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Environmental and transportation issues in urban environments

On September 21 and September 22, the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy will host a two-day conference on environmental and transportation issues in urban environments. Academics from China and abroad will present papers on air travel, electric vehicles, the automobile market, and transportation policies. Clifford Winston, the Searle Freedom Trust Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies program will moderate the discussion. Distinguished economists from applied microeconomics will attend the conference and comment on papers presented.

Agenda

Environment-enhanced momentum

H

Haoming Liu

Associate Professor - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore

A

Alberto Salvo

Associate Professor - Department of Economics, National University of Singapore

Adoption of electric vehicles: Manufactures’ incentives and public policy

J

Jing Shao

Associate Professor - University of International Business and Economics

H

Hangjun Yang

Professor - Department of Transport Economics and Logistics, School of International Trade and Economics, University of International Business and Economics

A

Anming Zhang

Professor - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

M
Moderator

Mark Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Economics - University of California, San Diego

Negotiating a housing deal on a polluted day: Consequences and possible explanations

J

Jing Wu

Head and Associate Professor - Department of Construction Management, Tsinghua University

Acting Director - Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University

J

Jubo Yan

Assistant Professor of Economics - School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University

R
Moderator

Robert Crandall

Adjunct Senior Fellow - Technology Policy Institute

Flights to safety: Evidence of Chinese residents fleeing air pollution via air travels

S

Shuai Chen

Researcher - School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University

J

Jie-Sheng Tan Soo

Assistant Professor - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

M
Moderator

Mark Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Economics - University of California, San Diego

Supply, demand, and the effects of government policy in the Chinese automobile market

A random coefficients mixed oligopolistic differentiated products model

Y

Yuan Chen

Ph.D. student - Transportation Technology and Policy, University of California at Davis

C

C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

Associate Professor - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University

J
Moderator

Jia Yan

Associate Professor - School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

Subway boom in China: Does it reduce congestion?

Y

Yizhen Gu

Assistant Professor - Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University

M
Moderator

Mark Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Economics - University of California, San Diego

Transportation policies and equilibrium sorting: Evidence from Beijing

A

Andrew Waxman

Assistant Professor - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

J

Jing Wu

Head and Associate Professor - Department of Construction Management, Tsinghua University

Acting Director - Hang Lung Center for Real Estate, Tsinghua University

J
Moderator

Jia Yan

Associate Professor - School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

Final comments and close of conference

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