E., Sun, W., & Luo, D. (2014). Incentives for China's urban mayors to mitigate pollution externalities: The role of the central government and public environmentalismRegional Science and Urban Economics47, 61-71.
  57. Zheng, S., Sun, W., & Wang, R. (2014). Land supply and capitalization of public goods in housing prices: evidence from BeijingJournal of Regional Science54(4), 550-568.
  58. Zheng, S., Cao, J., Kahn, M. E., & Sun, C. (2014). Real estate valuation and cross-boundary air pollution externalities: evidence from Chinese citiesThe Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics48(3), 398-414.
  59. Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2013). China’s bullet trains facilitate market integration and mitigate the cost of megacity growthProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences110(14), E1248-E1253.
  60. Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2013). Understanding China's urban pollution dynamicsJournal of Economic Literature51(3), 731-72.
  61. Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2013). Does government investment in local public goods spur gentrification? Evidence from BeijingReal Estate Economics41(1), 1-28.
  62. Zheng, S., Wu, J., Kahn, M. E., & Deng, Y. (2012). The nascent market for “green” real estate in BeijingEuropean Economic Review56(5), 974-984.
  63. Fan, C. C., Sun, M., & Zheng, S. (2011). Migration and split households: a comparison of sole, couple, and family migrants in Beijing, ChinaEnvironment and Planning A43(9), 2164-2185.
  64. Zheng, S., Wang, R., Glaeser, E. L., & Kahn, M. E. (2010). The greenness of China: household carbon dioxide emissions and urban developmentJournal of Economic Geography11(5), 761-792.
  65. Zheng, S., Kahn, M. E., & Liu, H. (2010). Towards a system of open cities in China: Home prices, FDI flows and air quality in 35 major citiesRegional Science and Urban Economics40(1), 1-10.
  66. Zheng, S., Long, F., Fan, C. C., & Gu, Y. (2009). Urban villages in China: A 2008 survey of migrant settlements in BeijingEurasian Geography and Economics50(4), 425-446.
  67. Zheng, S., Peiser, R. B., & Zhang, W. (2009). The rise of external economies in Beijing: Evidence from intra-urban wage variationRegional Science and Urban Economics39(4), 449-459.
  68. Zheng, S., Fu, Y., & Liu, H. (2009). Demand for urban quality of living in China: evidence from cross-city land rent growthJournal of Real Estate Finance and Economics38(3), 194-213.
  69. Zheng, S., & Kahn, M. E. (2008). Land and residential property markets in a booming economy: New evidence from BeijingJournal of Urban Economics63(2), 743-757.
  70. Zheng, S., Fu, Y., & Liu, H. (2006). Housing-choice hindrances and urban spatial structure: Evidence from matched location and location-preference data in Chinese citiesJournal of Urban Economics60(3), 535-557.