Han Cheng Assistant Professor of Economics

Professor Cheng is on leave for the fall 2023 semester. He will return spring 2024.


Han Cheng is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Franklin & Marshall College.  His research focuses on macroeconomics, political economy, and Chinese economy.


B.A., Renmin University of China
M.A., Renmin University of China
Ph. D., University of Utah


Spring 2022: Econometrics (ECO 310)
Spring 2022: Value and Distribution (ECO 203)
Spring and Fall 2021: Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECO 201)
Fall 2020: Introduction to Economic Perspectives (ECO 103)


Cheng, Han. (2021). Will Financial Liberalization Help China to Invest More Efficiently? Evidence from China’s Saving and Investment from 1993 to 2017. The Chinese Economy.

Xie, Fusheng., & Cheng, Han. (2021). The political economy of climate change: the impasse and way out. Economic and Political Studies.

Cheng, Han., & Li, Minqi. (2020). Do labor values explain Chinese prices? Evidence from China’s input-output tables, 1990–2012. Review of Radical Political Economics, 52(1), 115-136.