Cao, Jing

Associate Professor, Department of Economics
   

Curriculum Vitae



Phone               (86) (10) 62792726
Email            
caojing@sem.tsinghua.edu.cn
Office               128 Shunde Building
Office Hours      on leave

 

Associate Professor, the Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. She received her B.S. in Geology and B.A. in Economics from Peking University in 1998, M.S. in Environmental Sciences from Peking University in 2001, Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2007. Courses Taught: Environmental and Resource Economics (Undergraduate), Environmental and Energy Economics (Graduate), Freshman Seminar on Climate Change and Carbon Finance, Managerial Economics (IMBA), and Seminar Course on Chinese Economy (with Bai Chong-En).

Her research interests include Environmental and Energy Economics, such as China’s environmental tax reform, economic instrument for mitigating climate change, computable general equilibrium (CGE) modeling, and green productivity. Her research projects include Chinese National Science Function Project, Social Science Funding from Department of Education, IDRC-EEPSEA project, Environmental for Development (EFD) project, Tsinghua Self-Research Project, Tsinghua-K.U. Leuven research collaboration project, and also involved in the 973 climate change project led by NDRC and Tsinghua Low-carbon economic institute project. Her papers were published on Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, Review of Income and Wealth, Asian Economic Policy Review, Asian Economic Journal, and Chinese journals such as Economic Research, Financial Research and etc. She receives McKinsey China Economics Award in 2011, Gregory Chow Best Paper Award in 2005 and East Asian Economic Association Best Paper Award in 2004.

She is affiliated research fellow with Center of China and the World Economy, Tsinghua National Institute of Fiscal Studies. She is member of American Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), Member of Environmental Economics Branch under Chinese Environmental Science Association, Editor Board Member of Environmental Economics and Policy, and serves as consultant for the
World Bank and UNECAP.

Journal Papers (International)

Jing Cao, "Reconciling Economic Growth and Carbon Mitigation: Challenges and Policy Options in China," Asian Economic Policy Review, June 2010, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp110-129.

Jing Cao, "Book Review: Chinese Economic Development and the Environment," Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, April 2010, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 335-337

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, Dale W. Jorgenson, "The Local and Global Benefits of Green Tax Policies in China", Review of Environmental Economics and Policy , June 2009, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 189-208

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, Dale W. Jorgenson, Ruoen Ren, Linlin Sun, Ximing Yue, "Industrial and Aggregate Measures of Productivity Growth in China, 1982-2000", Review of Income and Wealth , July 2009, Series 55, Issue 1, pp. 485-513

Jing Cao, Richard Garbaccio, Mun S. Ho, "China's 11th Five-Year Plan and the Environment:Reducing SO2 Emisions", Review of Environmental Economic and Policy, June 2009, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 231-250

Jing Cao, "Measuring Green Productivity Growth for China's Manufacture Sectors", Asian Economic Journal, December 2007, Volume 21, Issue, pp.425-451


Conference Paper

Jing Cao and K. Bachus, "Lagging behind or catching up? A comparison of Chinese and European environmentally related taxes," presented at 11th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation Issues, Bangkok, Thailand, November 3-5, 2010

Jing Cao, "Reconciling Control of Carbon and Air Pollution with Economic Growth in China," presented at the 13rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis in Penang, Malaysia, June 9-11, 2010

Jing Cao, "The Incidence of Carbon Tax in China," presented at Lincoln Institute China Program Annual May Conference, Cambridge, USA, May 17, 2010

Xue Qiao, Jing Cao and Liyang Tang, "Dynamic Inefficiency, Environmental Tax and Climate Change - An OLG model Analysis," presented at 2010 Chinese Economic Society Annual Meeting, Xiamen, China, June 19-20, 2010

Jing Cao, Richard Garbaccio and Mun Ho, "Benefits and Costs of SO2 Abatement Policies in China", 11th GTAP Annual Conference "Future of Global Economy", June 12-14, Helsinki, Finland, 2009

Xue Qiao and Jing Cao, "Dynamic Inefficiency, Environmental Tax and Climate Change", 2009 APJAE Symposium on Trade, Environment and Resources, 2009

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho and Dale W. Jorgenson, "The Co-Benefits of Mitigating the Global Greenhouse Gases in China – An Integrated Top-Down and Bottom-Up Modeling Analysis", the 16th Annual Conference of European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) , Gothenburg, Sweden, June 25-28, 2008

Jing Cao and Xue Qiao, "Environmental Tax, Double Dividend and Golden Rule: an Overlapping Generation Model Analysis", presented at CES 2008 Annual Conference, Tianjin, April 17-19, 2008; and Workshop on "Trade, growth and environment”, Venice International University, June 9-10, 2008

Jing Cao, "China and East Asian’s KLEMS", presented at the conference of "Productivity in a Globalizing Economy: Implications for Business and Policy", Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, January 21-22, 2008

Jing Cao, Richard Garbaccio and Mun S. Ho, "Benefits and Costs of SO2 Abatement Policies in China", 11th GTAP Annual Conference "Future of Global Economy”, Helsinki, Finland, June 12-14, 2008

