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Book Chapters

Cheng Z; Tani Bertuol M; Wang BZ, 2023, 'Language Training and Humanitarian Migrants’ Host Language Skills', in Immigrant Lives, Oxford University PressNew York, pp. 512 - 525,

Cheng Z; Bertuol MT; Wang BZ, 2023, 'Language Training and Humanitarian Migrants’ Host Language Skills: Recent Evidence from Australia', in Immigrant Lives: Intersectionality, Transnationality, and Global Perspectives, pp. 512 - 525,

Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2019, 'Wealth, Happiness and Happiness Inequality in China', in Social Indicators Research Series, Springer International Publishing, pp. 445 - 461,

Cheng Z; Nielsen I; Smyth R, 2015, 'Determinants of wage arrears and implications for the socio-economic wellbeing of China’s migrant workers:evidence from Guangdong province', in Handbook of Chinese Migration: Identity and Wellbeing, pp. 105 - 125,

Cheng Z; Wang H; Chen Y, 2014, 'Labor contract, trade union membership, and workplace relations: A study of migrant workers in Guangdong Province, China', in Social Issues in China: Gender, Ethnicity, Labor, and the Environment, pp. 183 - 206,

Cheng Z, 2014, 'The new generation of migrant workers in urban China', in Urban China in the New Era: Market Reforms, Current State, and the Road Forward, pp. 125 - 153,

Journal articles

Meng L; Ma C; Zhang Z; Wang W; Zhang L; Cheng Z, 2024, 'Choosing culture or nature: How temporal landmarks affect tourism destination preferences', Tourism Management, 105,

Cheng Z; Smyth R; Zhang L, 2024, 'Does childhood adversity affect household portfolio decisions? Evidence from the Chinese Great Famine', China Economic Review, 87,

Luo L; Cheng Z; Ye Q; Cheng Y; Smyth R; Yang Z; Zhang L, 2024, 'Nonmonetary awards and innovation: Evidence from winning China's Top Brand Contest', China Economic Review, 86,

Huang G; Guo F; Liu L; Taksa L; Cheng Z; Tani M; Zimmermann KF; Franklin M; Silva SSM, 2024, 'Changing impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy 2019–2023 and its decomposition: Findings from 27 countries', SSM - Population Health, 25,

Awana S; Chavan M; Sedera D; Cheng Z; Ganzin M, 2024, 'Unlocking circular start-ups: A model of barriers', Business Strategy and the Environment, 33, pp. 2546 - 2577,

Tani Bertuol M; Wen X; Cheng Z, 2024, 'Rural-urban Migration, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship', Journal of Business Research, 175, pp. 114302,

Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2024, 'Parental early-life exposure to land reform and household investment in children's education', World Development, 173,

Jiang Z; Huo ML; Jones J; Cheng Z; Manoharan A; Spoehr J, 2024, 'Thriving in future work: knowledge management and innovation perspectives', Knowledge Management Research and Practice,

Guo L; Cheng Z; Cook S; Tani Bertuol M, 2024, 'Air Pollution and Education Investment', Energy Economics, 132, pp. 107496,

Tani Bertuol M; mendolia S; chan B; Paloyo A; Torgler B; Cheng Z, 2024, 'Residential mobility restrictions and adverse mental health outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK', Scientific Reports, 14, pp. 1790,

Huang G; Guo F; Taksa L; Cheng Z; Tani M; Liu L; Zimmermann KF; Franklin M; Tani Bertuol M, 2023, 'Decomposing the differences in healthy life expectancy between migrants and natives: the ‘healthy migrant effect’ and its age variations in Australia', Journal of Population Research, 41,

Cheng Z; Guo W; Pecoraro M; Ruedin D; Tani M, 2023, 'Correction to: Migrants’ Skills Wastage in the Labor Market: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Policy Formation (Social Indicators Research, (2023), 170, 1, (1-2), 10.1007/s11205-023-03182-x)', Social Indicators Research, 170, pp. 3,

Cheng Z; Guo W; Pecoraro M; Ruedin D; Tani M, 2023, 'Migrants’ Skills Wastage in the Labor Market: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Policy Formation', Social Indicators Research, 170, pp. 1 - 2,

Hayward M; Cheng Z; Wang H; Smyth R, 2023, 'Parental influence and the propensity for entrepreneurship: Evidence from the one-child policy', Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 20,

Huang G; Guo F; Cheng Z; Tani M; Chen G; Tani Bertuol M, 2023, 'Projections of Future Demand and Costs of Aged Care Services in China', Population Research and Policy Review, 42, pp. 56,

Chen Y; Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2023, 'Early-life experience of land reform and entrepreneurship', China Economic Review, 79,

Chen Y; Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2023, 'Education and Migrant Health in China', Economic Modelling, 121,

Li J; Liao Y; Wang W; Han X; Cheng Z; Sun G, 2023, 'Is stress always bad? the role of job stress in producing innovative ideas', Knowledge Management Research and Practice,

