Yang Zheng

Yang Zheng

PhD candidate in Environmental Economics

Department of Geography and Environment

Languages
English
Key Expertise
Environmental Policy, Innovation, Applied Microeconomics

About me

Yang Zheng is a PhD student in Environmental Economics. His research is mainly focused on understanding how environmental policies can influence green innovation and technological change. He is particularly interested in the policy design and evaluation of China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme (ETS).

Yang holds an MSc in Economics from Wuhan University, China. Prior to joining LSE, he worked at Wuhan University as a research assistant conducting research on the link between shareholding behavior and technology spillovers, and the induced innovation effects of China’s Carbon ETS.

Publications
Cui, Jingbo, Junjie Zhang, and Yang Zheng. "Carbon Pricing Induces Innovation: Evidence from China's Regional Carbon Market Pilots." AEA Papers and Proceedings. Vol. 108. 2018.

Academic Supervisors

Dr Eugenie Dugoua
Dr Misato Sato