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Associate Professor
Dengjun Zhang { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Dengjun Zhang", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51832562", "email": "" }

Faculty UiS Business School
Department Department of Accounting and Law
Room EOJ SV-248


PhD (Applied Economics) 2011

Auburn University, USA

MS (Accounting and auditing) 1998
Nanjing Agricultural University, China

BS (Information Science) 1995
Nanjing Agricultural University, China

ACCA Affiliate since 2008 (International Financial Reporting Standards)
(Association of Chartered Certified Accountants,

Research fields

1. Commodity price and volatility: Trade effect, transmission
2. Agriculture trade policy, economic benefit of eco-labelling
3. Stock price and volatility transmission
4. Profitability, corporate finance

Selected publications

Accounting and Finance: Peer-reviewed articles in international journals
(24) “Profitability in Norwegian Salmon Farming”; (23) “Investment and Revenue Cap: Norwegian Electricity Distributor”; (22) “Profitability and Price Volatility”; (21) “Interdependence between Firm–Level Stock Prices”; (20) “Interdependence between Nordic Stock Markets”; (19) “Hording the Herd”; (18) “The Oil Price Shocks and Nordic Stock Markets”

Empirical Economics: Peer-reviewed articles in international journals
(17) “Large Buyers at a Fish Auction”; (16) “Sustainability Certification and Product Substitutability”; (15) “Eco-labeling and Retailer Pricing Strategies”; (14) “How Exchange Rate Affects Chinese Processing Trade”; (13) “An Efficiency and Productivity Analysis”; (12) “Trade Diversion and Antidumping Effectiveness”; (11) “EU Seafood Imports under the  Generalized System of Preferences”; (10) “The Role of Price Risk in China’s Agricultural and Fisheries Exports”; (9) “Trade Effect of Price Risk”; (8) “Notes on Farm-Retail Price Transmission”; (7) “Ethanol and Trade: An Analysis of Price Transmission”; (6) “Exchange Rate Volatility and U.S. Import Demand for Salmon”; (5) “Imperfect Competition and Structural Changes”; (4) “Price Transmission in New Supply Chains”; (3) “China’s Impact on Global Seafood Markets”; (2) “Salmon Aquaculture: Larger Companies and Increased Production”; (1) “Testing Structural Changes in U.S. Whitefish Import Market”

Research in progress

Work experience

Auditor, Financial analyst, Investment manager (VC / PE), Industri / Produksjon Analytiker

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Dreyer, Bent (2019). Auksjon eller kontrakt? Råfisklagets omsetning av fryst hvitfisk. Nofima AS. ISBN 978-82-8296-599-6. 15 p.
  • Asche, Frank; Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Young, Jimmy (2018). Ecolabels and product longevity: The case of UK retailing. 2018-08-25 - 2018-08-30.
  • Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Iversen, Audun (2017). Pris og kvalitet i makrellauksjonen. Sjømatrådet;
  • Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Iversen, Audun (2017). Pris og kvalitet i makrellauksjonen. Norges Råfisklag;
  • Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Iversen, Audun (2016). Pelagisk auksjon - Pris, konkurranse og kvalitet.
  • Sogn-Grundvåg, Geir; Zhang, Dengjun; Iversen, Audun (2016). Prisdrivere og kvalitet i makrellauksjonen.