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Associate Professor Zhiming Cheng

Associate Professor of Economics/Scientia Fellow
Social Policy Research Centre


243 Goodsell Building
Kensington Campus
Fields: Urban and Regional Studies, Industrial Relations, Political Economy, Migration, Applied Economics

Zhiming Cheng is an Associate Professor of Economics and Scientia Fellow in the Social Policy Research Centre/Centre for Social Research in Health at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia.

Prior to joining UNSW, he worked in the Centre for the Health Economy and Department of Management at Macquarie University and School of Economics at the University of Wollongong. He held the Jacob Wertheim Fellowship for the Betterment of Industrial Relationships at Harvard University and Research Fellowship at the Bank of Finland.


    Journal articles

    • Cheng Z;Nielsen I;Cutler H, 2019, 'Perceived job quality, work-life interference and intention to stay: Evidence from the aged care workforce in Australia', International Journal of Manpower, vol. 40, pp. 17 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJM-08-2017-0208
    • Li J;Han X;Wang W;Sun G;Cheng Z, 2018, 'How social support influences university students' academic achievement and emotional exhaustion: The mediating role of self-esteem', Learning and Individual Differences, vol. 61, pp. 120 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2017.11.016
    • Cheng Z;Jepsen DM;Wang BZ, 2018, 'A Dynamic Analysis of Informal Elder Caregiving and Employee Wellbeing', Journal of Business and Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10869-018-9603-4
    • Li J;Fang M;Wang W;Sun G;Cheng Z, 2018, 'The influence of grit on life satisfaction: Self-esteem as a mediator', Psychologica Belgica, vol. 58, pp. 51 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/pb.400
    • Smyth R;Nielsen I;Cheng Z;Wang BZ, 2018, 'The paradox of the contented female worker: the mediating role of income and the moderating role of sexual orientation', International Journal of Human Resource Management, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2018.1480511
    • Wang H;Cheng Z;Smyth R, 2018, 'Do migrant students affect local students’ academic achievements in urban China?', Economics of Education Review, vol. 63, pp. 64 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2018.01.007

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