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Jinhua Zhao

Title: Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Department: Economics
Phone: 517-353-9935
Email: jzhao(at)

Jinhua Zhao holds joint tenure system appointments in the Department of Economics and the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics. He is also Director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Michigan State University. He conducts research in the broad area of environmental and resource economics, with special interests in global climate change, energy economics, technology adoption, dynamic decision making under uncertainty, and applied microeconomics in general. He has conducted research on climate change adaptation, international climate negotiations, emissions trading, soil carbon sequestration, renewable energies, and the long-run relationship between international trade and the environment.