Professor Rui Wang specializes in the interdisciplinary policy analysis of environmental, transportation, and urban development issues, especially in China and the US. He teaches in the Departments of Urban Planning and Public Policy, directs the UCLA Chinese Planning Professional Training Program, and serves on the Editorial Board of U.S. DOT’s Journal of Transportation and Statistics. Professor Rui Wang has consulted with the Beijing Municipal Institute of City Planning and Design, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the World Bank. He also gave invited talks at the China Finance 40 Forum, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, RAND, the World Bank, and numerous academic conferences and institutions. His research has been covered by the Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, LA Times, NY Times, etc.
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