About Yishu Zhou

Education

  • University of Connecticut, Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Professional links

Yishu Zhou

Prof, ast
Economics
101 Harris Hall

573-341-4800 | yishuz@mst.edu

Education

  • University of Connecticut, Doctor of Philosophy, 2017

Professional links

Biography

Dr. Zhou has broad theoretical and empirical research interests in applied microeconomics. His recent research focuses on environmental economics and energy economics with an emphasis on environmental policy studies. In particular, he is interested in empirically investigating the effectiveness of regional environmental policies in the U.S. electricity wholesale markets aiming to reduce CO2 emissions.

Research

Research interests

Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Energy Economics

Publications

  • Zhou, Yishu and Ling Huang. 2021. "How Regional Policies Reduce Carbon Emissions inElectricity Markets: Fuel Switching or Emission Leakage"Energy Economics.
  • Zhou, Yishu. 2020. "Do Social Contacts Improve the Mental Health of Middle-aged and OlderAdults in China?"China Population and Development Studies, 4(1), 98-113.
  • Zhou, Yishu and Jingyi Liu. 2020. "Air Pollution and Mental Health of Older Adults inChina"Sustainability, 12(3), 950.
  • Huang, Ling and Yishu Zhou. 2019. "Carbon Prices and Fuel Switching: A Quasi-experimentin Electricity Markets"Environmental and Resource Economics, 74(1), 53-98.
  • Zhou, Yishu and Ling Huang. 2016. "Have U.S. Power Plants Become Less Efficient? The Impact of Carbon Emission Regulation." Energy Economics 58 105-115.