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  • Assistant Professor
PhD, Economics
University of California, Santa Barbara
2766 7067
2330 9845
Research Area:

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Environmental and energy economics

Peng Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Accounting and Finance at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2016.

Peng's research interests include environmental economics, development economics, and applied microeconometrics. His current research focuses on empirically estimating the economic impacts of climate change on the Chinese economy.

Temperature Effects on Productivity and Factor Reallocation: Evidence from a Half Million Chinese Manufacturing Plants”, (with Junjie ZhangOlivier Deschenes, and Kyle Meng).

Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture: The Importance of Additional Climatic Variables Other than Temperature and Precipitation”, (with Junjie Zhang and Minpeng Chen), revised and resubmitted, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.