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Ziqiao Chen


Ziqiao Chen
Ziqiao Chen

Visiting Instructor in Government

Ziqiao Chen is currently completing his Ph.D. in public administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Ziqiao is a quantitative social scientist with broad interest in addressing policy questions that are relevant to the just transition toward a sustainable economy. His ongoing dissertation research investigates the employment and social impact of local energy development in rural areas. His other current projects examine the role of skills in a green fiscal stimulus to evaluate its effectiveness at creating green jobs for displaced workers in a clean energy transition.

Recent Courses Taught

Data Analysis
Topics in Public Policy

Select Publications

  • Popp, David, Francesco Vona, Giovanni Marin, and Ziqiao Chen. The Employment Impact of a Green Fiscal Push: Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (forthcoming).
  • Chen, Z., Marin, G., Popp, D. and Vona, F., 2020. “Green Stimulus in a Post-Pandemic Recovery: The Role of Skills for a Resilient Recovery.” Environmental and Resource Economics, pp.1-11.
  • Ruseva, T., Foster, M., Arnold, G., Siddiki, S., York, A., Pudney, R. and Chen, Z., 2019. “Applying policy process theories to environmental governance research: Themes and new directions.” Policy Studies Journal, 47, pp.S66-S95.

Professional Affiliations

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
International Association for Energy Economics/United States Association for Energy Economics

Appointed to the Faculty: 2021

Educational Background

M.P.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., University of Rochester

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