Zhongmin Wang’s research focuses primarily on energy-related economic issues. He has studied pricing, competition, regulatory, and environmental issues related to oil, gasoline, natural gas, and alternative transport fuels. He has estimated gasoline demand, examined the competitive impact of supermarkets’ entry into gasoline retailing, and studied the evolution of the natural gas industry in the United States, as well as the pricing of liquefied petroleum gas in Australia. Wang has started to research China’s energy and environmental issues, and is also interested in the economics of online markets. His work has appeared in the Journal of Political Economy.
PhD in economics, Georgetown University, 2002
Coursework in American studies, Johns Hopkins–Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies, 2002–2003
MA in petroleum management, China University of Petroleum, 1994
BE in management (major) and petroleum engineering (minor), China University of Petroleum, 1991