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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

Profile Information

Yichen Christy Zhou

Yichen Christy Zhou

Assistant Professor

Office: 320M Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall
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 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Economics
    University of Maryland 2014-2016

    M.A. Economics
    University of Maryland 2010-2014

    B.A. Mathematics
    University of Virginia 2008-2010

Courses Taught

  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics

Research Interests

  • Environmental and Energy Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Economics of Transportation

Research Publications

  • "How Much Do Consumers Value Fuel Economy and Performance? Evidence from Technology Adoption", with Benjamin Leard and Joshua Linn, forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics
  • "The Effect of Fuel Price Changes on Fleet Demand for New Vehicle Fuel Economy", with Benjamin Leard and Virginia McConnell, Journal of Industrial Economics, 67, no. 1, 2019: 127-159
  • "The Effects of Fuel Prices and Vehicle Sales on Fuel-Saving Technology Adoption in Passenger Vehicles", with Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 29(3), 2020: 543-578


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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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