Dr Tiantian Zhang

Associate Professor in Economics and Quantitative Methods

  • 245
    Scopus Citations

Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research Interests

  • Productivity and Frontier Efficiency Analysis.
  • Banking efficiency, competitiveness and risk management.
  • Financial Inclusion.
  • Financial consumer protection.
  • Other Microeconomics and Econometrics related areas.

Personal profile

Dr Tiantian Zhang is an Associate Professor in Economics and Quantitative Methods and the Director of External Engagement at NUBS China. She obtained her PhD in Economics at the Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University (UK). Prior to joining UNNC on September 2012, she worked at Cardiff Business School as a teaching assistant and then at Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) as a senior research fellow. Her research interest is primarily in productivity, efficiency, competitiveness and risk management of banking industry, and also extends to interdisciplinary research of Supply Chain Finance (SCF). She has published in leading international peer-reviewed journals, and also serves as reviewer for many leading economics, finance and operations journals.

Dr Tiantian Zhang also works closely with the public sector and industries. She has been providing policy consultancy to the Central Bank on Financial Inclusion and Financial consumer protection. She has been leading the Executive Education team of NUBS China for many years and was shortlisted for the ‘Keystone award’ of the 2020 Policy Impact and Public Engagement Awards, for their excellent work in providing bridge between academic insight and business practice.



  • Introduction to Business & Economics (X10FC7)
  • Microeconomics for Business A (P11606)
  • Macroeconomics for Business (P11114)
  • Microeconomics for business B1(P11115)
  • Business Economics (P11607)
  • Business Economics (BUSI1114)

Executive Education

  • Efficiency/Performance evaluation using scientific tools
  • Economics for Business Decision Making

Person Types

  • Staff


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