Jing Cao, "Reconciling Human Development and Climate Protection," Presented at UNFCCC – Cop 14, Harvard University Side-event, organized by Harvard Project on International Climate Agreement, Poznan, Poland, December 6, 2008

Jing Cao, "An Analysis of Gasoline Tax Reform and Its Implications for China" – Research Proposal, presented at the second Annual Environment for Development Initiative Meeting in China, Beijing, China, November 3-7,2008

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho and Dale W. Jorgenson, "Costs and Benefits of a Carbon Policy for China," Presented at "Technology and Policies to Mitigate Climate Change – Chinese Challenges in Addressing Climate Change" Workshop, organized by CICERO, Econ Pöyry and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 15-16, 2008

Also presented at the second Annual Environment for Development Initiative Meeting in China, Beijing, China, November 3-7, 2008

Jing Cao, Richard Garbaccio and Mun S. Ho, "Benefits and Costs of SO2 Abatement Policies in China," presented at the 11th GTAP Annual Conference "Future of Global Economy", Helsinki, Finland, June 12-14, 2008

Jing Cao and Xue Qiao, "Environmental Tax, Double Dividend and Golden Rule: an Overlapping Generation Model Analysis," presented at CES 2008 Annual Conference, Tianjin, April 17-19, 2008; and Workshop on "Trade, growth and environment”, Venice International University, June 9-10, 2008.

Jing Cao, "Reconcile Human Development and Climate Protection – China's Perspective on Post-Kyoto Climate Policy Framework," presented at the International Conference on "Post 2012 International Policy Architecture for Global Climate Change”, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy, May 14-16, 2008

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson, "The Co-Benefits of Mitigating the Global Greenhouse Gases in China – An Integrated Top-Down and Bottom-Up Modeling Analysis," Presented at PACE Forum on Sustainable Development, Oct. 15-16, 2007, Washington D.C. ; also presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Global Institute China-Russia Conference Series – Resources, Energy and Institutions for Sustainable Development, Beijing, September 29-30, 2007, and invited talk at Harvard China Project, June 2007

Jing Cao, "Measuring Green Productivity Growth for China's Manufacture Sectors," Presented at Tsinghua-Stanford SCID "Sustaining China's Growth” Conference, Tsinghua University, Beijing, September 16-18, 2007; also presented at the 10th East Asia Economic Association Conference, Beijing, and invited talk at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, Dale W. Jorgenson, R. Ren, L. Sun and X. Yue, "Industrial and Aggregate Measures of Productivity Growth in China, " Presented at IARIW-NBS Special Conference on Transition Economies, Beijing, China, 19-20 September, 2007; and NBER-CCER workshop, Beijing, China, June 3-5, 2008

Jing Cao, and Mun S. Ho, "Trends in Productivity Change and Energy Use in China: Modeling Environmental Policies," Presented at "Linking Issues to Motivate Chinese Climate Policies – Energy, Air Pollution, and Sustainable Rural Development," Oslo, Norway, Aug 30-31, 2007

Jing Cao, "A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Environmental Taxation and "Rural-Urban" Migration Distortions in China, " has been presented at 26th EEPSEA workshop, Philippines; and has been accepted to be presented at 2007 China Annual Conference (CEAC), Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China, December 15-17, 2007


Working Paper

Jing Cao and Mun S. Ho, "The Changes in China's Energy Intensity: Its Origins and Implications for Long-Run Carbon Emission Projections and Climate Policies"”

Jing Cao and Xue Qiao, "Environmental Tax, Double Dividend and Golden Rule: an Overlapping Generation Model Analysis", presented at CES 2008 Annual Conference, Tianjin, April 17-19, 2008; and Workshop on "Trade, growth and environment", Venice International University, June 9-10, 2008

Xue Qiao and Jing Cao, "Dynamic Inefficiency, Environmental Tax and Climate Change", 2009 APJAE Symposium on Trade, Environment and Resources, 2009


Books

Jing Cao, "Is Fuel Taxation Progressive or Regressive in China?" in Thomas Sterner (ed.) Do Fuel Taxes Hurt the Poor? RFF Press (forthcoming)

Jing Cao, "Exploring Carbon Tax in China," in Fan et.al (ed.) The Economics of Climate Change in China ——Towards a Low Carbon Economy, Earthscan Publishing, 2011

Jing Cao, "Reconcile Human Development and Climate Protection –A Multi-Stage Hybrid Climate Policy Architecture," in Joseph E. Aldy and Robert N. Stavins (ed.) Post-Kyoto International Climate Policy: Implementing Architectures for Agreement: Addressing Global Climate Change in the Post-Kyoto World, Cambridge Press, 2010, pp.563-598


Research Report

Jing Cao. "Reconcile Human Development and Climate Protection – Perspectives from Developing Countries on Post-2012 International Climate Change Policy," Research Report for Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, December, 2008

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson, "The Co-Benefits of Mitigating the Global Greenhouse Gases in China – An Integrated Top-Down and Bottom-Up Modeling Analysis," EfD working paper series, 2008

Jing Cao, "A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Environmental Taxation and "Rural-Urban" Migration Distortions in China," EEPSEA Research Report, No. 2006-RR9, 2007