Ping Qin is Deputy Director of EEPC. She is an Associate Professor at Department of Energy Economics, School of Economics at Renmin University of China. She completed her PhD thesis in economics at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg,Sweden, in 2009, and worked at RFF, Resources for the Future in Washington DC for one year. She did post-doc in EfD China (EEPC) from 2010 to 2012.
Her research interests include:
- Evaluation of transportation policy, such as lottery policy, or driving restriction policy;
- Application of behavioral economics, particularly exploring issues such as risk preference, or social standing in a rural society;
- Household survey and household behavior analysis, such as household energy use;
- Environmental valuation and evaluating the benefits, costs of different environmental policy options.