Zhong Zhang, PhD CLE Attorney

Zhong Zhang, PhD

Senior Economist

Bates White

Zhong Zhang is a Senior Economist at Bates White with expertise in financial market microstructure and cryptocurrency. Dr. Zhang has worked extensively in the empirical analysis of high-frequency trading data from equity and fixed income markets. He is an expert in the mechanism design and the blockchain technical features of Bitcoin’s ecosystem and has published multiple articles on market microstructure and cryptocurrency in industry journals. He is founding chief editor of Hong Kong-based nonprofit publication Crypto Review. Prior to joining Bates White, Dr. Zhang was assistant professor at City University of Hong Kong, where he taught algorithmic trading and derivatives and conducted research in quantitative finance and cryptocurrency. Dr. Zhang received his PhD from Indiana University Kelley School of Business, where he studied financial economics.