Jiayu Wang

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Rm 213
H73 - 378 Abercrombie Street
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Jiayu Wang is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies (ITLS). Prior to her commencement at the University of Sydney in March 2019, she is a lecturer at Hainan University-Arizona State University Joint International Tourism College. Jiayu has lectured Energy Economics and Applied Statistics for undergraduate students at The University of Queensland and Hainan University. Having graduated in 2013 from Beijing forestry University with a Bachelor of Management in Forestry Economics, she obtained a PhD in Economics (2018) from The University of Queensland. Under the supervision of Professor John Quiggin, she investigated the impacts of Australian proposed light vehicle emissions standards on energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions with a focus on the rebound effect in her PhD thesis.

As a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Jiayu studies future transport services and policies particularly in rural, regional and remote NSW communities.

Research Interests

Jiayu studies resource and environmental economics and management. She works with a collaborative team of eminent transport economists to make policy recommendations on future transport in rural, regional and remote NSW. With a focus on tourism strategies and rural development, she is especially interested in understanding the impacts of tourism on local communities and how public transport promotes tourism and economy in rural areas.

Jiayu has previously worked on evaluating the collective forest tenure reform in China, assessing the environmental impacts of the proposed light vehicle emission standards in Australia.

Selected publications


Journal Articles

Quiggin J, and Wang J (2019) Unscrambling the toll road egg Economic Analysis and Policy, 61, 29-38. [More Information]

Wang J, Quiggin J, and Wittwer G (2019) The rebound effect of the Australian proposed light vehicle fuel efficiency standards Economic Analysis and Policy, 61, 73-84. [More Information]