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Research Interests

Environmental Economics, Public Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics.


Journal Publications

Working Papers

  • “Heat Adaptation and Human Performance in a Warming Climate” 
    Steven Sexton, Zhenxuan Wang, and Jamie Mullins
    Revise & Resubmit, 2021
  • “The Value of Information Disclosure: Evidence from Defensive Expenditures in China” [SSRN]
    Zhenxuan Wang and Junjie Zhang
    Under Review, 2021
  • “Electrification to Grow Manufacturing? Evidence from Nepal” [SSRN
    Robyn Meeks, Hope Thompson, and Zhenxuan Wang
    Under Review, 2021
  • “Clean Development Mechanism and Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from Chinese Firm-level Patent Data” [SSRN
    Jingbo Cui, Zhenxuan Wang, and Haishan Yu
    Under Review, 2020
  • “Enforcement in Service Delivery: Electricity, Smart Meters, and the Returns to Quality Improvements”
    Robyn Meeks, Ruslan Isaev, Arstan Omuraliev, and Zhenxuan Wang
    Under Review, 2020
  • “Research Collaboration beyond the Boundary: Evidence from University Patents in China” [SSRN]
    Jingbo Cui, Tianqi Li, and Zhenxuan Wang
    Under Review, 2020
  • “Directed Technological Change: Evidence from Cleaner Production Audit in China”
    Jingbo Cui, Zhenxuan Wang, and Junjie Zhang 
    Working Paper, 2019

Working in Progress

[1] Information, Environmental Risks, and Belief Updating: The Impact of Industrial Plant Accidents on Housing Values (with Tianqi Li)

[2] Distributional Effect of the Clean Air Act (with Steven Sexton

[3] Competitiveness Effects of Global Climate Change Policy (with Billy Pizer and Joe Aldy)

[4] Smart Meter Technology and Quality of Service (with Robyn Meeks and Jacquelyn Pless)

[5] Smart Meters, Infrastructure Improvements, and Institutional Innovations: Evidence from Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan on COVID and Power System Resilience (with Robyn Meeks, Husnain Ahmad, Ayesha Ali, Victoria Plutshack, Javed Younas, Ruslan Isaev, Arstan Omuraliev)

Journal Referee Services

China Economic Review;


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