My current research interests include: Finance/Banking, Assessment of Industrial Performance, China
Books or Portions of Books
Bin Zhou, 2004. Entries on Capital Market, Inflation, Exchange Rates, and Gold Standard. Encyclopedia of International Development. Routledge Ltd.
Bin Zhou, 2001. Gazetteer of China. Encyclopedia of World Geography. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, Inc
Bin Zhou, 1998. Editorial Board Member responsible for China, The Columbia Gazetteer of the World. New York: Columbia University Press
Bin Zhou, 1997. Banking Geography of the United States: Structure, Conduct, and Performance of Commercial Banks in the U.S. Metropolitan System. New York: Garland Publishing Inc.
Zhou, B. 2004. "The Rise and Fall of St. Louis as a Regional Interstate Banking Center in the United States." Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 27 (Forthcoming)
Zhou, B. 2004. " Is the Geography of Banking Services Converging toward Markets? A Case of Illinois" Industrial Geographer 2: 174-192.
Zhou, B. and Shaw, W. 2004. “Financial Transformation and Portfolio Reallocation: Impacts on House Mortgage Finance in the USA." Housing Studies 19: 207-228
Shaw, W. and Zhou, B. 2003. ACT Scores in Illinois: Relationships to High School Grade Point Average and Gender. Bulletin of the Illinois Geographical Society 45: 16-30
Shaw, W. and Zhou, B. 2003. "Race and ACT Scores in Illinois." Geographical Bulletin 45: 121-134
Zhou, B. 2003. "Simulation of the Hirfindahl-Hirschman Index: Case of the St. Louis Banking Geographic Market." Geography Online 4
Shaw, W. and Zhou, B. 2003. "A Geographical View of ACT Scores in Illinois." Bulletin of the Illinois Geographical Society. 44 (2): 3-20 Fall.
Bin Zhou, 2002. Trade Theory and Locatiopn Theory. Geography Online 3
Bin Zhou, 2001. A Note on Comparative Advantage and Money. Geography Online 2
Bin Zhou and Wendy Shaw, 2000. "The Community Reinvestment Act as a Policy Option for Enhancing Regional Money Supply: Evidence from Kentucky. " Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 23: 64-71
Bin Zhou and Wendy Shaw, 2000. "An Empirical Study of Institutional Characteristics of the Regional Financial Markets: Evidence from Rural Kentucky." Southeastern Geographer 40: 209-224
Bin Zhou, 1999. "Structural and Control Patterns of Depository Institutions in Kentucky." Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 22: 250-258
Bin Zhou, 1999. "An Assessment of of Appalachian Banking: Evidence from Kentucky." Papers and Proceedings of the Ninth Biennial Conference on Appalachian Geography and Geography Education: 120-132
Bin Zhou, 1998. “U.S. Manufacturing Total Factor Productivity: a Comparison Study Between Conventional and Flexible Production Functions” Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 21: 94-103
Bin Zhou, 1998. “Geographical Patterns of Interstate Banking: A Snapshot of the U.S. Metropolitan System in the Early 1990s.” Urban Geography 19: 24-48
Bin Zhou, 1997. “Changing Banking Market Structure Amid Banking Restructuring: a Case of St. Louis.” Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 20: 110-118
Bin Zhou, 1996. “The Bank Holding System and Interstate Banking in the U.S. Metropolitan System.” Working Paper Series on Producer Services, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Bin Zhou and Wendy Shaw, 1996. "Economies of Scale and Cost Efficiency of School District Operation: Evidence from Georgia." Southeastern Geographer 36: 152-175
Bin Zhou and Wendy Shaw, 1996. “School District Cost Analysis and Its Policy Implications.” Papers and Proceedings of the Applied Geography Conferences 19: 125-134
Bin Zhou, 1992. "Spatial Variation in Manufacturing Technology
and Efficiency: Georgia, 1987." Southeastern Geographer 32: 51 67.