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Zhang Xuyao is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), National University of Singapore (NUS). Dr Zhang received his PhD in Economics from NUS in 2016 and obtained her Bachelor (Honors) degree in Applied Mathematics from NUS as well in 2012. During the PhD candidature, he worked as teaching assistant in conducting undergraduate tutorials, such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Managerial Economics. His research focuses on Industrial Organizations, Applied Game Theory, and Public Economics. In particular, he is interested in technology transfers and anti-trust policies. He studies the optimal environmental taxation on the pollution problems in the presence of corruption. He also works on the beneficiary of research joint ventures with technology transfer. He also studies the Qualcommâ€™s anti-trust case in China. At ACI, he is the coordinator for the Competitiveness Analysis for Greater China Economies and the Shandong Urban Development Index project. He is also the co-coordinator for the project studying the impact of exchange rate on trade at provincial level of Mainland China. Dr Zhang is also working on the methodology of applying the concept of Shapley values to index ranking analysis. This method will subsequently serve as a robustness check to all the competitiveness ranking studies in ACI. Additional projects he is working on include the construction of the Special Economic Development Area index and the Infrastructure index.