Carrie Zhai

[Co-Advised: Pat McCarthy (for GDOT project)]
(M.A. in Economics (Boston University) and Bachelors' degrees in Economics and Management (Central University of Finance & Economics, Beijng))

Zhe "Carrie" Zhai's  research focuses on innovation, technology and corporate finance. Her dissertation investigates the influence of international research and development on firms' innovation capability and financial performance in the pharmaceutical market. She also works on cooperate innovation, corporate management and product failure in the medical device industry. She is currently working with Drs. Garrow and McCarthy to assess the economic impact of short-line railways in Georgia.