Graduate Research Assistant
Leyi is a first year Master of Environmental Management student focusing on Environmental Economics and Policy. She holds a BS degree in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics from University of Maryland College Park and a BA degree in Economics from China Agricultural University in Beijing. Prior to joining Duke as a graduate student, Leyi has interned two times at UNEP-International Ecosystem Management Partnership, an UN Environment Collaborating Centre mobilizing science to support policy setting for sustainable ecosystem management in developing countries. She is currently working on researches that aim to generate evidence on household willingness to pay for improved air quality in urban Asia and understand impacts and drivers of policies for electricity access in Ethiopia.
Evaluating tariff reform, private sector participation, energy audits and smart meters
How much do people value clean air?