Junjie Zhang

Junjie Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics at the School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) at UC San Diego, as well as a Senior Advisor of the Asia Society and an Associate Editor of Marine Resource Economics. He completed his Ph.D. in Environmental and Resource Economics from Duke University. He was the recipient of numerous awards, such as the John V. Krutilla Research Award in 2011 and the Joseph L. Fisher Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2007. His research centers on empirical issues in environmental and resource economics including climate change, water resources, and fisheries. He is currently working on a project regarding renewable energy in China, using the structural econometric method to investigate the impact of the project-based carbon market on renewable energy investment. He is developing econometric models in order to examine how climate change affects fisheries production, as well as empirically models fishers' behavioral adaptation to climate variability and its implication for policy making.
  • Environmental economics
  • Climate change
  • Fisheries
  • Water resources

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