Professor Rui Wang specializes in urban and regional policy analysis, especially on issues related to environmental sustainability, transportation infrastructure and China's urbanization. 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 media outlets such as the Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, Los Angeles Times, and New York Times.
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