Christy Zhou

John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University


Yìchén Christy Zhōu is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Clemson University. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Resources for the Future (RFF) between 2016 and 2017. She received a BA in mathematics from University of Virginia (2010′) and a PhD in economics from University of Maryland at College Park (2016′). Her current research focuses on energy efficiency in vehicles market, the impact of environmental policies on the energy-efficient technological change, explanations for energy paradox, and ancillary benefits of regulating pollution emissions.


Fields of Interest

  • Primary: Environmental and Energy Economics, Industrial Organization
  • Secondary: Innovation and Technological Change, Microeconometrics


Contact Information

  • Mandarin Name: 周逸尘
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  • Phone (o): (864) 656-4342 
  • Address: Clemson University, 223 Sirrine Hall, Clemson, SC, 29634