北京大学国家发展研究院党委书记、副院长、博雅特聘教授、教育部长江学者、国家杰青基金获得者、国际中国研究联盟秘书长、黄廷芳/信和青年杰出学者、美国戴维斯加州大学经济学博士、全球经济管理类前1%高引论文经济学家。被联合国、亚洲发展银行、财政部、商务部、国务院参事室和多个地方政府聘为专家顾问。主要研究领域为国际贸易和中国经济发展，曾在Economic Journal、Review of Economics & Statistics、Journal of International Economics、 Journal of Development Economics、《经济研究》、《管理世界》、《经济学季刊》等国内外顶级和一流期刊上发表论文过百篇，出版经济学专著、教材、时评随笔十部。独著论文曾被英国皇家经济学会评为年度最佳论文，并获英国皇家经济学会奖，是首位获得该奖的华人经济学家。曾获第七届吴玉章人文社科奖、全国发展经济学研究最高奖—张培刚发展经济学奖、第14届北京市哲学社科优秀成果奖，并四次获得全国国际贸易研究最高奖—安子介国际贸易研究奖。著作《加工贸易与企业生产率》获刘诗白经济学奖、胡绳青年学术研究奖、全国贸易发展研究奖。同时教学深得学生好评，曾获北京大学教学优秀奖、北京大学教材优秀奖、北京大学曹凤岐金融教学优秀奖。时评《余淼杰谈中美贸易》《“贸”似如此》曾被评为当当、亚马逊中国外贸最畅销书。被聘为商务部官方期刊《国际贸易》执行主编。在北大百廿校庆中，作为北大中青年优秀教师代表受到习近平主席的亲切接见。
“The Impact of China’s Trade on ASEAN’s Trade” (with Xiaomin Cui), Chapter 3 in Production Networks in Southeast Asia, edited by Lili Yan Ing and Furkunari Kimura, 2016, Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 40-65.
“Firm Imports and Total Factor Productivity in PRC”, Chapter 9, in Yiqing Xing (eds), “The Global Supply Chains Updating”, ADBI Institute, forthcoming.
“Industrial Structural Upgrading and Poverty Reduction in China,”(with Justin Lin), in Adam Eddy Szirmai (eds.) Structural Change for poverty reduction: The Case of the BRICS, Oxford University Press, Chapter 4, pp. 93-118.
“China and India: A comparative analysis of Trade and Investment Performance,” with Kaliappa Kaliranjan, Yaqi Wang, and Kanhaiya Singh, in Peter Drysdale (eds.) Dealing with China and India: South and East Asian Economic Integration, Routledge, forthcoming.
“Patterns of Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Productivity in the ASEAN-China-India Area”, Biswanath Bhattacharyay (eds.), Role of Key Emerging Economies–ASEAN, PRC, and India for a Balanced, Sustainable, and Resilient Asia, ADBI, forthcoming.
“Measure the Energy Market Integration in East Asia: A Principal Component Analysis Approach”, in Fuji Kimura and Xunpeng Shi (eds.), Deepen Understanding and Moving Forward: Energy Market Integration in East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia. 2011, pp. 63-96.
“China’s Processing Trade: A Firm-Level Analysis,” (with Wei Tian) in Huw McMay and Ligang Song (eds.) Rebalancing and Sustaining Growth in China, Australian National University E-press, 2012, pp.111-148.
“China’s Foreign Trade, WTO Accession, and Institutional Quality”, in Vo Tri Tran and Shiro Armstrong (eds), International Institutions and Asian Development, London: Routledge, 2011, pp. 124-146.
“Input Trade Liberalization and Import Switching,” (with Wei Tian)，revised to Review of International Economics.
“Endogenous Trade Policy in a Global Value Chain: Evidence from Chinese Micro-level Processing Trade Data,” (with Rodney Ludema, Anna Maria Mayda, and Zhi Yu), revised and resubmitted to Journal of International Economics.
“Exchange Rate and Domestic Value Added in Processing Exports: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Xiaomin Cui), revised and resubmitted to Journal of International Economics.
“Distribution, Outward FDI and Productivity Heterogeneity: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Wei Tian), under review at Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.
“China’s Processing Trade and Global Production Chains,” (with Lili Yan Ing and Wei Tian), revised and resubmit to The World Economy.
“Export Intensity and Firm Wages: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Fan Zhang and Xiaotong Su), revised & resubmitted to Journal of Asian Economics.
“Import and RMB Exchange Rate Pass-through: Marginal Cost versus Quality Change,” (with Yaqi Wang), under review
“Managerial Efficiency and Product Decision: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Larry Qiu), under review.
“Job Flow and Trade Liberalization: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Antonio Rodriguez-Lopez), under review.
“China Quality Shock: Indonesian Firm Productivity under Global Quality Competition from China,” (with Lili Yan Ing and Rui Zhang), under review.
“Highways and Firms' Exports: Evidence from China,” (with Dan Liu and Liugang Sheng), under review.
“Judicial Quality, Incomplete Contracts, and Quality of Trade,” (with Xiaomin Cui and Rui Zhang), under review.
“Exchange Rate, Distribution, and Outward Direct Investment: Evidence from Chinese Firms,” (with Wei Tian).
“Trade and Innovation: The Role of Scale and Competition,” (with Daniel Trefler and Kevin Lim)
--The paper won the 2018 Best Paper Award of the Frontier Economics of China.
“China’s Export Booming and Oversea Education,” (with Jimmy Chen, Gaurav Khanna, Kevin Shin, and Ariel Weinberger).
“Is Chinese Outward Direct Investment Technology Seeking?” (with Heiwai Tang, and Wei Tian), presented in the AEA 2019 confernece.
“Market-specific cost shocks and firm export behavior,” (with Meredith Crowley)
“The Causes of China’s Export Boom” (with Robert Feenstra, Gordon Hanson, Lorenzo Caliendo)
The Attention-based View or Balancing Exploitation and Exploration? A Comparative Test (with Guangliang Ye, Wanrong Hou, and Richard Priem), accepted by 2015 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference.
Trade Globalization and Political Liberalization: A Gravity Approach
Trade Politics: A Heckscher-Ohlin-Downs Framework
Trade Liberalization and Corporate Financing Decisions (with Hongbin Cai and Qiao Liu)
Economics of the Price Scissors: An Empirical Investigation for China (with Justin Lin)