Working Group Economic Geography

Juntao Tan


  Visiting Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Room 24, HRS9, ground floor
Phone +49 431 880-4039
Fax +49 431 880-5290
Address Geographisches Institut
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 9
24098 Kiel

Focus of Research

  • Theories and Paradigms of Economic Geography
  • Resilience of Resource-based cities in China
  • Transition of old industrial areas in China

Qualification & Employment



2014 - 2017: Doctor of Human Geography, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Science, supervised by: Prof. Pingyu Zhang

2011 - 2014: Master of Human Geography, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Science, supervised by: Prof. Pingyu Zhang

2007 - 2011: Bachelor of Geographic science, Dezhou University, China



09/2019 - 09/2020: Visiting scholar fellow at the Institute for Geography, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany

Since 07/2017: Lecture of School of Geography, Geomatics and Planning, Jiangsu Normal University, China



TAN, J., ZHNG, P., LI, J., IU, W. & Q., FANGDAO (2018):  A case study on Liasoyuan city: Path Creation of Economic Transformation of Reseource-based city. In: Resource and Industries 20 (3). p. 8-15. (In Chinese)

TAN, J., LO, K., QIU, F., LIU, W. LI, J. and P. ZHANG (2017): Regional Economic Resilience: Resistance and Recoverability of Resource-based Cities during Economic Crises in Northeast China. In: Sustainability 9, p. 21-36.

TAN, J., ZHANG, P., LO, K., LI, J. and S. LIU (2017): Conceptualizing and Measuring Economic Resilience of Resource-based Cities: Case Study of Northeast China. In: Chinese Geographical Science 27 (3), p. 471-481.

TAN, J., LIU, W. and P. ZHANG (2017): Evaluation Framework and methods of Reconstruction Performance of urban old industrial zone. In: Modern Urban Research 6, p. 70-76. (In Chinese)

TAN, J. ZHANG, P., LO, K., LI, J. and S. LIU (2016): The Urban Transition Performance of Resource-based Cities in Northeast China. In: Sustainability 8 (10), p. 10-22.

TAN, J. ZHANG, P. and J. LI (2016): Spatio-temporal Characteristics of Regional Innovation Performance and Its Influencing Factors in China. In: Scientia Geographica Sinica 36  (1), p. 39-46. (In Chinese)

TAN, J., ZHANG, P., J. LI (2016): Effect of urbanization on energy consumption in China based on cointegration and STSIRPAT model. In: Journal of Arid Land Resourves and Envoirnment 30 (9), p. 1-6. (In Chinese)

TAN, J., ZHANG, P. and J. LI (2015): Spatial-temporal evolution characteristics of coordination between urbanization and eco-enviornment in Jilin Province, Northeas China. In: Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 26 (12), p. 3827-3834. (In Chinese)

TANJ, J., ZHANG, P. and J. LI (2014): Infrastructure construction effect on regional urbanization of the reclamation area Anjiang Plain. In: Geographical Research 33 (3), p. 501-508. (In Chinese)

TAN, J. ZHANG, P. andJ. LI (2014): Strucutre and development of urban innovation capability in Heilongjiang Privince during 2001-2010. In: Progress in Geography 33 (4), p. 508-516. (In Chinese)

TAN, J. and P. ZHANG (2013): Study on the Space-Time Evolution Feature of Economic Gravity Center in Northeast China with the Strategy of Revitalizing Northeas China from 1994 to 2011. In: Geography and Geo-information Science 29 (6), p. 69-72. (In Chinese)