Wendong Zhang  ·  Assistant Professor of Economics

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Wendong Zhang
Iowa State University
478C Heady Hall
518 Farm House Lane
Ames, IA 50011-1054

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Ag Decision Maker

Dr. Wendong Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Extension Economist at ISU. As an applied economist, he seeks to better understand U.S. farmland market, agricultural nutrient runoff, conservation practice adoption, and Chinese agriculture.

Wendong leads the annual Iowa Land Value survey, the Iowa Farmland Ownership and Tenure Survey, as well as the ISU Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference. He co-founded the new ISU China Ag center jointly with Dr. Dermot Hayes in collaboration with Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Wendong received his Ph.D. in Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics from the Ohio State University in July 2015, and he also holds a BSc in Environmental Science from Fudan University in China.