Deepen your understanding of environmental policy issues with UChicago economics framework in Beijing this summer.

The Environmental Economics and Policy Lab is a course for undergraduate students, graduate students, and working professionals interested in environmental economics and energy policy areas. It’s taught by faculty from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy with field visits and networking opportunities in Beijing, China.


  • Rigorous interactive academic training from the University of Chicago faculty at the PKU campus in Beijing, China
  • Field trip and visits to energy and environmental organizations to expand your career knowledge and industry network
  • Shareable certification of completion to showcase your academic rigor.

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Course Overview

Environmental Economics, Environmental Policy, Energy Policy


Beginner, Intermediate


3 weeks, approximately 20 hours per week


August 7 – August 25, 2023




In-person at the Peking University campus in Beijing, China

Shaoda Wang
Shaoda Wang, Assistant Professor

As Faculty Director for the Environmental Economics and Policy Lab he supports students' understanding of environmental policy issues using economics framework. Shaoda is an applied economist with research interests in development economics, environmental economics, and political economy, with a regional focus on China...

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Understand and analyze environmental issues with the framework of economics


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