Professor Rui Wang specializes in the microeconomic and interdisciplinary policy analysis of environmental, transportation, and housing issues, especially in the Chinese and American cities. His work appears in academic outlets such as Atmospheric Environment, Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Transport Policy, and Urban Affairs Review. Besides teaching environmental and transportation policy topics in the Departments of Public Policy and Urban Planning, he 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.
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