Professor Rui Wang specializes in the policy analysis of urban environment, transportation, and housing in the U.S. and China. His work appears in academic outlets such as Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Transport Policy, and Urban Affairs Review. He teaches "Introduction to Environmental Policy" and "Transportation and the Environment" in the Departments of Public Policy and Urban Planning, 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 (Youth Economist), the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, RAND, the World Bank, and numerous academic conferences and institutions.
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