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Faculty and Staff Profile

Yichen Christy Zhou

Assistant Professor

Office: 320M Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall
Personal Website:

 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

 Research Publications

"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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