Na Zou studied Economics at Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in China. She obtained her Master’s degree in Business and Economics at Lund University in Sweden with specialization in Chinese Economy.
From 2014 to 2017, Na Zou worked as a Ph.D student on the case study of "employee wellbeing" in Japan and China within the research project "Protect the Weak". Since January 2017 she is a research assistant at the Chair for the Study of economic institutions, Innovation and East Asian Development.
Her research interests include the economics of social networks, entrepreneurship and innovation.