Research Track Faculty


WU Tian

Institute of Global Development    Associate Professor

Phone:(86) (10) 62789892

Office:B444 Lihua Building

Educational Background

2016 Ph.D. in Finance, Tsinghua University
2011 B.S. Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University


Work Experience

2022-    Associate Professor, Institute of Global Development, Tsinghua University

2020-2022  Associate Professor, Center for Forecasting Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2016-2020  Assistant Professor, National Center for Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences



China’s Reform and Opening Up

Green Finance: Theory and Practice



Research Areas

Industrial Organization Theory, State Owned Enterprise, Global Value Chain and Industrial Upgrading, Energy Economics



1. Hu, Y.-M., J.-Q. Liao, Z. Su, Z-Y. Wang and T. Wu*. Green technology innovation ecosystem design under the carbon neutrality target: evidence from a multiple case study in China. International Journal of Technology Management, forthcoming. (The authors are listed alphabetically with equal contribution)

2. Lu, Q.-Y., H.-B. Duan*, H.-T. Shi, B.-B. Peng, Y. Liu, T. Wu, H.-B. Du and S.-Y. Wang*. Decarbonization scenarios and carbon reduction potential for China’s road transportation by 2060.npj Urban Sustainability, 2022, 2:34.

3. Hu, Y.-M., K.-L. Tian, T. Wu and C.-H. Yang. The lose-lose consequence: Assessing the US-China trade decoupling from the lens of global value chain. Management and Organization Review, 2021, 17: 429-446. (The authors are listed alphabetically with equal contribution)
Wu, T., S.-Y. Wang, L.-N. Wang and X. Tang*. Contribution of China's online car-hailing services to its 2050 carbon target: Energy consumption assessment based on the GCAM-SE model. Energy Policy, 2022, 160: 112714.
5. Chen, J.-R., D. Zhou, Y. Zhao, B.-H. Wu and
T. Wu*. Life cycle carbon dioxide emissions of bike sharing in China: Production, operation, and recycling. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2020, 162: 105011. (Corresponding author)
6. Sun, L.-Y., R. Teunter, G.-W. Hua and
T. Wu. Taxi-hailing platforms: Inform or assign drivers? Transportation Research Part B-Methodological, 2020, 142: 197-212.

7. Li, Y.-W., X.-Y. Wang, C.-Y. Jing and T. Wu*. Exploring firms’ innovation capabilities through learning systems.

learning systems. Neurocomputing, 2020, 409: 27-34. (Corresponding author)
Wu, T., M.-B. Zhang, X. Tian, S.-Y. Wang and G.-W. Hua. Spatial differentiation and network externality in pricing mechanism of online car hailing platform. International Journal of Production Economics, 2020, 219: 275-283.
Wu, T#., X. Han#, M. Zheng, X.-M. Ou, H.-B. Sun and X. Zhang. Impact factors of the real-world fuel consumption rate of light duty vehicles in China. Energy, 2020, 190: 116388.
10. Zeng, B.-H.,
T. Wu* and X.-X. Guo. Interprovincial trade, economic development and the impact on air quality in China. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2019, 142: 204-214. (Corresponding author)
11. Li, Y.-W., L. Yang, B.-H. Yang, N. Wang and
T. Wu*. Application of interpretable machine learning models for the intelligent decision. Neurocomputing, 2019, 333: 273-283. (Corresponding author)
Wu, T., Q. Shen, M. Xu, T.-D. Peng and X.-M. Ou. Development and application of an energy use and CO2 emissions reduction evaluation model for China's online car hailing services. Energy, 2018, 154: 298-307.
13. Chen, X.,
T. Wu*, R. Zheng* and X.-X. Guo. How vehicle market is segmented and influenced by subsidy policy: A theoretical study. Transportation Research Part A-Policy and Practice, 2018, 118: 776-782. (Corresponding author)
14. Li, Y.-W., W.-F. Jiang, L. Yang and
T. Wu*. On neural networks and learning systems for business computing. Neurocomputing, 2018, 275: 1150-1159. (Corresponding author)
Wu, T., Z. Shang, X. Tian and S.-Y. Wang. How hyperbolic discounting preference affects Chinese consumers’ consumption choice between conventional and electric vehicles. Energy Policy, 2016, 97: 400-413.
Wu, T., W. Zhou, X.-Y. Yan and X.-M. Ou. Optimal policy design for photovoltaic power industry with positive externality in China. Resources Conservation and Recycling, 2016, 115: 22-30.
Wu, T., L. Ma, Z.-G. Mao and X.-M. Ou. Setting up charging electric stations within residential communities in current China: Gaming of government agencies and property management companies. Energy Policy, 2015, 77: 216-226.
18. Lin, C.-T.,
T. Wu, X.-M. Ou, Q. Zhang, X. Zhang and X.-L. Zhang. Life-cycle private costs of hybrid electric vehicles in the current Chinese market. Energy Policy, 2013, 55: 501-510.



Industry Experience

Professional Societies/Activities

2019-Now, Member, International Institution of Forecasters (IIF)

2020-Now, Member, China Computer Federation (CCF)