Ph.D. candidate, Environmental Economics
Zhenxuan is a Ph.D. candidate in environmental economics. He is interested in environmental and energy economics, development economics, and climate policy. Zhenxuan’s research aims to understand the efficiency and distributional impacts of amenity improvements and policy instruments for climate change mitigation. His recent work studies the benefits of infrastructure improvements in the electricity sector and the welfare impacts of electrifying residential appliances.
Prior to Duke, Zhenxuan worked as a research associate at the Environmental Research Center of Duke Kunshan University. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Mathematics from Wuhan University in 2017.