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Yan Zhang


Yan’s research interests include theory of the commons, public economics, development economics, political economics, welfare economics, public goods, common-pool resources (CPRs), energy studies, power industrial policy, hydropower, China, Southeast Asia, water control, cultural heritage, cultural economics, public policy and practice, political philosophy and social anthropology.

Research Interests

I am interested in comparative political economy analysis of transformative governance in China, with especial focus on the green transformations of energy policies.


public goods 

political economy