Linghui (Jude) ZHU

Research Interest:

  • Applied Labor Economics, Human Capital Development, Early Childhood Development in Bangladesh


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan [Expected] (Sep. 2019)
  • Master of Public Policy, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, USA (May.2015)
  • Certificate in Economics (Master Level Equivalent), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan (Aug. 2014)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Xi’an International Studies University, China (Jun. 2012)

Working Experiences:

  • Consultant, Global Practice Social Protection and Labor, Global/East Asia & Pacific, the World Bank Group, Washington, DC, USA (Mar. 2016- Present)
  • Consultant, Global Practice Trade and Competitiveness, Global, the World Bank Group, Washington, DC, USA (Mar. 2017- Present)
  • Consultant, Development Economic (DEC) Prospects Group, the World Bank Group, Washington, DC, USA (Mar. 2016- Feb. 2017)
  • Consultant, Global Practice Education, South Asia, the World Bank Group, Washington, DC, USA (Jan. 2015- Jun. 2016)

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Program Intern, Kobe International Center, Japan (Jun. 2014- Jul. 2014)
  • Coordinator for Training and Dialogue Program organized by Kansai International Center of Japan International Cooperation Agency, “Strategy for Resilient Societies to natural disasters” (Jun. 2014)
  • Lecturer and Course Coordinator, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, USA (Aug. 2013- Jan. 2015)
  • Interpreter and Coordinator, the Miss Tourism Queen International Organization, China, (Dec. 2011)
  • Micro-Credit Finance Intern, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China (Jul. 2011- Aug. 2011)
  • Interpretation and Coordination Intern, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), China ( 2010)


  • Cruz, M, Nayyar, G and Zhu, L, Does Premature Deindustrialization Matter? The Role of Manufacturing versus Services in Development, World Bank, Washington, DC., 2018
  • World Bank, The State of Social Safety Nets 2018, Global, Washington D.C.
  • World Bank, Trouble in The Making? The Future of Manufacturing-Led Development, Global, Washington D.C.
  • World Bank, Building the Human Capital of Tomorrow. An Impact Evaluation from the Early Childhood Stimulation Program in Bangladesh, South Asia Region, Washington D.C.
  • World Bank, The Determinant of Minimum-Wage Policy in China. A Spatial Econometric Analysis Using County Level Data, East Asia and Pacific Region, Washington D.C.
  • Zhu, L (forthcoming),A New Era of Skilled Migrants in Chin.

Academic Associations:

  • American Statistical Association
  • American Economic Association
  • The Japan Society for International Development


  • Chinese, English, Japanese, French
  • STATA, SAS (Advanced Certified), R, Python, GIS, ADePT, SQL
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Message to Potential Candidates to Ogawa Seminar:

As a GSICS alumnus and current Ph.D. student with Prof. Ogawa, the most impressive point I want to share with you, who must be determined and motivated in international development, that joining Professor Ogawa’s Seminar will make you NEVER find things impossible!

This seminar is extremely globalized and diversified, so there are plenty of room to reach out to the corner of the world that you are fascinated in. Moreover, Prof. Ogawa is very encouraging and supportive in leading you the way and finding the shortcut with his “magic power.” Throughout the extensive training in classes and seminars, you are supposed to be well behaved in (including but not limited to) the critical thinking, academic writing, public speaking and professional communication skills. So welcome to Prof. Ogawa’s seminar, because

If you want to explore the universe, welcome! Here is the Greenwich!

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