Jingjing Wang

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Assistant Professor

Email:  wangj@unm.edu
Office:  ECON 2010
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Jingjing Wang is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of New Mexico, specializing in environmental and natural resource economics. At present, her research program is broadly focused on empirical analyses of policy-related questions, mainly in the context of water resources management, nutrient pollution, and renewable energy. Representative projects include urban water conservation, water trading across different sectors, livestock manure management coupled with bioenergy production, and nitrogen management in arid-land ecosystems. The methodologies she has applied include integrated modeling, dynamic optimal control, and reduced form empirical models. Dr. Wang received her B.E. in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University (China), her M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of California – Riverside, and her Ph.D. in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from the University of California – Riverside.

Research Areas

  • Water Economics
  • Nutrient Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Climate Change
  • Integrated Modelling

Teaching Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Mathematical & Numerical Methods for Economics
  • Integrated Modelling

Selected Publications

Ali, M.*, J. Wang, H. Himmelberger, J. Thacher, 2020. An Economic Perspective on Fiscal Sustainability of U.S. Water Utilities: What We Know and Think We Know. Forthcoming at Water Economics and Policy.

Joshi, J. * and Wang, J., 2018. Manure Management Coupled with Bioenergy Production: An Environmental and Economic Assessment of Large Dairies in New Mexico. Energy Economics, 74, 197-207.

Mortensen, J.G., González-Pinzón, R., Dahm, C.N., Wang, J., Zeglin, L.H. and Van Horn, D.J., 2016. Advancing the Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Closing Nutrient Loops in Arid River Corridors. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(16), 8485–8496.

Wang, J. and K.A. Baerenklau, 2015. How Inefficient Are Nutrient Application Limits? A Dynamic Analysis of Groundwater Nitrate Pollution from CAFOs. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 37(1), 130–150.

Wang, J. and K.A. Baerenklau, 2014. Crop Response Functions Integrating Water, Nitrogen, and Salinity. Agricultural Water Management, 139, 17–30.