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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 2016

    M.A. Economics
    University of Maryland 2014

    B.A. Mathematics and Economics
    University of Virginia 2008-2010

Courses Taught

  • Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 3140)

  • Introduction to Econometrics (ECON 4050/6050)


Christy Zhou is an assistant professor of economics in the John E. Walker Department of Economics. Christy is an applied microeconomist who studies the effects of environmental and energy regulations, policies on the transportation sector, and market incentives for technological change. Her works explore various topics that examine the car market, power sector, energy-efficient products, air traffic congestion, and the local labor market that experiences energy transition.

Research Interests

  • Environmental and Energy Economics

  • Empirical Industrial Organization

  • Transportation Economics

Research Publications


Faculty Profile
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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