Zhenxuan Wang

Zhenxuan Wang

Ph.D. Candidate

Duke University

I am a PhD Candidate in Environmental Economics and a James B. Duke Fellow at Duke University. I am also an Energy Fellow and an Energy Data Analytics Fellow at the Duke University Energy Initiative.

I am interested in environmental and energy economics, climate policy, industrial organization, and applied econometrics. My research topics cover air pollution, climate change, innovation and development, and environmental regulation. My recent research focuses on:

  • Information, risk perception, and household behavior
  • Climate change impact and human capital adaptation
  • Welfare impact of smart technology adoption in the electricity sector
  • Energy efficiency, electrification, and policy design for net-zero emission target

Prior to Duke, I worked as a research associate at the Environmental Research Center of Duke Kunshan University. I received my BA in Economics and BSc in Mathematics from Wuhan University.

Interests
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Climate Policy
  • Industrial Organization
Education
  • PhD in Environmental Policy, 2023 (Expected)

    Duke University

  • BA in Economics, 2017

    Wuhan University

  • BSc in Mathematics, 2017

    Wuhan University