Dr. Lei (Jane) Ji is an Assistant Professor in Sam Houston State University. Before she was an Economist at OFCE-SciencesPo, an Assistant Professor in SKEMA Business School, an Assistant Professor at Shanghai School of Economics and Finance and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. She got her Ph.D in North Carolina State university


Dr. Ji's general area of research interest is the long-run dynamic behavior of the aggregate economy.  Her research combines elements of three areas of economics: growth theory’s approach to dynamic general equilibrium, industrial organization’s insights into the endogeneity of market structure, and traditional trade theory’s emphasis on comparative advantage.  Her research topics focus on the interaction of trade and growth, the nature of directed technical progress, and the role of informative producer services in the general equilibrium dynamics of the economy.  Please see Research for detail.