Yannu Zheng is a PhD-student at CIRCLE and the Department of Economic History, School of Economics and Management, Lund University. She got her Master degree in the program of Real Estate Management in the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, and got her Bachelor degree in the program of Information Resource Management, the School of Public Administration in Zhejiang University, China.

Her research topic is about “the inventive performance of immigrants in Sweden”, which is based on a unique database that combines demographic information with patent applications filed with the EPO by Swedish residents from 1985 to 2007.


Zheng, Y. and Ejermo, O. (2015). “How Do the Foreign-born Perform in Inventive Activity? Evidence from Sweden”. Journal of Population Economics. 28(3):659-695. DOI: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00148-015-0551-2


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