Haifeng Qian, Ph.D.
 Title: Assistant Professor
Faculty Associate, Center for Economic Development
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 315
 Phone: 216-687-5383
 Email: H.QIAN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 315, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Economic Development, Economic Geography, Public Policy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Ph.D., Public Policy, George Mason University, 2010
M.S., Management Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2005
B.S., Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, China, 2002
Brief Bio:
Dr. Haifeng Qian joined the Levin College of Urban Affairs in 2010 as an assistant professor. His areas of expertise are economic development, economic geography, innovation and entrepreneurship, and public policy. As a consultant at The World Bank, Dr. Qian also worked on energy policy in the context of developing countries. His research has been published in The Annals of Regional Science, Economic Development Quarterly, Environment and Planning A, Journal of Economic Geography, The Journal of Technology Transfer, Small Business Economics, and Urban Studies, among others. Dr. Qian is an associate editor of Economic Development Quarterly and Regional Studies, Regional Science.

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Read his publication entitled Regional Systems of Entrepreneurship in Journal of Economic Geography.
Honors and Awards:
Faculty Merit Recognition Awards, Cleveland State University, 2012&2013
Charles M. Tiebout Prize in Regional Science, Western Regional Science Association, 2008
Research Interests:
Regional variations in human capital and talent
Business strategy and location
Innovative activity of new firms and small firms
Roles of human capital, innovation and entrepreneurship in regional development
Public policy in knowledge economies
Teaching Areas:
Economic development theory and policy
Public policy
Urban development
Urban spatial structures
Quantitative methods
Professional Affiliations:
Academy of Management
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Association of American Geographers
Regional Science Association International
Regional Studies Association
Urban Affairs Association
Professional Experience:
2007-08: Consultant, East Asia Sustainable Development, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
University Service:
University Computational Services Committee (2012-13)
University Parking Director Search Committee (2012)
Professional Service:
Manuscript Reviewer for:
Annals of Regional Science
Economic Development Quarterly
Environment and Planning A
Growth and Change
International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy
International Journal of Technology Management
Journal of Business Venturing
Journal of Regional Science
Small Business Economics
Spatial Economic Analysis
Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
Urban Studies
National Science Foundation

Student Representative, China Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers (2009-10)

Organization Committee Assistant, the 13th Uddevalla Symposium
Research Grants:
PI, Early Career Grant Scheme (£10,000), Regional Studies Association, 2013
PI, Faculty Scholarship Initiative ($4,635), Cleveland State University, 2013