Tani Bertuol M; Cheng Z; Torgler B, 2023, 'Is there hope after despair? An analysis of trust among China’s Cultural Revolution survivors', Economic Modelling, 121, pp. 106218,

Piracha M; Tani M; Cheng Z; Wang BZ; Tani Bertuol M, 2023, 'Social assimilation and immigrants’ labour market outcomes', Journal of Population Economics, 36, pp. 37 - 67,

Tani Bertuol M; Guo F; Cheng Z; Huang G; Zimmermann KF; Franklin M; Taksa L; Liu L, 2023, 'Nativity in the healthy migrant effect: Lessons from Australia', SSM-Population Health, 23, pp. 101457,

Tani Bertuol M; Cheng Z; Katz I, 2023, 'Outcomes for children with disability in out-of-home care: Evidence from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study in Australia', Child Abuse and Neglect, 143, pp. 106246,

Tani Bertuol M; Wang B; Baker S; Higgins C; Cousins S; Cheng Z; Jack VA, 2023, 'Refugees as skilled migrants: insights from Australia’s 2018 employer-sponsored refugee migration pilot', Social Indicators Research: an international and interdisciplinary journal for quality-of-life measurement, 170, pp. 323 - 338,

Tani Bertuol M; Guo F; Zimmermann K; Huang G; Cheng Z; Liu L; Taksa L; Franklin M, 2023, 'The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on life expectancy in 27 countries', Scientific Reports, 13,

Hayward M; Cheng Z; Zhe Wang B, 2022, 'Disrupted education, underdogs and the propensity for entrepreneurship: Evidence from China's sent-down youth program', Journal of Business Research, 151, pp. 33 - 39,

Cheng Z, 2022, 'Workers and change in China: resistance, repression, responsiveness', EURASIAN GEOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS,

Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2022, 'Parental misbeliefs and household investment in children's education', Economics of Education Review, 89,

Tani Bertuol M; Cheng Z; Guo L; Smyth R, 2022, 'Childhood Adversity and Energy Poverty', Energy Economics, 111, pp. 106101,

Huo ML; Jiang Z; Cheng Z; Wilkinson A, 2022, 'Restaurant employees' attitudinal reactions to social distancing difficulties: a multi-wave study', Journal of Service Theory and Practice, 32, pp. 302 - 322,

Cheng Z, 2022, 'Communist Party branch and labour rights: Evidence from Chinese entrepreneurs', China Economic Review, 71,

Wang H; Cheng Z; Smyth R; Sun G; Li J; Wang W, 2022, 'University education, homeownership and housing wealth', China Economic Review, 71,

Wang H; Cheng Z, 2022, 'Kids Eat free: School feeding and family spending on education', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 193, pp. 196 - 212,

Wang H; Cheng Z; Zhe Wang B; Chen Y, 2021, 'Childhood left-behind experience and labour market outcomes in China', Journal of Business Research, 132, pp. 196 - 207,

Cheng Z; Smyth R, 2021, 'Education and migrant entrepreneurship in urban China', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 188, pp. 506 - 529,

Sun G; Li J; Cheng Z; D'Alessandro S; Johnson L, 2021, 'Consumer personality factors and iPhone consumption in China', Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 20, pp. 862 - 870,

Wang H; Cheng Z, 2021, 'Mama loves you: The gender wage gap and expenditure on children's education in China', JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR & ORGANIZATION, 188, pp. 1015 - 1034,

Bilgrami A; Cutler H; Sinha K; Cheng Z, 2021, 'The Impact of Means-Tested Premium Rebates and Tax Penalties on the Demand for Private Hospital Cover in Australia*', Economic Record, 97, pp. 170 - 211,

Cheng Z, 2021, 'Education and consumption: Evidence from migrants in Chinese cities', Journal of Business Research, 127, pp. 206 - 215,

Shahiri H; Cheng Z; Al-Hadi AA, 2021, 'Why do low-skilled foreign workers have a wage advantage? Evidence from the palm oil plantation sector in Malaysia', Population, Space and Place, 27,

Cheng Z; Mendolia S; Paloyo AR; Savage DA; Tani M; Tani Bertuol M, 2021, 'Working parents, financial insecurity, and childcare: mental health in the time of COVID-19 in the UK', Review of Economics of the Household, 19, pp. 123 - 144,

Cheng Z; Wang BZ; Taksa L, 2021, 'Labour Force Participation and Employment of Humanitarian Migrants: Evidence from the Building a New Life in Australia Longitudinal Data', Journal of Business Ethics, 168, pp. 697 - 720,

Cheng Z; Guo W; Hayward M; Smyth R; Wang H, 2021, 'Childhood adversity and the propensity for entrepreneurship: A quasi-experimental study of the Great Chinese Famine', Journal of Business Venturing, 36,

Smyth R; Nielsen I; Cheng Z; Wang BZ, 2021, '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, 32, pp. 573 - 595,

Li B; Fisher KR; Quan Farrant F; Cheng Z, 2021, 'Digital policy to disability employment? An ecosystem perspective on China and Australia', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 55, pp. 863 - 878,

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