Imperial College London


Business School

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy



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Shuang Zhang is an Associate Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School. Her research interests are in environmental and energy economics, climate change, and gender inequality.

She received a PhD from Cornell University. Prior to joining Imperial College, she was a SIEPR Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University and an Associate Professor at University of Colorado Boulder. 


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Papp A, Almond D, Zhang S, 2023, Bitcoin and carbon dioxide emissions: evidence from daily production decisions, Journal of Public Economics, Vol:227, ISSN:0047-2727

Ito K, Zhang S, 2020, Willingness to pay for clean air: evidence from air purifier markets in China, Journal of Political Economy, Vol:128, ISSN:0022-3808, Pages:1627-1672

Suárez Serrato JC, Wang XY, Zhang S, 2019, The limits of meritocracy: screening bureaucrats under imperfect verifiability, Journal of Development Economics, Vol:140, ISSN:0304-3878, Pages:223-241

Almond D, Li H, Zhang S, 2019, Land reform and sex selection in China, Journal of Political Economy, Vol:127, ISSN:0022-3808, Pages:560-585

Karplus VJ, Zhang S, Almond D, 2018, Quantifying coal power plant responses to tighter SO₂ emissions standards in China, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of Usa, Vol:115, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:7004-7009

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