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Yueming 'Lucy' Qiu

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Professor; Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs; Senior Fellow, CGS

Yueming (Lucy) Qiu is a professor and associate dean for research and faculty affairs in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland College Park. She also serves as vice president of academic affairs of the United States Association for Energy Economics. Qiu's research group focuses on using big data with quasi-experimental and experimental methods to answer empirical questions related to the interactions among consumer behaviors, low-carbon technologies and incentives. Her research projects have been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Sloan Foundation, Department of Defense, Electric Power Research Institute and Water Research Foundation.

Qiu received her Ph.D. from Stanford University and B.S. from Tsinghua University. She has published in journals including The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Nature Energy, Nature Sustainability and Nature Communications. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award and the APPAM World Citizen Prizes in Environmental Performance. See Qiu's research website for more details of her research projects, publications and teaching interests.

Areas of Interest
  • Energy & environmental economics; field experiments; technology & innovation economics; behavior experiments
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