PhD in energy economics

City University of Hong Kong

The group of Dr. Lin Zhang is seeking for new PhD students. Our group is part of the School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong. We conduct research in applied energy and environmental economics. We evaluate energy and climate policy and develop policy guidelines. We are a young, interdisciplinary team which integrate economic analysis with  technology-focused energy research and energy systems analysis. Our research is focused on two broad areas: (1) policy evaluation and policy design, (2) quantitative modelling of integrated economic-energy systems. Further information on the research topics can be found at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/see/personal/LinZhang.htm.

PhD student positions are available in the area of energy and environmental economics in the School of Energy and Environment at the City University of Hong Kong. The candidates are expected to work on research topics such as developing numerical methods (including dynamic computable general equilibrium models and/or econometric models) for the analysis of short- and long-term energy economic problems, evaluating energy and environmental policies using economic tools. Further information regarding the PhD program and the scholarship can be found at the school website: http://www.cityu.edu.hk/see/rd_stud.htm.

The successful applicant should hold a bachelor or master in economics, mathematics, or engineering, and have ideally graduated with grades in the top ten percent of their class. Applicants with interdisciplinary background are preferable. A demonstrated interest in the topics of the group is required. Very good writing and quantitative skills are essential. Fluency in English is required.

For students interested in my group, please send a cover letter, your CV, university transcripts, and a 1-2 page research statement. Please send all files electronically in a single PDF file for pre-application to l.zhang[at]cityu.edu.hk as early as possible. The formal application will have to go through a centralized admission process through the City University of Hong Kong. The successful applicants will receive generous scholarships, have opportunities to attend international conferences and visit collaborating institutes abroad. The next intake of graduate student will be for the academic year starting from September 2017. To apply for scholarship, please submit the application before the deadline (1st, Dec. 2016). 

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