Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

Ziming Liu


                 Ziming Liu
Humboldt-University Berlin
Faculty of Life Sciences
Department of Economics of Agricultural Cooeratives
Division of Cooperative Sciences
Luisenstrasse 53
D-10099 Berlin
Phone: +49-30-2093-6545
Fax: +49-30-2093-6501

Position within the Division

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

  • Rural Development
  • Institutional Analysis and Public Policy
  • Evaluation of Land Price

Academic Career



Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Ph.D. Student at the Division of Economics of Agricultural Cooperatives

Academic Background

2011 - 2012

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture

Division of Resource Economics

Exchanging Student

2008 - 2011

Nanjing Agricultural University

Faculty of Public Administration & Land Management

Joint Master-PhD    

2004 - 2008

Ningbo University

Bachelor of Science in Geography
Thesis on "Study on Rational Land Resource Use Planing in Yinzhou District"



  • Liu, Z.; Rommel, J.; Feng, Sh.; Hanisch, M. (2017). Can land transfer through land cooperatives foster off-farm employment in China? China Economic Review 45, 35-44.


  • Liu, Z.; Müller, M.; Rommel, J.; Feng, Sh. (2016). Community-based agricultural land consolidation and local elites: Survey evidence from China. Journal of Rural Studies 47, 449-458.


  • Tang, Y.;, Liu, Z.; Li, F.(2012). Peasants’ Volition and Influencing Factors to Exchange Land Contracting Management Right for Social Security: A Case Study in Huishan District of Wuxi City. Journal of Huazhong Agricultural University(Social Science Edition) (5): 75-81. (In Chinese)


  • Liu, Z.; Feng, S.; Qu, F. (2011). Economy Development and the Changes of Farmland Area in China, Japan and South Korea: Effects and Implications. Conference of Rural Development and Ecology Management. Nanjing, China, 2011. (In Chinese)