Jingbo Cui
Associate Professor of Applied Economics at Duke Kunshan University

Dr. Jingbo Cui is Associate Professor of Applied Economics at Division of Social Sciences and Environmental Research Center in Duke Kunshan University. Prior to the current position, he was a Chu-Tian Junior Scholar from Department of Education in Hubei Province, associate professor in the School of Economics and Management at Wuhan University, post-doctoral research associate and visiting scholar at Iowa State University. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University, an M.S. in economics from Wuhan University, and B.S. in economics and mathematics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. Dr. Cui’s research centers on Environmental Economics, Economics of Innovation, and International Trade. His research has appeared in top academic journals in the fields of Environmental and Resource Economics and Energy Economics, such as American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, China Economic Review, Energy Economics, and Energy Policy. He has been serving as the referee for leading journals in Environmental Economics and Agricultural Economics, such as JEEM, AJAE, JAERE, ERE, and many others. His current research projects on climate change and low-carbon innovation have been funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Current Research Interests

I am broadly interested in Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Economics of Innovation, and International Trade. My recent research focuses on: 
(1) the driving forces of patent boom in China, in particular, climate policy and low-carbon innovation;  
(2) trade and the environment: theory and evidence; 
(3) the welfare impacts of biofuels and related energy policies in the US and China;
(4) the environmental and economic assessment of China carbon emission trading scheme: theory and evidence from firm-level data.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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