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XING Jianwei

Contact Information


313 Yiyuan, Peking University 
Beijing, China 100871                                                                           


Academic Position

Assistant Professor of Economics, September 2018-
National School of Development, Peking University



Cornell University, Ithaca, NY          

    Ph.D., Applied Economics, May 2018

    M.S., Applied Economics, May 2015

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA      

    B.S., Economics (summa cum laude), Aug 2011


Research Interests

Environmental and Energy Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics



1.“The Market for  Electric  Vehicles:  Indirect  Network  Effects  and  Policy  Impacts,” with Shanjun Li, Lang Tong, Yiyi Zhou, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 4(1): 89-133, 2017.


Working  Papers     

1.“Cars or Trucks? The Impact of Discrete Attribute Basing in Fuel Economy Regulations”

2. “What Does an Electric Vehicle Replace?” with Benjamin Leard and Shanjun Li

3. “Specialization or Economies of Scale? The Vertical Unbundling in China’s Electricity
Market” with Yong Wang and Shilin Zheng


Work in Progress

1. “Modeling the Industry Choice of Entrepreneurs in China” with Qing Huang

2. “The Impact of Air Pollution on Morbidity and Medical Expenditure: Analysis Based on Records of Basic Medical Insurance of Beijing.” with Fan Xia, Jintao Xu, and Xiaochuan Pan


Teaching Experience

Graduate Courses
Empirical Industrial Organization        Fall 2018

Undergraduate Courses
Intermediate Economics                  Spring 2019


Conference Presentations

National Tax Association Annual Conference, Baltimore MD November 2016

AERE Annual Summer Conference, Pittsburgh PA May 2017

Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics, Hanover NH June 2017

International Conference on Mobility Challenges, Paris, France December 2018

AEI-5 Joint Conference, Bangkok, Thailand April 2019


Professional Activities

Referee Services:

    Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists,
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,
    The Energy Journal, Transportation Research Part D, Resource and Energy Economics,
    China Economic Review,
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics


    Dyson Environmental Economics Student Workshop (2015-2017)


Awards and Honors

George Mason University

    Howard R. Block Memorial Award       April 2011

    The Economics Department Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement     April 2011

Cornell University

    Stephen B. and Janice Ashley Graduate Fellowship        2015

    Graduate School Conference Travel Grant            2016

    Richard D. Aplin Teaching  Excellence Fund        2017

    George F. Warren  Research  Paper Award            2018

Peking University

    Young Faculty Teaching Skills Competition The Third Price 2018


Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association

Association of Environmental and Resource Economists National Tax Association

National Tax Association

Cornell Institute of China Economic Research


Software Skills

Stata, Matlab, ArcGIS, R, Latex, Excel