Christy Zhou

John E. Walker Department of Economics, Clemson University


I am Yìchén Christy Zhōu, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Clemson University. My work focuses on environmental and energy regulations, policies on the transportation sector, and market incentives for technological change. I joined Clemson in 2016. Before joining Clemson, I received my Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2016. I was on leave as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Resources for the Future (RFF) from 2016 and 2017. I grew up in Wuhan and graduated in 2010 from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville with a B.A. in mathematics. 


Fields of Interest

  • Environmental and Energy Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization


Contact Information

  • Email: yichen2 [at] clemson [dot] edu
  • Address: John E. Walker Department of Economics, 320M Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall, 225 Walter T. Cox Blvd., Clemson, SC, 29634