Tao Zhang (Partner)
Tao’s expertise is in the environmental, ecological and natural resources economics, and also has valuable experience in international trade. Tao excels in GEMPACK, R, Stata, ArcGIS. Prior to joining ISM, Tao was a research assistant of Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS. Over four years in this research panel, he took responsible for estimating the impacts of economic-environment-resources related policies on water allocation, land use and environmental pollutants emissions using the CGE and IO models, utilized empirical model, agent based model, systematic dynamic model to analyze the land use/cover changes and corresponding economic, environmental and climatic effects. In the econometric area, Tao is also a sophisticated practitioner on climate change, land and water resources, and international trade. Currently, Tao is an analyst to establish the CGE model, evaluate the policies, create and process the datasets.
Expertises: Environmental and natural resource economics, Trade
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