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Student Research Intern Chun Yeung (Knowlton) Chan Student Research Intern Knowlton Chan is an undergraduate majoring in Mathematics and Economics at HKUST. Currently working on Prof. Wooyoung Lim’s experimental game theory projects. Expected to graduate in 2023, he plans on pursuing postgraduate studies in the United States.
Student Research Intern Sneha Puri Student Research Intern Sneha is a senior at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), majoring in Economics and Marketing. She is currently working with professors at HKUST in a study about Filipina domestic workers in Hong Kong. Upon graduation, she aspires to continue studying Development Economics and Policy at postgraduate level. She is particularly interested in Education and its role in facilitating economic development.
Student Research Intern Tsz Yeung (Alvis) Tang Student Research Intern Tang Tsz Yeung Alvis is a current final year student majoring in Economics and Finance. Upon entering HKUST, he has joined several Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program projects supervised by ECON faculty. He was named a finalist for the 2021 Mr. Armin and Mrs. Lillian Kitchell Undergraduate Research Award and received the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship for Undergraduate and Diploma Students in 2020/21.
Publications The Effects of Fuel Standards on Air Pollution: Evidence from China By Jin Wang, Pei Li, Yi Lu
Publications Place-Based Policies, Creation, and Agglomeration Economies: Evidence from China’s Economic Zone Program By Jin Wang, Yi Lu, Lianming Zhu
Working Paper Series Environmental Gentrification Policies that are designed to reduce environmental damages have the goal of protecting the environment while promoting efficiency and pursuing equity in their distribution of benefits and costs. This paper measures the differential welfare impacts of environmental policies across household groups. To account for property market responses and re-optimization of residential housing decisions, a dynamic model of housing decisions with endogenous tenure status (renting vs. owning) and forward-looking residents is used. By Wen Wang
Research Affiliates Jin Wang Associate Professor, Division of Social Science Jin Wang is an associate professor of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She was educated at the Tsinghua University of China for her BA and MA in Economics before getting her PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research, which mostly has a policy focus, is mainly in the areas of Development Economics, Public Economics and Chinese Economy.
CEP Funded Projects Environmental Blessing or Curse: Emission Effects of the Belt and Road Energy Infrastructure projects in Africa By Jin Wang , Yatang Lin